How To Buy And Maintain A Backup Generator

portable backup generator

When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012, an estimated 8 million homes across 17 states lost power, and only a tiny portion of them reportedly had an emergency generator. Afterward, not surprisingly, generator sales soared.

After 2017’s devastating hurricanes, generators are again top of mind. But …keep reading

Surprising Home Safety Hazards

surprising home safety hazards

If you visit Pablo Solomon’s home in the Texas Hill Country, be sure to watch out for scorpions.

When Solomon, an artist and environmental-design expert, warns others about these critters (who like to crawl into unattended shoes), he’s being not only a good host but a smart homeowner. …keep reading

America’s Creepiest Places To Visit

Eastern State Penitentiary

Decaying stone walls surround you as you walk through darkened hallways, passing by the rusted doors of small cells. Prisoners once lived here in total isolation, with little to do but think about the path that led them there. It has been decades since Pennsylvania’s Eastern State Penitentiary housed prisoners, …keep reading