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Common Home Safety Hazards and How to Fix Them

Don't fall for these classic mistakes.

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6 Things Not to Do With Hydrogen Peroxide

It's a helpful product if you avoid these mistakes.

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How to Get Certified as a Chimney Cleaner

Yes, it can be a full-time job, and even a career.

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9 Surprising Things You Should Never Store in the Bathroom

At least protect these items in a cabinet.

Black mold on a wood ceiling
How to Keep the Mold Smell Away

Get to the source of the problem or face health concerns.

stained ceiling
How to Remove Bathroom Ceiling Mold

Even the best bathroom cleaning regimen can leave mold.

A gas meter.
Natural Gas Pipe Sizing Guide

Your go-to guide for natural gas pipe sizing.

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4 Tips for Getting Rid of Mildew Smell in the House

There's a reason, "Mildew" isn't an air freshener scent.

mildew on a white wall next to wood flooring
How to Clean Mildew Without Bleach

Reach for an alternative.

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How to Make Furnace Filter Face Masks

Some of them have materials close to medical grade.

A beige couch with five throw pillows.
How to Clean Mildew out of a Couch

Try saving your couch from mildew damage before tossing it.

hand made fabric medical face masks
How to Make Your Own Face Masks

Protective medical gear is in short supply.

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Ademco Fire Alarm

For an effective fire detection system, consider an Ademco fire alarm setup. Part of Ademco's Vista line of products, this company's fire alarms combine hardwired, wireless and addressable methods to provide a building with the best in fire detection. Ademco offers numerous fire alarm models, but each

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Simplex Alarm

Primarily a manufacturer of fire detection and containment systems, a Simplex alarm consists of multiple control panels and satellite devices that form an interlocking system designed to quickly detect, and in some cases, attempt to contain the spread of fire. Installed in buildings of all sizes, from

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Simplex Fire Alarm

Offering both conventional and addressable fire control systems, Simplex fire alarm devices are designed for buildings of all sizes. Whether you have a small building such as a single business, small school or apartment complex or you are in charge of the fire safety at a large factory or high rise,

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Simplex Fire Alarm Panel

Having the necessary Simplex fire alarm panel in place is paramount to ensuring the safety of not only your property but of the workers and customers therein. Buildings of different sizes require different alarm panels. In terms of central control, two basic types of panels are used: conventional and

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Simplex Fire Alarm System

Whether the size and design of a building calls for a conventional or addressable setup, a Simplex fire alarm system is the right choice to ensure top to bottom fire detection and protection. Conventional fire alarm systems are only installed nowadays in smaller buildings, for while they are designed

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Wireless Smoke Alarm

A wireless smoke alarm produced by Kidde, First Alert and other manufacturers is a reliable device installed in homes and businesses everywhere. Instead of relying upon the internal wiring of a structure for its power, wireless smoke alarms are battery powered, ensuring they continue to work even during

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Wireless Fire Alarm

In order to provide a basic level of safety, every level of a home should be outfitted with a wireless fire alarm. Wireless fire alarms are either self-contained devices, part of a series of interconnected units or one component of a larger fire/home security system. Whatever is the case, there are 2

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Fire Alarm Cable

Fire alarm cable is specifically used for the installation of a fire alarm system in buildings of all sizes. To ensure operation of the fire alarm, you need the right cable to connect the system control panel with every satellite component including notification appliances, initiating sensors and other

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Fire Alarm Panel

Found in commercial and public buildings of all sizes and applications, a fire alarm panel is the brains of any fire alarm system. Whether conventional or addressable, the fire alarm panel powers and communicates with the system's satellite components including the initiating devices, notification appliances

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Fire Alarm Systems

Fire alarm systems come in numerous types designed for buildings of all sizes, from relatively small schools or apartment complexes to large factories, commercial warehouses or high rises. Due to their scope and design, fire alarm systems are usually only found in commercial or public buildings. Homes

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Common Building Code Violations

If there are any parts of your house that need to be repaired so that they meet code, get the work done as soon as possible.

Fire blazes behind a smoke detector.
Save Your Home From Appliance Fires

Appliance fires can happen in the blink of an eye -- prevent them!

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Safety Hazards You're Overlooking

Don't be fooled into thinking your home is a safe haven.

A hand holding a house made of matchsticks that are on fire.
A Home Fire Safety Checklist

Especially in the months when we welcome a fire's warmth into our homes, it's important to take routine measures in the prevention of fire disasters.

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How to Clean a Microfiber Couch

Microfiber is popular because it is easy to care for.

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How to Keep Your Workplace Sanitized

Good practices help keep everyone healthier.

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The 10 Dirtiest Places in Homes

Don't forget these germ hotspots when you clean!

Black mildew in the corner of a wall
How to Use Mildew Resistant Paint

Mildew resistant paint helps keeps your space healthy.

A jug of vinegar.
7 Things to Never Do with Vinegar

Vinegar is widely used, but there are some places it should simply never go.

Colorful cleaning supplies in a bucket.
Cleaning Tasks to Make Your Home Safer

There are many parts of a home that are rarely cleaned, but should be.

A saw shooting sparks out as it's being used.
Safety Tips for Power Tools

Things can quickly go wrong when using power tools. Keep yourself safe with these measures.

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Give Your Home an Annual Safety Inspection

Take some time each year to ensure family's safety.

white quilted cotton
What Materials Make the Best Face Masks?

A double layer of quilted cotton is among the best options.

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Never Mix These Cleaning Products

Don't cause an unintended reaction while you're cleaning up.

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Cleaning Your Home to Fight Coronavirus

Good practices can significantly reduce the risk of spread.

The corner of a window is plagued with mold and mildew.
4 Home Remedies for Mildew Odor Removal

Use these tips to rid your home of that mildew stench.

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10 Home Items You Didn't Know Expire

Most are harmless, but ignoring some can be a hazard.

Red fiberglass.
How to Clean Fiberglass

White wine vinegar will make your fiberglass sparkle.

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Formaldehyde

What is Formaldehyde? Formaldehyde is an important industrial chemical used to make other chemicals,

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How to Get Rid of Cat Urine Odor

Get rid of any cat-urine odors, and not your feline friend, with this guide.

A standing shower with a fiberglass interior and glass doors.
How to Clean a Fiberglass Shower

Hard water and soap scum can take all the appeal out of a hot shower. Bring your fiberglass shower back to a clean shine.