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DIY Safety

Working on a home DIY project is a great way to save money and have fun. Whether you're painting the nursery or using the chainsaw in your garage, home DIY safety is an important aspect of keeping yourself and your family safe at home.

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Should I replace or repair broken home appliances?

Is your retro fridge on the fritz again? Maybe your months-old dishwasher is giving you trouble? When a home appliance breaks, it can throw you for a loop. But before you run out and spend thousands on a replacement, diagnose the problem first.


10 Things Your Plumber Doesn't Want You to Know

Plumbing is serious business. It's not something you want to mess around with yourself unless you know what you're doing, but it can be very expensive to have a plumber come in. But before he does, there are a few things you should know.

5 Easy Home Hardware Tricks

Whether or not you're already handy with around-the-house jobs like hanging shelves or loosening old screws, our list will provide you with some helpful pointers to make your work easier, safer and more convenient.

Top 5 Innovations in Home Security

When you lay your head down on your pillow at night or when you leave on vacation, it's comforting to know your home is secure. Here are our favorite innovations for keeping you and your possessions safe.

Home, Safe Home: 10 Ways to Secure Your Home

Home is where the heart is. It's also where Grandma's rubies and the flat-screen TV are. Keep your abode safe with our common-sense and street-smart tips. As they say, better safe than sorry!

Top 10 Ways to Crime-proof Your House

A thief can steal more than your valuables -- a thief can take your peace of mind. Here are 10 ways to keep that from happening.

10 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe While on Vacation

You can't leave all your worries behind if your home is unprotected. Here are 10 tips to consider before you head out on vacation.

Should I replace or repair broken home appliances?

Is your retro fridge on the fritz again? Maybe your months-old dishwasher is giving you trouble? When a home appliance breaks, it can throw you for a loop. But before you run out and spend thousands on a replacement, diagnose the problem first.

How to Protect Your Work Area for Safety

One of the best ways to protect yourself from injuries during a DIY project is to reduce the unexpected element. One simple solution: Have a dedicated workspace and maintain it well.

Top 10 DIY Safety Tips

Whether you're painting, putting in a sunroom or just puttering around the garage, make safety your top priority. No project is worth risking serious injury.

5 Things You Can Do To Prevent Accidents in Your Home

We often think of our homes as our safe havens, but that's not always the case. While there's no need to wear a helmet around the house all day, there are some practical things you can do to prevent accidents in your home.