Alyssa Baker

Alyssa Baker is a writer and a resident security expert for the SafeWise team. She enjoys writing about home automation and home security gadgets, and drinks a lot of coffee in her spare time.

Posts by Alyssa Baker

SafeWise Safest Cities: Our Methodology

Alyssa Baker | May 15, 2018 | Editorials, Focus on Community, General Safety, Reports

The safety of a city can be a large factor in your decision to move, in the pride you feel towards your home, and in the well-being of you and your loved ones. We have…

10 Tips for Puppy Proofing Your Home, Inside and Out

Alyssa Baker | Mar 27, 2017 | Safety Tips, SafeWise Recommends

A new puppy is a great adventure. From the tip of its wet nose to its wildly wagging tail, it makes your world a happier place. However, it can also wreak havoc. Puppies are inquisitive,…

Halloween Safety Apps to Watch Your Trick-or-Treater

5 Apps to Keep Your Trick-or-Treaters Safe This Halloween

Alyssa Baker | Oct 18, 2016 | Safety Tips

Letting your kids trick or treat alone is a big, emotional step. You want your children to feel a sense of independence, but you also want them to be safe. Lucky for you, there are…

SafeWise Experts: Alison Gutterman Talks Cleaning Product Safety

Alyssa Baker | Oct 4, 2016 | SafeWise Experts

Reading labels is a smart way to ensure that everything you buy—from food to cars—is safe for you and your family. But which labels matter most when it comes to household products? We sat down…

Smart Thermostat Faceoff: We Compare Nest vs. Ecobee

Alyssa Baker | May 18, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Whether you’re transforming your entire house into a smart home or dipping your toes into the home automation pool, a smart thermostat is essential for more comfortable, eco-friendly living. Smart thermostats are designed to learn…

The 6 Coolest Upcoming Safety Products on Kickstarter

Alyssa Baker | May 10, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Every year, hundreds of new products enter the security industry to help keep you and your belongings safe. Some of the most creative — from a belt buckle that hides credit cards to software that…

10 Home Automation Gifts for Mom

Alyssa Baker | Apr 29, 2016 | SafeWise Recommends

Moms rule, and what better way to celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day than by giving her an impressive home automation device or connected gadget? Whether your mom loves cooking, gardening, or exercising, there are…

The 5 Coolest Looking Home Security Products

Alyssa Baker | Jan 5, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends

Everyone wants to feel protected and safe in their home. And while it’s impossible to completely prevent a break-in from happening, home security systems can help improve the safety of your home and can help…

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How Much Does ADT Monitoring Home Security Cost?

Alyssa Baker | Nov 1, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

As the most recognized residential security company in North America, ADT is proud to offer a wide range of state-of-the art services made affordable for all budgets. We break down the costs for you.

The Top 5 Safety Wearable Products for Seniors

Alyssa Baker | Sep 6, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

Growing old isn’t what it used to be. Thanks to modern science and technology, people are living longer than ever before — and smart wearable tech is strengthening that trend. Senior wearables can make life…