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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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6 Hot Tips for Fireplace Safety

Keep the festive blaze where it belongs.

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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.

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6 Things You Didn't Know about Dust

What does your dust say about you?

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Childproof Your Home for the Holidays

13 simple tips for protecting curious tots.


Menorahs, Dreidels, Latkes and More: Tips for a Safe Hanukkah

Don't let these 5 traditions turn into holiday hazards.

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Keep Your Packages Safe From Thieves

Don't let a grinch steal your holiday gifts.

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Holiday Lights Safety Smarts

When you're decking the outside of the house, heed this expert advice.


Are Rodents Wreaking Havoc with Your Home's Electrical Wiring?

Mice or squirrels in the attic or elsewhere can chew through your wires and start a fire.