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

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Iowa’s 20 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Oct 26, 2018 | Focus on Community
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Montana’s 10 Safest Cities of 2018

Alexia Chianis | Oct 26, 2018 | Focus on Community
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8 Pet Cameras Every Pet Owner Should Know About

Alexia Chianis | Oct 23, 2018 | Buyers Guides

There are plenty of pet cameras on the market that can offer animal owners priceless peace of mind. To help you find the perfect cam to keep an eye on your pet, we’ve researched dozens of pet cameras and chosen eight that offer distinct advantages over their competitors.

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10 Surprising Home Burglary Stats and Facts

Alexia Chianis | Nov 13, 2018 | Safety Tips

Here are ten surprising facts about burglary—and preventative tips—everyone concerned about home security should know.

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5 Personal Safety and Self Defense Tools

Alexia Chianis | Apr 20, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

It’s unsettling to think about being attacked, but according to a Gallup poll, approximately 45% of women say they don’t feel safe walking near their home at night.1 Women aged eighteen to twenty-nine report feeling…

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How Safe Is Your Neighborhood? Use These 5 Tools to Find Out

Alexia Chianis | Oct 26, 2018 | Safety Tips

When choosing a place to live, safety is at the top of the priority list. Fortunately, there are online tools to help you check neighborhood crime rates.

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Home Automation Guide for Beginners

Alexia Chianis | Nov 8, 2018 | Home Safety
Once thought of as a passing trend, home automation is here to stay. Nearly 30% of Americans already own at least one smart home product,1 and Parks Associates reports that half of all United States...
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ADT Now Offers the Ring Video Doorbell – Learn About the Partnership

Alexia Chianis | May 17, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Home Automation, Home Safety

SafeWise is dedicated to your family’s well-being. So we make it a priority to keep you informed of potential safety and security concerns, while offering tips for protecting your loved ones. With that in mind,…

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ADT Security vs. Frontpoint Home Security

Alexia Chianis | Nov 6, 2018 | Home Safety, SafeWise Reviews

Compare Which Security System Is Right For Your Home According to the FBI’s most recent crime report, the average loss per burglary is $2,316. But if you’ve been a victim of burglary, we don’t have…

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9 Home Security Life Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed

Alexia Chianis | Aug 29, 2017 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

Your home should be a sanctuary of comfort and safety. But even if you live in one of the safest cities in America, there’s a chance your home could be burglarized. After all, a break-in…