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Home Helps and Safety
The Healthy Homes Partnership is a cooperative effort of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Cooperative Extension Service. Resources focus on identifying and reducing risks around the home such as lead based paint, indoor air quality and pesticides.
The Oregon Well Water Program helps Oregonian’s protect the groundwater that supplies their drinking water. Information on well and septic system maintenance.
Your options for coping with a power failure depend on how cold it is outside, how long you're without power, and if you have equipment that can meet your need without external power sources. This OSU Extension publication will help you make decisions to prepare for short- or long-term power failures.
Power outages can be an expensive inconvenience when you have food in your freezer. Find out what food to keep and what you should throw away.
Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) lists publications relating to natural disasters from each state.
National Preparedness Month - September
OSU Master Gardeners respond to inquiries about pests in the home and garden.
Stain Removal Guide
Helpful Household Tips: Spot and Stain Removal Guide for Washable Fabrics. Learn how to remove pine resin, candle wax, wine, and a variety of other stains when doing home laundry.
Mold in Homes and Buildings: Resource list of websites and publications.