Angie’s List to the Rescue: Free Consumer Survival Guide Covers Home, Auto, Property – even Pets

INDIANAPOLIS, September 2, 2015 – Angie’s List is celebrating National Preparedness Month by offering a free guide for homeowners to help them navigate dozens of common emergencies.

Got a bat in the house? Smell a gas leak? Flooded basement? We’ve got you covered with helpful do-it-yourself steps and tips to which service pro you need if you don’t want to go it alone.

But wait, there’s more!  Angie’s List covers more than 720 categories of service, so we’ve covered life, pet and auto emergencies, too. Cat in a tree? Lock yourself out? Victimized by identity theft? Crash your car? We can help.

There’s even a handy, downloadable document you can use to make a list you don’t have to check twice to find essential, reliable help fast.

“Every homeowner has been faced with an issue he or she could easily panic over, whether it’s an exploding toilet, a tree on the roof or my favorite, the ol’ bat in the bathtub,” said Angie’s List founder Angie Hicks. “This information and the emergency contact sheet can help you go from making an already bad situation worse.”

The Angie’s List Survival Guide is available on the national e-commerce marketplace and consumer reviews service, along with the Help in a Hurry one-pager that gives you contact information for the appropriate professional rescue team.

Below is a smattering of the emergencies coming soon to a home near you – possibly yours. And yes, an Angie’s List member really once had a bat in her bathtub.

  1. My kitchen's on fire
  2. Someone stole my identity
  3. My basement flooded
  4. A pipe burst
  5. I've been scammed
  6. I smell natural gas
  7. My power went out
  8. A tree fell
  9. My roof is leaking
  10. My window's broken
  11. I backed my car into the garage door
  12. There's a bat in the house!
  13. My battery is dead
  14. My cat is stuck in a tree
  15. My pet's been poisoned
  16. Stinging insects have invaded my home
  17. Burglars broke into my house
  18. I spilled red wine on my clothes
  19. I dropped my phone in the water
  20. That hailstorm really hit the roof hard

Angie’s List (NASDAQ: ANGI), a national online marketplace and consumer review service, helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

 

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