House & Home Tips

Get tools and advice to make your house your dream home. From home improvement ideas to fire safety tips and news on the latest smart home tech, find information to keep your family's home safe and beautiful for years to come.

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How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Remove indoor air pollution and breathe easier with these 10 tips.
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10 Smart Home Devices for Renters

Smart tech doesn’t have to be permanently installed.
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How to Spot Common Roof Problems

Keep one of the most important parts of your home in good shape.
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Are You Ready for a Wildfire?

Follow these 15 expert tips to make sure you’re prepared.
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How to Help Save the Western Monarch Butterfly

Implement these strategies in your yard and community to help the butterflies bounce back.
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10 Common Remodeling Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

What you need to know for successful renovations.
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How to Detect and Prevent Real Estate Fraud

Both buyers and renters should be aware of these common scams.
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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Summer

Stay cool inside while cutting high summer utility bills with these 9 simple steps.
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How to Stay Safe During Extreme Heat

Prepare your family, pets, and community for dangerous temperatures.
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The Best Places to Install Home Security Cameras

Find out where to put indoor and outdoor cameras for the best results.
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How to Get Rid of Gnats and Flies

Plus how to keep these pesky flying creatures away from your home.
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Home Maintenance Schedule

Basic maintenance tasks can quickly pile up or easily be forgotten. This checklist has you covered.
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How to Care for Your Home's Foundation

Your home’s support system could use some attention.
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Simple Steps to Make Your Home More Welcoming to Disabled Guests

Minor adjustments can improve your home’s accessibility and comfort for visitors.