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Hurricane Protection for Your Home

If you live in a hurricane-prone zone, here are ten hurricane protection tips to help you stay safe and prevent hurricane damage.

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How to Prevent Accidental Poisoning at Home

Accidental poisonings at home are a serious problem, but a study finds most Americans aren't taking the simple steps needed to prevent accidental poisoning. 

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Greasy Garage Rags Are Dangerous

Almost everyone who works in their garage has a pile of greasy, grimy, oily old rags in the corner.  But bad news: it’s a major fire hazard.  Piles of oily rags can spontaneously combust, turning your home into a fireball.

The good news is, there are easy ways to safely dispose of greasy...

Garage Floors
Dear Tom and Leslie: 

I'm self-employed and with the economy being tight, I'm spending a lot more time at home and thinking converting my garage to a workshop that I'd use to tackle projects from car repair to woodworking.  In reviewing the floor options, I'm trying to decide between...

Fall Garage Storage and Organization Tips

Fall is now fully underway, and it’s the perfect time to organize your garage. You likely have a number of summer items to put into storage, and it might be tempting to just chuck everything on the garage floor. But a heaping pile can be hazardous as well as an eyesore, and will only cause...

Find out how to get more out of your garage with tips for garage floor finishes, converting a garage to a workshop, and smart garage storage solutions like pegboard wall panels. Learn what to look for when shopping for a garage door, how to winterize your garage and protect it from weather extremes like hurricanes, and how to make your garage safe and prevent accidental poisoning with proper garage storage for chemicals.