Home Safety Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring home safety ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
A quality indoor security camera produces clear footage and audio so that you can monitor rooms that need a little extra attention. In this review, the This Old House Reviews team tests the best available indoor security cameras on Amazon to help you make a selection that’s right for your home.
Our window and door alarm guide will help you choose the right alarm devices for your home. Read on for the best door and window alarms of 2021.
If you’re looking to detect smoke and carbon monoxide in your home, read our review to learn about the best smoke and carbon monoxide detectors on Amazon.
The This Old House Reviews team evaluated the best air purifiers on the market to help you make a smart purchase. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
If you have spare, unused masks, respirator cartridges, nitrile gloves, safety goggles or face shields, please donate them.
Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shares a personal story on the dangers of carbon monoxide and how an operational CO detector could be the difference between life and death..
Standard-issue detectors have saved countless lives, but those battery-powered sentries can drive you crazy with false alarms and middle-of-the-night chirps ("Help! my battery needs changing . . . now!"). Some new smartphone-connected smoke and carbon monoxide detectors offer fixes for that—and more. Here’s a sampling.
There are a lot of choices these days in the way of connected devices for a safer, more secure, and more convenient home. Maybe too many. To help you figure it out, here are 5 starter kits tailored to 5 very different types of homes and homeowners
Keep fire from gaining a foothold on your deck or inside your home's walls with these flame-resistant framing materials
A tragic fire set the stage for this This Old House renovation project in Billerica
The question is why? After all, they're within reach-right in your kitchen cupboard.
Bermuda's limestone roofs withstand hurricanes and collect precious rainwater
Most safety gear won’t cost you an arm and a leg, however, a hazardous work environment might. Keeping your body protected must always be your first priority, so it’s imperative that you invest in equipment that ensures that you’re kept safe from potential harm.