Prevention Articles & Tips
What can you do to prepare your house and appliances for a hurricane? Read the top hurricane safety tips for keeping your yard, roof, windows, doors and home appliances safe before the storm. Many people think hurricane damage is limited to those... Read more .
Do you use high-efficiency laundry detergent for front-load and top-load washers? Watch this video for tips on high-efficiency washers and detergent. Many people have no idea that high-efficiency washers need high-efficiency (HE) detergent. This... 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 .
Is the misuse of your dryer the reason it doesn’t work? View our interactive photo for common dryer errors, along with tips to correct them and get your dryer running properly. It might not be your fault. Maybe it’s the way you learned how to do... Read more .
Watch our video for each step of an air conditioner spring preventive maintenance checkup, including inspecting the airflow, compressor, fan, motor and filter. Spring has sprung, and that means summer is right around the corner, so it’s time to... Read more .
Our infographic offers tips to help prepare your home before a storm strikes — and what to do afterward. Extreme weather can really take a toll on your home’s exterior, especially the siding. But there are things you can do before a storm to help... Read more .