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Sun Products Laundry Manufacturer Set To Close Its Baltimore Plant In June

The Sun Products Corporation, which manufactures and markets laundry and household care products, will close its plant on Holabird Avenue in Baltimore at the end of June 2014.


College Student in Your Household? Check Your Coverage

If you’re helping one of your children go off to college for the first time, or return to college, Erie Insurance may be able to help you save some money and gain some extra protection.



Many Cleaning Products Said To Contain Toxins

Household cleaning products may be linked to health problems such as asthma, allergic reactions and cancer.


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The Best Household Cleaning Product: Salt

Salt is a great natural cleaner that is available in nearly every household.


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7 Projects Best Left To An Electrician

Due to the high amount of risk involved, many electrical repairs are best left to the professionals.


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Improve Your Home And Get A Great Return

It makes sense to know what remodeling projects will give you the most return for your money.


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Kitchen Cleaning 101

These are 10 steps to cleaning your kitchen from top to bottom.


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Energy Saver Tip: Planting Trees Keeps Neighborhoods Cooler

A well-placed tree can save up to 25 percent of the energy a typical household uses.


On Apr. 1, the U.S. government began conducting the census. (credit: Chip Comodevilla/Getty Images)

Census Shows Average Md. Household Size Stabilized

Maryland’s growing immigrant population helped stabilize the state’s average household size after six decades of decline, according to census data released Thursday.


Top 5 Frauds Sweeping The Country

Top 5 Frauds Sweeping The Country

by Staci Giordullo and Emily Udell – Angie’s List Every January, Angie’s List Magazine offers a look at some of the worst contractors in the country, and for 2010 we decided to take it a […]


How To Deice And Be Nice To Your Plants

How To Deice And Be Nice To Your Plants

by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp – Angie’s List Winter is upon us and there are a few steps we Midwesterners need to take to protect our plants, pets and landscapes from the elements. Icy sidewalks […]


Winter Can Mean Great Deals On Home Improvement

Winter Can Mean Great Deals On Home Improvement

By: Angie’s List Staff Spring and summer are often the busiest times of the year for home improvement contractors. But in winter months, many have more time in their schedules and are more open to […]