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Home Safety

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That's the thing about accidents, you never see them coming. Fortunately, safety experts do have an idea where we go wrong—and what we can do to keep our homes safe.

Fire
Advice on smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, home fire sprinklers, fire drills, and what to do in case of an actual fire.

Carbon Monoxide
Tips for reducing the risk of carbon monoxide in your home, as well purchasing, installing, testing, and maintaining a CO detector.

Slips and Falls
Useful tips to help prevent slips and falls in your home.

Electrical Safety
Avoid shocking experiences: Use extension cords safely, replace faulty receptacles, test your GFCIs, and learn about new AFCIs.

DIY Safety
A trip to the ER slows down your project even more than extra trips to the home center. Here's how to use ladders, lawn mowers, and tools safely.

 

 

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