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Hosting Thanksgiving? 5 Essential Tips to Avoid Food Poisoning or a Fire

All across the United States, families will soon be gathering for Thanksgiving dinner with turkey all the trimmings. For most, the meal will be delicious and biggest concern will be over how many calo…

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How to Get Your Fireplace Ready for Winter

"Chim chim-i-ney, chim chim-i-ney …" If you loved Walt Disney's Mary Poppins as a child, you're sure to have a soft spot for chimney sweeps. The thought of inviting a colorful Dick van Dyke-esque char…

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Easy, Safe and Eco-Friendly Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween is one of the most thrilling days of the year for young children. And of course, the main focus of all the excitement is choosing a really fantastic outfit to dress up in. As a parent, you…

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Can Your Dryer Be Deadly?

  It's easy to think of kitchen mishaps, wiring problems or unattended candles as the cause of the typical house fire, but there's a less known risk lurking in your laundry room. Every year, o…

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22 Fire Safety Tips for Christmas

Nobody wants a house fire for Christmas, but it's so easy to let the spirit of the season distract us from common sense fire safety practices. Now is the time to brush up on the little things that can…

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5 Tips to Stop a Fire Before it Starts

Did you know that every minute in the U.S., 17 kids go to the emergency room with unintentional injuries? That number can go even higher at holiday time. That's why we're grateful to our friends at …

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