Category Archives: Personal Security

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 »

Efficient Wiring For Home Security Systems

Home security systems can become a jumbled array of different cameras, sensors and alarms. Along with each piece of equipment is some kind of wiring, usually power, but video and audio in some cases too. It all amounts to a large amount of wires that need to be organised somehow throughout the home. One way of doing just this is with an integrated home network. An integrated home network consolidates all your wiring. Instead of many separate wires all daisy-chained through your walls, a network puts everything you need in a single, central hub. Wire then runs directly from this hub to each room, where modular outlets provide access to services. Newly introduced wireless... Read More »

Making Use Of CCTV Camera Kits

If you are just starting out in home security, buying a CCTV camera kit is a good way to begin surveying your premises. An average security camera kit package includes four cameras, each of which are weather resistant, use night visibility and record in high definition. Because of the amount of cameras that are included, its possible to survey a large area in or around the home. This is useful as it allows you to install cameras in unison with each other, allowing for a large and effective amount of visual coverage. This is a much more effective and organised way of surveying than using just one camera at a time. Camera kits... Read More »

Installing a Home Security System

A home security system is an important device, its ability to watch over areas of a home autonomously provides a valuable function. Be sure your security system is operating correctly by following these installation tips. 1. Choose a place near your first point of entry. Also make sure this is close to a power source to install the panel. Often, you’ll only need a small nail to install the panel. Removable double sided adhesive can also be used. 2. A home security system will include basic door and window alarm sensors. These sensors usually come with a peel and stick backing that holds them into place yet allows them to be moved as needed. Use the guidelines provided to place... Read More »

Financing Business Security Systems

Many businesses demand a high quality security system as a standard for regular business operation. Because of its necessity, there are many ways in which a security system can be financed, through traditional finance lease agreement, or a hire purchase or an off balance sheet operating lease if required. A tailored finance solution for all security systems allows for them to be installed straight away with no capital outlay and spread the cost over a pre-determined period. This allows for security systems to be custom made for a specific purpose. The supplier or brand can be chosen ahead of time and the best deal for the equipment can be negotiated before it is put onto on a... Read More »