Equipment Reviews

9 Ways to Make Your Backyard a Safer Place to Play

Alexia Chianis | Jul 7, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Backyards are synonymous with summer fun — offering your kids fresh air, exercise, and hours of entertainment. But backyards can be surprisingly dangerous places, too. Following a few simple safety guidelines can go a long…

The Top 10 Safety Rated Cars for Your Family

Rebecca Edwards | Mar 15, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

You want to keep your family safe whether you’re all tucked in at home or out on the road. However, picking a safe, family-friendly vehicle can be a daunting task. You need a car that…

How to Keep Your Kids with Food Allergies Safe

SafeWise Team | Apr 23, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

This post was written for SafeWise by Rivka Kawano from Allerguarder, makers of the first tech allergy bracelet.  If you are lucky enough to be a parent, and no children with food allergies, at least…

Safe Sports for Active Children

Hillary Johnston | Jun 7, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Research was recently conducted on nearly 100 deceased NFL players, and the results showed that over 95% tested positive for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). With this recent rise in CTE recognition, parents are more concerned…

Home Alert Product Review

Caroline Maurer | Jan 25, 2018 | Equipment Reviews

You don’t need a guardian angel to stay safe. With Home Alert, you’ll have a system that’s always on the lookout for your well being. Home Alert comes with unique smoke, carbon monoxide, water, and…

What Is an AMBER Alert and How Is It Used

Hillary Johnston | May 24, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

A missing child is a parent’s worst nightmare. Thankfully, if the child is in immediate danger, law enforcement escalates the case and sends out an AMBER Alert through the Emergency Alert System. The AMBER Alert…

Smart Thermostat Faceoff: We Compare Nest vs. Ecobee

Alyssa Baker | May 18, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Whether you’re transforming your entire house into a smart home or dipping your toes into the home automation pool, a smart thermostat is essential for more comfortable, eco-friendly living. Smart thermostats are designed to learn…

A Review of the Vivint SkyControl Panel

Jack Frey | Sep 14, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

If you’re looking for a comprehensive home security system, you’ll want to research several different types and brands before making a decision. And if one of the systems you’re considering is Vivint Smart Home™, start…

How Much Does Protect America Cost?

Hillary Johnston | May 11, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Protect America Home Security Price Breakdown Consumers are increasingly looking for affordable plans when it comes to home security systems. In addition to low monthly fees, they want equipment options for their homes, condos, or…

The 6 Coolest Upcoming Safety Products on Kickstarter

Alyssa Baker | May 10, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

Every year, hundreds of new products enter the security industry to help keep you and your belongings safe. Some of the most creative — from a belt buckle that hides credit cards to software that…