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Why and How to Clean Your Smoke DetectorsTo keep your smoke detectors operating properly, you should clean them at least every six months. This article explains why, and the easy steps you can take to clean your smoke detectors. more ▶
Fireproofing Your Home: Prevention; Detection; ActionKeeping your home and family safe from fires involves focusing on three areas: prevention, detection and taking emergency actions in the case of an actual fire. 400,000 homes catch on fire each year. more ▶
Choosing the Right Fire ExtinguisherDo you have fire extinguishers in your kitchen, garage and workshop? And as important, are they the correct type for your home? This article gives: the different types of fire extinguishers; how to select the right one; and how to properly use. more ▶
7 Things That Can EXPLODE in Your Home!If your attitude towards home maintenance is "I don’t want to know about it, unless it will keep my house from blowing up!", then you will love this article and video. In it, we will be discussing seven things that can explode in your home. more ▶
Preventing the 5 Most Fatal Home AccidentsHome accidents cause more deaths each year than any other reason except for motor vehicle accidents. This article and video discusses steps you can take around your home to prevent the 5 leading causes of home accident deaths. more ▶
Protecting Your Family from Deadly Radon GasEven if your home passed a radon test when you bought it, the natural settling of your home over time creates floor cracks which can allow deadly radon gas to come into your house. Nearly 1 out of every 15 homes in the U.S. is estimated to have elevated radon levels. more ▶
See also:CO Detectors.