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.

A woman and her dog sit in front of a wood-burning stove and look out the window at a snow-covered landscape.

Is Your Fireplace Still Safe to Use?

Prevent home fires and other dangers with these precautions.
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How to Choose the Best Home Security Camera for You

Six questions to help you decide which option is best for your household.
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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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Do Hazards Lurk in Your Garage?

Garages and driveways can harbor hazards. Our top tips for decreasing clutter and increasing safety.
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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Here are the steps you can take to keep yourself and your possessions from getting soaked.
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5 Things You Can Do to Reduce Light Pollution

Make these simple, low-cost changes to help migrating birds and improve your sleep.
A woman installs a new smoke alarm.

Why You Need a Smart Smoke Alarm

These devices watch over your home when you’re away.
A woman holds a cat in front of stacked moving boxes.

How to Move With Pets

Simple steps to help your cat or dog stay calm during a move.
A kid lays in the water on a slip and slide on a hot day.

How to Stay Safe During Extreme Heat

Prepare your family, pets, and community for dangerous temperatures.
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Solar Energy Pros and Cons

Understand the disadvantages and advantages of adding solar panels to your home.
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How to Prevent and Get Rid of Ants

Try these strategies to keep ants away from your home.
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8 Tips to Make Your Pool More Efficient

Save energy, water, and chemicals while keeping your swimming pool clean and inviting.
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7 Facts Every Homeowner Should Know About Insurance

From laptops to swimming pools, AAA shares seven important facts about what your policy covers.
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Everything You Need to Know About Setting Up a Smart Home

Building a smart home can start with a single bulb or switch.
A mother and son turn on their air purifier in their living room.

Now’s the Time to Prepare for Summer’s Heat, Fire, and Smoke

A bit of preparation now will help keep you safe and comfortable.