Fire Safety: How to Choose the Right Fire Extinguisher

Fire extinguishers are among the most important safety devices in any home or apartment. Used properly, residential fire extinguishers can help prevent small, self-contained fires from spreading and getting out of control. According to Kidde, homeowners should have a...
5 Tips for Fire Prevention Week

5 Tips for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week was established in 1925 to help educate the public on fire safety, and it is still observed every year during the week of October 9. While no one expects to have a fire in their home, the reality is that fire departments in the United States...
Types of Smoke Detectors: Knowing the Difference

Types of Smoke Detectors: Knowing the Difference

You change the batteries in your smoke detectors twice a year, and test them every month. But do you know what type of smoke detectors you have? Or, that having one kind over another may make a difference? There are two main smoke detector types, and each has a sensor...
When and How to Check Your Tire Pressure

When and How to Check Your Tire Pressure

Tires that are not inflated properly may wear excessively, which is one of the reasons it’s important to know how and when to check your tire pressure. Cars.com says tires with the incorrect pressure may lead to lower gas mileage and negatively impact your car’s...
9 Steps to Take Now for a Gorgeous Yard Next Spring

9 Steps to Take Now for a Gorgeous Yard Next Spring

Fall yard work is more than a series of chores. It’s an investment of time that may help prevent damage caused by winter’s frigid weather and set up your lawn and garden for a colorful spring display. Here are nine fall cleanup tips to help protect your home and get...
Renters: 6 Autumn Safety Tips

Renters: 6 Autumn Safety Tips

With the heat of summer cooling off, your thoughts may turn to enjoying the crisp, autumn air and watching the leaves change into vibrant colors. As you prepare to get cozy in your apartment and begin making holiday plans, here are six renter-friendly safety tips to...

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