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.
In this instructional video, This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey describes how an in-home sprinkler system works
If you’re looking to invest in home security, keep reading our Brinks Home Security review to learn more about pricing, packages, and customer reviews before you buy.
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.
Improving indoor air quality with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey
Protecting your home starts the minute someone enters your property, and for many that’s via the driveway. Keep reading for the best driveway alarms and tips for choosing the best alarm for your home.
Investing in a home security system can improve home safety and help protect your home from break-ins and theft. Keep reading to learn about the best home security systems and find a solution that’s right for you.
The Nest Secure and Ring Alarm systems might seem similar, but they are two very different home security systems with unique benefits. Our Nest vs. Ring guide will help you decide which is right for you and your home.
In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and host Kevin O'Connor discover ways to rid a home of mold
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.
This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman teaches host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about these fire safety devices.
In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey examines various types of carbon-monoxide detectors
If you’re looking for a security system without the long-term contracts and monthly fees, a self-monitored security system may be right for you. In this article, we discuss the features, pricing, and benefits of the best self-monitored home security systems.
Ring and SimpliSafe are two of the least expensive options for DIY home security systems. We examine the pros and cons of each company to determine who will get the most out of their products.
Nest is part of Google’s foray into home security. This high-cost but high-quality network of hardware includes a central hub, a video doorbell, several sensors, and security cameras, all of which connect with other smart home devices. Keep reading this Nest home security review to learn more.
If you’re looking for a home security system in Connecticut, read on to learn about the top companies and find the right equipment for your home.
Home security systems give homeowners peace of mind knowing that their home is protected. In this ADT review, we go over details about the company and what it offers to help you determine if it’s right for you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 apps are user-friendly and have key functions like smart home integration, two-way talk, video storage, and more.
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.
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.