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Would You Be Able to Get Out of Your Basement in the Event of a Fire?

Basement fires are among the most dangerous. Here are four ways to protect yourself.

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7 Dumb Microwave Mistakes

Don’t cook up trouble by using this appliance unsafely.

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7 Things Not to Do — Really — During a Thunderstorm

Is it truly not okay to take a shower or talk on the phone? A UL safety expert explains.

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Stinky Dishwasher?

How to get rid of mold and odor-causing gunk.

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Is Your Messy Kitchen Making You Fat?

Research shows too much clutter can lead to too many calories.

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9 Ways to Prepare Your Property for Strong Winds or Tornadoes

Get your home ready now before a twist of fate makes it too late.

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12 Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage

Tricks to help you stay safe and comfortable — and save your food.

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What the Reset Button on Your Hair Dryer Is For and When to Use It

Just in case that hair dryer falls into a wet sink or tub…

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5 Things to Beware if You Live in a High Rise

You may be living sky high, but keep your head grounded when it comes to safety.

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Do You Have Carpenter Ants?

How to recognize and get rid of them before they destroy your house.

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How Safe Is the Radiation from Your Microwave?

A safety expert weighs in and debunks some microwave myths.

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5 Ways to Prevent TV Tip-overs

Nearly 20 kids visit ERs every day with injuries from TVs.

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Tips for a Fumble-Free Super Bowl Party

Five smart plays and two tasty recipes to make.

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10 Places to Use Child Safety Locks

Yes, you should lock up cleaning supplies. But did you know your oven needs a lock, too?

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Fire Extinguishers and 9 Other Items in Your House That Expire

It’s not just milk that goes bad — so do batteries, medicine and other household items.