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

apps and tools to help you sell your home

#AutomateThis: 5 Ways Home Automation Can Help You Sell Your Home

Elli Bishop | Oct 9, 2015 | Equipment Reviews

The Internet of Things (IoT) hit the real estate industry in a big way. Smart homes typically sell for about three to five percent more money than their non-connected counterparts. Sellers and agents are also…

Neurio taps into your breaker switches to monior your homes energy consumption

#AutomateThis: Neurio Brings Greater Intelligence to Your Smart Home

Elli Bishop | Aug 25, 2015 | Equipment Reviews

Whether you’re concerned about energy conservation for greener living or you simply want to reduce your electric bills, a new home monitoring product called Neurio may be a good solution. How Neurio Works Installing the…

A Conversation with SkyBell: Is Home Automation Helping Us Stay Safe?

Elli Bishop | Jul 30, 2015 | Safety Tips

Many of us have questions about home automation and how this burgeoning technology can help make our homes safer and more secure. In particular, non-traditional and DIY home security options that incorporate Wi-Fi, smartphone, and…

Automate Your Home From Your Apple Watch

Elli Bishop | Mar 4, 2016 | Safety Tips

When you go on vacation and adjust the temperature of your home, you do it with the best of intentions to save money and electricity. But the tradeoff is coming back to a sweltering house…

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…

Wal-Mart Announces the Removal of Harmful Chemicals From Products

Elli Bishop | Oct 4, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Earlier this month, on September 12, Wal-Mart announced it would start disclosing chemicals found in many product categories, while also phasing out 10 chemicals from its products. This is a big move for Wal-Mart 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…

operation predator

Operation Predator Helps the Public Catch Child Predators

Elli Bishop | Oct 2, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

The federal government released a child safety app in hopes of getting the public’s help in catching child predators. The app, created by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is called “Operation Predator.” It makes it…

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…

10 Amazing Moments Caught on Surveillance Cameras

Elli Bishop | Aug 27, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

There’s nothing quite like catching those crazy, action-packed or even tender moments on camera without meaning to. After a West Virginia minister said he caught an Angel of God on his home security camera earlier…