Smart Home

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AVG Secure VPN Review

Kasey Tross | Oct 19, 2020 | Online Security

AVG’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) offers decent network protection, and we like that it doesn’t track users. But it can be pricey for a VPN that lacks key features found in less expensive software.

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AVG Internet Security Review

Laura E. Hilton | Oct 19, 2020 | Online Security

AVG is one of many internet security options out there. Along with adequate antivirus and malware protection, users get email scans, webcam blocking, and fake website detection.

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The Apartment Security Guide for Renters

Kasey Tross | Oct 19, 2020 | Home Security

Find out how to choose a safe apartment and improve the security of your current apartment. These simple steps can help you level up your security.

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Cove Home Security Review

Rebecca Edwards | Oct 19, 2020 | Home Security

Find out if Cove DIY home security is the right choice to protect your home. SafeWise reviews Cove security pricing, equipment, customer service, and more.

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How to Use Your Security System to Keep an Eye on Your Teenager

SafeWise Team | Oct 19, 2020 | Home Security

Wouldn’t it be nice to have an extra pair of eyes when you’re not around? We have a couple of solutions for you: door and window alarms and security cameras.

The Best Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detectors of 2020

Katie McEntire | Oct 20, 2020 | Home Safety

Find the best CO detectors to keep your home and family safe. We review carbon monoxide detectors based on price, features, reliability, and customer reviews.

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9 Ways to Stay Safe When You Live Alone

Rebecca Edwards | Oct 18, 2020 | Personal Safety

When you don’t have a housemate to help you lock up or call for help in the event of a break-in, you need other types of backup. Make sure you don’t get caught by surprise with these proactive solutions to help make your single-person household as safe as possible.

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9 Home Security Life Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed

Alexia Chianis | Oct 19, 2020 | Home Safety

Want to add to your existing home security system or make your home less appealing to a burglar? These home security hacks are easy and affordable.

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Energy Saving Tips to Make Your Home Energy Efficient Year Round

Rebecca Edwards | Oct 23, 2020 | Smart Home

The changing of seasons means changes in your home’s energy efficiency. Use our seasonal checklists & energy-saving tips to help your home run efficiently.

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Press Page

SafeWise Team | Oct 16, 2020 | Safety News

SafeWise experts have decades of experience as journalists, product testers, safety and compliance officers, homeowners, and community advocates.