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  • Home Warranties: Do Your Homework

    Home Warranties: Do Your Homework

    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) Home warranties can provide peace of mind. But, Angie's List says they can also become a headache if you don't do your homework.For 10 years in a row, home warranty companies have been the worst-graded category on Angie's List. A home warranty typically covers the major systems and appliances in a home for one year after the sale. It's often included with the purchase of a home. But many homeowners don't fully examine the documents at closing, filing them away unti...More >>
    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) Home warranties can provide peace of mind. But, Angie's List says they can also become a headache if you don't do your homework.For 10 years in a row, home warranty companies have been the worst-graded category on Angie's List. A home warranty typically covers the major systems and appliances in a home for one year after the sale. It's often included with the purchase of a home. But many homeowners don't fully examine the documents at closing, filing them away unti...More >>
  • Angie's List: Advice About Music Lessons

    Angie's List: Advice About Music Lessons

    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) Learning something new can benefit the mind, body and spirit. So, if you've thought about something new, music for instance, there's no time like the present.The process could be expensive. So Angie's List suggests before investing in an instrument, you may want to consider some options first.Generally speaking, although you can learn at any age, it's a good idea to introduce a child to an instrument at age 5 or 6. At age 7 or 8, children's hands are bigger and the...More >>
    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (WXOW) Learning something new can benefit the mind, body and spirit. So, if you've thought about something new, music for instance, there's no time like the present.The process could be expensive. So Angie's List suggests before investing in an instrument, you may want to consider some options first.Generally speaking, although you can learn at any age, it's a good idea to introduce a child to an instrument at age 5 or 6. At age 7 or 8, children's hands are bigger and the...More >>
  • Angie's List Suggests Jewelry Appraisal

    Angie's List Suggests Jewelry Appraisal

    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) Jewelry is an investment you want to protect. So, Angie's List says you should have it appraised.More >>
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) Jewelry is an investment you want to protect. So, Angie's List says you should have it appraised. More >>
  • Angie's List: Wallpaper is Back in Style

    Angie's List: Wallpaper is Back in Style

    Undated (WXOW) - After fading from popularity decades ago, wallpaper is making a comeback, but it’s nothing like what you remember seeing in your grandma’s kitchen.According to Angie's List, wallpaper became less popular because it was a nightmare to remove and even more difficult to apply. However, Susan Colvin, an interior designer, said some of today's wallpaper is easier to remove. She adds if you are looking for an alternative to paint, wallpaper can bring color and texture to any room. ...More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - After fading from popularity decades ago, wallpaper is making a comeback, but it’s nothing like what you remember seeing in your grandma’s kitchen.According to Angie's List, wallpaper became less popular because it was a nightmare to remove and even more difficult to apply. However, Susan Colvin, an interior designer, said some of today's wallpaper is easier to remove. She adds if you are looking for an alternative to paint, wallpaper can bring color and texture to any room. ...More >>
  • Angie's List: Keeping up with your Home

    Angie's List: Keeping up with your Home

    Undated (WXOW) - There's a lot of upkeep owning a home. If you've ignored any much needed repairs, Angie's Lists said the New Year is a good time to take inventory of what needs attention. Angie's ListMore >>
    Undated (WXOW) - There's a lot of upkeep owning a home. If you've ignored any much needed repairs, Angie's Lists said the New Year is a good time to take inventory of what needs attention. Angie's ListMore >>
  • Angie's List: Holiday Decorating on a Budget

    Angie's List: Holiday Decorating on a Budget

    La Crosse, WISCONSIN (WXOW) – The time has come to deck the halls and trim the tree in your home. But, if you're tired of the same old holiday décor, getting a new look can be expensive. Angie's ListMore >>
    La Crosse, WISCONSIN (WXOW) – The time has come to deck the halls and trim the tree in your home. But, if you're tired of the same old holiday décor, getting a new look can be expensive. Angie's ListMore >>
  • Angie's List: Improving Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

