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Road Trip Safety Tips

Caroline Maurer | Apr 9, 2018 | Safety Tips

Getting ready to hit the road for a multi-day adventure? Make sure that it’s a fun and safe drive no matter where you’re going with our top road trip tips. Buckle up. This may seem like…

February Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Caroline Maurer | Feb 23, 2018 | Safety Tips

While focusing on Valentine’s Day and the doldrums of winter, don’t forget to do something special for your home this month—check it for safety! If you only have time for one or two safety tips,…

January Safety Checklist

January Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Caroline Maurer | Feb 23, 2018 | Safety Tips

We begin every year with the same resolution: to help people and their loved ones stay safe. To keep that promise, we’ve come up with a month-by-month home maintenance and safety checklist. If you only…

Close up taken as a man fires a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher.

Fire Safety Resource Guide

Caroline Maurer | Dec 4, 2017 | Home Safety

Picture this: You’re sound asleep when you’re jolted awake by smoke, flames, and blaring smoke detectors. The scariest part? You and your family have less than two minutes to get out before smoke/flames engulf the…

Tips for Traveling Safely with Your Pet

Caroline Maurer | Feb 22, 2017 | Safety Tips

Is your dog or cat your favorite copilot? Then you’ll need to learn how to keep them safe while traveling. Whether you’re moving across the country, getting on a plane, or hitting the road for…

Product Review: The Vicovation Opia2 Dash Cam

Caroline Maurer | Feb 7, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

At SafeWise, we’re constantly reviewing the best home security and personal safety products to help you safeguard what’s most precious to you. So when Vicovation sent us its Opia2 dash cam, we were excited to…

Austin River Adventure With Dog

Top 6 GPS Pet Collars of 2017

Caroline Maurer | Aug 29, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends

You love your pets and your pets love you, but sometimes the furry goofballs decide to go off on an adventure. In fact, the American Humane Association estimates that 10 million cats and dogs are…

The Night Before Christmas—SafeWise Style

Caroline Maurer | Jan 13, 2017 | Focus on Community

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house The security system was on to keep burglars out. The smart locks engaged, the panel on by the stairs, Had forgotten St. Nicholas soon would…

How to Safely Keep Your Roof Clear of Heavy Snowfall

Caroline Maurer | Dec 2, 2016 | Safety Tips

One cubic foot of snow weighs as much as 15 pounds—and that doesn’t include the slushy stuff. Roofs are built to hold up to 20 pounds per square foot before straining under the load, but…

Gun Safety: How to Responsibly Keep Firearms at Home

Caroline Maurer | Dec 1, 2016 | Safety Tips

Harvard and Northeastern Universities estimate that three percent of Americans own guns. While that sounds like a small majority, it amounts to 265 million firearms. As a gun owner, you’re responsible for handling your firearm…