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Protect your house from misleading products, repair ripoffs

Marketplace House reveals potential consumer pitfalls in your home

Last Updated: October 4, 2012

Is the food in your cupboards as natural as the labels claims? Did your garage door repairman sell you an unnecessary new system? Does the person fixing your pool know what he's doing?

Your house is your safe haven, a place where you want to feel secure. That's why CBC's Marketplace has compiled its best tips and tricks for protecting yourself against potential consumer pitfalls in the home.

Explore the Marketplace House, an interactive illustration below, to learn about both household products and home repairs.

Each yellow hotspot contains tips on how to protect your home and your money, plus video from Marketplace and extra information to help you get informed.

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