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Published: Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:31:06 -0500

 



Our Family Safety and Security First

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:54:28 -0500

The revolution is here when it comes to home security and safety products. Advances have been made in electronic technology, lighting and monitoring, cameras and a host of other helpful inventions. New products and devices can be found almost everywhere.



5 Tips to Find a Good Locksmith

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:06:44 -0500

Are you locked out of your car or house? If so, you are in need of the services of a good locksmith. The problem is that you can't just hire any locksmith that you know the name of. You have to find a good one. Actually, a good locksmith is a professional who can make, work with or repair all types of locks. You can find these locks on cars, house doors or safes, just to name a few. Given below are a few things that you may want to consider when searching for a good professional.



6 Tips on How to Find a Good Locksmith in Your Area

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:06:01 -0500

Even if you never hired the services of a locksmith, you will still need one someday. For instance, you may lose your car keys or you may lock yourself out of your home. As far as finding a good professional is concerned, you may find it a bit hard. The reason is that some locksmiths are good and others are not so good. So, it's important that you do your homework prior to deciding on one. Below are a couple of tips that can help you to hunt a good one.



Locking Your New Home

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:04:09 -0500

Your just moved into a brand-new house or apartment, the last thing you need to worry about are the locks, right? Wrong. Most home builders are using construction type locks. These are locks that have two combinations.



Security Cameras and Their Needs

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:20:39 -0500

Do you know who visits your house when you aren't there? Do you know when your maid and babysitter come and leave your house? If you are looking for answers to these questions, you are in serious need of front door security cameras.



3 Amazing Pros, 2 Disgusting Cons And 8 Dangerous Statistics About Home Alarm Systems

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 08:17:20 -0500

Just like homeowner's insurance, these alarm systems are something people buy that they hope to never use. A lot of people believe that getting protection for your home is not worth it. However, in my opinion, I believe that anyone who has been saved from a robbery or fire because they got protection would doubt the amazing benefits that getting protection can offer.



Tips to Hire a Reliable Locksmith

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:51 -0500

We all know the uses of locks: they provide security for our vehicles, enterprises and houses. But when you lock yourself out of your house, you wish locks didn't exist. In such a situation, you need the services of a good locksmith. The locksmith, however, should be reliable and trustworthy. Given below are some tips that can help you find a good one.



Tips for Securing Your Home While You Are Out on Holidays

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:34:40 -0500

Holidays are something that everyone look for. They are the great chance to spend quality time with your family and friends and to get relieve from the real world for quite some time.



A Burglar's Guide - Here Is An Amazing Exclusive Into A Burglar's Mind

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:36:29 -0500

The best way to avoid burglary in my opinion is to understand the mindset of the burglar. People lack the education needed to help prevent them from being another statistic. I am happy to share with you today some factors that might make yourself a target for burglary.



Home Security Improvement - Here Is Why Burglars Keep Targeting You

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:03:50 -0500

You can avoid being another burglar statistic if you know the types of homes that they like to target. You can also avoid being a burglar statistic if you know their habits and their style of thinking. According to the FBI, it was found that around 2 million homes are broken into each year.



Patented Padlocks

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:32:53 -0500

There are a lot of ways that a padlock can become a "Patented Padlock". It could be the look of the padlock which would be a design patent or it could be the way it operates which would be a utility patent. A utility patent is the stronger of the two because it can be put in or made to work in any padlock design.



What Are the Benefits to Get From the Wireless Home Security Cameras?

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:07:48 -0500

The Wireless Home Security Cameras are your best guide to look at your home when you are not in the home. They are more effective than anything that you keep in your house for the safety purpose.



What Are the Benefits of Installing Hidden Security Cameras in Your House?

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:09:00 -0500

When you are planning to keep your eye on the entire house all you require is purchasing Hidden Security Cameras. These specific systems are extremely discreet and typically undetectable, until and unless you know what you are actually looking for.



