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Does It Really Do That? Flex Seal

Saving time and money on repair bills sounds great. Flex Seal promises to fix leaks fast. A lot of KDKA-TV viewers wanted to know, does it really do that? Anchor Jennifer Antkowiak worked with professional carpenter Scott Berry to find out.

05/13/2014

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Angie’s List: Debunking Mattress Myths

If getting a good night’s sleep is your dream, it may be time to invest in a new bed.

02/07/2014

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Does It Really Do That? Perfect Bacon Bowl

For many people, it would be hard to imagine making bacon any better. It’s considered one of the most versatile foods on the planet – ready to go for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert!

02/03/2014

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Cyber Monday Sales Likely To Last Well Into December

It’s CyberMonday — a day where shopping online might yield better deals — so maybe it’s no surprise lots of employees sneaked some time to go online while at work, one survey predicted.

12/02/2013

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Does It Really Do That? Furniture Fix

Many of us will be inviting family and friends over for the holidays, and that can have you looking at your furniture in a different way. Do you have a chair or couch that could use a boost? Furniture Fix claims it’s just what you need to breathe some new life into that much-loved furniture. But does it really do that?

11/21/2013

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Some Lenders Now Trying To Keep You Informed Of Your Credit Score

You’re supposed to keep an eye on your credit score, but doing so costs money.

11/19/2013

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DFW Furniture Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Three DFW furniture stores in the Pittsburgh area have closed their doors, after the Columbus, Ohio-based company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

11/15/2013

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Does It Really Do That? Sticky Buddy

We love our pets, but the pet hair they leave around our homes, not so much. A product called the Sticky Buddy claims to be able to help you take care of that mess quickly and easily. Does it really do that?

KDKA-TV–11/01/2013

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Study Finds Food Packaging “Sell By” Dates Gives Consumers Wrong Impression

Most food products have a date stamped on the package, but does it mean anything?

09/19/2013

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Whole Foods Pimiento Cheese Spread Recall

Whole Foods has issued a recall alert.

07/18/2013

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Subaru Recalls Certain Vehicles for Potential Salt-Related Brake Issues

That winter weather is not yet a distant memory, but its ugly legacy can live on for months, as KDKA-TV first reported in February.

04/02/2013

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Consumer Reports: Top Pick Cars Of 2013

Being named a Consumer Reports top pick vehicle doesn’t come easy.

02/26/2013

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Consumer Reports Rates Tablets For Adults & Kids

If you’re shopping for a tablet this holiday season, you’ve got a ton of choices. The newest offer great new features and lower prices than ever; but it can be tough to figure out what to get. Do you need to pay a premium or will a just-released, less-expensive tablet suit your needs?

12/05/2012

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Airline Scam Flies Into The Mailboxes Of Pittsburgh Residents

Letters promising free airline tickets are flooding the mailboxes of Pittsburgh residents, but officials warn that it’s probably a scam.

10/02/2012

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Home Improvement Project Delays Can Prove Costly

When you are in the midst of a home improvement project, a delay can be costly. But there are ways to avoid project delays with your contractor.

09/20/2012

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