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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October Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Feb 27, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

As the leaves fall and colder temperatures set in, we’ll move inside to address important tasks that deserve your attention. October is a great time to get organized before the rush of the holidays, but…

Safest and Most Dangerous States for Drivers

Kaz Weida | Sep 8, 2017 | Focus on Community

Do drivers in your state cross the line and go over the limit? SafeWise investigates. Safest States for Drivers Most Dangerous States for Drivers 1. Massachusetts Total Fatalities per 1000 Drivers: .048 41. Louisiana Total…

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September Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Feb 27, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

Another season has begun, and your home deserves some special attention to prepare for colder temperatures. Follow through on this list to ensure the most important safety and maintenance tasks don’t fall through the cracks…

5 Things to Do Before a Break-in

Kaz Weida | May 16, 2018 | Home Safety

by Kaz Weida | Home Safety Consultant  More homeowners are taking a proactive approach to protecting their properties, which could be why burglaries are less common than they were twenty years ago.1 Still, according to…

August Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Feb 27, 2018 | Home Safety

The dog days of summer have officially arrived, and it’s too hot to do much outside, so we’ll focus on prepping indoor areas for the start of school. If changing schedules are making your life…

July Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Feb 27, 2018 | Home Safety

With summer in full swing and vacation just around the corner, this month’s to-do list focuses on securing your home while you’re away. A few simple preventative measures can save you from property loss and…

June Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Mar 1, 2018 | Home Safety

Summer has arrived, and with it comes the heat. Tackling a few basic home safety tasks will ensure that even when temperatures climb, you stay cool and efficient. Finding it difficult to get ahead? We…

May Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Mar 1, 2018 | Home Safety

Summer sun is just around the corner, and May’s to-do list focuses on preparing your home to enjoy the great outdoors. Juggling too much this month? That’s okay. We gave each task on the list…