Safety

These home safety tips will help you keep your family safe during storms, prevent home fires and show you how to work alone safely.

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10 Best Accessible Grab Bars for the Bathroom

Offering support and safety when showering, bathing or using the toilet, grab bars range from basic to luxurious. Here are our top picks.

Can You Use Mothballs to Keep Out Pests?

Pest infestations can be nasty. Could mothballs help?


Garage Storage: How Much Weight Can Trusses Take?

Check out this heavy-duty garage storage system.


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Fact or Fiction: Is Cheese the Best Bait for Mice?

It may seem natural to bait mouse traps with cheese, but experts say you'll have better luck luring your resident...


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Fact or Fiction: Why Can’t You Put Metal in the Microwave?

Can you really set your microwave on fire? It depends. (And no, you shouldn't try this at home to test...

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If You Live in an Old House, There Could Be Razor Blades in Your Walls

If your house was built before 1970, it's likely there are razor blades in your walls. Here's why.


15 Hidden Dangers in Your Home You Should Never Ignore

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is not the philosophy to live by when you're a homeowner. The plumbing...

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Fact or Fiction: Are Nonstick Pans Safe?

According to a new report, certain nonstick cookware releases “forever chemicals” into the food we eat. Here’s what you need...


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Dirty Facts About Winter Clothing (and Tips for Keeping It Clean)

Keep safe and healthy this winter by cleaning your cold-weather outerwear more often to stop the spread of germs and...


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What to Know About Home Saunas

Considering adding a home sauna? Here's what you need to know about cost, installation and maintenance.