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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    8 Tips for a Fire-Free Holiday Season

    Forget supply chain shortages and shipping delays. The real threat to your holiday fun is the real risk of your...


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    9 Products To Have at Home in Case of a Wildfire

    You can keep your family safe if wildfires come your way by having these essential items on hand. Plan now...


    Why You Should Upgrade to a Hardwired Smoke Detector

    Hardwired smoke detectors are an important safety upgrade to your home.


    Can You Use Mothballs to Keep Out Pests?

    Pest infestations can be nasty. Could mothballs help?


    What is Heat Lightning … and Is It Dangerous?

    Ever seen flashes in the sky on a hot day you can't quite explain? You might be witnessing what some...


    Tips for Hiring a Termite Exterminator

    They'll crunch and they'll munch and they'll chew your house down! Here's how to work with an exterminator to battle...


    How To Stay Safe During a Flash Flood

    Flash floods are dangerous and can hit out of nowhere. Are you prepared for a flash flood?


    4 Best Cat Fences for Your Home

    If you're thinking about buying a cat fence, consider one of these options.

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    How To Protect Your Home From Lightning Strikes

    Installing preventative measures that provide lightning protection will save you money in the long run.


    5 Best Dog Gates for the Outdoors

    Before you buy an outdoor gate for your dog, read this!


    This Common Home Improvement Can Actually Make You Sick

    This Common Home Improvement Can Actually Make You Sick


    What the Fabric Loop on Your Seatbelt is Actually For

    Have you ever noticed that the seatbelts in your car have a fabric loop by the buckle, but the driver's...


    Homeowner’s Guide to Safely Setting Off Fireworks

    Does your next celebration involve backyard fireworks? Here's everything you need to know to pull off a safe and stunning...


    8 Scary Ways Your Fireplace Could Be Toxic

    A roaring fire can really make wintertime more bearable. But could it be dangerous to your health? Sadly, yes. Here's...


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    Log Splitter Safety Tips

    Follow these tips to stay safe while working a log splitter.


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    What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

    Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...


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    7 Safety Tips to Avoid a Grilling Accident

    Avoid costly, dangerous grilling accidents by following these safety tips for before, during and after your backyard barbecue.

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    8 Ways To Make Your Cabin Pet Friendly

    Taking pets along to your cabin this summer? Keep them safe by creating an environment that steers them out of...


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    Home Improvement Projects You Should Never DIY

    You have the skills, but that may not be enough. Some projects require a permit at the least, if not...


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    Is It Dangerous to Pump Gas With My Car Running?

    We answer the age-old question if running your car engine while refueling is safe, and review the potential dangers.


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    If You See a Dryer Sheet in Your Mailbox, This Is What It Means

    There's actually a really good reason for it...


    Tips for Working with Contractors on Your Home

    Working with contractors can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Here are some tips on how to make the...


    How and Where to Install a Carbon Monoxide Detector

    Carbon monoxide detectors are an essential part of keeping you and your family safe in a home or apartment. Learn...

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    How to Protect Kids from Toxins in the Home

    Poisoning from household substances sends tens of thousands of kids to the ER every year. Here's how to protect your...


    Watch Out! These 10 Phone Call Scams Could Steal Your Money

    Those scammers are sneakier than you'd think, but you need to protect your money and information.


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    The Healthy Way to Handle Home Repair Providers

    Here are seven expert-recommended ways to keep everyone safe and healthy when hosting a home repair contractor.


    12 Airbnb Horror Stories That’ll Make You Think Twice

    Think you might want to become an Airbnb host? Or, maybe you're just using their services while traveling. Whether you're...


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    5 Ways to Keep Your Food From Spoiling During a Power Outage

    These power outage food safety tips keep food from spoiling when you're left in the dark.


    10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

    Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home