Why It’s Important To Secure The Patio Area Of The Home

The patio door and it’s surrounding windows are one of the most common points of entry that criminals use to enter a home. For these reasons, reinforcing the patio door and windows is highly recommended. One of the best ways to reinforce the doors and windows is to use 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 and window door frames are strong enough... Read More »

Why Installing Industrial Sectional Doors is a Great Option

If you own a business, there are different ways that you can attract a lot of customers. There are a lot of things that you can do to ensure that your business has a friendly appeal. One of the best ways that you can do this is to install industrial sectional doors. These are doors that open in a vertical manner, something that leads to creation of more space in front and also behind the door. In the long end you will attain more space in your business to stock... Read More »

USB Recording And How It works

Modern TVs are often fitted with USB ports, and its not uncommon for external peripherals to take advantage of this added functionality. On such peripheral is a recording device, of which comes in several different formats. USB Recording allows you to record TV programs to an external storage device directly connected to one of your TVs USB ports. Your external HDD then functions in a similar way to a videorecorder. You can even use it to pause live TV. To make use of this, first check if your TV supports USB recording. From 2010 onwards,... Read More »

Features To Look Out For When Buying A New Security Camera

It comes as no surprise that the more money you spend on a camera, the more features it’s likely to have. Of the higher-end features, night vision comes at a high priority as crimes have a tendency to occur after dark. 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. The... Read More »

The Main Components Of A DIY Home Security System

While security packages vary between manufacturers, there are some key tools that they all collectively use. Because they all use similar parts, many DIY home security manufacturers offer the option of buying components individually. This allows a user to create a custom home security package, with the components of their choice. Main Panel with Keypad Almost all home security systems make use of a main panel of some kind. The main panel and keypad are the brains of a home security system. The keypad is used to activate and deactivate the system. With a more advanced system, you may be... Read More »

The Features Of CCTV Camera Kits

Buying a CCTV camera kit is a great way of getting started with home security. Here are some of the features you can expect from an average CCTV camera package. Many kits record in HD quality and are fitted with night vision technology as standard. This ensures that whatever the camera is pointing at, it is sure to be seen and recorded. An average package includes four all weather-CCTV cameras, a digital video recorder (DVR) and a remote control system. The DVR makes use of H.264 compression so the four cameras can be recorded... Read More »