Home Safety

corgi in the passenger side of a car

Tips for Traveling Safely With Your Pet

Katie McEntire | Jan 7, 2020 | Equipment Reviews

By land, air, or sea, learn how to include your four-legged family in your travels safely.

Vet with dog and kitten

How Much Does Pet Insurance Cost?

Katie McEntire | Jan 14, 2020 | Pet Safety, Service Reviews

We dug deep to find out the average cost of pet insurance and if it’s worth getting. After all, our four-legged loved ones get sick too.

Best Pet Harnesses

Kaz Weida | Jan 7, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Pet Safety

Find the best dog harness, from Ruffwear Front Range to PetSafe Easy Walk, and get recommendations for no-pull dog harnesses with front and back leash attachments.

thief entering home with a crowbar

8 Ways to Keep Thieves Out of Your Garage

Kasey Tross | Jan 7, 2020 | Home Safety, Home Security

Learn the tricks burglars use to get into your garage and stop a break-in before it happens. Beef up your garage security with these 8 simple tips.

Door Locks for Apartment Security

5 Best Door Locks for Apartments and Renters

Kaz Weida | Jan 7, 2020 | Buyers Guides

We selected the top door locks that are easy to install without angering your landlord or risking the loss of your security deposit.

Chicago skyline

Best Home Security Systems in Chicago

Kasey Tross | Jan 7, 2020 | Equipment Reviews, Home Security

Find the best home security systems in Chicago to protect your home against burglary. These local picks have great customer reviews and monitoring packages.

Laptop computer sitting on table

Tips for Recovering Lost or Stolen Items

Katie McEntire | Jan 7, 2020 | General Safety, Safety Tips

What can you do if you’ve had something stolen from your car or you’ve lost a valuable item? Learn how to recover your lost or stolen goods with these tips.

Ice and snow on rooftop

How to Keep Your Roof Clear of Snow

Kaz Weida | Jan 7, 2020 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

Keep snow off your roof by calculating snow load and removing snow from your roof with a roof rake. Tips to avoid roof damage, including how to prevent ice dams.

Young couple looking for an apartment

The Apartment Security Guide for Renters

Kasey Tross | Jan 20, 2020 | Home Safety

Find out how to choose a safe apartment and improve the security of your current apartment. These simple steps will give you greater peace of mind.

kwikset electronic door lock

The Best Keyless Electronic Door Locks

Rebecca Edwards | Jan 6, 2020 | Buyers Guides

Best smart door locks buyer’s guide. We’ve compared the top electronic door locks to bring you the future of home security and home automation.