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Safety Hazards to Watch for Around the House

Rebecca Edwards | Apr 12, 2019 | Home Safety

Make sure you’re doing everything you can to keep your family safe. Consult this guide of nine common safety hazards in the home for quick, simple solutions to keep you and your loved ones out of harm’s way.

One-Day Projects to Improve Home Security

Brynna Baldauf | May 16, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

You have big dreams for your home, but that impossibly long to-do list somehow never seems to get done. When you know that any project you start could take weeks to finish, you’re reluctant to…

November Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Nov 29, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

The holidays have arrived and with them come guests. Many, many guests. Let’s get your home ready for the influx of family, friends, and fantastic food by focusing on a clean house and an organized…

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4 Safety Measures Parents Can Take to Prevent SIDS

SafeWise Team | Apr 16, 2018 | Child and Baby Safety

  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is one of the leading causes of death for infants. All parents want to ensure the safety of their newborn. While no one knows the cause of SIDS, the…

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How to Tell If Your Locks Have Been Tampered With

SafeWise Team | Apr 4, 2019 | Safety Tips

Burglars may try a number of methods to try and gain access to your home, including picking your lock. The most obvious sign your lock has been tampered with are visible dents and scuff marks around the key hole. While these are quick and easy to notice, here are specific signs of lock tampering that you can look for and measures you can take to help prevent unauthorized entry.

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AngelSense—A Wearable GPS and Voice Monitoring Device for Kids

Kaz Weida | Nov 30, 2017 | Child and Baby Safety, SafeWise Reviews

SafeWise Rating: Although this GPS monitoring device is geared toward children with disabilities, anyone can appreciate AngelSense’s tracking functions and voice features that provide an extra layer of comfort for kids and parents. We tested…

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ADT Now Offers the Ring Video Doorbell – Learn About the Partnership

Alexia Chianis | Dec 18, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Home Automation, Home Safety
Editor's note: looking for more info on smart doorbells in general? Check out our latest buyer's guide on the eight best video doorbells. SafeWise is dedicated to your family’s well-being. So we make it a priority...
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October Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

Kaz Weida | Feb 27, 2018 | Home Safety, Safety Tips

As the leaves fall and colder temperatures set in, we’ll move inside to address important tasks that deserve your attention. October is a great time to get organized before the rush of the holidays, but…

SmartThings Review: The Internet of Things at Your Fingertips

Scott Bay | Nov 10, 2017 | Equipment Reviews

Imagine you’re coming home after a long day. Your front door automatically unlocks as you pull into the driveway. Once inside, the lights turn on as you walk into a room, and turn off when…

Safest and Most Dangerous States for Drivers

Kaz Weida | Sep 8, 2017 | Focus on Community

Do drivers in your state cross the line and go over the limit? SafeWise investigates. Safest States for Drivers Most Dangerous States for Drivers 1. Massachusetts Total Fatalities per 1000 Drivers: .048 41. Louisiana Total…