Katherine Torres

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Best Medical Alert Bracelets of 2020

Katherine Torres | Dec 16, 2019 | Senior Safety

SafeWise reviews medical alert bracelets for adults and kids. Find out which ID bracelets are the best—whether you’re looking for style, durability, or an affordable price tag.

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Home Security for Renters: What You Need to Know

Katherine Torres | Dec 19, 2019 | Home Safety

Home security systems aren’t only for single family residences—they’re for apartments too. In fact, given that renters are historically more likely than homeowners to experience burglaries,1 SafeWise strongly urges people living in apartments to get security systems. The thing is, not all home security systems are designed with renters’ needs in mind, which can make shopping for one a bit tricky.

Frontpoint vs. Scout Alarm

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

  FRONTPOINT SCOUT ALARM Lowest Monthly Monitoring Price $44.99 $9.99 Starter Equipment Price $0, with financing $229 Professional Monitoring Yes Optional Mobile Access to Video Feed Yes Yes Contract Required No No Installation DIY DIY…

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A Guide to the Best Fire Escape Ladders

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | 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.

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How to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

Find out everything you need to know to have a safe (and spooky!) Halloween. SafeWise provides tips for tweens, teens, and small children—including a step-by-step checklist.

Earthquake 101: 4 Tips to Keep You Safe

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips
SafeWise News Update: Two Shakers Rattle California  July 9, 2019 Two back-to-back earthquakes in California have sent people scrambling for earthquake emergency supplies and survival tips. SafeWise wants to provide helpful resources to everyone impacted...
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The 10 States with the Most Overworked Police Officers

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Focus on Community

If you ever wondered what it takes to be in law enforcement, the statistics we highlighted only begin to scratch the surface.

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How to Secure Your Sliding Glass Door

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Home Security

Sliding glass doors can be a huge liability for home safety. Follow our tips to secure your doors quickly and easily.

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9 Holiday Travel Safety Tips for Your Next Getaway

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips
The holidays are a popular time for travelers. However, the wintery weather and extensive travel time can present certain safety hazards that you should be aware of before taking your trip. Here are 10 tips...
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Safety Guide for Summer

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

Find out what you’ll need to keep you and your kids safe this summer. SafeWise covers sunscreen, safety tips, and more, including pool safety devices.