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."

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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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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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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10 Tips for Using a Generator Safely

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


Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use

Tips and Techniques for Safe Extension Ladder Setup and Use


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?