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Safety Tip: Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

It could mean the difference between life and death in a house fire.

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Make Your House Safe for Visiting Seniors

Give older guests the VIP treatment by ridding your home of tripping hazards and other dangers.

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How to Clean with Vinegar

Follow these tips from author Michael De Jong and the Vinegar Institute.

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How to Disinfect Your Home When Someone Is Sick

7 tips for banishing germs so the whole family doesn’t fall ill.

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The Oh-So-Wrong Way to Get Rid of Bedbugs (and What to Do Instead)

A Detroit woman accidentally burned down her apartment complex trying to eradicate pests.


Natural Ways to Get Rid of Cockroaches

Try these tips, including homemade roach baits and repellents.

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What You Should — and Shouldn't — Put in a Fireproof Safe

Some valuables are more secure at home than in the bank.

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The No-Waste Way to Handwash Dishes

A step-by-step guide to scrubbing your plates without harming the planet.

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Trees You May Not Want in Your Yard

Think twice before planting pretty trees that also may be hazardous to your health or yard.

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5 Ways to Avoid Lead Poisoning in Kids

Old home? Have you checked your paint?

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How Often Should I Wash, Replace or Clean That?

From washing your sheets to changing your smoke alarm batteries, there's a time for everything.

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"Green" Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier

Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings.

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Recall Alert: These Products Can Literally Fall Apart

See if one of these pizza wheels, bikes or pacifier clips are in your house.


How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

The down and dirty on what’s on your bed sheets, and how to keep them ick-free.

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Most Homeowners Unable to Assess Tree Damage, Study Finds

After a storm, here’s why you should leave the assessing to the professionals.