SafeWise Team

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.

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SafeWise for Safe Rides Home

SafeWise Team | Dec 31, 2019 | Auto Safety, Safety News

Get a safe ride home this New Year’s. If you live in a state with high impaired driving deaths, SafeWise has free Lyft rides to get you home safe.

Frontpoint vs. Protect America

SafeWise Team | Apr 12, 2020 | Equipment Reviews
  FRONTPOINT PROTECT AMERICA Monitoring Price $44.99 - $49.99/mo $19.99 - $54.99/mo Minimum Equipment Purchase $0, with financing $0, with contract Landline Required No Yes Wifi Security Camera Monitoring Yes Yes, at an extra cost...
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7 Signs a DIY Home Security System Is for You

SafeWise Team | May 15, 2020 | Editorials, Home Security
Error: Please add at least one "Anchor" component Like any home improvement, a home security system can be a job for the pros or a weekend warrior. And home security companies are making installation easier...
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What is a Car Safety and Emissions Inspection?

SafeWise Team | May 21, 2020 | Auto Safety

Each state has different laws and fees for safety and emissions inspections of vehicles, but what each state evaluates is largely the same.

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Home Safety and Security Stats and Facts

SafeWise Team | Feb 28, 2020 | Safety News
SafeWise compiled this list with your welfare in mind because being informed about safety and security risks is the first step to protecting yourself—and the ones you love—from danger.  Property Crime Statistics and Facts: In...
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What Are the Dangers of Texting While Driving

SafeWise Team | May 28, 2020 | Auto Safety
Texting and driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving. In fact, the average text sent or read in a car takes a driver’s eyes off the road for 5 seconds.1 This...
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Best Heart Rate Monitors for Seniors

SafeWise Team | May 27, 2020 | Buyers Guides

There are a number of innovative heart rate monitors available that can make small yet significant changes to your health. To help you care for your heart, we’ve done the research and compiled a list of the best heart monitors.

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The Dangers and Costs of Distracted Driving in Your State

SafeWise Team | Aug 29, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

What are the chances you will die in a car crash? Or get pulled over for using your phone while driving?   The answer depends on which state you’re in. Each day in the US,…

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The Complete Room by Room Safety Checklist

SafeWise Team | May 27, 2020 | General Safety, Home Safety, Safety Tips

Find all the tips you need to make your new home safe on our room-by-room checklist.

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How to Tell If Your Locks Have Been Tampered With

SafeWise Team | May 20, 2020 | Home Safety

Burglars may try a number of methods to try and gain access to your home, including picking your lock. The most obvious sign your lock has been tampered with are visible dents and scuff marks around the key hole. While these are quick and easy to notice, here are specific signs of lock tampering that you can look for and measures you can take to help prevent unauthorized entry.