Smoke detector
It’s a potentially fatal (and far too common) scenario: An otherwise functional smoke alarm is rendered ineffective when a homeowner, annoyed by an end-of-life signal or false alarm, deliberately deactivates…
New Homeowners
As a first-time home buyer, no doubt you’re encountering lots of new things all at once. From navigating confusing mortgage lingo to figuring out how everything in your place operates,…
House
Looking for a new home can be exciting—and overwhelming. In order to properly assess the quality of a house, there are some key things you should check out early on…
Tornado Myths Debunked
Tornadoes can strike with little warning and transform a landscape within a matter of minutes. And while their damage can be deadly, so can the confusing myths about tornadoes that…
Day 19: Map Out Your Route
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Day 17: Know Where They'll Be
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Day 16: Plan 2 Ways Out
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Day 15: Select Your Safe Space
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
Day 14: Decode the Weather
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…
20 Days to Ready: Learn Life-Saving Skills (Day 13)
20 Days to Ready is a series of simple, daily tasks to help you better prepare for emergencies and protect your family when disaster strikes. Follow along, day by day,…