When fires or injuries occur on your property, your homeowners insurance policy will usually cover you. However, fireworks add another layer of complexity. So if you’re planning to light sparklers or set off bottle rockets and firecrackers this year, here are a few things to keep in mind — especially as it relates to your homeowners insurance.
Xeriscaping is a landscaping practice in which you replace existing plants with native varieties that don’t require a lot of water. The aim is to create a sustainable landscape that requires little irrigation. It helps reduce the need to bring in water to areas affected by drought.
Heating your home with oil seems … well, a little old-timey. Modern heating technology has actually made oil one of the safest and most cost-effective choices on the market. So, how does oil heat work? Here's what you need to know.
If there’s water coming out of your taps, you probably have a water service line buried on your property. An exterior water service line carries water from the public main into your home. Sounds simple enough. But when it comes to who’s responsible for repairs, it can get a little complicated.
Klein Tools is recalling nearly 1.7 million non-contact voltage testers due to a shock hazard that has already been cited in an injury. In the recall alert, announced June 9, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that the device’s on/off button can remain depressed during the power-on or power-off cycle, causing the tester to function improperly and resulting in a failure for users testing electrical sources to be warned of the presence of live voltage.