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Best Smoke Detectors of 2022
We reviewed the top fire and smoke alarms for your home. Protect your family by...
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Best Fire Extinguishers
We talked to firefighters to select the most reliable, easy-to-use fire extinguishers that will fit...
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A Guide to the Best Fire Escape Ladders
To help make your home safer, we’ll cover some of the features you want in...
The Best Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detectors of 2022
From smart carbon monoxide detectors to simple plug-in units, we found the best CO detectors...
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Best Home Safes
The best home safes protect against more than burglary; they’re fire and water resistant too....
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Best Motion Detector Lights of 2022
Nothing stops a trespasser in their tracks faster than motion sensor lighting. That’s why we’ve...

Maintenance and prevention

From your front yard to the attic, a little maintenance goes a long way to keep your home safe and in good condition. Our seasonal checklists can show you how to prevent hazards like fire, poor indoor air quality, mold, and burglary.

Hazards at home

Hazards like asbestos, mold, and radon can linger in your home undetected. Learn the basics of detection, prevention, and treatment for common home hazards like these.

Security Cameras

Smile, you’re on camera! Security cameras can catch hazards while you’re away from home.

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Emergency Prep

Whether it’s a fire, flood, or tornado, natural disasters are worth preparing for. We cover topics like how to prepare an emergency kit and create an evacuation plan.

Resources

Want more home safety tips? These articles will get you started.
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20 Things You’ll Need for Your First Home
Here's everything you need to equip your new home for safety, security, and convenience. Find...
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How Can I Keep My Home Safe While I’m Away?
Whether you’re at the office, on an overnight business trip, or an extended tropical vacation,...
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What Are Some General Home Safety Tips?
If there’s one place you should always feel safe, it’s in your own home. It’s...

Home Safety FAQ

From preparing for emergencies to preventing disasters, we answer your home safety questions.

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