Warm weather means fun parties and impromptu get-togethers. It’s never too early (or late) to start prepping your home for the months ahead (or to review your homeowners coverage). Here are a few easy steps you can take to make your home... Continue
For many families, the kitchen represents more than just the space where meals are prepared. It’s the room where homework is done, spirited discussions are had, and a house turns into a home. In fact, there may be no other room that sees... Continue
Most of us are living busy lives with work, children and grandchildren in and out of the house, volunteering, and perhaps providing care to older relatives. This is why you should consider universal design if you are embarking on a home... Continue
Although wildfires are most common in the West, they can happen anywhere in the U.S. There are many ways to prepare your family for an unlikely fire that go beyond keeping a fire extinguisher handy—especially in the case of... Continue
Some smoke detectors run on batteries, which need to be replaced regularly. Some run on your home's electric current, and won't work if you lose power. Put both types of detectors in your house to be sure you’re protected.
Not all... Continue
Dinner simmering on the stove. Candles flickering on the table. Logs crackling in the fireplace. These are the things that warm our winters—and help make this the peak season for home fires.*
Each year more than 2,500 people die and... Continue