Tips To Consider When Hiring A Locksmith Company

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:04:37 -0500

If you are looking to replace your lock system after losing the keys or want to upgrade, you shouldn't do it by yourself as you will most likely make plenty of mistakes. When having such a project hire a locksmith to help you out. Be best results, you should hire the best professional. To help you out, here are tips to consider when hiring the expert:



Perks of Having a Reliable Security System

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:31:26 -0500

Security Systems able to protect your domicile from intruders whether you are at home or not. With the help of good security systems, you can safeguard your home, family or office.



What Is An SB Lock?

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 12:49:39 -0500

The answer is that an SB (single bitted) lock is a cam lock available in five different lengths that is used in many different applications. I am going to expand on that definition giving you a clear picture on how versatile the SB lock really is.



Here's What You Must Look for in Good Quality CCTV Cameras

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:49:48 -0500

Technology used in CCTV Cameras: Currently over 7 video surveillance technologies are in use and they are: High Definition Video Transport Interface, High Definition Composite Video Interface, Analogue High Definition, High Definition Serial Digital Interface, IP Network, Advanced Analogue systems and Analogue systems. Of all these, the IP Network technology is one that finds use in all commercial areas as well as homes. This technology is used in confined areas to watch over human activity for the purpose of security as well as on roads and highways, along with various apps that facilitate...



Deer Fence

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:55:53 -0500

One of the most important areas of a deer farm is the fencing. Keeping the stock safe and secure is a top priority for deer farmers. The most effective and widely used type of deer fencing is fixed knot woven wire fencing.



The Different Kinds of Removable Bollards

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:28:30 -0500

Urban spaces are becoming busier all the time, and car ownership is at an all time high. This can put a lot of strain on infrastructure that caters to car drivers and pedestrians. It has become necessary to take measures to increase safety while remaining secure.



How to Secure Your Smart Home

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:10:27 -0500

Connecting your appliances to internet and controlling them remotely is a great convenience. Such great convenience may become your enemy if the security aspect is ignored by you.



Gate Locks

Sun, 28 May 2017 12:40:29 -0500

Gate Locks could be as simple as a padlock or as secure as an electronic lock of some type. As in anything that you are trying to secure, ask yourself "What are you trying to protect and how much is that worth to you?"



5 Types of Fences

Fri, 12 May 2017 11:10:21 -0500

A wrought iron, chain link or wooden fence has the potential to benefit the home in several different ways. Beyond its ability to improve on the home's exterior, it can also greatly improve on all-round privacy and security.



High Definition CCTV Cameras

Thu, 11 May 2017 14:11:41 -0500

As a CCTV installer, you always want to buy the best value cameras on the market. The current trends in video products have influenced our customers' perception about security cameras. Large TV manufacturers like Samsung, LG, Sony geared up the launch of 11K TV resolution, so it is not a surprise that the CCTV market is also under pressure from consumers, who are demanding higher definition. Analog CCTV cameras have faded away from the market. In fact, I had a lot of difficulties in finding an analog CCTV camera for one of my customers. We are left with two options, IP and high definition. This article examines the options available to you in IP and HD CCTV cameras.



Build Your Own Wireless Surveillance System

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:42:28 -0500

Are your ready to build your first wireless security system? Learn more about the wireless security cameras that can be used as a part of the new security system for your home or office.



The Advantages Of Button Cameras

Mon, 01 May 2017 08:20:30 -0500

Learn about the advantages of button cameras. These tiny devices are perfect for recording any meeting or conversation.



Electronic Door Locks - Different Types

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:53:27 -0500

There is no reason to have a key with this type of electronic door lock. All you have to do to get inside your home is punch a code into the keypad. There are advantages with this system, like when your hands are full you do not have to root around trying to find your house key.



Who All Can Get Benefited by Security Cameras?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:04:36 -0500

With a rapid increase in the number of illicit activities happening around, it becomes vital to take an extra care of things that matter to you the most. The well-being of your family and the place where you dwell in would undoubtedly be on top of the list. Now, if you have finally decided to invest in security cameras, then there must be thousands of things going on your mind regarding the benefits that these devices can render or as a matter of fact, do you actually need one of these gadgets?



