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Infographic: Creating a Safe Room in Your Home

A safe room — a secure, reinforced, well-stocked space where you and your family can wait out any dangers — can save lives and provide peace of mind during an emergency.

Tips to Improve Your Home's Insulation

If you found your house felt too cold and you broke into a sweat each time you had to face another energy bill, consider making an improvement by adding insulation.

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Homeowners' Costs: Beyond the Mortgage

In addition to your mortgage, here are additional home-related expenses you’ll want to include in your budgeting.

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5 Steps to Preparing Your Home for a Disaster

Given how unpredictable nature can be, it’s a good idea to take measures to reduce your risks, protect your home and keep your family safe.


How to Landscape Your Home for Fire Safety

Here’s how your landscaping can help keep you safe in the event of a brush, grass or forest fire.

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