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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

In case of a fire, know what to do without hesitation.

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Why to Create Emergency File (and What to Put in It)

If you met an untimely end tomorrow, would your loved ones be able to find the info they need?

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That’s a Wrap: The Right Way to Undecorate After the Holidays

Storing or tossing decorations safely will give you a head start next year.

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How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

5 ways to dispose of that evergreen after the ornaments are packed away.

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How to Be a Zero Waste Consumer

Use these “5 Rs” to limit the amount of trash you add to the world’s landfills.

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5 Tips for Snow and Ice Safety

How to deal with some of the biggest challenges of winter weather.

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The Best Ways to Disinfect Your Kids’ Toys

4 tips for keeping your tots safe from toys teeming with germs.

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How to Escape a Fire in a High-Rise Building

Don't get trapped in a tower of trouble.

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VOC Definition: What Are These Mysterious Chemicals?

Your furniture, carpet and even your paint emit them.

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9 Ways to Prevent a Holiday House Fire

Let the holidays light up your life, not your house.

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How to Put Up a Christmas Tree

Make sure you have the right spot, the right stand and right amount of water.

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Safety Tips for Trimming the Christmas Tree

Let there be ornaments and lights — and no injuries — this holiday.

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What Kind of Fire Extinguisher Do You Need, and Where?

Using the wrong type against a blaze can actually make a fire worse.

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Do You Know the Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

What you don’t know about CO can kill you.

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8 Ways to Help after a House Fire

Here are the top items survivors may need for health, safety and comfort.