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How Quality Casings Can Improve Security Cameras

Camera casings, otherwise known as outdoor camera housings enable a security camera to function in weather that standard security cameras can’t stand up to. Heavy rainfall and storms can often damage normal cameras, or leave them temporarily inoperable, which can leave a security system with a weakness that can be exploited by intruders. Camera casings can be fitted to a wide range of security cameras. They improve not only their functionality in adverse weather conditions but also increase their durability overall. There are many different casings and housings available, but it is important to check the compatibility of the case with an existing camera before purchasing. Some cameras come with outdoor housings... Read More »

Finding the perfect Bar Servery & Kiosk Shutters for your business

In business premises, there are variables that need to be secure at all times. Exit devices are crucial pieces of hardware installed on the commercial doors. They are also referred to as Bar Servery & Kiosk Shutters. Exit devices are the mechanism used for the opening of an entrance quickly. Commercial security bars and crash bars are alternative to standard door knobs. They offer handles free exit from inside allowing the door to remain locked from outside. During emergencies such as fire, they provide a quick escape enabling the individuals to run for their safety. They are installed in particular doors of the building. Apart from the security function, they... Read More »

Anti-Climb Security Measures For Garden Walls

A common place that intruders gain access to a home is over a wall or fence. While it’s difficult to stop intruders from climbing a garden wall or fence, especially if they come prepared, a strong deterrence is the addition of anti-climb security measures. Anti-climb measures can take many forms. From defensive shrubs and trees placed next to a wall, to extended battens attached to the top of a fence. But with so many options, choosing the right one can be tricky. The key is choosing the right security measure that will suit your wall or fence specifically. This means analysing where potential break-ins could occur and choosing a security feature... Read More »

Reinforcing The Patio Door, How And Why It’s Important

Many criminals gain entry through the patio door, so it makes sense to re-enforce the security in this area of the home. This can easily be done with the use of a multi-locking system. A multi-locking system allows a door to be locked at multiple points into the door frame, making it a much stronger seal than that of a standard lock. However, not all patio doors can be fitted with a locking system like this. If this is the case, it’s recommended that extra locks are fitted. These are fitted on the bottom fixed frame pushing through to the sliding frame in the centre and on the side frame at the... Read More »

Features To Look Out For On High-End Cameras

It comes as no surprise that the more expensive high-end cameras tend to have more features than cheaper models. Of the higher-end cameras there are several features that set them above the rest. Night Vision Night vision comes at a high priority as crimes have a tendency to occur after dark. Motion Detection Motion detection is also desirable, but be sure that the sensitivity and range can be adjusted. This helps to stop windblown debris from being picked up by the alarm system unnecessarily. By properly tuning the system, you can also have a text message sent to your phone when motion is detected. Saving Video and Images The ability to save video and... Read More »