Category Archives: Residential Security

Using The Right Camera Casing For The Right Area

Most security cameras are fitted with replaceable casings. These casings are what protect the delicate electronics inside a security camera from outside hazards, so making sure a camera has a casing that is strong enough for the area it’s in is crucial. A strong casing will improve the durability and longevity of a security camera, but only if it is strong enough. Depending on where a camera is situated, it will be exposed to certain hazards and conditions. For example a camera that is positioned high enough will be vulnerable to heavier wind and rain than a camera that is closer to the ground. Other hazards that will determine what type of casing to... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Utilising Security Glass Safely and Securely

Security glass is widely used within home and industrial security systems. It is a visually appealing and functional method of cordoning off and protecting various areas in a building. It is imperative however that the materials used are of a high quality. Many security glass systems are of a high quality as standard. However, the combination of high quality glass and a high quality frame which holds it is what needs to be adhered to. It is sometimes the case that whilst high quality glass is used, the frame or fixtures used to hold it are not at the same level of quality, this leads to issues of compatibility and creates vulnerabilities within the security system. The glass can behave differently... Read More »