Kaz Weida

Kaz is a journalist who covers home security, parenting, and community and child safety. Her work and product testing in the security and safety field spans the past four years. You can find Kaz in HuffPost, SheKnows, Lifehack, and much more. Her degree in education and her background as a teacher and a parent make her uniquely suited to offer practical advice on creating safe environments for your family.

Posts by Kaz Weida

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How to Help Aging Parents Drive Longer

Kaz Weida | Sep 15, 2020 | Senior Safety

Driving means independence for older adults, but we all worry about senior driving skills. Spot warning signs of unsafe driving & learn how to help aging parents.

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How to Improve Bathroom Safety for Seniors

Kaz Weida | Sep 15, 2020 | Senior Safety
As we age and mobility declines, falling becomes one of the primary causes of serious injury. The CDC says the bathroom is the most dangerous place in the home, especially for adults aged 65 or...
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How to Detect a Gas Leak in Your Home

Kaz Weida | Aug 11, 2020 | Home Safety

Learn to prevent and detect gas leaks in your home and spot signs of other air contaminants before suffering symptoms of exposure like carbon monoxide poisoning.

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How to Test Air Quality in the Home

Kaz Weida | Aug 31, 2020 | Home Safety
The quality of the air you breathe can contribute to health problems like asthma and allergies. And it’s not just outdoor air quality that exposes us to pollutants. The World Health Organization (WHO) says 9...
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August Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Aug 11, 2020 | Home Safety

With the kids heading back to school, it’s time to get some work done around the house. Check out or list for August home maintenance.

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2020’s Best Aftermarket Car Alarms to Protect Your Vehicle

Kaz Weida | Jul 23, 2020 | Car Safety

Protect your car from thieves with the best car alarm system available. See reviews for top vehicle protection including sirens, sensors, and remote start.

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Bark App Review

Kaz Weida | Jul 28, 2020 | Family Safety, Online Security

Bark monitors social media, emails, and texts on an unlimited number of devices and alerts parents to suspicious activity—like signs of cyberbullying or self-harm—to help keep kids safe.

Can Fake Security Signs and Stickers Prevent Break Ins?

Kaz Weida | Jul 20, 2020 | Home Security

Fake security signs have are methods of preventing burglary, but are they effective? See if you’re better off getting a real security system.

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Nest vs. Ring Home Security

Kaz Weida | Aug 13, 2020 | Home Security

Which DIY home security system is better? We compare Nest Secure to Ring Home security to see which system protects better for your budget.

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4 Remote Car Starters that Work with Any Vehicle

Kaz Weida | Jul 2, 2020 | Car Safety
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