Pest control isn’t a priority just when it’s warm. It's something you need to think about year-round, if you want to avoid unwanted guests.
Start by sealing up windows and doors. If you have mulch in flower beds next to the house, it would be smart to replace the mulch with rocks.
New research says about a third of the more than 80 million scans performed every year in the U.S. serve no medical purpose.
Consumer Reports surveyed more than 300 real estate agents to get the inside information on how you can negotiate the best deal.
Here's a heads up to all the 12's – be smart with your smartphone during the Super Bowl. In a recent online survey, the folks at SquareTrade, a company that insures these devices, found that one in ten adults has damaged a phone while watching or participating in a sporting event last year.
A new survey says it's more common than you might think. So far, companies don't seem to mind.
If you use an electronic device that doesn't pack a lot of battery power, you might want a new way to keep it charged up. Consumer Reports looked at some of the new products promising portable power.
They've long been part of traditional cuisines around the world. Now some companies are hoping to sell foods with cricket flour here in the United States.
Extension cords can be a trip hazard. That's why so many people try to cover them up with a throw rug or small piece of carpet.
John Drengenberg, a safety expert at UL, says that's something you should never do.
According to a new government survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, almost half the home buyers in this country don't comparison shop for a mortgage.
If you have a son or daughter headed to college this year, you should be looking for financial aid. Start by filing out the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.
They're supposed to make it easy for drivers to access their phone, music and navigation while keeping their eyes on the road. New systems hope to cut through the confusion some drivers have experienced.
At some point in our lives, just about all of us have encountered a bowl of ramen noodles. For a lot of people, ramen is a staple, because it costs as little as 20 cents per serving and is extremely easy to cook.
Whether it's the jersey of one of your favorite Seahawks or some other official NFL gear- make sure you're dealing with a legit seller. Online imposters claim to sell you the real thing at a good price, but you'll only get cheap, flimsy knock-offs that quickly fall apart. Most are made illegally in China. And if you're tricked into buying a fake- you're stuck. With no recourse.
There's no need to toss those favorite clothes or shoes. Consumer Reports ShopSmart says there are lots of ways you can renew fabrics and leather.
When you buy a house, you're responsible for all repairs to the water and sewer lines on the property. If there's a leak or a sewer line back-up, you pay the bill for everything between your house and the street. unless you have special insurance. but one KOMO viewer who 'purchased' the insurance got a big shock when she tried to file a claim.