Ratings & Advice
The latest ratings and advice for Chicago area home services.
- About Checkbook: Why We're Unique
- Aging In Place
- Closet Organizers
- Complaining: How to Get Results
- Credit Card Chargebacks: A Consumer Superweapon
- Decluttering Strategies
- Elder Villages
- Extended Product Warranties: Should You Buy Them?
- Getting Rid of Your Unwanted Stuff
- Hazardous Household Waste Disposal
- Home Warranties
- Homeowners Insurance
- Lead Exposure: Make Sure Your Contractor Follows the Law
- Light Remodeling: Redo Your Kitchen or Bath for Less
- Lightbulb Buying Guide
- Nannies: Hiring Tips
- Product Recall Information
- Soundproofing Tips
- Water-Saving Tips
Ratings of local heating and air-conditioning contractors.
Most of us can save big by making a homeowners insurance switch.
Where Have All the Bargains Gone?
Manufacturers, mega retailers, and Google often hide the lowest prices for big-ticket items.
Top window installers for quality and price.
- Top Dental Specialists
A Cure for All Your Spills
Spotting the best carpet and rug cleaners.
Ratings of local florists.
Score a Cushy Deal
Where to get great furniture.
Who can you trust to help you find your next ride?
- Hiring Help at Home for Seniors
- A Good Nursing Home
- Our Top Tips for Saving When Shopping Online