How to Keep Your Home Safe While You Are on Vacation

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:52:23 -0500

No one wants to worry about their home while on vacation. Here are some tips to help keep your house safe from burglars while you are enjoying your holiday.



Great Spots To Install Hidden Home Security Cameras

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 10:10:55 -0500

If you just moved to a new house and feel that you need to improve it's security, here are few tips about the best spots for installing your new security camera. Learn more about the advantages of each camera location.



6 Tips to Buy A Home Safe

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:22:49 -0500

Do you need a safe? Do you have no idea as to what safe you should buy? Actually, when buying a safe, we suggest that you keep a few factors in mind. Below are 6 of them. Read on.



CCTV Camera Installation Guide

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:59:25 -0500

CCTV camera systems can be difficult to install, so this guide will provide detailed instructions on how to properly install a CCTV camera system. Prior to installation, it is important to decide the location where you would like the cameras.



Electric Locks - What Are They?

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:12:57 -0500

Instead of using mechanical tumblers, an electric lock will components like motors, magnets, and solenoids. Some electronic locks also use keypads while others may have optical or magnetic card readers. The most secure electronic lock will use both of these things. As a backup, sometimes they will include mechanical tumblers. This is done so a regular key can be used in order to bypass the other methods of security. From time to time, they will need to be serviced because batteries power many. They are generally installed on doors but they can also be used on safes and other similar applications.



Grade 1 Door Locks

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:20:20 -0500

There are 3 Grades of door locks. It is a Good, Better, Best grading system. Grade 1 is Best, grade 2 is better and grade 3 is good. The grading system was designed by the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA), which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).



5 Tips to Buy a Home Security System

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:48:13 -0500

The worst fear of every house owner is to see the windows of their home broken in the middle of the night. In other words, your worst nightmare is to witness burglars breaking into your house. No one will want to allow a stranger get into their house, especially in their absence. While the alarm systems can't prevent burglars from getting into your house, you can use them to work as a deterrent. They will give you an instant response.



Best Spy Audio Recorders of 2017

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:04:38 -0500

Spy Spot has different types of audio recording devices that are small and discreet. Each audio recorder is battery powered and has a rechargeable battery. The device just plugs into the USB of the computer to charge as well as playback.



5 Great Spots to Install Hidden Home Security Cameras

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 21:14:45 -0500

Home Security Cameras can be tricky when trying to find the right spot to install the camera. We have come up with a list of the 5 best spots the cameras can be placed so they can capture the perfect image.



How Effective Are Home Security Cameras at Deterring Burglars?

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:06:01 -0600

How effective are home security cameras? It depends on the system and whether or not it's the only security measure or part of a wider security layer designed to deter burglars.



What Happens When a Wireless Home Security Camera Loses Its Internet Connection?

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:46:32 -0600

A security camera loses connection periodically. If it's a recurring event, though, then diagnose your problem using my simple elimination process.



What Are Smart Home Systems?

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:18:22 -0600

Smart home systems refer to a variety of different and overlapping electrical and wireless systems that will enable a smart home or a smart house to function as a combined whole unit. Central to understanding the nature of the systems is an understanding of the basis of what a smart home is and the various technologies that underpin it. The idea of a smart home has been around for a long time, in fact in many ways it is one of the oldest science fiction dreams that is on the verge of becoming a reality.



What Is a Smart Home Security System?

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:16:51 -0600

Most people would probably give slightly different answer to the question of what is a home security system, let alone a smart home security system. Any security system in a home is often thought of largely as an alarm system, possibly coupled nowadays with various types of CCTV cameras and other types of technology that can alert and detect intruders. A home security system certainly can be that, but can also be a lot more.



