Fall brings colorful leaves tumbling from the trees and onto everything below. But as pretty as they are, it’s important to be aware that autumn leaves can create potentially hazardous conditions at your home and in your car. Here’s what can happen—and what to do about it.
Dark clothing and bulky masks can add hazards to trick-or-treating. And while some smart tips can make for safer costumes, a safe Halloween begins inside your home—before you head out with the kids. Here are some ways to help diminish frights on All Hallows’ Eve.
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When a hurricane is in the forecast, storm-related damage may be top of mind. But there’s also a real chance the power may go out, maybe for several days. Fortunately, a little smart preparation can go a long way to help keep your family safe when the electrical grid goes …keep reading
The roof over your home—that essential guardian from the elements—isn’t meant to live forever. While slate, copper or concrete roofs could have a lifespan of 50 years or more, those with asphalt shingles typically last less than half that long.
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Installing a fence—one of the easier upgrades you can make to your yard—can provide several benefits. It can give you increased privacy and block an unsightly view, or help define your property boundaries. And a fence that’s tall enough could help keep children and pets in the yard while helping …keep reading