In a Flash, Lightning Can Fry Every Appliance (and More) in a Home. But Saving Homes From Lightning Strikes Isn’t Impossible.
Lightning can destroy appliances and cause serious harm to your property. Learn how to identify and reduce damage from lightning strikes to your home.
The Contractor Bailed and Their $150,000 Addition Had to Be Torn Down. Why Do Some Renovations Go So Terribly Wrong?
Learn how to choose the right contractor and avoid home renovation project disasters. Get tips from professional home remodeling contractors.
Blackouts Can End in a Blink. What Happens When the Lights Are Out for Days or Weeks?
What should you do during a power outage? Get information and specific tips on how to survive a blackout from Farmers Insurance.
A Home Addition Can Mean Extra Income, More Room for Family — Or Even a Dream Home
A modern take on the granny flat, the ADU, or Accessory Dwelling Unit, is going viral. Building one can be arduous and expensive, but these homeowners say they’re glad they did it.
It’s A Wedding. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
From a photographer no-show to a category 5 hurricane, these couples found out the hard way that weddings aren’t always a piece of cake.
Common Car Myths Solved
How often should you get your oil changed? Does cruise control improve gas efficiency? Learn from experts about the most common and controversial car myths.
In a Blackout, Reaching Out for Help Requires a Plan. Low-Tech Solutions Might Save the Day
These families had to think quickly when natural disasters caused power outtages and disabled communication for days. Now, they’re rethinking their plan for the next emergency blackout.
He Quit a Job for His First True Love — a 1968 Muscle Car
Whether it’s a classic muscle car project or a beloved relative’s vintage wheels in need of a makeover, find out what these pro restorers say about restoration.
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.
Your Home Isn't Selling? It Could Be the Mailbox's Fault
We asked real estate experts about how to best prepare your house for sale. Get their tips and techniques at Farmers Insurance.
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.
Living with the Parents Again, but under Your Roof
When Cathy Gallub's mother died in 2012, it didn't take long to realize her 92-year-old father could no longer live on his own.
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.
My Business Drone “Paid for Itself in a Day”
Learn how some small business owners are using drones, plus some of the rules and regulations governing drones in commercial use.
Kitchen Remodeling Ideas for Foodies
Culinary pros and interior designers on how they’d customize a home cook’s dream kitchen.
Genius Ideas for Disaster-proofing Heirlooms and Mementos in Your Home
Professional conservators and curators offer ideas to help you protect your family's treasures when faced with even the worst calamities.
What Science Can Tell Us about Teen Drivers
Teen drivers really are different. This expert wants to help you understand them.
The Backyard Disasters That Cause More than $118 Million in Damage Each Year
Grill disaster stories and tips to consider to help make your backyard barbeque safer, from award-winning barbecue pros who have seen it all.
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