Resolved: couch warranty issue

When a warranty company wouldn’t honor its promises, this St. Louis area man reported his problem to Call For Action. Though the process wasn’t easy, a volunteer was finally able to make this right. The man had originally only wanted warranty to cover repairs on his...

Oh, Deer! A yard designed to keep them at bay

Call For Action president, Shirley Rooker, has some tips for keeping deer from feasting on your garden. The deer are so active and bold in her neighborhood this time of year, which is mating season, that they will just walk right down the street right into her yard...

Insurance complications follow accident

When a criminal fleeing the police crashed into his car, a Boston-area man tried to get a waiver on his deductible from the incident; a reasonable request since the crash wasn’t his fault. When complications arose, he contacted WBZ Call 4 Action. Within a day, the...

CFA stops cemetery snub

When a Philadelphia-area man wanted to add the year of his son’s death on his tombstone, he was dismayed that the cemetery demanded an additional fee. That’s when the troubleshooters at Call For Action got involved and got results. The year has now been etched, free...

Flood Cars, Buyer Beware

Flood cars are not just a local problem in communities that experienced a natural disaster. There are a number of ways that cars flooded in Texas or Florida might end up anywhere in the country for sale. The numbers are staggering, 430,000 vehicles and counting that...

Avoiding Airbnb scams

Scams involving the home rental website Airbnb are on the rise. Make sure you’re not a victim. Airbnb scams can be difficult to catch. To get around the security of the actual Airbnb app, scammers will email potential victims “alternative options,” once they are...