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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Stanley Black & Decker Just Recalled Sledgehammers—Here’s What We Know

If you have one of the affected products, you're eligible for a refund—here's how to get it.

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Neonicotinoids on My Seeds and Plants: How Dangerous Are They?

The flowers you plant could be doing more harm than good to pollinators. Here how to keep neonicotinoids out of...

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Are Interior Car LED Lights Safe?

Interior car LED lights are allowed in every state, but restrictions usually apply to preserve the view and avoid confusion...

If You See This Asterisk Shaped Wall Plate, This Is What It’s For

If you have these in your home and were unsure of what they are, we can break it down for...

This Water Sensor Alarm Prevents Flooded Basements (and It’s on Sale)

If you're already investing in your basement with air purifiers and dehumidifiers, don't sleep on the Basement Watchdog...

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Should You Add Flood Vents to Your Home?

Flood vents can protect your home from damage during heavy rainstorms, hurricanes and floods. Here's what you need to know...

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Why Construction Companies Are Turning to Smart Helmets

Smart helmets are changing the construction industry. Find out why so many construction companies are using this wearable tech.

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Top 10 Lawn Mower Safety Tips

Before you start cutting the grass, be sure you brush up on these lawn mower safety tips.

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How Many Smoke Detectors Do I Need?

Smoke detectors are essential for home safety. But are you unsure about how many you need, and where to put...

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What To Know About Grey Water

Conserve water and save money while helping your landscaping thrive. Here's what to know about grey water systems.

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How To Disinfect Baby Toys

Baby toys get downright gross. Here's how to disinfect baby toys while protecting your little ones from toxic chemicals.

Can You Use Kitty Litter To Get Rid of Old Paint Cans?

What's the best way to dispose of old paint? TikTok says you can dry it out with kitty litter. Does...

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Here’s How to Spot an Airbnb Scam

Airbnb scams can really ruin your vacation, but there are some reliable ways to spot one.

7 Best Car Covers for 2024

Have a car you want to protect from the elements, but don't have a garage? A good car cover can...

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4.9 Million Bottles of Fabuloso Cleaner Recalled Over Potential Bacteria Contamination

Here's how to tell if you're affected by the Fabuloso recall, what to do if you have one of the...

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What New York’s Laundry Detergent Ban Means for Some Popular Brands

Many commercially available detergents were found to contain a probable human carcinogen.

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30,000 Gas Ranges Recalled Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

This follows 44 reports of carbon monoxide emissions from the ranges, and at least three people requiring medical treatment.

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Why Does Letting Your Faucet Drip Prevent Pipes from Freezing?

A slow faucet drip keeps water flowing to prevent pipes from freezing and bursting. In extreme cold, it may require...

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What To Know About Natural Home Cleaning Products

Here's how to figure out if you're using safe cleaning products, plus our top picks for healthy, squeaky-clean results.

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How Often To Replace Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors are essential to home safety. But how long do they last, and when should you replace them?

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10 Tips to Safely Remove Snow and Ice

Thousands of snow removal injuries occur each year. These tips will keep you, and others, safe this winter.

The 5 Best-Tested Heated Outdoor Mats That Melt Snow and Ice

Snow and ice accumulation outside your house isn't just inconvenient—it's dangerous. The best heated outdoor mats will help you melt...

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Is the Federal Government Really Going to Ban Gas Stoves?

No. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is looking into the safety hazards from indoor air pollution by gas stoves, but...

The 8 Best Pet-Safe Ice Melts to Use This Winter, According to a Vet

These expert and user-endorsed ice melts will keep your pets safe and outdoor surfaces slip-free in the most extreme conditions.

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Are Gas Stoves Dangerous?

Is your gas stove making your home's indoor air quality worse? Recent studies say yes. Is it time to get...

Why This Latest DIY Hack Could Be Dangerous for Your Home

This TikTok hack might look harmless, but it's a dangerous way to heat your home.

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13 Safety Tips for Christmas Lights

Christmas lights can present a hazard inside and outside the house if precautions aren't taken. Make sure you know these...

10 Apartment Door Security Products That Won’t Break the Bank

Sleep soundly at night knowing your home is safe from intruders with these apartment door security products.

Homeowner’s Guide To Trampolines

The kids want a trampoline. Should you get one? Are they safe? Are they a hassle? Unfortunately, the answers are...