Stay Safe with Your Summer Fires

Summer is the perfect time to fire up the grill, gather around your backyard fire pit or build a camp fire while enjoying the great outdoors. Just remember to follow proper safety precautions to avoid serious injuries. These fire safety tips from the U.S. Fire...

A Baby Boomers’ Guide to Aging in Place

If you’re one of the millions of American baby boomers approaching their 70s, you may be asking if now is an opportunity to move and downsize to a smaller, more manageable home, or to stay put in your current home and repurpose any extra space vacated by adult...

Staying Safe at Home: 5 Hazards, 5 Solutions

More than 21 million people are injured each year in accidents around the home. The National Association of Home Builders is partnering with Builders Mutual Insurance this year to promote Safety 365: a way to remind home owners to be safe every day in 2018. The five...

Desire to ‘Age in Place’ Gets Even More Popular

Older Americans largely prefer to stay in their current homes as they age rather than downsize or relocate. And that is a major driver in the continued growth of “aging-in-place” remodeling. This technique involves making home modifications — big or small — to help...

Protecting Your Home from Severe Summer Weather

As temperatures continue to increase around the country, the likelihood for severe weather increases too. Hurricanes, tornadoes, heavy rains, and flash flooding all threaten homes and communities during the warmer months. The good news is that you can be prepared by...
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