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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:16 PM PDT

Does Your Front Loading Washer Have A Stench?

Does Your Front Loading Washer Have A Stench?

A smelly problem has turned into multiple class-action lawsuits involving more than six million front-loading washing machines . NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 08:02 PM PDT

Laminate Floors Cost Less But Prove Toxic in Recent Report

Laminate Floors Cost Less But Prove Toxic in Recent Report

A recent consumer report found that laminate flooring and other types of engineered wood emit higher levels of formaldehyde. Although this type of flooring is usually cheaper it has hidden costs. NBC 7’s...

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 at 07:55 PM PDT

Formaldehyde in the House?

Formaldehyde in the House?

Formaldehyde found in products around the house

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 07:17 PM PDT

Tips to Clean Your BBQ Grill

Tips to Clean Your BBQ Grill

NBC 7's Consumer Bob shares tips and product recommendations for cleaning your grill after a summer of good eats.

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 05:34 PM PDT

Krispy Kreme Set to Open Steps from Family Owned Donut Shop

Krispy Kreme Set to Open Steps from Family Owned Donut Shop

Sesame Donuts has been at its location off Carmel Mountain Road for 27 years, and soon it'll be battling some tough competition. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 06:58 PM PDT

New App Service Offers Moving and Hauling Help on Demand

New App Service Offers Moving and Hauling Help on Demand

Move 24/7 has a network of haulers that can help you pick up and move large items that you purchase. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on the new startup.

Friday, Jul 15, 2016 at 06:01 PM PDT

Renting High Fashion Clothing is a New Reality

Renting High Fashion Clothing is a New Reality

High tech and high fashion merge to bring everyday people an opportunity at dressing fabulous. NBC 7's Consumer Bob has more on a stylish new app.

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 07:19 PM PDT

Ballot Measure Could Change San Diego's Primary Elections

Ballot Measure Could Change San Diego's Primary Elections

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Scott Lewis of the Voice of San Diego give you the details in the latest edition of San Diego Explained.

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 06:52 PM PDT

Experts Warn Against Large Student Loans

Experts Warn Against Large Student Loans

NBC 7's Consumer Bob shares tips from Consumer Reports experts on how to prepare yourself for debt after college if you're planning on taking out student loans.

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 07:01 PM PDT

Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active Failed Water Resistancy Tests

Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active Failed Water Resistancy Tests

Samsung said that there could be an off chance that a phone is not as water tight as it should be. NBC 7's Consumer Bob takes a closer look.

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Consumer Bob has been covering consumer news in San Diego for more than 21 years. Whether it's talking about great deals, how to save money or avoiding trendy scams, he brings you the latest on NBC 7 News at 4, 5, and 6 p.m. Send him suggestions for stories or features via email.