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.
Angie's List: Easy Pool MaintenanceNearly 9 million Americans use backyard swimming pools as the centerpiece of their summertime fun, but sickly green water that burns your eyes is no fun at all.
Angie's List: Finding The Right Glasses OnlineYou can buy just about anything online these days.
Angie’s List: Tips For Safely Removing Trees, Grinding StumpsIf 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.
Angie’s List: Window Tinting Can Lower Your Car’s Interior TemperatureWe 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.
Angie’s List: Vinyl Siding Costing Homeowners ThousandsSolar distortion - that's what they call it when a home's vinyl siding melts due to reflected sunlight off of the windows next door.
Local WWII Veteran Serves As Latrobe Parade Grand MarshalPaul Krinock was just 18 years old when he was drafted and sent off to fight in World War II.
Consumer Reports Tests Chest & Upright FreezersIf you are in need of some extra storage space, Consumer Reports just tested dozens of chest freezers and uprights.
Study: Child Injured Every 45 Minutes On Inflatable RidesYou 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.
Angie's List: How To Properly Maintain Your Garbage DisposalIn today's Angie's List report, how to avoid those dreaded clogs by properly using and maintaining your garbage disposal.
Consumer Reports Issues Word Of Warning About Rent-To-Own StoresLooking 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.
Consumer Reports' Tips For Better Audio On Cell PhonesFor 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.
Angie's List: How New Floors And Amenities Can Turn Your Garage Into A Party PalaceIt'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.