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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5 Remote Car Starters that Work with Any Vehicle

Kaz Weida | Mar 27, 2020 | Auto Safety, Equipment Reviews
Best OverallCrimestopper RS7-G5Read ReviewTwo-vehicle compatibilityLCD screen pagerTwo-vehicle compatibilityLCD screen pagerView on AmazonRead Review Best ValueAvital 4105LRead ReviewCustomizable vehicle run timeLower price Customizable vehicle run timeLower price View on AmazonRead Review Best SecurityViper 5305VRead ReviewSix-tone sireniPhone...
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How to Help Aging Parents Drive Longer

Kaz Weida | Mar 25, 2020 | Family Safety, 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 | Mar 25, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety

Compare the Best Medical Alert Systems

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Bark App Review

Kaz Weida | Mar 3, 2020 | Child and Baby Safety, Equipment Reviews, Family Safety, Internet Safety, Product Reviews

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.

Best Home Security Systems in Dallas

Kaz Weida | Jan 28, 2020 | Home Safety, Home Security

Discover the best home security systems in Dallas with responsive customer service and affordable alarm monitoring for your home or apartment in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

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Best Home Security Systems in Seattle

Kaz Weida | Jan 29, 2020 | Home Safety, Home Security
Best Customer ServiceGreat Western Security 4.8Read ReviewCustom systemsAward-winning customer serviceCustom systemsAward-winning customer serviceView PackagesRead Review Best ReputationWashington Alarm 4.7Read Review75 years of experienceFive Diamond Rated Monitoring Center75 years of experienceFive Diamond Rated Monitoring CenterView PackagesRead...

The Best Pet Insurance

Kaz Weida | Jan 14, 2020 | Equipment Reviews
Best for Comprehensive CoverageFigoRead ReviewNo copay for life-saving careCloud-basedNo exclusions for cured congenital conditionsNo copay for life-saving careCloud-basedNo exclusions for cured congenital conditionsVisit WebsiteRead Review Best for DogsTrupanionRead Review90% coverageDirect pay availableCovers hip dysplasia90% coverageDirect...

Best Pet Harnesses

Kaz Weida | Jan 7, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Pet Safety

Find the best dog harness, from Ruffwear Front Range to PetSafe Easy Walk, and get recommendations for no-pull dog harnesses with front and back leash attachments.

Door Locks for Apartment Security

5 Best Door Locks for Apartments and Renters

Kaz Weida | Jan 7, 2020 | Buyers Guides

We selected the top door locks that are easy to install without angering your landlord or risking the loss of your security deposit.

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How to Keep Your Roof Clear of Snow

Kaz Weida | Jan 7, 2020 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

Keep snow off your roof by calculating snow load and removing snow from your roof with a roof rake. Tips to avoid roof damage, including how to prevent ice dams.