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Home Renovation Without Aggravation
Think 2016 might finally be the year to tackle that big home renovation project you've been putting off? Welcome to the club. Demand for home renovation work is swiftly outpacing the supply of qualified professionals. Our special report can help you combat shady contractor practices and avoid common and costly mistakes many homeowners make.
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Pain Relief: What You Need to Know
Pain Relief: What You Need to Know
Persistent pain can be as frustrating as it is debilitating, and there's never a convenient time for a spinal injury, a migraine, or an arthritis flare-up. Some 125 million people are in pain, spending some $300 billion on pills, pot, procedures, and natural 'cures' to find relief, but are they worth it?
Credit Card Adviser Comparison Tool
Credit Card Adviser Comparison Tool
Check out Consumer Reports' new credit-card adviser, the easy-to-use tool lets you take the guesswork out of choosing a cash-back credit card and find one that rewards you the most based on your actual spending.
Which Shave Club Has the Best Razor?
Which Shave Club Has the Best Razor?
Razor blades are expensive, but shave clubs offer a different—and sometimes less expensive way to stock up. Dollar Shave Club launched in 2012, and since then other subscription programs for men and women have followed.
Best Dehumidifiers to Defy Dampness
Best Dehumidifiers to Defy Dampness
All but one of the dehumidifiers in our tests excelled at combating dampness. Where they differed was in the accuracy of their humidistat, their performance in a cool room, and their noise level. Check out our list of top dehumidifiers for more.
Cheap Wedding: 31 Ways to Save on the Festivities
Cheap Wedding: 31 Ways to Save on the Festivities
Weddings are expensive, so we asked planners, bridal industry insiders, and newlyweds for their best strategies on how to save money. Our guide to keeping the cost down also covers wedding shopping gotchas to avoid.
The Most Fuel-Efficient SUV Ever Tested
The Most Fuel-Efficient SUV Ever Tested
At 31 mpg, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has the best overall fuel economy of any SUV that doesn't plug in. It returned 26 mpg city and 36 mpg highway—better than most midsized sedans, marking a significant advantage over the previous mileage champs.
New Roku Streaming Stick
New Roku Streaming Stick
With a sleeker look, faster operation, and some new features, the new Roku Streaming Stick both replaces and improves on its eponymous predecessor.
Air Conditioner Buying Guide
Air Conditioner Buying Guide
When the weather heats up, thoughts turn to chilling out. To help keep your cool, see our newly updated window air conditioner guide. An air conditioner that's too small won't do a good job cooling any room.
HTC 10 Is a Seriously Solid Smartphone
HTC 10 Is a Seriously Solid Smartphone
The ultra-sleek and ultra-fast phone measures 5.75 x 2.8 x 0.4 inches, and has a 5.2-inch quad-HD display that promises 564 pixels per inch of resolution. Here are our first impressions of the HTC 10.
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