Home Security Camera Systems Are the Redeemer of Your Abode - Reasons to Agree

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:03:43 -0600

Safeguarding your dwelling is the major responsibility you have and no doubt, cameras are the best equipment that will help you to do that. Well, there are a lot of reasons behind this actually.



Smoke Detector Vigilance

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:40:05 -0600

Smoke detectors are the number one defense in the home against injury and death by fire. They warn us of the danger and enable us to save our own lives and those of our loved ones as well. Here are some things to think about when choosing, installing, and maintaining a detection device.



Carbon Monoxide Smarts

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:39:59 -0600

Do you a have a carbon monoxide detector in your home? If not, the following article contains information for you to consider. Carbon monoxide, or CO, can be very dangerous and often times fatal. Sometimes called the 'silent killer', carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and extremely poisonous gas.



Choosing a Padlock

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:00:32 -0600

This sounds easy. Go to your favorite big box store, find their padlock section, pick out your padlock and pay for it. So how exactly did you choose your padlock, was it the packaging, did you get a BOGO or maybe the packaging said "Strong Indestructible Padlock".



Things to Consider Before Buying a Home Safe

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:29:57 -0600

We all do have home safes in our homes. These safes give us the privilege to store anything that we do not want to keep in the public show. This can be important documents, expensive jewellery or even your safety tools.



8 Benefits of a Wall Safe

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:51:32 -0600

A wall safe is a lot better than other types of safes since it offers a lot of advantages for your home or business. Here is a description of a few of those advantages.



Lock Boxes - What Are They?

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:45:49 -0600

When you are discussing a lock box, they can be used for a number of things. They can range in size from a small box you can hold in your hand to being as big as a microwave. As the name indicates, they use a key to unlock the box. Some of the modern lock boxes may now have a keypad that requires you to type in a number to open it.



Tips To Consider When Buying A Home Safe

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:57:58 -0600

A safe keeps your valuables safe. You can store anything from guns, jewelry, to documents there. To buy the right unit you need to consider a number of tips that include:



7 Tips To Hire A Reliable Locksmith

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:26:39 -0600

Locks secure our houses, vehicles and other important stuff. At times, your lock may get stuck. In this situation, you need a locksmith to get you out of trouble. But the question is, who should you call? Here are some tips for you to hire the right locksmith.



Network IP CCTV Surveillance Systems

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 07:46:44 -0600

Analogue and Network IP CCTV Surveillance Systems - What is CCTV? "CCTV" abbreviation meaning Closed Circuit Television, and is used for a range of applications in which cameras are positioned intelligently throughout the premises for the best captured visual and/or audio recording, recorded back to one central location.



5 Benefits Of Using Security Tags

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:58:30 -0600

If you go to most of big retailers, you will see that they have electronically tagged their expensive goods. It's possible to tag all the products including beauty products and alcohol. Usually, retail stores use security tags to secure items that are most commonly stolen. As a matter of fact, security tags offer a simple solution for businesses to secure their stock. Read on to know more about it.



3 Useful Benefits of the Hidden Camera

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 07:16:48 -0600

A hidden camera has the potential to provide a variety of benefits and it comes in endless shapes and sizes. The most popular style is the stationary set up with the camera located in a fixed position, although there are also the body cameras that are attached to an item of clothing.



How to Secure Your Pool Area

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:22:36 -0600

For water loving souls, summers are the most awaited season of the year. People eagerly wait to bathe in the sun and then, cool themselves by taking a deep dip in the water. Swimming is enjoyed as a form of recreation as well as exercise by all.



Understanding Your Chicken Fencing Options

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:25:55 -0600

If you have chicken, it's important that you fence them. This is to prevent them from getting out of their aviary. The fence also protects the birds from predators. You also protect them from harmful plants that might harm them. The fence also gives you peace of mind as you know that your chicken are out of reach of predators and can't get out of their secluded area.



Advantages of Using Security Cameras

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:31:53 -0600

Technology is an innovative creation that has both negative and positive aspects. Most of the people take the advantage of the good sides of these technologies. Some others are there who do use the technology to make the life miserable of a person.



