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The 5 Best Fire Extinguishers (2022 Guide)

Fire extinguishers put out small fires in your kitchen, basement, bedroom, or other area of your home. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best fire extinguishers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

SimpliSafe Home Security Review (2022)

SimpliSafe is an established home security company that offers alarm systems and monitoring services to keep your home or business safe. This review of SimpliSafe includes everything the company has to offer and shows how it compares to competitors.

Best DIY Home Security Systems (2022)

If you don’t want to be held down by long contracts, you may benefit from a DIY home security system. In this article we discuss the best DIY home security systems to help you choose a system for your home.

The 5 Best Home Generators (2022 Review)

When buying a home generator, it’s important to consider outlet options, fuel type, and noise level, among other factors. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best home generators on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

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How to Wire a Portable Generator

Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman explains a few different methods for hooking up a portable generator to a house.

Closing Your Vacation Home for the Season

It was a blast relaxing in your home away from home but now it's time to winterize it. Here are the steps you need to take.

Fire Extinguishers

How effective are they? Which should you buy? Here's what every homeowner needs to know.

All About Locks

Locksets are the first line of defense in home security. Matching the lock to the task is the key

Burglarproof Locks

Even a door equipped with a high-quality lockset is an easy target.