Home Safety

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ADT Security vs. Frontpoint Home Security

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 13, 2018 | Home Safety, SafeWise Reviews

We’re pitting home security giants Frontpoint and ADT against one another. Find out which one stands out as our favorite.

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Best Home Safes of 2019

Rebecca Edwards | Jan 11, 2019 | Equipment Reviews, Home Safety

Important documents, firearms, and irreplaceable heirlooms are better protected when kept in a safe. But which safe is safest? Find what’s right for you in our guide to home safes.

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10 Simple Ways to Secure Your New Home

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 14, 2018 | Home Safety

Don’t be overwhelmed about how to secure your home. SafeWise has 10 easy tips and tricks to help you keep your home safe from burglars, hackers, and more.

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Best Home Warranties of 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Dec 14, 2018 | Buyers Guides, Home Safety

Save money and stress with one of SafeWise’s top home warranties of 2018. Find the warranty coverage that’s right for your budget and needs, whether you’re a new homebuyer or you’ve been in your home for years.

5 Years of Hurricanes: These States Have Been Impacted the Most

Rebecca Edwards | Oct 10, 2018 | Home Safety
Hurricane Michael is expected to be the strongest hurricane to hit Florida's Panhandle in decades, with life threatening storm surges, flooding and high winds.  2018 has already seen over $45 billion dollars in catastrophic damage and...
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The Complete Room by Room Safety Checklist

SafeWise Team | Dec 27, 2018 | 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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Home Maintenance and Safety Checklists

Sage Singleton | Feb 23, 2018 | Home Safety

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How to Outsmart a Burglar and Keep Your Home Safe

Monique Seitz-Davis | Dec 27, 2017 | Home Safety

In 2014, two Minnesota men were robbing a car repair shop when one of the thieves accidentally pocket-dialed 911. As you can imagine, this butt-dial inadvertently provided dispatch with their whereabouts and intentions—and police apprehended…

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Home Automation Guide for Beginners

Alexia Chianis | Nov 8, 2018 | Home Safety
Once thought of as a passing trend, home automation is here to stay. Nearly 30% of Americans already own at least one smart home product,1 and Parks Associates reports that half of all United States...
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5 Landscaping Tips You Need for Extra Privacy

Katie Kuchta | Dec 6, 2017 | Home Safety

There’s nothing quite like sitting on your patio on a Saturday morning to drink coffee and read the news—in peace. With the joys of homeownership come a few things beyond our control. We’ve all been…