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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Bark App Review

Kaz Weida | Oct 28, 2019 | 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.

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How to Improve Bathroom Safety for Seniors

Kaz Weida | Oct 22, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, 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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Can Fake Security Signs and Stickers Prevent Break Ins?

Kaz Weida | Oct 24, 2019 | Home Security, Safety Tips

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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Best Multi-Camera Security Systems

Kaz Weida | Aug 19, 2019 | Home Security

We scanned the field of camera security systems to identify the best ones to stand guard over your property. We looked for multi-camera systems that come with plenty of storage capacity and offer a wide field of view and night vision.

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The 50 Safest Cities to Raise a Child in 2019 | SafeWise

Kaz Weida | Aug 15, 2019 | Focus on Community

SafeWise is proud to help you find the safest cities to raise kids. Here are the 50 Safest Cities to Raise Children in 2019. See if your city made the list!

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How to Detect a Gas Leak in Your Home

Kaz Weida | Aug 5, 2019 | 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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SimpliSafe FAQs

Kaz Weida | Jul 25, 2019 | Home Security

We answer any and all questions regarding SimpliSafe’s home security system.

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Does a Gun Make Your Home Safer?

Kaz Weida | Jul 24, 2019 | Home Safety

Research shows that having a gun at home does not make us safer. Learn more about what the latest studies on gun safety tell us.

April Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Apr 9, 2018 | Safety Tips

Now that spring has arrived, enjoy the weather and get outside to tackle home maintenance and safety tasks that have languished during the dark, cold winter. If you’re short on time this month, go with…

November Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Nov 29, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

The holidays have arrived and with them come guests. Many, many guests. Let’s get your home ready for the influx of family, friends, and fantastic food by focusing on a clean house and an organized…