    Angie's List: Improving Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

    Undated (WXOW) - If you make your home more energy efficient before December 31st, you could be eligible for a federal tax credit. More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - If you make your home more energy efficient before December 31st, you could be eligible for a federal tax credit. More >>
  • Angie's List: How to Hire a House Cleaner

    Angie's List: How to Hire a House Cleaner

    La Crosse, WISCONSIN (WXOW) – The holidays are a time for fun and family, but there's a lot of prep work to be done around the home before your guests arrive. More >>
    La Crosse, WISCONSIN (WXOW) – The holidays are a time for fun and family, but there's a lot of prep work to be done around the home before your guests arrive. More >>
  • Angie's List: How to Spot a Plumbing Leak

    Angie's List: How to Spot a Plumbing Leak

    Undated (WXOW) - Have you ever received a water bill that seemed unusually high? The reason for such a drastic increase is usually a leak somewhere. More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - Have you ever received a water bill that seemed unusually high? The reason for such a drastic increase is usually a leak somewhere. More >>
  • Angie's List: Installing a security fence for your pet

    Angie's List: Installing a security fence for your pet

    Undated (WXOW) - An underground or wireless pet fence can be a great option for pet owners who don't want a physical fence between them and their neighbors.More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - An underground or wireless pet fence can be a great option for pet owners who don't want a physical fence between them and their neighbors.More >>
  • Angie's List: Maintaining Your Car's Appearance

    Angie's List: Maintaining Your Car's Appearance

    Undated (WXOW) - Getting your car washed and waxed on a regular basis is one of the easiest ways to preserve its paint and keep it looking nice. More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - Getting your car washed and waxed on a regular basis is one of the easiest ways to preserve its paint and keep it looking nice. Removing other environmental contaminants such as roadMore >>
  • Angie's List: Beware Post-Storm Contractor Scams

    Angie's List: Beware Post-Storm Contractor Scams

    Undated (WXOW) - With the summer storm season upon us, Angie's List is warning anyone who's suffered wind and hail damage to be on guard against unscrupulous people who offer to help rebuild. More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - With the summer storm season upon us, Angie's List is warning anyone who's suffered wind and hail damage to be on guard against unscrupulous people who offer to help rebuild.More >>
  • Angie's List: How to find Quality Child Care

    Angie's List: How to find Quality Child Care

    Undated (WXOW) - Choosing a child care provider is a big decision. You want your children to be safe and secure when you're not around.Here's a couple of tips from Angie's List.More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - Choosing a child care provider is a big decision. You want your children to be safe and secure when you're not around.Here's a couple of tips from Angie's List.More >>
  • Angie's List: Ductless Air Conditioners

    Angie's List: Ductless Air Conditioners

    Undated (WXOW) - Keeping the house cool during the summer is a top priority for most homeowners.  More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - Keeping the house cool during the summer is a top priority for most homeowners.  More >>
  • Angie's List: Window replacement helps reduce energy costs

    Angie's List: Window replacement helps reduce energy costs

    The Wisconsin Energy Institute says the state is lagging behind other Midwest states when it comes to clean energy.More >>
    The Wisconsin Energy Institute says the state is lagging behind other Midwest states when it comes to clean energy.More >>
  • Angie's List: Remodeling to Add Space

    Angie's List: Remodeling to Add Space

    One of the most common reasons to remodel a home is to create more space.More >>
    One of the most common reasons to remodel a home is to create more space.More >>
  • Angie's List: Building a Swimming Pool

    Angie's List: Building a Swimming Pool

    Undated (WXOW) - A pool can provide hours of entertainment, but it's also a costly project that you should research thoroughly.More >>
    Undated (WXOW) - A pool can provide hours of entertainment, but it's also a costly project that you should research thoroughly.  In-ground pools can cost between $20,000 and $70,000 and above ground isMore >>
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