How Concertina Wire Helps In Providing Effective Fencing

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:18:40 -0600

The fencing is widely used to protect the piece of land or premise from illegal or unauthorized trespassing. It is but obvious for us to secure our homes or fields. Apart from these places, fencing is also provided in order to cement the protection of places like the airport, military facility, government buildings, research facilities, etc.



7 Wood Burning Fireplace Safety Tips

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:44:57 -0600

Who doesn't love the warmth of a fireplace on a cold winter's night? However, enjoying the benefits of a fire also comes with great responsibility. Making sure that your fireplace is safe each year is a great start.



Electronic Locks - Pros and Cons

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:44:28 -0600

Electronic locks that are used for the home generally use a keypad or push buttons to enter group of numbers to unlock doors. Today there are more electronic locks available that you can open using a keyless entry fob. They are like the ones that you use to lock and unlock your car. Some even work using your computer or smart phone.



Protect Your Home - Even Celebrities Are Starting To Protect Their Homes

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:29:22 -0600

From the super-rich to the commoner, everyone loves his or her home and his or her possessions just as much as anyone else around. Homes as well as the assets which your home holds are built with care and patience. So, it is only natural that you would like to protect your home and assets and would not like anyone to steal or damage them.



5 Tips for Installing CCTV Cameras and Being Safe and Secure

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:47:51 -0600

Installing a CCTV camera can sometimes be difficult and sometimes be easy. It is the difficult situation that counts a lot. The cabling is the most common issue that people face and we will be addressing this issue here.



Locks By Non-Traditional Lock Manufacturers

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:28:11 -0600

For many years locks have been developed and manufactured for what you would call Traditional Lock Manufacturers. Some of the biggest names are Schlage, Yale, Medeco and Abloy to name a few.



10 Things You Must Keep in a Fireproof Safe

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:03:44 -0600

While we agree that we should prepare for a disaster, most of us won't take any initiative towards that. Buying a fireproof safe is a foolproof way to prepare for a disaster. It demands a bit of prudence when deciding what to put in them, because no strongbox can hold everything. If you are confused about what all things you can store in them, follow our list of some of the more important things you should consider protecting.



5 Tips for Installation of Security Cameras

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 08:56:35 -0600

When the question of your family's security arises, it is important to take maximum precautions. On the other hand, it is also important to ask yourself a few tough questions that can help you a lot in the long run. These questions mostly pertain to the locations in which you want to place the security cameras.



My Personal Mistakes - Please Read This So You Can Avoid Getting Robbed!

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:18:06 -0500

Hi, my name is Marc Drouinaud. I want to share with you my mistakes that made me a target for burglars so you can avoid my mistakes. Before I begin, I want you to understand that a burglary can happen anywhere. It does not matter if you live in a good area or a bad area, no one is completely safe.



Advantages Of Choosing A Professional Garage Gate Installation Company

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:54:01 -0500

How do you ensure that your costly vehicles stay protected from all kinds of external pollution and theft attacks? Strong garage doors, of course! These doors are heavy, strong and durable and come for many years when installed by an expert. Your commercial establishment may need stronger garage doors as they need to protect more vehicles and provide more security. Therefore, it is imperative that you choose a service provider who is the best in the business and who provides full value for your money through the services it renders. If you still feel that roll-up door installation can be done as a DIY project, take a look at the advantages of hiring an expert below, and you will realise how wrong you have been.



5 Features to Expect From a Gun Safe

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:35:29 -0500

Responsible and safe gun storage is essential. But with such varied choice of gun safes in the market it can be difficult to determine which model is right for your specific needs.



Wireless Home Security - Here Is What To Expect From Low, Medium, And High Price Ranges

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:08:14 -0500

Home security has been a concern to most home owners for a very long time. When we were securing our homes with just good quality locks, one could hardly dream of having a wireless security system. We next moved to taking insurance against burglary and other potential damages. This provided some sense of safety and indemnity in case of a loss. Then came the wired circuit television cameras through which one could keep watch on his house while being away. Recording was another option with these cameras. However, burglars soon turned out to be smarter as they would cut the wires connecting any cameras and systems and thus disable live viewing and recording.



