The 5 Best Baby Gates (2023 Guide)
You can section off your home’s rooms or levels with baby gates to prevent your toddler from getting hurt. In this guide, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the best baby gates on Amazon.
The 4 Best Hidden Cameras (2023 Guide)
Hidden cameras keep track of your home and family. In this guide, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the four best hidden cameras on Amazon to help you find the right product for you.
How to Babyproof Your Home
Nathan Gilbert, Mauro Henrique, and Heath Eastman help a homeowner prepare their home for their baby’s future, keeping them safe from serious hazards like poisons, electricity, and falls.
The 5 Best Fire Escape Ladders (2023 Review)
From pet rescue crates to multi-story ladders, we researched the best fire escape ladders and devices on Amazon to help you find the one that’s right for you.
A Snowbird’s Guide to Winterizing the Home
Do you travel to warmer weather during the winter months but often worry about leaving for a long period of time? Read on for tips on protecting your main residence from potential problems so you can relax all season in that sunny vacation spot.
Safety Tips for Home DIY Projects
Doing it yourself should also mean doing it safely. But for folks without a lot of construction experience, knowing how to keep safe while still making progress on a home renovation or repair can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Keep these simple precautions in mind while tackling your own projects to increase the odds of staying safe and finishing the project.
How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Your House
Whether it’s from a fire in the home or a wildfire nearby, put that scary memory behind you with these effective tricks for removing the odor of smoke. Here’s how.
Understanding Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman teaches host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about these fire safety devices.
The 5 Best Fire Extinguishers (2023 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.
The 5 Best Carbon Monoxide Detectors (2023 Review)
A necessary device in your home, a carbon monoxide detector ensures that the presence of this harmful gas is identified. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best carbon monoxide detectors on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various department stores, home improvement stores, and online retailers like Amazon.
The 5 Best Safes (2023 Review)
Whether you’re trying to protect items in your home or on a trip, a safe can provide you with the security you need. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best safes 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.
The 13 Most Hazardous Homeowner DIY Trends
From DIY decks and porches to seemingly innocent wall demolition—a home inspection expert explains which popular home improvement projects are the riskiest for homeowners to tackle and why.
Smart Home Security: Keeping Tabs on Your House
Protect your property from porch pirates, intruders, and more with a smart home security system you can set up in an afternoon.
How to Prevent House Fires
Unsure where to begin when it comes to preventing a house fire? Start with the action items here.
Simple Ways to Safeguard Your Home in Winter
These small projects will safeguard you and your home through the cold-weather months.
How to Choose a Smart Doorbell
Home technology expert Ross Tretheway shows host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about smart home doorbells.
The 5 Best Home Generators (2023 Review)
When you’re 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.
6 Best Asbestos Test Kits (2023 Review)
Having asbestos in your home can cause serious illnesses, including lung cancer and mesothelioma. Thankfully, there’s a simple way to check for its presence and help with your peace of mind.
Creating a Forever Home: Aging in Place
Here’s how you can go about aging in place not just gracefully but gradually—without giving up the house you love.
How to Repair Damage After a House Fire
The job of restoring your home can be physically demanding, dirty, and emotionally exhausting—but it’s doable and well worth the reward of getting your house back.
How to Increase Garage Door Security
Protect your home and everything inside with these simple tips to help make your garage, an easy entry point for burglars, more secure.
Home Safety for Seniors—What You Should Know
Keep your loved ones safe by reading these home safety tips for seniors. We detail ways to make a home hazard-free and secure from outside threats.
ADT vs. Vivint (2022)
ADT and Vivint are both great home security companies. Learn what makes them different and which is better for your house and family.
The 4 Best Indoor Security Cameras on Amazon
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.
Best Home Security Systems in Columbus, Ohio (2022)
If you’re looking for a security system to protect yourself and your home, read our guide on the best home security systems in Columbus, Ohio.
How to Choose a Home Security System (2022)
There are many factors to consider when choosing a security system for your home, from installation to monitoring and more. Read our guide below to find out all you need to know.
How Much Does a Home Security System Cost?
In this article, we break down the costs of a home security system so that you can select the one that’s right for your home.
Best Home Security Systems in Indianapolis (2022)
The best home security systems in Indianapolis let you rest easy at night with features like easy installation, 24/7 professional monitoring, and straightforward equipment.
Home Security System Installation: Professional vs. DIY
Both professional and DIY home security installations have their pros and cons. Read our summary of both installation methods to decide which one is right for you.
The Best Home Security System Apps (2022)
The best home security apps are user-friendly and have key functions like smart home integration, two-way talk, video storage, and more.
Best Apartment Security Tips and Systems (2022)
Read on to learn about tips on how to keep your apartment safe along with security systems that are apartment-friendly with easy DIY installation, portable equipment, and no contracts.
Best Home Security Systems for Pet Owners (2022)
The best home security systems for pet owners come with motion sensors, 24/7 monitoring, and remote viewing. Read on to learn about our top picks that have these features.