Whether you need a new roof, or just need repairs- this is the peak time to get the job done.
Just be careful about which roofer you choose to do the work, because virtually anyone can call themselves a roofer.
It takes a village to care for someone with dementia, but all too often, that's not the case.
Most people who trade in their old cars assume the dealer will take care of the change in ownership- and that's usually what happens. But a local woman was recently shocked to learn she's still on the hook for a car she sold years ago.
Some people like to feed their pets a raw food diet. They think it's better for them.
The Food and Drug Administration recently warned that serving raw food increases the risk of food poisoning – for both the people and the pets in the family – unless you are very careful.
A Sammamish couple thought they'd done everything right when they insisted on a new roof before they purchased their home. But 2 months after the roof was installed they say it started leaking- and no one would take responsibility.
When it comes to long-term savings, many Americans are still afraid to take a risk with their money. The sting from the Great Recession is still too fresh.
In a recent survey, Bankrate.com asked people where they would invest the money they wouldn't need for at least 10 years.
378 loads! That's how much laundry Consumer Reports' testers did to find the best laundry detergents. The tested more than 50 liquids, powders, and pods. Also included in the tests-two laundry systems that claim to clean without detergent. They are the $300 pureWash and the $400 Wash It. Both mount on the wall above your washer and inject ozone into your wash water.
It's no fun getting scammed on vacation. Here's how to reduce your risk.
Remove everything from your wallet that you won't need on your travels. Only take the ID, credit cards and debit cards you’ll need.
By now, most of us have seen the little robots that vacuum your floor so you don't have to. The latest trend in robotic cleaning is bots that clean big windows and mirrors- and I finally got my hands on one. It's called Winbot. By a Chinese company called Ecovacs Robotics. Retail price? Around $350.
You're trying to watch your weight, so you always check the calorie count on the Nutrition Facts label. That's a good start, but you could be misled by that number, unless you check the serving size listed for that package.
Phone batteries always seem to run out when you need them! To the rescue-smart phone cases with a built in battery. The cases promise to protect your phone and add extra battery life. Consumer Reports tested four made for popular phones and found they all work well.
The search continues find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.Some of that work is being done right here in Seattle at the University of Washington. Clinical trials are underway and volunteers are needed.
When it comes to their bathroom, a lot of cats are very particular. They might like one kind of kitty litter and turn up their noses at another.
“A lot of cats don't like the really strong scents," said Mikkel Becker, a local pet trainer who writes for Vetstreet.com.
Looking to load up on bargains at a warehouse store? Joining Costco can lead to big savings in your household budget, but it's important to know what to get and what to forget when you're filling your cart.
44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars. Accidentally leaving a child behind in a hot car has happened to parents from all walks of life-a CEO of a hospital, a vice principal, a preacher and so many others. Fatigue, anxiety or distractions can throw anyone's life off course.