Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca is the lead safety reporter and in-house expert for SafeWise.com. She has been a journalist and blogger for over 25 years, with a focus on home and community safety for the past six. Rebecca spends dozens of hours every month testing and evaluating security products and strategies. Her safety expertise is sought after by publications, broadcast journalists, non-profit organizations, podcasts, and more. You can find her work and contributions in places like TechCrunch, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, HGTV, MSN, and an ever-growing library of radio and TV clips.

Posts by Rebecca Edwards

Best Smart Electronic Door Locks of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 29, 2020 | Home Security, Smart Home

Best smart door locks buyer’s guide. We compare the top electronic door locks to bring you the future of home security and home automation.

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Safety Hazards to Watch for around the House

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 29, 2020 | Home Safety

Make sure you’re doing everything you can to keep your family safe. Consult this guide of nine common safety hazards in the home for quick, simple solutions to keep you and your loved ones out of harm’s way.

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The Best Home Security Systems in Canada

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 29, 2020 | Home Security

Find the best home alarm system to protect your house. We looked at price, features, contract terms, and coverage across Canada to pick our top security systems.

SafeWise 100 Safest Small Towns in 2020

100 Safest Small Towns in America 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 28, 2020 | Safety News

Most of the safest small towns are in the northeastern US. Find out which ones report the fewest crimes and see if your town made the list!

The Best Google-Compatible Home Security Systems

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 29, 2020 | Home Security

Find out why Vivint is the best security system that works with Google Assistant—and see which brands are the runners up.

Crime and the Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 28, 2020 | Safety News

Find out how the coronavirus is affecting crime trends around the country. See if crimes are increasing and what law enforcement is doing about it.

Safety Guide for Fall

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 28, 2020 | Home Safety
Turning leaves and cooler days mean it’s time to bundle up in sweaters and sip pumpkin spice lattes. It’s also the time of year you need to get your home, yard, and family ready for...
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The Best Home Alarm Systems in the UK

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 28, 2020 | Home Security

SafeWise’s Top Home Alarm Systems in the UK provides in-depth reviews to make an informed safety decision. Discover options that protect you and your family.

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The Best Medical Alert Systems of 2020

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 24, 2020 | Senior Safety

See which medical alert system is the best to keep you and your loved one safe. SafeWise compared monthly fees and features like fall detection, mobility, and two-way communication.

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Wyze Cam Pan Review

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 25, 2020 | Home Security, Smart Home

Find out why Wyze’s $40 Cam Pan is our budget pick for wireless cameras. SafeWise reviews price, functionality, and more.