Home Health, Safety, and Security: Bob Vila's Tips

Home safety tips: Advice, tips, and suggestions for keeping a healthy, safe, and secure home.
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How to Blur Your House on Google Maps—And Why You Should Do It ASAP
Learn how to blur your home on Google Maps in just a few minutes to protect your privacy from potential intruders. Click the link to read more.
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How to Remove Moss From a Roof
A flourishing layer of moss on your roof can create a countryside ambiance, but it can also lead to damage. Take these measures to remove roof moss and prevent its recurrence. Click the link to read more.
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How to Test for Mold in Your Home in 6 Steps—(Even If You Can’t See It)
If you suspect mold is affecting your indoor air quality and health, testing your environment is crucial. Click through to learn how to accurately test for mold and assess the situation.
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A DIY Upgrade with the Waterdrop X Series Can Deliver Cleaner Drinking Water in Just 2 Seconds
You can improve the taste and quality of tap water in your house without calling a plumber. A reverse osmosis system, like the Waterdrop X Series Undersink Reverse Osmosis System, filters out chlorine, fluoride, lead, arsenic, salt, sediments, and more. Click through to learn more about this under-sink water filter.
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10 Mistakes Not to Make with a Home Generator
With a generator comes maintenance. You must make sure you have the correct cords, fuel and lots more. Read on to learn how to properly take care of a home generator. | 10 Mistakes Not to Make with a Home Generator
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Things You Should Always Have on Hand In Case of a Flood
Better safe than sorry! Keep yourself safe when the next rainstorm hits.
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5 Unexpected Benefits of a Standby Generator
Yes, having a standby generator is great for keeping the lights on and being able to charge your phone while the power is out, but there are even more useful purposes for installing one that you never considered. Click through to learn the benefits of a standby generator. | 5 Unexpected Benefits of a Standby Generator #ad @KohlerGenerators
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How Does a Generator Work? | BobVila.com
A generator can seem like magic when your house is still running while the rest of the neighborhood is left without power. Of course, it’s not! However because it’s a major system in your house, it is a good idea to understand the parts of your generator and how it works. Keep reading to learn the basics behind your home generator. | How Does a Generator Work #ad @KohlerGenerators
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Now Is the Best Time to Buy a Home Generator—Here’s Why | BobVila.com
Whether you deal with blizzards, hurricanes, tornadoes, or extreme heat, it’s important to prepare for drastic weather events before they arrive. You don’t want to be stuck with everyone else hunting for supplies once it’s already too late. Click through to find out the best time to purchase a home generator based on where you live. | Now Is the Best Time to Buy a Home Generator—Here’s Why #ad @KohlerGenerators
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So, You Want to… Install a Whole-House Generator | BobVila.com
A whole-house generator can seem like a magic fix to never having to experience being in the dark during a storm again. It zaps the electricity back on with minimal effort from you. But this isn’t a purchase to take lightly. Keep reading to find out if installing a whole-house generator is the right solution for your needs and power outage problems. | So, You Want to…Install a Whole-House Generator @KohlerGenerators #ad
Don't Be Left In the Dark
The power you need, when you need it. Power your whole home faster than ever with the new KOHLER 26 kW home generator. #ad @KohlerGenerators
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How to Use a Generator When the Power Goes Out
It can be a startling moment when your house loses power. Immediately you have to find back up lighting and figure out what devices and appliances will be affected (we’re looking at you, fridge). Fortunately, a lot of those worries are dismissed when you have a standby generator. Best of all, it’s hands off operation. Keep reading to learn the (easy) steps it takes to use a generator at home. | How to Use a Generator When the Power Goes Out #ad @KohlerGenerators
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10 Ways to Keep Thieves From Stealing Your Holiday Yard Decorations
10 Ways to Keep Thieves From Stealing Your Holiday Yard Decorations
Strengthen your pool safety system with the best pool alarm. Check out our list of top picks to keep your family safe. Swimming Pools, Gadgets, Outdoor, Home Décor, Above Ground Pool, Pool Supplies, Pool Sizes, In Ground Pools
The Best Pool Alarms of 2022
Strengthen your pool safety system with the best pool alarm. Check out our list of top picks to keep your family safe.
Protect your home by preventing intruders from gaining entry through your garage. Here are seven easy ways to increase your garage door security. Garages, Garage Door Security, Garage Door Opener, Garage Door Opener Remote, Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Cable, Garage Service Door, Smart Garage Door Opener
7 Easy Ways to Increase Your Garage Door Security
When it comes to home security, you probably have a smart doorbell by the front door, make sure the back door is secure, and perhaps have a security system near the entry but don't overlook another accessible spot: the garage. Protect your home by preventing intruders from gaining entry through your garage. Check out these seven easy ways to increase your garage door security. | 7 Easy Ways to Increase Your Garage Door Security