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Close a Door, Save a Life

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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


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


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


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

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Fidget Spinners: Harmless Fad or Dangerous Gamble

Fidget Spinners

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Hurricane Season is Here! 5 Preparedness Tips You Can Tackle Today

It only takes one hurricane to devastate a community.

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Storm Safety: How to Help Keep You and Your Home Safe During a Storm

​Storms and tornadoes are popping up across the US and many wonder how they can keep their families and homes, both inside and outside, safe.