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Children’s Lamps Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

Children's lamp recall

These lamps for children are being recalled because they can short-circuit. Image: CPSC

If you purchased a Discovery Kids Animated Marine or Safari Lamp between June 2010 and March 2012, check to see if it’s a threat. Read More

'Drafty House Rehab' Giveaway Winners Announced!

The Curbly drafty house rehab

The Bornszteins now live in an energy-efficient home. Image: Curbly

Four lucky HouseLogic readers won $100 each in our Drafty House Rehab giveaway. Read More

How to Grow Horseradish

Green horseradish leaves in a garden

Horseradish is a broad-leaf plant that will grow like a weed unless you keep it contained. Image: Nick Saltmarsh/Flickr

Horseradish is a snap to grow, but a pain to corral. Here’s how to grow and contain the bitter herb. Read More

What I Learned About Portable Generators One Dark and Stormy Night

Lisa Kaplan Gordon's portable generator

Always run a generator outside — carbon monoxide fumes will kill you indoors. Image: Lisa Kaplan Gordon for HouseLogic

A sudden and long-lasting power outage makes a portable generator a must. But finding one when you need it isn’t easy. Here’s one home owner’s odyssey. Read More

Win for Homeowners: Congress Reauthorizes Flood Insurance for 5 Years

Flood waters surrounding houses in New Jersey

The National Flood Insurance Program has been renewed for the next five years. Image: Andrea Booher/FEMA

Feds promise you access to affordable flood insurance through Sept. 30, 2017. And that’s an important win for the housing market and broader economy. Find out why. Read More

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