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Family Circle Archive
Magazine Articles by Alvin Ubell

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Publications from Family Circle Magazine 1980-2005

For over twenty years, “Household Hints & Safety Editor” and contributing author Alvin Ubell has written and co-authored articles with Label Shulman for Family Circle Magazine on safe house keeping and home repair.

ARCHIVE: 1980 - 2005


Circle Article (Online) (PDF)
“Whole-House Safety Checklist”
Homeowner's Checklist of Safety Hazards

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (June 6, 2004)
PDF (size 164KB): Whole-House Safety Checklist
“Super Stain Solutions”
Household Guide to Stain Removers

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (May 12, 1998)
PDF (size 164KB): Super Stain Solutions
“Whole-House “Energy” Budget Guide”
Home Energy Usage: Inspection Checklist

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (September 3, 1998)
PDF (size 170KB): Home Energy Usage: Inspection Checklist
“The Best Vacation Cabin Kits”
Kit Homes Buyers Guide - Prefabricated and Modular Housing

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (May 12, 1998)
PDF (size 200KB): Kit Homes Buyers Guide
“How To Detoxify Your Water”
Tap Water Filtration Systems Guide

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (November 6, 1990)
PDF (size 171KB): How To Detoxify Your Water, 1990
“Swimming Pools”
A Reference Guide

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (May 5, 1987)
PDF (size 162KB): Swimming Pools: A Reference Guide
“Is Your Home An Easy Mark?”
Home Security Checklist: A Household Safety Guide

by Al Ubell (August 19, 1986)
PDF (size 134KB): Home Security Checklist
“Help For Remodelers”
Home Improvement Guide

by Al Ubell (May 27, 1986)
PDF (size 134KB): Help For Remodelers
“I Can't Take It Anymore”
Consumer Protection Guide To Filing A Complaint

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (September 24, 1985)
PDF (size 155KB): Consumer Protection Guide To Filing A Complaint
“Easy Home Fix Its”
Home Repair Advice

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (January 4, 1985)
PDF (size 182KB): Easy Home Fix Its
“20 Easy Fix-Its for Everyday Household Problems”
Home Repair Advice

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (March 27, 1984)
PDF (size 155KB): 20 Easy Fix-Its for Everyday Household Problems
“Grow a Healthy Green Lawn All Summer Long”
Part 1: Lawn Care Guide
Part 2: Grass Types & Climate Chart
by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (April 1, 1984)
PDF (size 240KB): Lawn Care Guide - Grow a Healthy Green Lawn All Summer Long
“Facts On Floors: Solutions To Your Most Annoying Problems”
Home Flooring Guide: Installation, Repair & Maintenance

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (April 1, 1984)
PDF (size 202KB): Home Flooring Guide - Facts On Floors: Solutions To Your Most Annoying Problems
“Save Hundreds of Dollars On Heating and Electric Bills”
Home Energy Saving Guide: 8 Ways To Reduce Utility Bills

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (April 1, 1984)
PDF (size 175KB): Home Energy Saving Guide: 8 Ways To Reduce Utility Bills
“No-Fail Guide To Hiring A Contractor”
by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (May 31, 1983)
PDF (size 167KB): No-Fail Guide To Hiring A Contractor
“Make Your Home a Safe Place for Kids”
Household Safety Guide

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (August 2, 1983)
includes free Babysitter Info Card.
PDF (size 167KB): Household Safety Guide
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PDF (size 57KB): Babysitter Info Card
“Does Your House Leak, Seep or Drip? Say Goodbye To Water Worries” with the Water Damage Repair Guide - Fix Leaks & Moisture Problems
by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (June 8, 1983)
PDF (size 179KB): Water Damage Repair Guide
“Save Big Money On Appliance Repairs”
Home Appliance Repair & Troubleshooting Guide

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (March 8, 1983)
PDF (size 192KB): Home Appliance Repair Guide
“Winter Car Emergency Guide”
Tips for Driver Safety

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (January 4, 1983)
PDF (size 238KB): Winter Car Emergency Guide
“Is Your Home In Good Condition?”
Home Inspection Guide - Do It Yourself Inspector Checklist

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (June 8, 1982)
PDF (size 167KB): Home Inspection Guide
“Burglar-Proof Your Home”
A Guide to Alarm Systems & Security Devices

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (August 10, 1982)
PDF (size 172KB): Burglar-Proof Your Home
“Home Emergency Preparedness Guide”
by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (October 5, 1982)
PDF (size 169KB): Home Emergency Preparedness Guide
“Home Radiator Heating”
Home Repair Tip

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (September 1, 1981)
PDF (size 156KB): Home Radiator Heating
“Fix A Water Pipe Leak”
Home Repair Tip

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (September 1, 1981)
PDF (size 156KB): Fix A Water Pipe Leak
“Save 25% On Your Heating Bills”
Home Insulation Guide - Do It Yourself Installation

by Al Ubell and Label Shulman (November 18, 1980)
PDF (size 225KB): Home Insulation Guide
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