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What To Know About Crash Test Ratings and Car Safety Ratings

While shopping for a new or used car, you’ll likely consider a vehicle’s safety ratings before making your final purchase. After all, an accident can happen at any time. And these ratings help to predict how well you’ll be protected in the event of a crash. (The right auto insurance can help, too.)Maybe you’re looking for a car with a five-star safety rating, or one...

Don’t Leave the Leaves!

There’s nothing quite like the view of colorful leaves in autumn. But what do you do when they’ve all fallen and you’re left with a mess in your yard? Winter is quickly approaching, so it’s important to dispose of the leaves before the snow comes. But how can you do so safely (and legally)? Here’s what to know.CAN I BURN THE LEAVES? While many local...

Everything You've Ever Wondered About Roundabouts

There was once a time when roundabouts were all but absent from American roadways. But over the past decade or so, these circular intersections have seemed to pop up everywhere, from small rural towns to bustling urban centers.This has left many drivers wondering: why are there so many new roundabouts, and why are they replacing tried-and-true stoplights?To help answer these questions—and more—here’s everything you’ve ever...

Six Flammable Foods

Flour may seem harmless, but many people don’t realize that it has a hot temper. Under certain conditions, foods like flour are highly flammable and can result in fiery kitchen situations.Combustible foods are part of the reason why cooking is the leading cause of home fires in the United States, and the leading cause of all residential building fires and injuries according to the U.S....

How to Remove Oil Stains from Your Driveway

It’s a situation that eventually irritates most homeowners: motor oil stains on the driveway. Whether it’s caused by worn seals, roadway mishaps or clumsy upkeep, even the most meticulously maintained vehicle can wind up depositing that dark, gooey gunk right in front of your proud home.A Labor of Love Given the attention and care we put into maintaining our homes – more than 10 hours...