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...

Make Your Home Safe for All Ages

Your 80-year-old aunt is coming to stay for a few days. You’re looking forward to the visit, but realize your home may not be entirely “older-generation” friendly. To help enhance the safety and comfort of your visitor, especially one who may have...
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