Doggie Day Spas, Smart Doorbells and Other Surprising Perks Landlords Use to Lure Today’s Renters
What type of amenities are modern renters looking for? These surprising perks are enticing more people to rent. Learn more.
It Wasn’t a “Natural” Disaster, but This Common Household Fixture Caused More Damage to Their Home Than a 100-Year Flood
The most common type of water damage to homes isn’t caused by hurricanes or floods. It’s caused by the dishwasher, hot water heater and other appliances or plumbing. Read real stories of epic water damage — and what homeowners, their plumbers and restoration experts say about reducing the risk of water leaks.
Take It From a Climatologist: When You Live in the Rainy, Windy Northwest U.S., Home Maintenance Issues Are Sneaky
This season-by-season guide can help homeowners in the Pacific Northwest fend off potential damage from the ever-changing weather.
When You Travel for a Living, Stolen Laptops, Lost Passports and Dicey Hotels are Part of the Job
Learn about potential travel disasters and how you can avoid them. Get helpful travel tips from Farmers Insurance today.
Confessions of a Boat Owner
Seasoned boat captains talk about the reality of maintaining a recreational boat. Learn the costs and benefits of maintaining a boat today.
From Scorpions to Monsoons to — Yes — Snow, Home Maintenance in Arizona Requires Ingenuity
From scorpions to monsoons, home maintenance in Arizona requires ingenuity. Here’s how to protect your home from desert weather and wildlife.
You May Be Cleaning Your Car All Wrong, According to These Pro Detailers
Car cleaning pros explain some of the tricks of their trade — the techniques they use to keep vehicles sparkling, which also helps maintain trade-in value.
She Inherited a Curious Collection From a Beloved Aunt. Now What?
Find out what professional appraisers and curators recommend when a loved one passes on antiques, heirlooms, artwork and other valuables.
"It Was a Run-for-your-life Evacuation"
Wildfires can be devastating to commercial property. Here, a wildfire survivor and firefighter share recommendations to help prepare your business and reduce the risk of destruction.
Roadside Emergency Tips from a Highway Patrol Commander Who Has Seen It All ... At 70 Mph
Stay safe on the road if the unexpected occurs. Prepare yourself to handle the most common roadside emergencies with these tips.
A Road Pro's Five Critical Rules for Avoiding a Crash
How to steer out of a skid and other helpful driving techniques from a pro driving school instructor.
How to Prepare for an Event That Feels "Like a Truck Slamming into Your House"
Five do-it-yourself earthquake preparedness tips so you can start your preparations for the next earth-shaking event.
Before You Redo Your Closet, Read This
Can’t find anything to wear? It could be the closet’s fault. Find out how remodeling and organizing a closet can solve wardrobe problems (and save money).
Kitchen Remodeling Ideas for Foodies
Culinary pros and interior designers on how they’d customize a home cook’s dream kitchen.
“At 2 A.M., I Woke Up to See the Bedroom Walls Bowing In.”
Tornado survivors and disaster preparation experts share real-world insights that may help you prepare for a major twister.
What Science Can Tell Us about Teen Drivers
Teen drivers really are different. This expert wants to help you understand them.
The Essential Survival Guide for Blizzards
Nine simple steps to help you prepare for a major winter snowstorm
Fun, Easy Ideas to Help Local Retailers Make the Most of Small Business Saturday
How a few local retailers across the U.S. are turning the November "shopping holiday" into a boon for their small businesses