Health & Safety Articles & Tips
Is it OK to eat food past the expiration date? Discover what expiration dates mean, the meanings of sell by date vs. expiration date and how to read expiration dates on food. You may be unnecessarily tossing perfectly good food — and you’re not... Read more .
How much do you know about the potential dangers found in the kitchen? Learn valuable life-saving tips about sharp objects, fire dangers and food safety. The kitchen is the heart of your home, but it can also be a danger zone. From grease fires... Read more .
Has your house been affected by a tornado? Follow this checklist for inspecting damage to the exterior of your home and conducting safety checks for major appliances and gas leaks. You’ve been through a tornado. Your family is safe, and your... Read more .
Has your home recently gone through an earthquake? Read these simple tips for addressing home safety concerns and how to check home appliances for gas leaks or damage following an earthquake. Unlike some other natural disasters, earthquakes can’t... Read more .
In an article at Consumer Reports, you can find advice from Chris Granger, vice president of Sears Home Services, for what to do if you’r appliances have gotten wet in a flood. (Spoiler alert: don’t rush in and turn them all. There’s a risk of... Read more .