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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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 | Feb 4, 2020 | 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.

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Ring Spotlight Camera Review

Kaz Weida | Dec 13, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, Home Security, SafeWise Reviews

Ring’s Spotlight Camera joins the Ring family of devices as an outdoor home security camera, recording HD video & equipped with motion detection & night vision.

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Nest vs. Ring Home Security

Kaz Weida | Dec 13, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, 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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How to Test Air Quality in the Home

Kaz Weida | Nov 27, 2019 | Editorials, Equipment Reviews
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...

Best Water Filters

Kaz Weida | Nov 25, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

Filter contaminants from your water under the sink, on the countertop, or in a pitcher with recommendations for the best water filters.

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes in the Home

Kaz Weida | Nov 22, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

Learn to protect your home by preventing water pipes from freezing or bursting in cold weather.

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The Best Smart Plugs and Outlets for Your Home

Kaz Weida | Feb 4, 2020 | Equipment Reviews

Read reviews of the best smart plugs and outlets that can control any electronic device, including WeMo Mini, TP-Link, Kasa Smart, and Amazon Alexa.

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How to Help Aging Parents Drive Longer

Kaz Weida | Nov 2, 2019 | Family 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 Test Water at Home with a Water Test Kit

Kaz Weida | Oct 30, 2019 | Home Safety
The quality of the water we drink and use daily is essential to well-being and health. Polling indicates 61% of Americans worry “a great deal” about polluted drinking water.1 Whether you’re concerned about contaminants or...