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Angie’s List: Finding The Right Glasses Online

You can buy just about anything online these days.

08/06/2015

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Angie’s List: Tips For Safely Removing Trees, Grinding Stumps

If you’ve ever lost a tree due to disease or some other issue, then you know what a big job it is to get that tree cut down and removed, but that’s only part of the job.

07/30/2015

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Angie’s List: Window Tinting Can Lower Your Car’s Interior Temperature

We all dread climbing into a vehicle that’s been sitting outside in the summer heat – short shorts and leather seats are an especially bad combination.

07/23/2015

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Angie’s List: Vinyl Siding Costing Homeowners Thousands

Solar distortion – that’s what they call it when a home’s vinyl siding melts due to reflected sunlight off of the windows next door.

07/16/2015

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Local WWII Veteran Serves As Latrobe Parade Grand Marshal

Paul Krinock was just 18 years old when he was drafted and sent off to fight in World War II.

07/03/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Chest & Upright Freezers

If you are in need of some extra storage space, Consumer Reports just tested dozens of chest freezers and uprights.

07/03/2015

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Study: Child Injured Every 45 Minutes On Inflatable Rides

You may want to think twice before you let your kids take a turn in a bouncy house. The federal government says injuries on these inflatable rides are on the rise.

07/02/2015

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Angie’s List: How To Properly Maintain Your Garbage Disposal

In today’s Angie’s List report, how to avoid those dreaded clogs by properly using and maintaining your garbage disposal.

07/02/2015

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Consumer Reports Issues Word Of Warning About Rent-To-Own Stores

Looking for an affordable way to buy that new refrigerator or living room set? Shopping at a rent-to-own store may seem like the best option if you’re short on cash. But, Consumer Reports warns that some of those so-called deals could end up busting your budget.

06/30/2015

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Better Audio On Cell Phones

For many people, trying to hear a cell-phone conversation can be challenging. In Consumer Reports’ tests, no cell phone has received an excellent or even a very good rating for voice quality.

06/26/2015

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Angie’s List: How New Floors And Amenities Can Turn Your Garage Into A Party Palace

It’s graduation season, but hosting a large gathering in a small space can be tough. If you can’t add on to the back of your house, maybe upgrading the garage is the answer.

06/25/2015

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Consumer Reports Rates Best Water-Saving Appliances

This summer brings with it lots of hot weather, and in many parts of the country continued drought. Forty states now expect water shortages over the next decade.

06/23/2015

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Consumer Reports: Top-Rated Facial Sunscreens

Sunscreens will help keep you from wrinkling. Consumer Reports tested six facial sunscreens. They contain the same active ingredients as regular sunscreens, but they’re made to be lighter and less greasy and they cost more per ounce.

06/19/2015

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Angie’s List: Investing In Solar Energy

Brett Johnson loves his home and plans to be in it the rest of his life.

06/18/2015

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Angie’s List: Carpet Cleaning Tips From An Expert

Have you ever tried to clean coffee out of your carpet? How about wine or even blood? It’s no easy task.

06/11/2015

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Some of those infomercials that you see on TV make certain products look like things you just can’t afford to live without; but do they really live up to all the hype? Before you invest, […]

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