Safety Tips

11 Important Tips for Holiday Cooking Safety

Caroline Maurer | Nov 22, 2016 | Safety Tips

Cooking together is a treasured holiday tradition for many families. They take joy in building gingerbread houses, baking cookies, and trying to master the secrets behind grandma’s famous Thanksgiving turkey. But—as with any project—it’s important…

delivered package sitting outside house

A Guide to Recovering Your Lost or Stolen Packages

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 12, 2019 | Safety Tips

The new shoes you ordered are supposed to be on your doorstep, but they’re not. Two scenarios flash through your mind: the carrier lost your package, or it was stolen. Either scenario is annoying and alarming—but you don’t have to be helpless when porch pirates strike. Here are some steps you can take to get to the bottom of it, get reimbursed, track down the thief—or scare them off before they do their dastardly deed.

How to Safely Deep-Fry a Turkey

Emily Long | May 9, 2017 | Safety Tips

Deep-fried turkey is a Southern delicacy. The preparation of it is as much a social event as are the holidays at which it is served. But deep frying a turkey can also go horribly wrong…

A Guide to the Best Fire Escape Ladders

Hillary Johnston | Nov 13, 2018 | Buyers Guides

To help make your home safer, we’ll cover some of the features you want in an emergency escape ladder and give you our top recommendations for ladders that are worth checking out.

Winter Is Coming—Make Sure You Have a Roadside Safety Kit

Emily Garland | Nov 18, 2016 | Safety Tips, SafeWise Recommends

Cold, icy weather is around the corner, and wintry roads pose major threats to driver safety. It’s important that you and your loved ones are prepared with well-stocked roadside safety kits to guard against threats,…

10 Must-Have Safety Products for New Moms and Dads

Hillary Johnston | Nov 17, 2016 | SafeWise Recommends

While it’s fun to paint the nursery, open gifts at the baby shower, and pick out onesies covered in cute baby animals, expectant mothers are also responsible for the serious task of protecting and nurturing…

How to Vet a Non-Profit: Tips for Donating this Holiday Season

Caroline Maurer | Nov 16, 2016 | Safety Tips

The holiday season inspires charitable giving, but not every nonprofit is worth your generosity. The National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) estimates there are over 1.5 million charities registered in America, and of those, only…

A Comprehensive Review of ADT’s Medical Alert Systems

Caroline Maurer | Sep 6, 2017 | Equipment Reviews, Senior Safety

Medical alert devices are your lifeline to emergency services. If you fall, become disoriented, have a stroke or heart attack, get in a car accident, or suffer any distress, a push of a button connects…

10 Budget-Friendly Home Automation Gifts: All Under $100

Alexia Chianis | Nov 15, 2016 | SafeWise Recommends

The tech-lovers in your life are sure to want home automation solutions this holiday season. Fortunately, you don’t need to break the bank to put them under the tree. In fact, there are many reasonably…

6 Home Improvements to Take Care of Before Winter Arrives

SafeWise Team | Apr 23, 2018 | Safety Tips

Whether you like it or not, winter is nearly upon us. Despite the impending onset of colder weather, some of us are still working on projects from the summer or spring. But if you live…