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12 safety tips for holiday decorating

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Before you light those candles or trim that tree, we've got the safety tips you need to keep your home merry, bright, and safe through the new year.  The winter holidays are less than a month away. Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, arrives December 22nd and runs until the 30th. Christmas trees need to be up by December 25th (or January 7th for...
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How to defend your home against the critter invasion

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Winter brings guests to your home for the holidays, but some—like rodents, spiders, and other small invaders—you want to keep out. Here's how. We've all been there—woken up in the middle of the night with scampering across the floor or scratching in your walls. Mice, rats, and even squirrels can make their way inside your warm home, on top of the u...
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The most popular heating systems and the maintenance you absolutely, positively must do annually

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"I loved the Polar Vortex, so I'm not going to complete the routine maintenance to keep my heating system working," said no one ever.   ​ Heating is no joking matter. A cold winter's night can be unpleasant at best, and rather than suffering through with blanket forts and warm tea (if you have a gas stove), complete the proper maintenance to a...
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How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey: Advice from top chefs

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Thanksgiving is both delicious and dangerous, so we've found tips and tricks to help you cook your Thanksgiving bird to scrumptious perfection safely. ​ Thanksgiving is one of the best days of the year. There's food and drink, then even more food and more drink, and just when you think you're full, you somehow find room for pie. But Thanksgiving ca...
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Your home’s holiday wish list: Tech edition

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Deck your halls with tech this season! We've got holiday home gift ideas that will not only lower your bills but also your stress level.  Whether your home is a recent new build or has been around for quite some time, there's always a new piece of tech to help upgrade your life. This holiday season, we've compiled a list of smart presents that...
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Cooking safety tips you absolutely, positively must do before you start your turkey prep

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More home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year, and most can be prevented by following these simple safety tips.   ​ It's not surprising that most home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving, followed closely by Christmas Day, Christmas Eve, and the day before Thanksgiving. In fact, the National Fire Prevention Assoc...
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3 Things you absolutely must do if your house is haunted and the one thing you shouldn't

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Think you're living in a haunted house? We'll help you find out and deal with the ghost making your home their life-after-death nest.  So you have a ghost living in your house. Congratulations! First, that means your house is way cooler than your next door neighbor's, and second, you should have some awesome ghost stories for your Halloween pa...
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Not-so-scary essential fall home maintenance

Not-so-scary essential fall home maintenance
Get over your fear of tackling your home maintenance list with these essential autumn repairs you can complete before the trick-or-treaters arrive. ​Halloween is a time for ghoulish delights, not homeowner frights, but that's exactly what your home might deliver. And when you have expected guests popping in for treats, you don't want to worry about...
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Getting smart about (smart) smoke detectors

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We all know the importance of having smoke detectors, but who among us has not disconnected one due to that low battery chirping or because it went off while you were cooking? Temporarily disconnecting your smoke detector may not seem like a big deal at the time, but often those low batteries won't get replaced or reconnected after the smoke-filled...
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The trouble with trees

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If a tree falls on your property, it'll make some noise and cause some damage. Prevent a dangerous situation with our all-in-one guide on tree removal. ​Trees are more than just a natural accent to your property. They can present a clear and present danger to your home if diseased or in a precarious position. If you have a worst-case scenario and n...
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The alarming truth about in-home alarms

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Saving lives from house fires is as simple as a few batteries, a handful of alarms, and some metaphorical elbow grease. Here's what you need to know. Firefighters, Smokey the Bear, and Sparky the Fire Dog all tell you the same thing: Most house fires are preventable. Not to put you in the hot seat when it comes to the "only you can...." messag...
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