Prevent Burglary - You And Your Loved Ones Can Die Because You Are Not Protected

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:51:36 -0500

Prevent Burglary - Here is a story of a victim named John - I am John. This morning, I got up as usual, got ready to go to school, quickly had my breakfast and rushed to school. When I went to my class, my friend and neighbor Ted, who sits next to me in class was not present there. Soon, the class teacher walked in and sadly announced that last night, there was a burglary in Ted's house and the burglars had shot dead Ted's parents, Ted's infant sister Cristina and Ted. I had always found Ted's parents, Robert and Nancy very affectionate and loving. They lived right next to us. Ted's little sister Cristina was so cute!



Security Guard For Your Home - Why Should You Get A Home Security System?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:46:23 -0500

It is extremely understandable that you want to ensure the protection of you and your loved ones. By installing a home security system, you will have done the smartest choice in guaranteeing the safety and peace of mind in knowing that while your eyes are closed or you are at work, your home is under a watchful eye. The problem when it comes to home security is, picking the best option for yourself. Unfortunately, the process can be very draining if you do not have help or an expert guiding you through the process. However, on the bright side, no matter what type of system you elected to get, you have done the right thing by securing the safety of your loved ones and your home.



Home Improvement - Do You Need A Home Security System?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:46:06 -0500

Putting yourself in position to take care of your loved ones and yourself is one of the most important things to get accomplished by any home owner. Home security and surveillance is a much needed investment if a home owner wants to experience peace and solitude in their homes. Because there are so many options for someone to choose from in regards to different security systems, You will be able to find the best security system for you home's needs.



Things You Can Do To Radically Improve Building Security

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:51:00 -0500

Experiencing a few break-ins and thefts can leave you feeling vulnerable. Unfortunately, these are events that many business owners routinely contend with. The good news is that you have the power to limit the effects of unsavory actions on your company. More importantly, there may be things that you can do to avoid these types of loss entirely.



Things To Consider Before Buying A Home Security System

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:28:19 -0500

The answer to that question is nothing. It does not matter which type someone has. What is the important thing to take away is the level of service, the process of installation, and the monitoring options that are available to a specific user. There are dozens of home security systems to choose from and to make sure that you get the right deal, you must do some quality research.



Safety And Peace At Your Home - Are People Who Are Not Protected Morons?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:28:04 -0500

In a recent study conducted by Yale university, it was said that homes with security systems are four times less likely to be broken into. To every person in this world, his or her home is their palace. Everyone in this world wants their home to be a location where they can enjoy the best comfort, peace of mind and the best security. After dealing with the harsh realities that this world has to offer, it is essential that one has a peaceful and private environment to look forward to. However, there is something that can rob you of your peace and can cause you to have severe anxiety attacks. That thing is a burglar or a thief.



Brutal Robbery Story - Avoid Getting Slaughtered And Protect Yourself

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:14:48 -0500

As soon as I reached my office on Monday, I learned that my close colleague Ryan was no more with us. In a home burglary attempt, robbers had entered his home on the preceding night, robbed them and perhaps when Ryan resisted or tried to grapple with the robbers, he was shot dead by them.



Home Security Devices - Can These Devices Make Your Home A Better Place?

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:33:20 -0500

Whether one is in his or her home or outside, home security is amongst the top priorities of most people. Home Security does not only imply safety and protection from burglaries or thefts, it also includes protection from prospective damage from fire, flooding, power failure and gas leakage. While one would essentially be taking all the routine precautionary measures against any of these damages, professional home security and various home security gadgets are at the center stage due to their wide spread popularity and success.



