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Preventing HVAC Water Damage

The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can cause extensive water damage if it’s not maintained properly.

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Five Benefits of a Backup Generator

Backup (or standby) electrical generators provide power to a home during a power outage.

Pool and Spa Electrical Safety Tips

When it comes to safety in and around the swimming pool or spa, drowning is usually the first danger that comes to mind.

What Is the Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

Mold and mildew are types of fungi that share common features but also differ in many ways.

How to Safely Store and Handle Fireworks

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend public displays conducted by professionals.

Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Water damage is a common disaster in homes.

How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Closets

Mold can grow anywhere in homes, including closets.

7 Key Tips to Keep Water Out of Your Basement

Water entering your basement due to drainage problems, flash floods, appliance failures or other reasons can cause severe damage to your home.

January is National Radon Action Month

Radon is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless radioactive gas found in rock, soil, and water, and is relatively harmless outdoors.

How to Test Your Smoke Alarms and When to Replace Them

Smoke alarms are crucial to preventing fire deaths and injuries during a home fire.

What Are the Most Dangerous Household Chemicals?

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.

Halloween Safety Tips

It’s Halloween tomorrow and you’ve prepared costumes, decorations and special treats.

Pumpkin Carving – Preservation and Safety Tips

After making a great Jack-o’-lantern for Halloween, many of us are disappointed when we see mold spots on it the next day.

What Are the Causes of Electrical Fires?

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.

National Fire Safety Week: Be Aware, Be Prepared

Fire Prevention Week was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, which killed more than 250 people and left 100,000 homeless.

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Disasters can occur when you least expect.

Disaster Preparedness: How to Prepare Children for Emergencies

When a disaster strikes, are your children prepared to face the challenges? Emergency preparedness information is important for all the family, including children.

How to Create a Home Inventory

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 [...]

How to Stay Safe During a Wildfire

According to the NFPA, in the United States there are nearly 45 million homes located near woodland settings.

Should the Air Ducts in the Home Be Cleaned?

Generally speaking, if your air ducts look dirty, they probably are, and they should be cleaned professionally.

Smoke Alarms for People with Hearing Impairments

Smoke alarms save lives.

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