A Lesson in Lightning Safety: Prevent and Protect

The summer months of June through August see the largest number of home fires caused by lightning strikes. How do you help protect your family and your home? We’ve compiled this primer on the risks of lightning and the precautions … Continued

7 Tips For Safe and Happy Trick-Or-Treating

Halloween is a night of fun and fright, but it does require extra caution when it comes to keeping your little monsters safe. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, “on average, twice as many child pedestrians are killed while walking on … Continued

Fire Pit Safety Tips: Do’s and Don’ts

Building a fire pit can be as simple as circling stones in your backyard or as complex as a professionally built unit on your patio. Either way, keep safety in mind. Here are some fire pit safety tips from ThisOldHouse … Continued

The Breakdown on Buying an RV: What to Consider

You foresee a future filled with scenic drives and family road trips. In other words, you’ve decided to buy a recreational vehicle. An RV is a major purchase that requires a bit of prep work to make sure you buy … Continued

After-Marriage Checklist: What to Do After ‘I Do’

If you’re a just-married bride or groom, you may assume the planning is over. But there are lots of post-wedding logistics to help you make a smooth transition to married life. Check out our after-wedding checklist. What to Do After … Continued

How to Negotiate Rent…The Right Way

If you’re renting an apartment, condo or home that you love, news of a rent increase can be disheartening. But rather than paying more or moving out, you may have a third option: rent negotiation. It sounds intimidating, but with … Continued

RV Accessories to Consider Before You Hit the Road

Buying a recreational vehicle can be an exciting purchase, but don’t forget the accessories. Here are some of the essentials: 10 Items for Your RV 1. Wheel chocks –  These wedges are placed against the wheels of the RV and help … Continued

Potential Dangers Your Piping System Could Cause

Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing – or CSST – is a flexible yellow pipe used to provide natural gas and propane to many homes and businesses. If you live or work in a structure built between 1990 and 2006, or if … Continued

Your PWC Maintenance Manual

When it comes to owning a personal watercraft, or PWC, there’s a lot to consider. First, you have to learn the skills, and then invest in the right safety equipment. But what about keeping your PWC running smoothly? Like any … Continued

Insider’s Guide: Planning a Cruise [INFOGRAPHIC]

You’ve researched and booked the cruise of your dreams, and you’re counting down the days until you hit the sea. To help make sure the trip is all you’ve hoped for, we have compiled some easy tips and tricks that … Continued