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Childproof Your Home for the Holidays

13 simple tips for protecting curious tots.

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Menorahs, Dreidels, Latkes and More: Tips for a Safe Hanukkah

Don't let these 5 traditions turn into holiday hazards.

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Keep Your Packages Safe From Thieves

Don't let a grinch steal your holiday gifts.

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Holiday Lights Safety Smarts

When you're decking the outside of the house, heed this expert advice.

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Are Rodents Wreaking Havoc with Your Home's Electrical Wiring?

Mice or squirrels in the attic or elsewhere can chew through your wires and start a fire.

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Am I Liable if My Tree Falls On My Neighbor's Property?

If your tree was dying or diseased, you may be.

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8 Ways to Have Cleaner Indoor Air This Winter

Tips for breathing easy at home.

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5 Products in Your House That Contain Alcohol

Watch out: Kids may drink them instead of liquor to get drunk — with tragic results.

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When to Toss Your Plastic Containers

Got plastic? Know when these containers are no longer safe to use.

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Why Houses Burn Faster Today, and How to Buy Yourself More Time

Find out why modern homes go up in flames so fast, and how you can slow a fire’s spread.

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For Safety Devices, for Peace of Mind, for Being Alive, We’re Thankful

The Pilgrims had a good harvest; we have carbon monoxide alarms and pet microchips.

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Guide to Power Strips and Surge Protectors

You have at least one in your house, but are you using it right?

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Ask John: Cooking Safety

Thanksgiving and Christmas are the number one and two days of the year for cooking fires.

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Tempted to Dry Your Clothes without Cleaning the Lint Filter?

This will make you think twice.

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Bringing Mom Home: How to Create a Safe Space for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s

In-home care builds comfort and independence, but be mindful of these potential “danger zones.”