Safety

These home safety tips will help you keep your family safe during storms, prevent home fires and show you how to work alone safely.

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    What is Heat Lightning … and Is It Dangerous?

    Ever seen flashes in the sky on a hot day you can't quite explain? You might be witnessing what some people call "heat lightning."

    Homeowner’s Guide to Safely Setting Off Fireworks

    Does your next celebration involve backyard fireworks? Here's everything you need to know to pull off a safe and stunning...


    10 Hands-Free Driving Devices You Need in Your Car Now

    Many states have implemented the hands-free law that prohibits drivers from handling their cell phone while driving. And even if...


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    The Comprehensive Winter Storm Prep Checklist

    Prepare for winter storms before you're snowed in. Here's what you need to do.


    Severe Weather: How to Prepare for a Hurricane

    When watches, warnings or evacuation orders are issued, you need to know what to do. Review this checklist and stay...

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    7 Best Cold Weather Face Masks for Coronavirus

    Stay warm, cozy and stylish this winter with these doctor-recommended face masks for cold weather, from neck gaiters to reusable...


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    The Best and Worst Face Masks for COVID-19 Protection

    Wearing a face mask can help stop the spread of COVID-19, but some masks are better than others. A recent...

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    Best Kids Masks for the New School Year

    Complete your back-to-school shopping with these highly-rated protective masks for kids. The key is finding a good, comfortable fit.


    5 Best Home Emergency Kits You Can Buy Online

    Why worry about building out a home emergency kit when you can buy a professionally-prepared one online?


    16 Things We’re All Looking Forward to Once Social Distancing Ends

    Real people share stories about what they're most looking forward to doing after self-quarantine restrictions finally let up.


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    At-Home Workout Gear You Can Make

    Looking to get fit from home? If so, there's no need to buy a single thing when you can transform...

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    Essentials for Working Out From Home

    No gym? That's no problem when you have top-rated home workout equipment to kick-start your fitness goals.


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    Safety Basics to Prep Power Yard Equipment for Spring

    It's springtime! Time to get outside and do yard work. Here are 10 tips to keep your outdoor power equipment...


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    How to Make 3 Different DIY No-Sew Face Masks

    Looking for an easy way to make a mask without breaking out the sewing machine? All you need is a...


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    How to Safely Remove Disposable Gloves, According to the CDC

    Who knew there was a right and wrong way to remove disposable gloves? Follow these steps to maintain a protective...


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    Nitrile vs. Latex Gloves: What’s the Difference?

    Nitrile and latex are two of the most common types of general-use disposable gloves. Choose the best material for protecting...

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    Watch Your Step: Stepladder Safety Basics

    Ladder accidents cause 160,000 injuries and 300 deaths per year. Stay safe by taking a few moments to prepare for...


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    How to Make a DIY Face Mask

    Keep yourself and others safe and healthy by wearing this DIY face mask.


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    10 Tips for Using a Generator Safely

    Generators can be lifesavers, but only if they're used correctly.


    A Safer Way to Dispose of Utility Knife Blades

    Safely dispose of used utility-knife blades!



    LED Safety Lighting

    New brighter LEDs protect you from potential burns and fire


    Ladder Stabilizers

    Work faster and smarter—and feel 10 times safer!


    Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use

    Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use

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    How to Work with Scaffolding Safely

    How to rent, setup and use scaffolding when you have to work on your roof, siding or chimney.


    How to Properly Use a Roof Safety Harness

    Be safe—use roof brackets, a safety harness and commonsense rules


    How To Stay Safe During a Flash Flood

    Flash floods are dangerous and can hit out of nowhere. Are you prepared for a flash flood?