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Kerosene Heater Safety

If you plan to use a kerosene heater to help heat your home this winter, use extreme caution. According to the National Fire Protection Association, supplemental heating equipment, such as a kerosene heater, is the leading cause of home fires during...

Home Heating Safety

Regardless of the method you use to heat your home, the United States Consumer and Product Safety Commission encourages you to: Equip your home with at least one smoke alarm on each floor and outside sleeping areas. Install a Carbon Monoxide (CO)...

Safe Home Checklist

Understanding how a home was built and what natural hazards it may face are just as important as the aesthetic features that attracted you to it. Use this checklist to help determine some of the risk factors to keep in mind.

Protect Where You Live

Find out how to protect where you live. Get tips and guidelines to help you prepare for natural disasters like floods, earthquakes, winter weather and hurricanes.

Home Inventory Checklist

The lists below group items by the room in which they are most likely to be found or items by a category. Beside the items you have in your house, you will need to write a brief description of the item, when and where it was bought and the make or...