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.

Protect Your Home When You're Away

Leaving town? Make sure your home is protected while you're away.

11 Things to Do Right Now to Prepare for Fall

Get ready for a new season with this smart list of things to do to usher in autumn.

6 Tips for Indoor and Outdoor Composting

Follow these basic rules to successfully compost indoors or outdoors.

How to Compost at Home

Cut down on your household trash, while reaping big environmental benefits.

How to Prepare to Evacuate Due to Wildfire

Get everything in order with this checklist so you can leave quickly and safely if necessary.

Should You Refinance Your Home?

Is it time to refinance your home? It depends.

Should You Downsize Your Home?

Discover the benefits of living smaller and follow these 5 steps to declutter and downsize your space.

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Home

Prevent mice, ants, bedbugs, and more.

What Homeowners Need to Know About Termites

Learn how to prevent termites from entering your home and what to do if you find an infestation.

8 Household Items That Are Toxic to Pets

Everyday items like essential oils and grapes can poison your cat or dog.

Your Complete Disaster Preparedness Plan

Check out these six tips for keeping your home and your loved ones safe when disasters such as fires and earthquakes strike.

What to Pack in an Emergency Kit for Any Disaster

Prepare for a disaster with this complete emergency kit checklist.