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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    How To Use a Fire Extinguisher

    A fire extinguisher is only as good as the person using it. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher before you're faced with a fire.

    What Is Candle Tunneling and How Do I Prevent it?

    There's a quick fix to prevent candle tunneling, AKA uneven wax melt. Here's what to do!


    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...


    This Clever Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up

    With the help of three ordinary materials, you won't have to worry about this annoyance anymore.


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    Should I Inspect My Fire Extinguisher?

    We don't often think about our fire extinguishers, but an inspection can help make sure they work when we need...

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    Is Your Holiday Light Display Dangerous To Air Traffic?

    Problems caused by holiday laser lights have reached an all-time high, according to the FAA. Does your display poses a...


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    7 Things To Do at Your Cabin To Prevent Wildfires

    From cleaning yard debris to putting out camp fires, here's a list of things to do at your vacation cabin...

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    10 Top-Rated Babyproofing Products Under $20

    Keep your little one safe and worry less with these budget-friendly babyproofing products that work.


    Are Electric Heated Blankets Safe?

    Electric blankets have a reputation for being unsafe. But is it earned?


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    How To Protect Your Cabin From Wildfires

    Learn how to prevent wildfires from destroying your family's cabin or summer home.


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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!


    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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    Fact or Fiction: Can I 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...