'Tis the season to light up the fireplace. It's cold outside; and the hearth beckons us for cozy warn up. But before you do, consider these 12 fireplace safety tips to protect your home and family this winter.
If your home was built before 1987, chances are good that some of its structural elements contain asbestos. Here's how to identify and mitigate lead paint and asbestos in your home.
During the warmer months, the patio, deck or backyard becomes an outdoor room where the kids play from dawn to dusk, and the parents hang out and relax. These 10 pool safety rules for kids can help ensure everyone has fun in the sun safely.
The bathroom and kitchen, with their sharp objects tucked in drawers or chemicals stashed in cabinets, require extra steps to ensure child safety. These kids home safety tips can help keep little ones safe.
Since we spend so much time on the road with rambunctious kids, being prepared for injuries with a car first aid kit is essential. Here's what to include in your car first aid kit.
While they may never happen to you, a disaster such as a fire, flood, earthquake, hurricane, and other catastrophes strike millions of homes and families each year. Here's what you should consider for your family's disaster kit.
Whether your home is humble or palatial, you want to protect your home. After all, there's probably something inside it of interest to intruders. Here are the precautions you can take in and around your home to protect it against intruders.
While they may never happen to you, earthquakes hit millions of homes each year, so it's only prudent to prepare for them. Here are some essential earthquake preparedness tips for your home and family.
The better the security door locks on your home's doors, the more difficult it is for an intruder to get inside. Since it all begins with the right security door locks on your doors and windows, here's how to choose the right locks for your home.
While we can't do much about the cooler temperatures outside or the germs floating around inside buildings and our homes, we can practice flu prevention measures to keep our families healthy. Here are 10 ways to keep the flu virus away and your family healthy.
Your home is your family's safe haven. While your walls provide a safe refuge within which you can weather the storms of daily life, ensuring your family's physical safety while inside requires some extra precautions. These 10 home safety tips to prevent accidents can help.
An earthquake can be financially devastating for a homeowner. Without insurance, how would you pay to rebuild your home? Here are 8 things to know about quake insurance to help you decide if insurance is right for you.
Flooding one of the most common hazards to our family's safety - and finances. Here's what you should know about flood insurance and how to decide if flood insurance is right for you.
Hurricane safety means getting your home and family ready to weather the storm should it come thundering your way. Here are 6 hurricane safety tips to help prepare your home and family for the storms ahead.
Radon gas in the home is a safety and environmental hazard. It is an odorless menace, moving stealthily up through the soil into homes through foundation cracks and gaps in the home's flooring. Here's what to know about radon gas safety at home.