Equipment Reviews

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Best Motion Detector Lights

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 14, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Home Safety

Nothing stops a trespasser in their tracks faster than motion sensor lighting. That’s why we’ve identified the best affordable motion lights available—and we didn’t forget about important features like smart tech, weatherproof designs, and reliability.

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Your Black Friday Shopping Guide to Smart Home Tech in 2019

SafeWise Team | Nov 14, 2019 | Buyers Guides, SafeWise Recommends

We’ve rounded up the best deals on some of our favorite smart home and home security devices. Take a look at our recommendations to finalize your holiday shopping list and make the most of Black Friday this year.

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Home Security for Renters: What You Need to Know

Alexia Chianis | Nov 14, 2019 | Home Safety

Home security systems aren’t only for single family residences—they’re for apartments too. In fact, given that renters are historically more likely than homeowners to experience burglaries,1 SafeWise strongly urges people living in apartments to get security systems. The thing is, not all home security systems are designed with renters’ needs in mind, which can make shopping for one a bit tricky.

SimpliSafe base station on counter by window

SimpliSafe Home Security Review: DIY, Affordable, and Contract-Free

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 14, 2019 | Home Security

Get all the details about SimpliSafe pricing, services, and features. SafeWise takes an in-depth look at the SimpliSafe DIY home security system in our review.

The 5 Best GPS Vehicle Trackers

Kasey Tross | Nov 13, 2019 | Auto Safety

Find the best GPS tracker for your car based on features, pricing, and plans. SafeWise compared the top tracking devices and narrowed it down to the top five.

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The Best Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detectors of 2019

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 13, 2019 | Buyers Guides

Check out SafeWise’s reviews and comparisons of the 10 best carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and alarms. Whether battery operated or hard-wired, dual-functioning or a smart, (CO) Detectors can protect your family from carbon monoxide poisoning. Click to read more.

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Press Page

SafeWise Team | Nov 15, 2019 | Focus on Community

SafeWise experts have decades of experience as journalists, product testers, safety and compliance officers, homeowners, and community advocates. 

How to Increase Home Safety with These Top Radon Detectors

Katie McEntire | Nov 12, 2019 | Buyers Guides

Though radon gas occurs naturally in the world, it poses risks when found in high concentrations. Unfortunately, radon gas can collect even at home. To combat this risk, many homeowners purchase radon detectors to detect the gas in homes and wells, thereby preventing any potential adverse effects.


SimpliSafe vs. ADT

Kasey Tross | Nov 14, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

We compare ADT’s and SimpliSafe’s pricing, contracts, equipment, and customer service to help you decide which home security company is right for you.

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Best Car Dash Cams

Kasey Tross | Nov 8, 2019 | Buyers Guides, Equipment Reviews

We’ve researched dozens of dash cams to bring you our six favorites.