Elli Bishop

Elli is a safety and security expert for the Safewise team. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga, and spending time with friends and family.

Posts by Elli Bishop

Tips to Keep Your Family Safe in a Home Fire

Elli Bishop | Feb 10, 2015 | Equipment Reviews

Being prepared in case of a fire can not only save your life, but also the lives of others in your home as well. About 85% of all U.S. fire deaths occurred in homes and…

Guide for Hiring a Safe and Trustworthy Babysitter

Elli Bishop | Oct 16, 2013 | Safety Tips

The time will come for every parent when you need to hire a babysitter. Whether it’s a night out with your husband or an overnight vacation without kids, you’ll want to make sure you’re leaving…

4 Subtle Signs Your Home is Being Targeted by Burglars

Elli Bishop | Jan 20, 2017 | Safety Tips

Famke Janssen, an actress known for her role in “Wolverine,” made headlines earlier this month when she came home and found her home was broken into. Although there weren’t extreme signs of a burglary, the…

Tips to Avoid Burglaries During the Summer Months

Elli Bishop | Jul 29, 2014 | Safety Tips

Every year there are approximately 2.2 million burglaries in the U.S., which averages out to a burglary every 14 to 15 seconds. According to law enforcement officials, summer is the season for home-breakins, with August…

5 Great Security System Control Panels

Elli Bishop | May 16, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Every home security system comes with a control panel, but with so many panels available, you might feel overwhelmed. Here are five control panels and what they offer you. Whether the panel is wireless, innovative,…

4 Efficient and Affordable Remote-Controlled Thermostat Companies

Elli Bishop | Mar 15, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

Most people are familiar with extreme temperatures, whether it’s frigid winter cold or extreme summer heat. And everyone knows what it’s like to leave the home with either the heater or ac running, but wishing…

5 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe During Home Repairs

Elli Bishop | Dec 24, 2013 | Safety Tips

Inviting someone into your home to make a few repairs seems harmless. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for repairmen to return as burglars. They use the opportunity to come into your home in the name of…

It’s Not Too Late for a Firework Safety Refresher [INFOGRAPHIC]

Elli Bishop | Jul 19, 2013 | Focus on Community, Safety Tips

Although the 4th of July has come and gone, it’s never too late to remind yourself about the dangers of fireworks. Independence Day is over but it’s still firework season in many states! This infographic…

4 Discreet and Cool Self-Protection Gadgets

Elli Bishop | Jul 18, 2013 | Safety Tips

Self-protection and staying safe is important for everyone. But you don’t need a big weapon to harm an assailant. Even the smallest object can be a huge factor when it comes to your safety. Here…

Quickly Find Your Stolen Possessions with the Tile App

Elli Bishop | Jul 17, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

The Tile app is the world’s largest lost and found. It’s a cloud based platform that helps you locate anything, anywhere, as long as you’ve attached a tile to the possession you don’t want to…