Radon is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless radioactive gas found in rock, soil, and water, and is relatively harmless outdoors.
Although we use them every day, many cleaners and chemicals we keep in our homes can be very dangerous if splashed on the skin, inhaled or ingested.
The first warm days in the spring are ideal for having fun outdoors, but it is also the perfect time for inspecting and adjusting the exterior of our homes.
It’s Halloween tomorrow and you’ve prepared costumes, decorations and special treats.
After making a great Jack-o’-lantern for Halloween, many of us are disappointed when we see mold spots on it the next day.
According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), home electrical fires account for an average 51,000 fires, 500 deaths, 1,400 injuries and $1.
In the aftermath of a home fire, it’s very important to know what to do and what to avoid doing.
Staying safe and comfortable during a power outage requires some planning.
Mold and mildew often grow in humid and damp areas like bathrooms.
Since 2004, September has been the National Preparedness Month, and this year is no exception.
Disasters can strike a home in many ways, whether from floods, fires, storms or other catastrophic natural events, or from sources within the home, with the most common being: pipe [...]
In the unfortunate case that your possessions get stolen or destroyed in a fire or other disaster, having an itemized list of all your belongings is crucial to recovering them [...]
According to the NFPA, in the United States there are nearly 45 million homes located near woodland settings.
An emergency kit is a collection of basic supplies you and your family may need in the event of a disaster.
Cigarette smoke residue is a yellowish-brown, gluey substance that sticks to every surface in a home, making it difficult and time-consuming to remove.