When To Call In A Locksmith

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 06:56:47 -0500

Locks are very important in elevating security within a building or property. However the same locks can make it hard for you to gain access to your home or office or even give you a reason to feel insecure. But with so many security systems available, you can choose a system that makes you feel safe and secure at all times. Locksmiths are trained and knowledgeable when it comes to locking systems and there are so many instances that you will find their services necessary.



Protect Your Home - Here Are Some Simple Ways To Protect Yourself From Burglars

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:54:30 -0500

Most people are fed up with the crime they are seeing through the local news at night. If you are one of those people who are sick of living in fear in your apartment or your house, then we have some tips for you, from a veteran officer, that may help you protect your home and your loved ones.



Home Safety 101 - Do You Really Believe You And Your Loved Ones Are Safe?

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:20:04 -0500

It does not take a genius to figure out that we do not live in a perfect world. In a perfect world, people would be able to leave their doors unlocked and be able to go wherever they want without having to worry about the safety of themselves or loved ones. In the world we live in, there are burglars, rapists, thieves and many other bad people which makes owning a home very scary. However, although there are many bad people out there, that is not the only danger that can occur to a home owner. There are carbon monoxide leaks and fire hazards that can happen at any location in a home.



Buying A Security Safe For Home Use

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 09:00:59 -0500

There are several ways for ensuring the safety of your belongings. Of course, you can keep it in a safety depository box. But for items you need within reach, consider buying a safe.



How Choose the Right Video Surveillance System

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 11:25:04 -0500

Adding some extra eyes to watch over your property and environment, will greatly reduce the activities of miscreants and hoodlums, the video surveillance system can act as your second eye. The kind surveillance you will require will depend on the area and the level of security that is needed. The video surveillance system previously recorded video using analog signal, but due to innovations in technology it now uses digital signals to record activities. It works the way a computer works by storing data on the hard drive, and this allows large amount of data or video to be stored on a small disk with a much higher video quality. The video surveillance system can be installed to record sound if necessary, while the more advanced ones can record color in higher quality.



Alarm System Security Monitoring

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:57:07 -0500

Make sure you use a company with all of the options available. Most alarm companies are only concerned with how much money they can make from the monthly monitoring that you pay after the installation.



Understanding How a Home Surveillance System Works

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:39:33 -0500

Securing our valuable from burglars or thieves is the first line of protection that we can provide for ourselves before calling on the police or any law enforcement agency for help, with the increase is crime daily in the society, we cannot rely only on the police for protection, we must also help ourselves. Therefore installing a surveillance system at home is the right thing to do. The only issue might be you have is understanding how the device work and making the right choice, once you are able to overcome this, the rest will be very easy..



Using Hidden Cameras for Home Surveillance

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:38:59 -0500

Advances in technology has reduced the demand for homes and business hiring security guard or private security companies to watch over their valuables. One of the security devices as a result of technological advancement in our world as of today is the hidden cameras, this device was only known to be used in films such as James Bond. Today, they are now available to individuals and business owners at an affordable price, they have become a worthwhile investment as far as security is concerned. The rate at which crimes are perpetrated in our society today is alarming, therefore investing your money in a hidden camera is a good one



The Uses Of A Safety Deposit Box

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:52:12 -0500

Life is truly made easier by having appropriate storage for things, especially for your valuables. And speaking of valuables, there is no better place indeed to keep them in your home other than a safety deposit box. Most security experts say that this provision not only makes organisation easier, but it offers other great benefits as well.



Important Documents to Secure

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:42:56 -0500

One of the best ways to protect confidential documents is to securely store them away. If you're not sure exactly which documents are high-risk, below is a list of important documents you should always keep locked away.



Electronic Master Key Systems

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:42:42 -0500

Let's start by defining a Master Key System. They can get very large with multiple tiers; I will not go into the large systems in this article. Let's say that you have 10 doors that you want to put on a master system.



Tips For Buying The Right Security Screen Doors For Your Home

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:11:20 -0500

When choosing the best security screens or doors for property, be sure to work with the most durable furnishings. Invest in the most efficient yet affordable doors now.



