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

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...
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5 Remote Car Starters that Work with Any Vehicle

Kaz Weida | Jan 8, 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...

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.

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Best Anti-malware Apps for Your Smartphone

Kaz Weida | Jan 24, 2020 | Internet Safety, Product Reviews

Keeping your Android safe is a challenge because of its operating system, but these recommended antivirus apps and security suites are up to the task. They’ll address malware on your phone and secure multiple devices to ensure your personal data stays private.

Best Home Security Systems in Atlanta

Kaz Weida | Dec 23, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

We compared Atlanta home security companies with alarm systems, monitoring and security cameras for your home or apartment in Atlanta.

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Best Home Security Systems in New York City

Kaz Weida | Dec 19, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Focus on Community

Looking for the best home security systems in New York City? We’ve got you. Read reviews of NYC professional monitoring plans, video camera systems, and home automation solutions from the Bronx to Long Island.

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2020’s Best Aftermarket Car Alarms to Protect Your Vehicle

Kaz Weida | Dec 19, 2019 | Auto 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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Best Smartwatches for Kids

Kaz Weida | Dec 23, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, Family Safety

Check out the best kids’ smartwatches equipped with fun features like GPS location and fitness tracking, including the durable Verizon GizmoWatch and VTech Kidizoom.