Make the Most of Your Yard Sale

Got too much stuff? Get rid of it—and generate some cash in the process. Spring cleaning often leads to the urge to purge. This may explain why spring is one of the most popular times of the year for yard … Continued

Five Great American Flea Markets

Buckle up and turn your next road trip into a veritable treasure hunt. If the words “flea market” bring to mind a few dozen people rummaging through boxes full of dusty knickknacks, prepare to be surprised. Thanks to television shows … Continued

A Microscopic Look at What’s Hiding in Your Heating Ducts

Do your allergies flare up when you switch on your central air or heat? You’re not alone. Turning on the air conditioning or furnace when the weather changes stirs up all kinds of allergens, and circulates them throughout the house. Take a look at what may be lurking in your vents, and learn what you can do to clean up the air in your home.

10 Fire Prevention Planning Tips for your Home

If the smoke alarm goes off in your home, do you and your family have a fire escape plan?

In 2011, fire departments responded to 370,000 home fires – and while not all home fires are preventable, creating a fire-prevention plan can reduce the risk of fire in your home. Check out the home fire prevention tips below to keep your home and family safe.

3 Often Overlooked Household Problems

Your home is your castle, but even castles need a new drawbridge every now and then. Protect your castle this spring to avoid costly home repairs down the road. Here are 3 household problems that are easily overlooked, and even more easily fixed.

Sports Sponsorships Aid Hospital, Company

Tickets are available for the inaugural Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200. The December 2012 announcement of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was more than an exciting moment for thousands of motorsports fans in Ohio. It … Continued

Estate Sales for Everyone

Your family estate probably doesn’t look like Downton Abbey, but don’t let that stop you. Estate sales aren’t just for the rich and famous. In fact, an estate sale is an efficient way to liquidate a house full of belongings, … Continued

How to Handle Carsickness in Kids

Keep the queasiness to a minimum with these tips. Even the most anticipated of outings can cause family-wide dread when carsickness comes into the picture. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children ages 2 to12 years … Continued

Up in Smoke – Part 1: How to Avoid 5 Common Home Fire Hazards

Fire prevention in the home is something we all need a refresher on from time to time. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 85 percent of fire deaths happen in the home, and those household fires are responsible for billions of dollars in property damages each year. The good news is that nearly all home fires are preventable by watching out for a few common fire hazards

Policyholders, Community Welcome Relief from Sandy

Nationwide continues to help those living in affected areas. Battling the elements and the widespread damage from downed trees, power lines and debris, Nationwide came to the aid of customers and communities affected by Sandy. The effort started within hours … Continued

Protect Your Children from Lead Exposure

Tips to keep your little ones safe from a notorious poison. Lead poisoning is a serious health risk, and it’s more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 4 million … Continued

Hearth and Home: Stay Safe and Warm

When the weather outside is frightful, keeping your house cozy is delightful. Just do it safely. There’s nothing like coming in from the cold to a nice warm house. And, like many homeowners, you may be turning to alternative heating … Continued

Freshen Your Home With Feng Shui

Try a few principles of this ancient practice for a new outlook. If you want to start the new year off right, a few changes around the house can do the trick. You don’t have to go to great lengths. … Continued