How to Secure Your Children During Renovation?

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:17:51 -0500

Renovation or remodeling is sure to evoke mixed feelings for any person. On one hand, you are excited that you are about to turn your house into the house of your dreams and at the same time, you are alarmed by the hassles that will come along. Worry and exasperation are free gifts that you get when you want to see the new version of your abode.



Basic Fire Safety Tips for Homes

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:09:29 -0500

The article discusses basic safety tips homeowners can do to make their homes fireproof. The tips also help homeowners avoid a fire tragedy and lose their property and more importantly avoid the risk on their lives.



Selecting The Best Security System For Your Home

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:37:40 -0500

A security system for your home is very important because it can determine how safe you feel when you are home or away. There are so many components that can make a home security system with surveillance equipment like security cameras and recorders being some you can have so you are able to keep a close eye on the property. Advanced door locks, infrared safety systems, motion detectors and alarms are the other features you can have on your home security system.



What Are The Benefits Of A Dummy Security Camera?

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:36:54 -0500

Burglary and home invasions are serious concerns among homeowners today, yet setting up CCTV surveillance systems can be very expensive for all to afford and maintain too. The security systems come with unmatched benefits, but then again the costs turn many people away. Dummy security camera options have been developed to cater to the needs of property owners who need to take security a notch higher without necessarily facing the costs of a real security system.



What Are High Security Locks?

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:01:32 -0500

I have discussed high security keys and locks in the past, but what makes a lock and key high security? A lot of manufacturers consider at least some of the locks they manufacture high security. So how do you know that you are getting what you pay for?



How a Residential Locksmith Assists to Secure Your Home?

Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:25:05 -0500

A residential locksmith exists in the industry for many decades providing different types of assistance. From fitting old locks to installing new ones, a residential locksmith can help out your home transform into a shelter that is safe and secure.



10 Tips To Improve Your Home's Security

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 11:26:05 -0500

As per statistics in United States a home burglary occurs every 14.6 seconds. More than 2.1 million burglaries have been reported in the United States in the year 2012.



Homes With No Security Measures Are Five Times More Likely to Be Burgled

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:38:31 -0500

According to the latest survey carried out by at least 30 police forces in England and Wales, homes with little or no security measures in place are in fact 5 times more likely to be broken into and burgled. Having good quality window locks and sturdy deadlocks can make a substantial difference and can also reduce your insurance premiums.



How to Secure Your Home With CCTV Cameras

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 11:27:18 -0500

We live in an age where you need to be fully aware of what is going on around you. This is especially necessary in your home as you need to ensure that your family is secure. Due to the many house burglaries, people have deemed it a necessity to secure their homes with alarm systems and CCTV cameras.



Everything You Need To Know About Fire Extinguisher Boxes

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 08:51:07 -0500

Home and building improvement tasks are essential to ensure the comfort and safety of an establishment. Installing a fire alarm system and a fire extinguisher is among the top concerns home and building owners should consider.



Keeping Watch of Your Pets

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:54:01 -0500

We all want our pets to keep us safe but there are times when you may need to make sure that your pets are safe as well. Using a Vimtag camera can help you to keep an eye on your pets while you are away from them.



The New Age of Home Security Using CCTV Cameras

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:34:34 -0500

Home security is one of the most important factors in keeping a home safe, be if from pets or thieves. You can make sure that your house is protected by alarms and sound systems that come in movies. But they are going to cost you a fortune. It will not be easy to set up electronic systems. However, the better option that you can take is the use of CCTV cameras. CCTV cameras are cheaper, and quite effective in keeping your home safe, at least from imposters. This is the age of surveillance cameras. Look around, carefully, and you can spot a huge number of surveillance cameras staring at you.



Padlocks Of The Future

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:24:15 -0500

In the past I have written about the future of locks in general. In this article I want to explore the future of padlocks. Padlocks come in many different shapes and sizes and are constructed of many different type of material.