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

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 29, 2014 | 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…

What is a Smart Home and How Does it Support Green Living?

Alexia Chianis | Oct 14, 2014 | Equipment Reviews

Every day, people from all walks of life start enjoying the numerous benefits a smart home offers. Money savings and convenience top the list, but smart home owners can also feel good that their home…