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Close a Door, Save a Life

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Reduce or Eliminate Your Water Bill with a Rainwater Harvesting System

The basics of rainwater catchment

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Save Money and Help the Planet: Take the Zero Waste Challenge

Can you reduce, refuse, reuse or recycle … most everything? Give it a try!

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12 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Use for Earth Day

Save money and lower your carbon footprint with these steps

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Water Leak Detectors Can Help Save Your Home from Disaster

A broken pipe or appliance can quickly do massive damage

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Fire Research: Improving Smoke Alarms and Saving Lives

Enhanced requirements better address nuisance signaling and the modern home furnishings

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UL Sets Safer Standards for Portable Generators

When misused, today’s portable generators can release enough carbon monoxide to kill in minutes

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4 Dangerous Home Heating Mistakes to Avoid

Stay safe and warm this winter

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Hot Tips to Keep the Fire Burning

Maintaining your fireplace and keeping it safe

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Lights to Brighten Up Your Home

Simple steps to look out for when lighting up your living space

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The Sweet Smell of Fresh Air, Breathing Easy Indoors

Recognizing the ramifications of using indoor air deodorizers

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Looking Inside: Indoor Home Maintenance for Fall

Help make your home cozier and safer this winter – and save on energy costs

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5 Outdoor Home Maintenance Musts for Fall

Use these tips to protect your biggest investment

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Home Fire Safety Checklist

Decades of UL research into fire behavior show that 40 years ago, a home occupant had 17 minutes to escape a fire. Today that has been reduced to just three min

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Power Up Safely When the Power Goes Down

Tips for buying a generator and preventing shock, fire or injury.

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Don’t Let DIY Home Security Measures Jeopardize Safety

Recent ‘tips’ to avoid garage break-ins can actually be dangerous