Angie’s List to the Rescue: Free Consumer Survival Guide Covers Home, Auto, Property – even Pets

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Angie’s List is celebrating National
Preparedness Month
by offering a free guide for homeowners to help
them navigate dozens of common emergencies.

Got a bat in the house? Smell a gas leak? Flooded basement? We’ve got
you covered with helpful do-it-yourself steps and tips to which service
pro you need if you don’t want to go it alone.

But wait, there’s more! Angie’s List covers more than 720 categories of
service, so we’ve covered life, pet and auto emergencies, too. Cat in a
tree? Lock yourself out? Victimized by identity theft? Crash your car?
We can help.

There’s even a handy, downloadable document you can use to make a list
you don’t have to check twice to find essential, reliable help fast.

“Every homeowner has been faced with an issue he or she could easily
panic over, whether it’s an exploding toilet, a tree on the roof or my
favorite, the ol’ bat in the bathtub,” said Angie’s List founder Angie
Hicks. “This information and the emergency contact sheet can help you go
from making an already bad situation worse.”

The Angie’s
List Survival Guide
is available on the national e-commerce
marketplace and consumer reviews service, along with the Help
in a Hurry
one-pager that gives you contact information for the
appropriate professional rescue team.

Below is a smattering of the emergencies coming soon to a home near you
– possibly yours. And yes, an Angie’s List member really once had a bat
in her bathtub.

  1. My
    kitchen’s on fire
  2. Someone
    stole my identity
  3. My
    basement flooded
  4. A
    pipe burst
  5. I’ve
    been scammed
  6. I
    smell natural gas
  7. My
    power went out
  8. A
    tree fell
  9. My
    roof is leaking
  10. My
    window’s broken
  11. I
    backed my car into the garage door
  12. There’s
    a bat in the house!
  13. My
    battery is dead
  14. My
    cat is stuck in a tree
  15. My
    pet’s been poisoned
  16. Stinging
    insects have invaded my home
  17. Burglars
    broke into my house
  18. I
    spilled red wine on my clothes
  19. I
    dropped my phone in the water
  20. That
    hailstorm really hit the roof hard

Angie’s List (NASDAQ: ANGI), a national online marketplace and
consumer review service, helps facilitate happy transactions between
more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of
highly rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging
improvement to health care.
Built on a foundation of
authentic reviews of local service, Angie’s List connects consumers
directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed
providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the
local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.


Angie’s List
Cheryl Reed, 317-396-9134