Extension cords can be a trip hazard. That's why so many people try to cover them up with a throw rug or small piece of carpet.
John Drengenberg, a safety expert at UL, says that's something you should never do.
According to a new government survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, almost half the home buyers in this country don't comparison shop for a mortgage.
If you have a son or daughter headed to college this year, you should be looking for financial aid. Start by filing out the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.
At some point in our lives, just about all of us have encountered a bowl of ramen noodles. For a lot of people, ramen is a staple, because it costs as little as 20 cents per serving and is extremely easy to cook.
Whether it's the jersey of one of your favorite Seahawks or some other official NFL gear- make sure you're dealing with a legit seller. Online imposters claim to sell you the real thing at a good price, but you'll only get cheap, flimsy knock-offs that quickly fall apart. Most are made illegally in China. And if you're tricked into buying a fake- you're stuck. With no recourse.
When you buy a house, you're responsible for all repairs to the water and sewer lines on the property. If there's a leak or a sewer line back-up, you pay the bill for everything between your house and the street. unless you have special insurance. but one KOMO viewer who 'purchased' the insurance got a big shock when she tried to file a claim.
Washing your hands is one of the best ways to reduce your chances of getting sick -- if you do it properly. But most people don't.
If you're among the millions who'll be shopping online this holiday season, make sure you're not paying more than you need to. Here are some tips for snagging extra discounts at checkout.
As we get older, we often take more drugs. It's not uncommon for someone in their mid to late 60's to be on more than a dozen prescription medications.
That's why it's so important to watch what you eat. Certain foods can interact with these drugs and cause serious problems.
Some decorations pose a hazards for dogs and cats. Here are some simple tips to make your house safe for your pets during the holiday seaon.
Attention holiday shoppers! Two big retail chains have expanded their holiday price-matching policies this year. Target and Wal-Mart will now match prices from some online competitors, including Amazon, and from their own websites – something they did not do in the past.
A ban from the NFL and lost endorsements haven't kept Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson from showing up on Seattle streets.
Cats have claws and they like to use them. This can create real problems in the home.
So why do cats scratch furniture?
Kate Benjamin, co-author of the book Catification: Designing a Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You), says it's instinct.
Let's be honest, we all tend to eat too much this time of year, and nothing I can say will change that. So, rather than do without, how about promising yourself not to overdo it this year?
Nearly every day, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issues a recall alert about products that could cause property damage, serious injury and even death. Yet, a joint Problem Solver investigation with ABC News finds most recall warnings never reach consumers.