Battery storage is important because if battery terminals touch, it could start a fire. Definitely don’t store 9v batteries loosely in drawers or in bags!
We are so reliant on batteries, aren't we? What would we do without them? There are tons gadgets that use batteries in your home -- from the garage door opener to the smoke detectors. Here, homeowners are sharing their own unique ideas to keep your battery-operated items in good, working order. Plus, tips for storing and disposing of batteries safely.
If your garage door opener stopped working, here’s how to find replacement garage door remotes, plus info about garage door remote batteries and reprogram your garage door opener system.
The following items pose a hazard to the environment and human well-being and, therefore, must be recycled in other ways. Usually, this means taking the item to a Household Hazardous Waste collection center in your community. Extra precautions should be taken when disposing of these items.
Following are some of the more unusual things that you can indeed recycle that you may not have thought of, plus some tips for where to recycle such items.
What’s the REAL difference between photoelectric and ionization smoke detectors? And how can you tell which one you have?