We think that home—and the people (and pets) we share it with—is what really matters. Protecting the “where” and “who” in our lives gives us more time to enjoy it all. That’s why we set out to demystify home safety and security.
At SafeWise, we devote hours, days, weeks (and even months) to researching security solutions. We test and compare home security companies, home safety products, and home automation gizmos so we can help you find the right protection for your “where” and “who.”
What We Do
Our goal is to figure out how things work, how well they work, and whether or not they’re worth your money. Then we tell you what we found.
And we like to have fun. That’s why we share other useful things we discover that can make your life safer, easier, or more convenient. But our goals to live safe and buy smart are at the core of everything we do.
How We Do It
We’re constantly on the lookout for solutions to everyday home security and safety needs. When we find a tool, tip, product, or another resource that can make your life better (and safer) we learn everything we can before recommending it to you.
We do more than conduct research—we get our hands on every gadget we can to find out how well it does the job. Then we let you know the good, the bad, and the ugly.
And we’re able to share all this inside info with you for free because we develop partnerships with some of the companies and products we test out. This is how we pay the bills. But it doesn’t impact what we review or how we rank products. And we don’t make money from every link you click. But we think it’s important for you to understand how we’re able to do what we do.
See Who’s Talking About Us
Rebecca Edwards Expert Writer
Rebecca has been researching, writing about, and testing home security systems and other home safety equipment for the past six years. She’s discussed or demoed tech from many major home security companies like Vivint and ADT, and she continually drives her boyfriend, dog, and kitty crazy with in-home tests of DIY home security systems and smart home gadgets (smart lightbulbs are a favorite). Some places where her work has been featured include TechCrunch, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and HGTV.
Suzi Brezezinksi Site Wrangler
Lee Cooper Copy Editor
Lee works with freelance and in-house writers to craft the best possible reviews and safety how-tos for readers. She loves testing the latest smart home tech against her Luddite heart and has a soft spot for poetic Amazon customer reviews. She’s been writing and editing professionally since 2015 and has a BA in English from the University of Utah.
Jenni Moore Creative Lead
Jenni makes your experience on the site a breeze with her clean and modern design style. She has eight years of experience as a designer.
Scott Teran Content Enthusiast
Scott’s an odd duck who’s been researching products and services for more than five years. He loves playing with tech and seeing what can and can’t be hacked, even if it means breaking it. He holds a BA in Japanese and an MS in technical writing.
Amy Dominguez Research Specialist
Amy brings four years of experience to help users find and interact with content. She holds a BA in communications from Westminster College.
Written by SafeWise Team
The SafeWise Team is here to help you keep your home and family safe. Whether you’re looking to pick a security system or identify and remove common risks in your home, we’re here to help you find the best products and well-researched answers. At SafeWise we combine our years of experience in home safety and security with user reviews and feedback to help take the guesswork out of living safe. Learn more