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Clearing the Air: 3 Dangerous Pollutants in Your Home

Expert advice on how to reduce the toxins trapped in your house.

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Why, and How, to Create a Home Inventory List

In case of theft, fire or natural disaster, you’ll be glad you have it.

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Accident-Proof Your Bathroom

6 ways to prevent slips, falls, burns and more in the most dangerous room in the house.

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Don’t Let Your Water Heater Get You in Hot Water

From bursting tanks to scalding water to fires, the appliance we like to ignore can spark trouble if not properly maintained.

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30 Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products

GoodGuide ranks the top 10 “green” kitchen, bathroom and floor cleaners.

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How to Dispose of Lightbulbs and 9 Other Hazardous Items

When in doubt, don’t toss it out — read this first.

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Use this time to banish allergens, clean your carpet, disaster-proof your garage and even rid yourself of clutter.

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8 Signs You May Have a Problem with Your Electrical Wiring

Only you can prevent house fires — or at least greatly lower the risk by keeping an eye out for these warning signs of trouble.

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5 Simple Ways to Prepare for an Emergency

These resources make putting together a disaster plan easy and fast.

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Disaster-Proof Your Garage

There’s danger lurking in the garage, but it’s easy to eliminate by following these tips.

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4 Ways to Stay Sane When Working from Home

Sure, it’s a perk, but there are downsides, too. Learn how to protect your health and sanity.

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Turn and Test for Daylight Saving Time

As you turn your clocks ahead one hour, take the time to test your smoke alarms.

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Do You Really Need to Clean Your Air Ducts?

Read these tips before you shell out big bucks to clean something you can’t even see.

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6 Cleaning Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Just because your home appears to be squeaky clean doesn’t mean it is

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Prevent Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

When you set your clocks forward one hour Sunday, March 8, 2015, remember to check the batteries in your CO detector.