Monique Seitz-Davis

The SafeWise Team is here to help you keep your home and family safe. Whether you’re looking to pick a security system or identify and remove common risks in your home, we’re here to help you find the best products and well-researched answers. At SafeWise we combine our years of experience in home safety and security with user reviews and feedback to help take the guesswork out of living safe.

Posts by Monique Seitz-Davis

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Best Home Security Systems in Canada

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jul 13, 2018 | Home Security
We reviewed Canada’s top security system providers, so Canadians from the far flung reaches of the Yukon territory all the way to Montreal can be well-covered and protected with everything from a security camera and...

The Most Pet-Friendly States in America

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jul 9, 2018 | Focus on Community

Are your pets more like furry members of your family? If so, you’re probably interested to know which states in America provide the most enriching and safest environment for animals. To find out, we took…

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Whistle 3 GPS Dog Tracker Hands-on Review

Monique Seitz-Davis | May 24, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

Within a matter of hours, our test subject put the Whistle Tracker through its paces. After all, who better to test out the Whistle Tracker than a playful senior husky with a stubborn streak? Introducing…

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The Best Ways to Travel Long-Distance This Summer

Monique Seitz-Davis | Apr 20, 2018 | Uncategorized

Forget the Summer of Love, this summer is all about fun! Specifically adventures and trips with friends or family—safely, of course. But getting to your destination is only half the battle. And while it might…

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LifeLock Identity Theft Protection Review

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jun 7, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

LifeLock monitors and helps safeguard your valuable, sensitive information against identity theft and fraud, but how does it compare to other identity theft protection services? Best for Monitoring Your Identity Tiered plans Additional coverage for…

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Best Outdoor Safety Gear for Dogs

Monique Seitz-Davis | Mar 1, 2018 | Uncategorized

From beds to booties and almost everything in-between, we’ve reviewed the top outdoor gear for dogs. After all, your best friend and go-to adventure buddy deserves the very best! Jump to… The Best Outdoor Dog…

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Vimtag P1 Security Camera Review

Monique Seitz-Davis | Feb 16, 2018 | Uncategorized

Overall Rating:  Best for DIY Surveillance Why Choose the Vimtag Camera? After a string of burglary and vandalism incidents in my neighborhood, I wanted to stop relying on my dogs to ward off intruders and make…

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How to Respond and Recover from Identity Theft

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jan 24, 2018 | Safety Tips

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about 17.6 million US residents were victims of identity theft in 2014 alone.1 Identity theft remains a prevalent problem today—and the recent data breach at Equifax is evidence…

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What to Expect When Building a New Home: A Timeline

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jun 14, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

Whether you’re building a simple starter home or the ultimate abode, new home construction contains many unknowns and can be overwhelming—especially if you’re unsure where to start or experience a hiccup in the planning process….

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How to Outsmart a Burglar and Keep Your Home Safe

Monique Seitz-Davis | Dec 27, 2017 | Home Safety

In 2014, two Minnesota men were robbing a car repair shop when one of the thieves accidentally pocket-dialed 911. As you can imagine, this butt-dial inadvertently provided dispatch with their whereabouts and intentions—and police apprehended…