Home - Page 9

Green homeGreen home

Quiz: Are You Wasting Money on Home Energy?

Find out if you’re savvy at cutting power costs or if you need to amp up your efforts.

Tiny house on leavesTiny house on leaves

SafeBee’s Top 10 Fall Safety Tips

Here's what the experts at UL recommend you do now to prevent accidents and keep the family safe.

Marvin Hambrick, 4, wears his dad's working gloves after a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, in May 2015Marvin Hambrick, 4, wears his dad's working gloves after a tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, in May 2015

Preparing for a Disaster: Tips from the American Red Cross

Hurricanes, fires, floods — would you be ready?

DIY electricianDIY electrician

DIY Electrical Wiring: Scary Reasons Not to Try This at Home

Electricians share horror stories of wiring projects gone wrong.

Snow shovelsSnow shovels

7 Ways to Prep for Winter Now

Believe it or not, September is the time to act so you're not left out in the cold later.

Storm-damaged homeStorm-damaged home

Need Post-Disaster Home Repair? Avoid Contractor Fraud

How to sniff out scammers who use disasters to swindle homeowners.

house keys on ringhouse keys on ring

How to Avoid Getting Scammed by a Locksmith

Locked out? Be picky about who you hire to help you get back in.

Appliance on fireAppliance on fire

Appliance Advice

Your clothes dryer, furnace and other appliances are your friends — until something happens that puts you or your home at risk.

ToolboxToolbox

Handy Tool Tips

Whether you're a home improvement novice or an avid DIY-er, drill down into these tool tips to avoid an unfortunate accident.

fema help highwayfema help highway

Need Help Restoring Your Home after a Flood? Here’s What to Do

The government and private groups will give you a hand.

Lawn mowerLawn mower

Mow, then Stow: 5 Steps to Storing Your Gas Lawn Mower

Winterize your mower to make sure it makes the cut come spring.

Cleaning counterCleaning counter

Avoid These 6 Bleach Mistakes

Misusing bleach can have more serious consequences than ruining your favorite jeans.

fall leaves gutterfall leaves gutter

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

Check these maintenance projects off your list before winter approaches.

roof damageroof damage

Is Your House Hurricane Ready?

Don’t wait until a superstorm is imminent to take action.

colorful paintcolorful paint

The Hidden Dangers in Paint

Why to choose a low VOC paint — and make sure it's certified.