Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown is a home automation and community safety consultant for SafeWise.com. She enjoys writing helpful tips and in-depth reviews. Sarah believes that through entertainment, technology and the written word, we can all stay connected to each other and create a safe environment out in the ether.

Posts by Sarah Brown

8 Gadgets to Help Burglar Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Sarah Brown | Jan 19, 2017 | SafeWise Recommends

The holidays are a time for family, sharing and preparing for a new year, not recovering from a burglary. Take action this season and protect your home against property crimes. Nothing puts a damper on…

10 Strategies to Keep Your Special Needs Child Safe This Holiday Season

Sarah Brown | Jul 12, 2017 | Safety Tips

This post was written for SafeWise by our partners at AngelSense.  With the holiday season just around the corner, many families are getting ready to enjoy the festivities filled with carols and candy canes. But…

SafeWise Experts: An Exclusive Interview with AngelSense

Sarah Brown | Jul 12, 2017 | SafeWise Experts

SafeWise met with the experts at AngelSense to gather and report the most current and useful information on raising a child with special needs. Continue reading below for details on what this responsibility means and…

SafeWise Experts: Neighborhood Watch with the National Crime Prevention Council

Sarah Brown | Oct 11, 2016 | SafeWise Experts

Safe neighborhoods start with vigilant neighbors, and many concerned citizens around the country have founded Neighborhood Watch programs to help. To help you set up a safe and successful group in your community, we talked…

Home Security for Travelers: Prevent Break-Ins While You’re Away

Sarah Brown | Nov 29, 2018 | Safety Tips

Whether you love traveling around the world or taking an occasional weekend getaway out of state, you never want to leave your home unprotected. Fortunately, with the help of a monitored home security system, you…

A workman performs regular maintenance on a smoke alarm.

A Guide to Smoke Detector Installation and Maintenance

Sarah Brown | Dec 4, 2017 | Safety Tips

According to a 2015 report on home fires from the National Fire Protection Association, the house-fire casualty rate in homes with working smoke alarms was less than half the casualty rate in homes without working…

CO 101: Everything You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Sarah Brown | Sep 13, 2016 | Safety Tips

Carbon monoxide (CO) is referred to as the silent killer, and the moniker is justified — the deadly nature of this odorless, colorless, tasteless gas makes it an invisible assassin. Every year in the U.S.,…

How to Increase Your Property Value with Home Security

Sarah Brown | May 16, 2018 | Safety Tips

If you’re considering investing in home security, you probably already know a lot about the potential safety benefits. But did you know that plenty of security measures can also boost property value? Now, more than…

Amazon Echo: Home Automation Gets Friendly

Sarah Brown | Mar 7, 2016 | Equipment Reviews, SafeWise Recommends

Amazon Echo is a pint-sized, cloud-based “smart” speaker that provides much more than just 360 degree omni-directional audio. Stream your favorite content from a variety of sources, including Pandora, Amazon Prime, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Tunein, and…