Emergency Winter Power
Don’t be caught unprepared when ice and snow storms come your way. Prep your home for inclement weather with an emergency winter power outage kit. Here’s how to build yours.
The Most Dangerous Problems in Homes and How They Impact Our Health
Protecting your family from common home hazards is simple with just a few common-sense precautions and knowledge about how they can affect you at home. Keep reading to understand the health and safety impacts these hazards can have and what you can do to keep your family safe.
How to Install a Smoke Detector
Nearly 2,000 Americans lose their lives to fires every year. Keep reading to learn why a smoke detector is so important and how to install a unit in your home.
The Best Home Protection: Home Security Systems
If you want to protect your valuables, home, and most importantly, family, purchasing a home security system is an invaluable asset.
Smoke Detector Placement: Your Guide to Installing Carbon Monoxide and Fire Alarms
Carbon monoxide and smoke detector placement is just as important as having functioning alarms, so make sure you’re deliberate when installing your detectors.
Make Your Bathroom Safer with a Walk-In Tub
Learn more about installing a walk-in tub and how it can make your or your parents’ home safer as they age.
Is a Jacuzzi Tub Right for You?
Seniors and aging adults can especially benefit from a Jacuzzi tub. This guide will walk you through all the important things you need to know about Jacuzzis and other hydrotherapy tub options.
Grab Bars: Why and How to Install Them
Grab bars in the bathroom are one of the easiest and most effective modifications you can make.
Curbless Showers: Safe and Stylish
While they are on trend, curbless showers are also an excellent choice for older people who have mobility issues, such as trouble stepping over the edge of the tub or shower.
Car Window Replacement: DIY or Hire an Auto Glass Specialist?
The windows on the side and rear of your car aren’t as prone to chips and cracks as the windshield, but they do get cracked and broken in accidents and break-ins.
Who Should Replace Your Cracked Windshield?
Learn about the dangers of windshield cracks, the factors that determine whether you should repair or replace them, and who is equipped to do so.
The Limits of Hurricane Insurance & What You Can Do About It
Do you know what your hurricane and flood insurance policies cover–and what they don't? CoreLogic estimates that nearly 7 million Americans are at risk for serious hurricane damage in 2018, but unfortunately, fewer and fewer homes are adequately insured.
Egress Windows: Types, Requirements, and Safety Considerations
Prepare your home for an emergency by ensuring your homes meets egress window safety requirements. In this article, we’ll discuss types of egress windows, international building code requirements, and considerations for installing egress windows.
How to Prepare for a Hurricane
Learn how to prepare for a hurricane with this complete guide detailing what to include in a disaster kit, how to secure your home, how to create a family emergency plan, and what steps are necessary to ensure safety for your family and pets.
The Complete Guide to Pool Safety
Staying up to date on pool safety can help prevent water emergencies in and around the pool. Here’s a complete guide to pool safety, including general safety tips and recommended equipment for your backyard swimming pool.
The Complete Guide to Childproofing Your Home
The complete guide to childproofing your home room by room. Everything you need to know about keeping children of all ages safe in and around your home, patio, and yard. Make sure your household is happy and healthy.
Pet Safety Guide: Pet-Proofing & Emergency Safety at Home
How to pet-proof your home room by room and how to prepare and handle an emergency. In this exhaustive guide, we address all steps you should be taking to ensure your dogs, cats, and other animals are kept safe, happy, and healthy in your home.