Caroline Maurer

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Stay Safe with 17 Self-Defense Techniques

Caroline Maurer | Oct 10, 2016 | Safety Tips

When you’re fighting for your life, there’s no time to think. That’s why it’s so important for you to learn basic self-defense tips to use in an emergency. Be forewarned, some of these techniques are…

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8 Ways to Keep Thieves Out of Your Garage

Caroline Maurer | Aug 28, 2017 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

We worry a lot about keeping windows and doors locked, but the garage is often an overlooked gateway for thieves. If your garage is attached to your home—or if you keep anything of value in…

The Ring Doorbell Pro Review

Caroline Maurer | Oct 5, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Smart doorbells act as your digital butler; they monitor the door and tell you who’s come to visit.  Today, there are a handful of models on the market, but we’ve found Ring Video Doorbell Pro…

Defend Yourself with The 5 Best Pepper Sprays

Caroline Maurer | Aug 24, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends

Here’s the scene: You’re walking home from a party—it’s late and you’re alone. That’s  when someone jumps you. It could happen to anyone. And regardless of the motive behind the assault, you’ll want to be…

The Best DIY Home Security Systems: No Required Monitoring

Caroline Maurer | Apr 4, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

Want to keep your home safe without a monthly fee? You can! There are a handful of companies that offer home security systems without mandated 24/7 monitoring. You won’t skimp on safety, but you will…

The Top Portable Water Purifiers

Caroline Maurer | Sep 14, 2016 | SafeWise Recommends

Waterborne illnesses are no joke. They can ravage your digestive tract, give you parasites, or worse. But water is something we simply can’t live without—particularly in the Great Outdoors. So, if you’re planning on backpacking…

The Best Home Security Systems for Pet Owners

Caroline Maurer | Jan 9, 2017 | Safety Tips

False alarms can fray your nerves. However, four-legged friends can cause alarms to sound if you have an incompatible home security system. While some top home security providers offer pet-friendly technology—including infrared motion detectors, home…

What To Do When Your Package is Stolen

Caroline Maurer | Aug 9, 2016 | Safety Tips

The new shoes you ordered are supposed to be on your doorstep, but they’re not. Only two things could be possible, the carrier lost your package or it was stolen. Either is an annoying and…

ADT Expands Offerings To Include Ring™ Video Doorbell

Caroline Maurer | Apr 20, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

If you’ve ever dreamed of having a butler and a bouncer, you can wake up, because it’s come true! On July 14, 2016, ADT announced its partnership with smart doorbell manufacturer, Ring. Now, you can…

New Nest Cam Expands Your View To The Outdoors

Caroline Maurer | Jul 15, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Image: Nest By the time someone has broken into your home, it’s a little late to sound the alarm. Wouldn’t it be better to prevent intruders from entering in the first place? Nest thinks so….