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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    Can Homeowners Insist Contractors Wear Masks In Their Homes?

    Social interaction is an essential part of most home repairs, but can be dangerous in the midst of a pandemic....


    Severe Weather: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

    When watches, warnings or evacuation orders are issued, you need to know what to do. Review this checklist and stay...


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    Halloween Health and Safety Tips for 2020

    COVID-19 presents new Halloween health and safety concerns and emphasizes the importance of some old ones.


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    You Need to Check this Home Safety Feature Before Winter

    Before you've got a house full of guests, be sure to check this home safety feature. The best time is...


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    7 Best Cold Weather Face Masks for Coronavirus

    Stay warm, cozy and stylish this winter with these doctor-recommended face masks for cold weather, from neck gaiters to reusable...


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    12 Everyday Items That Can Be HUGE Security Risks

    Unfortunately, in today's super-connected world your personal information is at a higher risk than ever. But adjusting some of your...


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    The Best and Worst Face Masks for COVID-19 Protection

    Wearing a face mask can help stop the spread of COVID-19, but some masks are better than others. A recent...


    It’s Construction Safety Week. Here’s Everything You Need to Know

    This week's safety initiatives provide access to training resources and educational materials for employers and employees. Learn more here.

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    New Countertop Appliance Claims to Kill Coronavirus on Household Items

    Luma and Luma Pro aim to deliver 99.9 percent effectiveness in killing germs, bacteria and viruses — including the coronavirus.


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    Best Kids Masks for the New School Year

    Face masks are an important back-to-school item during this unusual year. Find the best kid face masks for your little...


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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.


    Identifying Bug Bites: How to Figure Out What Bit You

    What are all those mysterious red itchy spots that turn up in summer? We asked dermatologists for a guide on...


    12 Back-to-School Essentials Every Kid Will Need During a Pandemic

    Learn which products, tools and gear will help protect your child against coronavirus if they are heading back to school...


    10 Things You Should Never Burn in Your Fireplace

    Resist the temptation to burn anything in your fireplace but firewood — particularly garbage. You should never burn these 10...


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    Top Smart Exercise Equipment for 2020

    Make your home gym smarter with these top picks.


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    10 Tips for Making the Most of Your Sauna

    Enjoy your home sauna to the fullest with these tips from dedicated users.

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    What to Know About Smart Exercise Equipment

    Go beyond just working up a sweat with these smart exercise devices that can track, encourage and even entertain during...


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    FDA Warns Against 59 Potentially Toxic Hand Sanitizers

    The list of problematic hand sanitizer brands increased sharply from nine on June 19 to 59 on July 2. 


    5 Best Home Emergency Kits You Can Buy Online

    Why worry about building out a home emergency kit when you can buy a professionally-prepared one online?


    16 Things We’re All Looking Forward to Once Social Distancing Ends

    Real people share stories about what they're most looking forward to doing after self-quarantine restrictions finally let up.


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    At-Home Workout Gear You Can Make

    Looking to get fit from home? If so, there's no need to buy a single thing when you can transform...

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    Essentials for Working Out From Home

    No gym? That's no problem when you have top-rated home workout equipment to kick-start your fitness goals.


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    Safety Basics to Prep Power Yard Equipment for Spring

    It's springtime! Time to get outside and do yard work. Here are 10 tips to keep your outdoor power equipment...


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    How to Make 3 Different DIY No-Sew Face Masks

    Looking for an easy way to make a mask without breaking out the sewing machine? All you need is a...


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    How to Safely Remove Disposable Gloves, According to the CDC

    Who knew there was a right and wrong way to remove disposable gloves? Follow these steps to maintain a protective...


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    Nitrile vs. Latex Gloves: What’s the Difference?

    Nitrile and latex are two of the most common types of general-use disposable gloves. Choose the best material for protecting...


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    Stepladder Safety Basics

    Ladder accidents cause 160,000 injuries and 300 deaths per year. Stay safe by taking a few moments to prepare for...