Once warm weather returns, household odors aren’t the only impact on air in the home. As families spend more time outdoors, pollen and other airborne allergens are also brought indoors, contributing to poor air quality. But you can clear the air by installing the Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter from 3M.
The arrival of summer means we all get to spend more time outside, which also means we’ll have more exposure to such summer pests as mosquitoes, spiders and cockroaches. Learn how to protect yourself against mosquitoes, spiders and cockroaches, whether you're outdoors or indoors.
Automatically minimize the effects of bathroom moisture with a Broan and NuTone ULTRA Humidity Sensing Bath Fan. Equipped with ULTRA Sense Technology, it turns on when it senses a rapid rise in humidity and shuts off when the excess humidity has been removed, for a comfortable, humidity-free environment and energy savings.
Accidental poisoning is the second-leading cause of home injury deaths, and a top safety concern for most Americans. Yet fewer than 20 percent take proper precautions to prevent accidental poisonings. Learn what to do to protect your loved ones from accidental poisoning in the home.
Learn How to find and kill bed bugs in your hotel room, dorm or home. Here are tips on how to find and eliminate bedbugs and bedbug bites at home, or in hotel rooms when traveling.
Save time on projects with the Black & Decker Matrix. Consisting of one lithium-powered base unit with a Quick Connect System for adding multiple tools, the Matrix Drill/Driver provides best-in-class speed and torque for a range of DIY activities.
Replacement windows can improve both energy efficiency and your family's health. If your home was built prior to 1978, your current windows are likely finished with lead-based paint and exposing your family to harm on a daily basis. Learn how window replacement by a professional certified in lead-safe work practices can make a difference for your home and family.
Tom Kraeutler from The Money Pit demos DuPont’s Sanitizer for Sealed Natural Stone, which meets the challenge of disinfecting surfaces without harming precious natural stone. DuPont’s formula kills 99.9 percent of bacteria, including E. coli, staph and salmonella.
All mold needs to grow is a little moisture, air and the “food” of organic matter like paper, fibers and dust. No matter how clean your home, mold will grow where the conditions are ideal, including unexpected places like chimneys, lighting fixtures and air conditioners.
Experts agree that the U.S. has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, but that’s no guarantee that what comes out of your tap is absolutely contaminant-free. You can’t see, smell or taste most serious water quality problems. Find out how to test residential drinking water and correct any contamination issues.
Hot weather is ideal for insect breeding and development, and this summer's record temperatures are increasing bug populations and problems around the United States. This is leading to even more pests than ever in our backyards and homes, especially mosquitoes, which carry West Nile virus.
During Home Safety Month in June, replace home smoke alarms. Smoke alarms that are over ten years old may not work in an emergency, and one in four U.S. homes is due for smoke alarm replacement.
Tom Kraeutler from The Money Pit demos the Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter from 3M, which removes odors throughout your home, such as those from cooking, cleaning chemicals, tobacco smoke, mildew and pets.
The Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter from 3M removes odors throughout your home, such as those from cooking, cleaning chemicals, tobacco smoke, mildew and pets. The Filtrete Odor Reduction Filter also captures large airborne allergens from the air as it passes through the filter, including mold spores and dust mite debris that can lead to poor air quality.
Fypon Stone and Timber accents add beautiful, durable curb appeal to home exteriors. Fypon Stone and Timber accents are made of high-performance polyurethane, with realistic pre-cast concrete stone or woodgrain textures.
Invest in the right vacuum cleaner to make chore day easier. Consider the type of vacuum that will work best for your home's flooring, and check out the advantages of a HEPA filtration system for allergen reduction in the home.
Men have caves, women have greenhouses. A new trend shows that the relaxing getaway for her is in the backyard.
Doing a project right means doing it safely. Gear up with 3M TEKK Protection eyewear, hearing protection and respirators for safe and successful home projects.
Learn about the Twist Handheld Shower from Moen, which allows users to easily switch between four spray patterns with one hand. Get tips on how to clean your bathroom with “Shine,” a strong, focused spray ideal for cleaning your bathtub and shower.
Tom Kraeutler from The Money Pit demos NuTone’s new LunAura exhaust fans, which provide Ultra Silent
Find out why icynene spray foam insulation is the premium insulating product on the market. Learn about its ability to expand into cracks, crevices and gaps to reduce air leaks and make your home more energy efficient.
Learn about the new 3600 Skil Flooring Saw makes laying floors easier. The Skil Flooring Saw can make miter, rip and cross cuts with ease. It cuts through solid wood, egineered wood and laminate flooring.
The EPA is proposing a new rule to protect consumers by requiring companies to report new uses of chemicals used in home improvement products known as glymes.
Learn about the MedCottage, a modular home for the elderly. Find out how the MedCottage monitors vital signs.