Alexia Chianis

Wanderlust junky and mom of two, Alexia is a former police officer and U.S. Army Captain who draws on her experiences to write about a myriad of safety topics.

Posts by Alexia Chianis

8 Ways to Stay Safe in the Kitchen

Alexia Chianis | Jul 29, 2014 | Safety Tips

The kitchen is the heart of your home, but it can also be surprisingly dangerous. Consider that a kitchen is equipped with sharp knives, hot exposed surfaces, pots of boiling water and pans of sizzling…

7 Safety Tips for a Terrific Tailgating Experience

Alexia Chianis | Jan 15, 2014 | Safety Tips

Fall is upon us, which means the leaves are changing, the air is cooling and football season is exploding. Yes, tailgating is in full swing! Pre-game tailgating gives us the chance to bond with fellow…

7 Safety Tips for an Injury-Free Labor Day

Alexia Chianis | Dec 24, 2018 | Safety Tips

Labor Day is synonymous with the end of summer, and the long holiday weekend is upon us. Labor Day is typically packed with celebratory events like backyard barbecues, final excursions to the lake, picnics at…

7 Tips for a Safe First Day of School

Alexia Chianis | Jan 28, 2014 | Safety Tips

Whether you’re dropping your little one off at kindergarten or waving goodbye to your seasoned fourth grader, the first day of school is often full of mixed emotions. Like many parents, you’re excited about your…

Control4: A Powerful, Fresh Approach to Home Automation

Alexia Chianis | May 2, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

The smart home industry is booming. And as you’d expect, security giants like ADT, Honeywell and AT&T all offer automation in addition to traditional security services. But a company based in Salt Lake City, Utah…

8 Ways to Stay Safe in a New Neighborhood

Alexia Chianis | Jul 25, 2019 | Safety Tips

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11.6 percent of Americans changed residence during 2010, and an average of 40.1 million Americans move each year. Whether you’re prepping for a move across town or across the…