Hillary Johnston

A proud mother of four, Hillary is passionate about safety education. She holds a degree in Public Health and Disaster Management.

Posts by Hillary Johnston

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The 5 Best Aftermarket Remote Car Starters

Hillary Johnston | Aug 15, 2018 | Buyers Guides

Learn what to consider when buying an aftermarket start system, as well as which specific models provide top performance.

How to Increase Home Safety with These Top Radon Detectors

Hillary Johnston | Aug 14, 2018 | Buyers Guides

Though radon gas occurs naturally in the world, it poses risks when found in high concentrations. Unfortunately, radon gas can collect even at home. To combat this risk, many homeowners purchase radon detectors to detect the gas in homes and wells, thereby preventing any potential adverse effects.

The Top 5 Stair-Assist Chairs

Hillary Johnston | Sep 6, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

Even though they’re part of everyday life, stairs can be hazardous—especially for people with limited mobility. Thankfully, stair-assist chairs provide a safe way to move up and down stairs, reduce caregiver stress, and provide independence….

The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Lights

Hillary Johnston | Nov 29, 2016 | Safety Tips

Christmas lights instantly transform your home during the holiday season. The first Christmas light was created in 1882, and since the 1930s, families have used strings of lights to decorate their homes. Today, there are…

10 Ways to Keep Your Packages Safe This Holiday Season

Hillary Johnston | Nov 28, 2016 | Safety Tips

Coming home to find your long-awaited package torn open and empty is devastating. Trying to track down a missing delivery can be tedious and time-consuming. While I love the convenience of online shopping — and…

A Guide to the Best Fire Escape Ladders

Hillary Johnston | Aug 15, 2018 | Buyers Guides

To help make your home safer, we’ll cover some of the features you want in an emergency escape ladder and give you our top recommendations for ladders that are worth checking out.

10 Must-Have Safety Products for New Moms and Dads

Hillary Johnston | Nov 17, 2016 | SafeWise Recommends

While it’s fun to paint the nursery, open gifts at the baby shower, and pick out onesies covered in cute baby animals, expectant mothers are also responsible for the serious task of protecting and nurturing…

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The 6 Best Car Jacks on the Market

Hillary Johnston | Aug 28, 2017 | Auto Safety, SafeWise Recommends

Unless you’re a car fanatic or a mechanic, you probably haven’t given a lot of thought to your car jack. But if you ever find yourself stuck on the side of the road with a…

How to Protect Against Frozen Pipes in Your Home

Hillary Johnston | Oct 26, 2016 | Safety Tips

Homeowners everywhere from Alaska to Texas, need to consider the risks of frozen pipes in their homes. Water damage and freezing claims were the second-most frequent type of claims filed in the United States between…

The Top Aftermarket Window Locks

Hillary Johnston | Oct 20, 2016 | SafeWise Recommends

If you’re trying to boost your home security, one of the first places to look is at your windows. In fact, almost 30% of burglars enter a home through an open or unlocked window. Wondering…