For as long as it has been an option, CCTV has been a popular way to get peace of mind that your property is safe from thieves, vandals and anyone else who wants to trespass there, whether it is at home or at your business location. As with all video technology, CCTV has advanced a lot over the last couple of decades and is now not only more convenient but also more affordable, meaning more and more people are installing some degree of camera based security. Whatever your needs, whether you want to film an office, a store, or your … Continue reading What Are The Main Types Of CCTV Cameras People Use For Security?
Garages are really useful places. You can keep your car in there, helping you save on your car insurance premiums and protect it from thieves, and you can also use it to stash away other valuable items like your family’s bikes, your tools, and general clutter you don’t want to throw out but don’t want to keep inside the house. If you use your garage for any of these purposes, you may think your stuff is all safe, however garages are almost as regularly targeted by thieves as actual houses. It is therefore important to think about how safe and … Continue reading How Secure Is Your Garage?
Just how safe is your garage? And when was the last time you checked it over for safety and security? It can be easy to become complacent, but the truth is that a lot of domestic accidents occur in the garage, and a lot of break-ins happen through the garage. There are many features that a garage should have in order to stay safe and secure – isn’t it time that you went and had a look at yours to figure out whether it is protecting you and your family as it should? Here is our checklist:
You have a responsibility to yourself and to your family to ensure that your home is as safe and secure as possible, but this doesn’t have to cost a small fortune. Keeping a house secure is a challenge, and you need to make sure that you have all the basic things like top-quality locks, but once you are set up it’s not too hard to make sure that you keep your security levels high without having to break the bank in the process. Here are four great tips for saving money on your home security system:
Check the Sensors
We’ve got news for you – burglars are just as interested in your garage as they are your home, so be complacent at your peril. They know full well that garages harbour lots of expensive goodies that they would love the get their hands on. Quality tools, cars, motorbikes and all sorts of other things are kept in garages, and they need to be protected. If your garage looks suitably well-guarded then the chances are that any have-a-go burglars will move right on to the next place – they are all for an easy life. Making a few small changes … Continue reading Your Garage Should Be As Secure As Your Home – How Safe Is Yours?
There is no such thing as too much security for your family home, and now there are some more allies that will fit right into your pocket. Because of the current recession, there are more and more break-ins happening on nearly every street. Alarm systems are usually effective when it comes to stopping those low-lives from robbing us blind. But the really good alarm systems often carry a heavy premium and the cheaper systems are usually not worth the effort. So here we have a few excellent home security apps from those clever folk from iOS and Android, take a … Continue reading Surely They Haven’t Got Any Apps For Home Security Now, Have They?
Everyone has so much expensive possessions these days. We get paid and we treat ourselves to lovely gadgets because it gives us an adrenaline rush. You can’t deny that spending money makes you feel great. There is nothing quite like walking out of a shop with a new laptop under your arm. Because you have so much stuff it’s obvious that people will want to break into your home and steal everything you own.
A few years ago they might have escaped with all your fancy toys, but not anymore. Security systems are so advanced these days and if … Continue reading 6 Cool Features Of Modern Day Alarm Systems
Thanks to the many security measures available to homeowners today, break-ins aren’t as commonplace as they used to be. However, there are still millions of homes that experience intruders every single year. While it goes without saying that you should always lock your windows and doors when you are away from home, there are other things you can do to secure these main entry points and keep your valuables safe.
Ways to Minimize Window Access
With the warmer months upon us, many homeowners are beginning to place air conditioners in their windows. The problem is, many people do … Continue reading How To Avoid Being A Target Of A Home Break-in
For many, the issue of fire detection and suppression is a simple case of buying smoke detectors and a few extinguishers. In certain circumstances, however, this is not sufficient to deal with the potential threat fire could pose to susceptible buildings. In rooms where there is sensitive information, valuable materials or the potential for a lot of people, for example, more heavy-duty hardware will be needed to extinguish the fire and more intelligent systems to detect it in the first place.
For this, there are a number of systems available which offer a much better, more involved approach to detecting … Continue reading Fire Detection for Small and Large-Roomed Businesses
Home security in today’s urban areas does not stop at installing a secure door and arming your burglar alarm system whenever you are not at home. Doors can be unlocked and alarms can be disabled; and not just by professionals. Today, anyone can search the Internet and learn how to disable alarms and open even the most secure locks. Therefore, we bring you the following ten tips that will help make your home more secure, especially when you are not at home.
1. Let us start by talking about cash: do not keep a lot of cash at home. One … Continue reading When Doors Can be Unlocked, Alarms Disabled, You Need More Tips to Secure Your Home