SHREVEPORT, La. - Smart home technology is becoming more affordable and accessible than ever before. With so many options, it can be overwhelming to figure out which new product to choose. But for a modest budget, you can complete a smart-home upgrade that’s right for you.

SHREVEPORT, La. - Whether you’re planning a kitchen upgrade or you’re ready to replace a workhorse that has finally thrown in the towel, buying new appliances is big financial decision.

SHREVEPORT, La. - We all have a fall to-do list: clean the gutters, mow one last time, put away the patio furniture. Why not add lowering your utility bills to that, too? As you get your home ready for the colder seasons, consider adding a home energy audit to your checklist.  Angie Hicks of…

SHREVEPORT, La. - Water damage is the second most-common reason homeowners file an insurance claim, which costs insurance companies about three-point-five billion dollars every year. Broken pipes and overflowing tubs and toilets are the main culprits. A quick reaction is key to the clean-up effort.

SHREVEPORT, La. - With tens of thousands in the ArkLaTex sweating it through a major power outage following the onslaught of Laura, there's a lot to consider to keep you and your family safe. The safety of refrigerated and frozen foods is always a concern following extended power outages.REL…

SHREVEPORT, La. - A clean pool depends on having the necessary chemicals at the proper levels. Waiting too long to check chemical levels or adding the wrong amounts can mean waking up to a murky mess of green water.

SHREVEPORT, La. - When beginning a home remodel, you want to be sure the updates are right for you and your household, all while getting the most for your money. The term ‘right-sizing’ is coming into play more and more as homeowners make upgrades that aren’t necessarily the biggest and gran…

SHREVEPORT, La. - Home buying can be one of the most exciting times in your life. However, finding a place that you love that’s also within your budget can quickly turn it from exciting to stressful. To navigate the process successfully, there are some key points to keep in mind, according t…

Shreveport, La. - Whether it’s your starter home or your dream home, many of us feel like we need just a little more room. This week’s Angie’s List Report explores ways to find extra space in your current home.

SHREVEPORT, La. - Gleaming hardwood floors are a hot trend right now. Realtors say it’s the best bet for selling your house, but if you have pets – big dogs, in particular – you might want to steer clear.

SHREVEPORT, La. - As a homeowner, there will likely come a time when you’ll have to consider the question: should I repair that window, or is it time to have it replaced? There are advantages to both, but there are a few key things to look for that may make replacement necessary, instead of …

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends and family over for a barbecue but it also means you’ll probably see some unexpected guests as well those pesky bugs and insects. While you can always cover yourself and your guests in bug spray, you could take a more natural app…

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to remove the latch or lock on all "Cavalier" brand cedar chests immediately. The chest's lid locks automatically when the lid is closed, presenting a serious danger to children. Three children have suffocate…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Warm weather is arriving across the United States, and consumers are heading outside to do yard work, perform outdoor home repairs and to play and exercise. While you practice safe social distancing and other COVID-19 precautions to protect those you love, CPSC urges you t…

BOSSIER CITY, La. - It’s an unfortunate reality when an emergency or crisis situation occurs, there are scam artists and malicious actors who will exploit worldwide anxiety over the COVID-19 Coronavirus in order to conduct a variety of scams.

The Better Business Bureau is warning basketball fans everywhere to not let their mourning cloud their judgment. The tragic death of Kobe Bryant is likely to generate scams exploiting fans’ eagerness for information and memorabilia. BBB has seen this happen numerous times in the past when ce…

SHREVEPORT, La. - The Better Business Bureau is accepting nominations for the 12th Annual Texarkana Torch Awards for 2020.  Businesses will be recognized in four categories – Integrity Category (businesses who maintain a solid commitment to business practices and integrity); Customer Commitm…

Robocalls are being classified as an annoying epidemic for both consumers and businesses. So much so that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) changed its rules on blocking unwanted calls and creative, tech-savvy individuals are coming up with ways to block the onslaught of calls that…