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Should You Test Your Home's Air Quality?

In many cases, your nose and a flashlight are just as effective as a testing kit.

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How to Get Rid of a Wasp or Bee Nest in 5 Steps

Stick it to those insects (safely) before they stick a stinger in you.

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Room-By-Room Tips to Prevent Accidental Poisoning

If you have kids, you’ll want to give these rooms the once-over.

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11 Spring Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

Get your home fresh and clean without hurting yourself or the planet.

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8 Ways to Spring Clean Your Indoor Air

Just because you can't see it doesn't mean you can't clean it.

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Greenwashing Scams: How Much Does That Eco-Friendly Label Really Mean?

It’s not easy being green — so some manufacturers fake it.

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10 Ways Not to Hurt Yourself (or Your Property) with a Pressure Washer

Can you handle the pressure? Are you sure?

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You Should Have a Weather Radio If You Live in These States

They aren’t just for weather junkies.

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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.