Home Improvement Expert Danny Lipford

Safety & Security

How to Prevent Tick Bites and Control Ticks in Your Yard

How to Prevent Tick Bites and Control Ticks in Your Yard
While spring brings sunshine and warm weather, it also brings ticks. When the weather heats up and outdoor activity increases, so do tick bites. Ticks carry and transmit diseases, like Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Read on for tips on how to avoid tick bites and control ticks in your yard.
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Improving Traction on Outdoor Wood Steps

Improving Traction on Outdoor Wood Steps
Outdoor wood steps can become slippery over time. Watch this video to find out how to improve traction on wood steps to reduce the chance of falls.
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Improving Air and Water Quality in Your Home

Improving Air and Water Quality in Your Home
Find tips on how to improve the indoor air quality in your home and test the water and surfaces for contaminants such as lead. Watch this video to find out more.
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Removing Ice from Walks and Steps

Removing Ice from Walks and Steps
Ice can cause walkways and steps around your home to become extremely slippery and dangerous. Watch this video for tips on how to use deicers and anti-icers to remove ice and prevent it from forming.
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Staying Warm During a Winter Storm

Staying Warm During a Winter Storm
Winter storms can bring freezing temperatures, snow, ice, and high winds. Watch this video for tips on how to stay warm and safe if a winter storm hits your home.
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Space Heater Buying and Safety Tips

Space Heater Buying and Safety Tips
Find out what to look for when buying a space heater for your home, and important safety guidelines for their use. Watch this video to find out more.
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Lawn Equipment Safety Tips

Lawn Equipment Safety Tips
Think safety first when using power lawn equipment, such as leaf blowers and wood chippers, to work on your yard. Watch this video to find out more.
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How to Prevent Slips and Falls on Outside Steps

How to Prevent Slips and Falls on Outside Steps
Exterior wood steps can become slippery over time, especially when they’re wet. Watch this video for an easy tip to make them safe.
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