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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Tips for Hiring a Termite Exterminator

They'll crunch and they'll munch and they'll chew your house down! Here's how to work with an exterminator to battle termites and come out on top.

8 Scary Ways Your Fireplace Could Be Toxic

A roaring fire can really make wintertime more bearable. But could it be dangerous to your health? Sadly, yes. Here's...


10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home


What’s Wrong With This Picture? Plus a Trick Question

We’ll show you the problem—and the fix.


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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...

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15 Hidden Dangers in Your Home You Should Never Ignore

Some of these hidden home dangers aren't easy to spot. Keep tabs on these problem areas to solve issues before...


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What You Need to Know About Egress Windows

To convert your basement into a bedroom, you'll need an egress window. Discover what they are and why they're so...

Can Homeowners Insist Contractors Wear Masks In Their Homes?

Social interaction is an essential part of most home repairs, but can be dangerous in the midst of a pandemic....


10 Things You Should Never Burn in Your Fireplace

Resist the temptation to burn anything in your fireplace but firewood — particularly garbage. You should never burn these 10...


10 Things You Should Do When Daylight Savings Time Ends

There's more to do than turn the clocks back when Daylight Savings Time ends. This is our go-to checklist.


Ladder Stabilizers

Work faster and smarter—and feel 10 times safer!

How to Work with Scaffolding Safely

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