Angies List Costco Discounts

February 24, 2012

Usually when I write about Angies List it’s to talk about the latest home project we’ve used the service to find contractors for but there’s another benefit of Angies List that doesn’t come up that often.  Angies List Discounts I touched on it before when I wrote about the discount movie tickets we found on Angies […]

Angies List Contractor Checklist

May 15, 2011

Finding the right contractor for the job takes some work but it’s effort that will pay off with quality work and a fair price.  As I’ve mentioned in the past, my approach is to find the top 3 or so contractors or companies on Angies List a get a price estimate from all three. Finding […]

5 Reasons Not to Join Angies List

April 27, 2011

Angies List is a great way for current or soon-to-be homeowners to find local contractors to do work on your house or property. We use Angies List and I’ve written about it a fair amount on this site but it’s not for everyone. I had a reader email me about the site after reading my […]

Angies List Scams

February 20, 2011

Angies List came to my mind when I heard several recent examples of contractor scams on the news and in person. Just last month the Angies List magazine featured some of the worst contractors in the country and profiled common scams that involved things like false or decieving advertising, sneaky sales tactics, bad service, or cases […]

Angies List Discounts

January 22, 2011

Angies List discounts are available periodically via coupon codes or promo codes – I just ran across a new Angies List promo this week.  This one is actually through a partner, the Angies List deal is available if you’re a member of the site BULX. It only runs for a few days but you can get an […]

Angies List Cities

December 20, 2010

After announcing the Angies List membership giveaway yesterday I had some questions over email about which locations the membership could be used in.  So I put together a list of Angies List cities where members submit their reviews of local contractors.  It’s a pretty big list so I’ll put it at the end of the post. […]

Angies List Free Membership Giveaway

December 19, 2010

Angies List is a service that we’ve used to find quality contractors to do work on our home; such as electricians, plumbers, exterminators, foundation work, etc.  I won’t go into all the reasons that we use the service, I wrote more about that in my Angies List review. We actually don’t use the service as much as […]

Angies List Free Trial

October 14, 2010

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Angie Hicks, the co-founder of the Angies List this week and she shared how her toughest moments were in the early days of the user review company a decade ago.  After manning the phones during the day she’d go out and promote the contractor review service in the evenings and […]

Angies List Audio Contractor Reviews

September 3, 2010

Angies List helped us find local contractor reviews during our recent process of selling and buying a house.  Our home inspector found things we needed to fix up before selling our old house and we wanted bids on some home improvement work for the new house so we checked Angies List for a number of handyman type jobs. […]

Angies List Big Deal

August 10, 2010

Angies List has added a new feature called the “Big Deal” that could save you some money on house projects.  The way it works is that contractors or service providers with good Angies List reviews can offer special prices to members of the list. For example, in the last few weeks I’ve seen deals for […]

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