Going On Vacation? Don’t Tell The Burglars!

February 22, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Drawing from a series of interview with former convicts, this interview shows how to keep your home from bring an easy target for burglars while you’re on vacation.

Home Safety Tip : How To Install And Test A Smoke Detector

November 22, 2010 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to the United States Fire Administration, in 2008, there were an estimated 378,200 in-home fires. Combined, these fires caused $8 billion in property damage and killed 2,600 people.

Are You Throwing Out Food Before It Goes Bad?

August 9, 2010 by John · Leave a Comment 

Just because the expiration date has passed, that doesn’t mean that the food is spoiled. It’s a deep-seated misconception that results in the average American household wasting 14% of all food purchases. Learn what to pitch — and what to keep.

Ex-Burglars Share Tips On Protecting Your Home From Break-Ins

August 2, 2010 by John · Leave a Comment 

This week marks the start of August, a popular vacation month for Americans. Maybe you’re among the many that will leave town for a few days — or a few weeks. But, before you leave your home, make sure you don’t leave clues for burglars.

How To Prevent Mercury Poisoning With CFL Light Bulbs

July 26, 2010 by John · Leave a Comment 

CFL bulbs tend to pay for themselves in less a year and often last for several. It’s no wonder they’re so popular. But they also come with health risks.

How To Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 6, 2010 by John · Leave a Comment 

An EPA study shows that close to dozen common air pollutants are 2 to 5 times more concentrated indoors versus outdoors, regardless of whether the home is is located in Rural America, or in an industrial zone.

How To Use A Fire Extinguisher In Your Home

June 28, 2010 by John · Leave a Comment 

In 2006, in the U.S., a person died in an in-home fire every 2 hours, 42 minutes, on average; someone was injured every 32 minutes. Nearly $7 billion of property damage was caused.