Safety Tips

Safety Guide for Summer

Caroline Maurer | Jul 9, 2018 | Safety Tips

School’s out for the summer! That means the kids will be free to play outside, swim in the pool, and have fun with friends. While it’s a fun time to look forward to, there are…

10 Safety Essentials to Keep in Your Car This Summer

Emily Long | Apr 10, 2018 | Safety Tips, SafeWise Recommends

Road trips have been an American passion since the Griswolds packed up the family truckster and headed to Wally World. In 2017, 91% of summer travel took place on the nation’s highways and byways. If…

Road Trip Safety Tips

Caroline Maurer | Apr 9, 2018 | Safety Tips

Getting ready to hit the road for a multi-day adventure? Make sure that it’s a fun and safe drive no matter where you’re going with our top road trip tips. Buckle up. This may seem like…

April Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Apr 9, 2018 | Safety Tips

Now that spring has arrived, enjoy the weather and get outside to tackle home maintenance and safety tasks that have languished during the dark, cold winter. If you’re short on time this month, go with…

Burglar with crowbar trying to enter house, stealing valuables

10 Surprising Home Burglary Stats and Facts

Alexia Chianis | Apr 2, 2018 | Safety Tips

A burglary takes place about every eighteen seconds in the United States. That adds up to nearly 200 per hour, and approximately 4,800 every day. These are startling statistics, but they highlight the fact that…

February Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Caroline Maurer | Feb 23, 2018 | Safety Tips

While focusing on Valentine’s Day and the doldrums of winter, don’t forget to do something special for your home this month—check it for safety! If you only have time for one or two safety tips,…

a smart home device sitting on a counter

How to Keep Your Smart Home Safe from Hacking

Mitchell Klein | Jan 24, 2018 | Safety Tips

As smart homes continue to gain popularity, questions around the security and privacy of connected devices have become more prevalent. While smart devices can make daily tasks easier, connecting everyday devices to the internet means…

January Safety Checklist

January Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Caroline Maurer | Feb 23, 2018 | Safety Tips

We begin every year with the same resolution: to help people and their loved ones stay safe. To keep that promise, we’ve come up with a month-by-month home maintenance and safety checklist. If you only…

close up of a wallet with id cards.

How to Respond and Recover from Identity Theft

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jan 24, 2018 | Safety Tips

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about 17.6 million US residents were victims of identity theft in 2014 alone.1 Identity theft remains a prevalent problem today—and the recent data breach at Equifax is evidence…

Construction Worker Framing A Building

What to Expect When Building a New Home: A Timeline

Monique Seitz-Davis | Jun 14, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

Whether you’re building a simple starter home or the ultimate abode, new home construction contains many unknowns and can be overwhelming—especially if you’re unsure where to start or experience a hiccup in the planning process….