Editorials

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Does a Gun Make Your Home Safer?

Kaz Weida | Jul 19, 2019 | Home Safety

Research shows that having a gun at home does not make us safer. Learn more about what the latest studies on gun safety tell us.

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What to Look for in a Home Security System

Katie McEntire | Jul 19, 2019 | Home Security

With the many types of security systems out there, how do you choose the right one for your home? Learn more here and get started with your new alarm.

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3 Home Security Alternatives to ADT

Kasey Tross | Jul 19, 2019 | Home Security

If you’re frustrated with ADT, there are several alternatives, and we’ve rounded them up for you. We’ll show you how they compare when it comes to pricing, contracts, equipment, customer service, and installation.

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Best Vehicle Navigation Systems

Kasey Tross | Jul 19, 2019 | Buyers Guides

Having a digital copilot you can trust is essential, so we’ve rounded up the best GPS systems to help you choose the right one for wherever your travels take you.

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The Best Home Security System Apps

Rebecca Edwards | Jul 17, 2019 | Buyers Guides

Home security apps help you protect your home when you’re not there by letting you check in on a smartphone or tablet. Read our reviews to find the best home security app.

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Get Ready for Prime Day 2019

Katie McEntire | Jul 10, 2019 | Buyers Guides
Since 2015, Amazon has celebrated its founding day with a huge sale. This year, Prime Day starts at midnight (PDT) on July 15 and runs until 11:59 p.m. (PDT) July 16. You’ll find Christmas-caliber shopping...

Earthquake 101: 4 Tips to Keep You Safe

Hillary Johnston | Jul 9, 2019 | Safety Tips
SafeWise News Update: Two Shakers Rattle California  July 9, 2019 Two back-to-back earthquakes in California have sent people scrambling for earthquake emergency supplies and survival tips. SafeWise wants to provide helpful resources to everyone impacted...
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7 Signs a DIY Home Security System Is for You

SafeWise Team | Jul 9, 2019 | 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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2019’s Best Smart Home Hubs

Kasey Tross | Jul 11, 2019 | Home Automation, Product Reviews

We looked at price, compatibility, and user experience to help you find the best smart home hub to seamlessly sync all your smart home devices.

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Findster Duo+ Review: Best Pet Finder?

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 21, 2019 | Family Safety

We tested the Findster Duo+ to see if it lives up to the hype. Battery life and range came up short, but we like that there’s no monthly fees and no cell coverage required.