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Are You Using Your Generator Safely?

9 critical do’s and don’ts to get you through the next power outage.

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Don’t Let a Battery Set Your House on Fire

The hidden hazards of 9-volt batteries and how to store and dispose of them safely.

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Tips for Greener House Cleaning

From bleach to oven cleaners, cleaning sprays to kitchen sponges, get the latest tips for how to clean your home in a safer, greener way.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Stuff in Storage Safe

What to look for in a storage facility and how to make sure you are properly insured.

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Why Your Home Might Be Dangerously Underinsured

Don’t wait until disaster strikes to find out if your home and possessions are adequately covered.

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Large TVs Could Mean High-Definition Danger

How to make sure kids aren’t injured by falling flat-screen televisions.

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How to Puppy-Proof Your Home

A new puppy doesn’t have to mean a wrecked house. These tips will help get your place ready for your new bouncing bundle of four-legged energy.

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Hosting a New Year’s Eve Party?

If you plan to throw a New Year’s Eve party, find out how to keep your home safe and handle a guest who’s had too much to drink.

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Quiz: Are You Prepared for a House Fire?

This fire safety quiz will test your knowledge on everything from smoke alarms to fire extinguishers, fire escape plans to what you should grab when you’re racing out the door.

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Is Your Fireplace Safe?

As you light up your fireplace this winter, avert disaster by avoiding these 6 mistakes.

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How to Help Your Aging Parent Avoid Falls

6 ways to dramatically reduce the risk of falls in older adults, from adjusting medications to taking strength and balance classes.

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Prepare Your House for Winter Storms

Is your home prepared for winter weather? Here are the supplies and strategies you’ll need to deal with snow and ice storms.

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The Safe Way to Use a Humidifier

How to moisten dry indoor air without making you or your family sick.

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Disaster-Proof Your Holiday Decor

Celebrate the holidays safely with these smart tips for decorating the house, trimming the tree and using the fireplace.

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Be Tree Smart This Christmas

Whether your Christmas tree is fresh or artificial, follow these precautions for putting it up and decorating it the safe way.