Koeppen's Corner

Consumer Reports: Cutting Teen Car Insurance CostsGetting a driver’s license is a big milestone for teenagers and their families. But along with that is the worry of rocketing insurance premiums.
Angie's List Highlights Current Bathroom TrendsYour bathroom can say a lot about you as a homeowner. Angie's List has a look at some of the current trends that are here to stay.
Angie's List: Tips For Hiring Right Contractor The First Time Talk to homeowners who've remodeled and most may tell you how hard it was to find the right contractor or provide stories about what went wrong.
Angie's List: Exposing Extra Materials ScamsExtra of something can be a good thing, as in extra time to complete a project or extra credit.
Mt. Lebanon Making Pedestrian Safety A Priority With Signs, Law EnforcementThousands of pedestrians are hit and killed by cars each year.
Angie’s List: Deck Collapse DangersEvery year we hear about decks collapsing and injuring - or even killing - several people. These aren't isolated incidents.
Angie's List: Finding The Right PainterA good paint job can transform any home.
Angie's List: How To Defend Against Air Duct Cleaning ScamsScammers are waiting to rip off your home improvement projects.
Angie's List: Getting A Good Price On A New CarFor natural born hagglers, car-buying is no problem.
Retailers, Consumers Don’t Always Agree On Definition Of “Lifetime Warranties”When you buy something with a lifetime warranty, you might expect it's going to last a lifetime, but customers and retailers don't always agree on the definition of "lifetime.”
Consumer Reports Tests For Best & Safest Vinyl FlooringVinyl flooring is long-lasting and inexpensive, but there have been a lot of questions lately about the safety of it.
Consumer Reports Tests For Best DehumidifiersIf you need a dehumidifier, now is a good time to buy one. The new federal energy standards mean dehumidifiers use a lot less energy than they used to.