Katie McEntire

Since 2013, Katie has written marketing copy, long-form posts, reviews, and blogs. She began her career as a writer and reviewer with the mission to recommend only the best products for her readers. She’s designed tests, evaluated products, and written reviews on a range of subjects such as appliances, power tools, and software. Today, she applies these research and writing skills on the SafeWise team to explore the world of home, auto, and internet security.

Posts by Katie McEntire

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Frontpoint Home Security Review

Katie McEntire | Jan 17, 2020 | Home Security

Our Frontpoint Security review takes a close look at pricing, equipment, and customer service. See if it’s the right security system for you here.

February Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Katie McEntire | Jan 14, 2020 | Safety Tips

The holidays are over and winter has set in. Prevent cabin fever by upgrading your home’s safety with a few of these February projects.

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Best Winter Tools for Your Home

Katie McEntire | Jan 14, 2020 | Home Safety

Stock up on the right tools to combat the ice and snow this season because winter is coming. Check out our list of scrapers, equipment, salt, and more.

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Norton Antivirus Review

Katie McEntire | Jan 14, 2020 | Internet Safety, SafeWise Reviews

Find out if Norton Antivirus is the right choice for antivirus protection. SafeWise reviews Norton’s pricing, plans, features, setup, and more.

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Tips for Traveling Safely With Your Pet

Katie McEntire | Jan 7, 2020 | Equipment Reviews

By land, air, or sea, learn how to include your four-legged family in your travels safely.

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How Much Does Pet Insurance Cost?

Katie McEntire | Jan 14, 2020 | Pet Safety, Service Reviews

We dug deep to find out the average cost of pet insurance and if it’s worth getting. After all, our four-legged loved ones get sick too.

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Tips for Recovering Lost or Stolen Items

Katie McEntire | Jan 7, 2020 | General Safety, Safety Tips

What can you do if you’ve had something stolen from your car or you’ve lost a valuable item? Learn how to recover your lost or stolen goods with these tips.

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Best Pet Cameras

Katie McEntire | Dec 23, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

Pet cameras allow you to see, feed, and even play with your cats, dogs, or other pets from far away. See our top picks here.

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The Truth About Black Mold—And How You Can Stay Safe

Katie McEntire | Dec 23, 2019 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

While it sounds ominous, black mold is dangerous to only a small portion of the population. Find out how to detect, treat, and remove black mold from your home.

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Best Home Safes

Katie McEntire | Dec 23, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, Home Safety, Home Security

The best home safes protect against more than burglary; they’re fire and water resistant too. Learn more about our favorite security safes here.