Category Archives: Security Products

The different types of security grilles

Imagine you’re having a busy day and you need to leave your home and run a few errands for 30 minutes. Would you leave your doors or windows easily opened, even if it were on a hot summer day? Probably not. For this same reason, wouldn’t it be better if you boosted security around your windows, just in case? There are a lot of efficient and strong security grilles, but you need to know the type that is best for your house? That is why we have prepared some easy-to-follow advice on how to choose the right security grilles for your home so that it is ultimately protected against burglars.

Are guard dogs really necessary in today’s world?

Guard dogs have long been the answer for many homeowners or business owners who want protect their properties and valuables, but are they really necessary now that we have made so much progress with secure doors, windows, alarms and security cameras? It’s understandable why many people keep guard dogs to protect private property and warn off intruders, and a barking dog is certainly more intimidating than a camera, but there have been too many cases where burglars have come out winning in court because they were injured by guard dogs, meaning it doesn’t matter whether they’re on your land, if your dog bites them, you’re at risk of being prosecuted.... Read More »

Streaming your CCTV footage

Most affordable home CCTV systems give you the option to download an app for your mobile and watch footage live. It’s a neat feature really because you can watch your home whilst you’re at work, or in a completely different country. If yours has night vision, you’ll get a clear picture in the middle of the night too. Of course in most cases, if you have functioning CCTV cameras burglars will spot them and they won’t be too keen on entering your property anyways, but you can never be too safe, and by watching your footage as it comes in, you can keep a good eye on potential intruders, and... Read More »

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 »

Using GPS Tracking With Security Systems

It’s not uncommon for a security system to make use of GPS tracking to help ensure the security of an item. It can be a very valuable tool, especially when tracking the location of stolen goods or vehicles. GPS (Global Positioning System) is used to track the location of something anywhere on the Earth, 24 hours a day, in all weather conditions. Because of these features, a GPS enabled security system is more suited to safeguarding items that have the potential of being moved to a different location. Examples of this include cars, bikes and expensive items like jewellery and watches. GPS security systems are also useful for tracking the... Read More »