Remote Key Fob Alarm Systems: How do they work?

If you’ve never owned a key fob alarm, or used one for that matter, then you’d be amazed by how effective they are. With a typical key fob alarm system, you have a key fob, like one you’d use for a car, and you can attach it to your keys. You simply press lock when you leave your house, and when you return, press ‘unlock’ before you open your door. If you don’t the alarm will sound, as the system will suspect a burglar has entered the building. It can... Read More »

Security measures for your home

Protecting your home from unwanted intruders is a top priority, that’s why we have outlined some top security measures to add to your home: Light sensor- Light sensors may seem a bit basic, but they really do play a vital role in home security. Placing them at the front back and side of your house, means that any intruder will cause the sensor to trigger the light to come on. No burglar wants to be made visible, that’s why most crimes are done at night, so shining a light directly... Read More »

How Secure Double Glazing Windows Protect a Home

From a burglar’s point of view, windows are often one of the easiest ways to gain entry into a home. Security double glazing windows help to negate this weakness, increasing the security of a home overall. They do this by forcing the burglar to break the glass to get through the window, which is the only option to enter this way because of the high structural integrity of the security window installation. This is a strong deterrent to a burglar, breaking a glass window is the last thing they are going to... Read More »

Wireless or Wired, Which is The Best Choice For Security Cameras?

When installing a new security system, wireless cameras might be the obvious choice to go for camera connectivity. However wireless technology can sometimes be a massive disadvantage compared to traditional hard wired connections. For instance, many wireless cameras seldom meet their advertised wireless ranges. This can mean having to place cameras in unfavourable spots, just so that they are in range of the receiver. Another disadvantage is the amount of internet bandwidth that wireless cameras can use up. Sometimes a wireless system connected to the internet can use up all of... Read More »

Using a Camera Kit Package For Home Security

When installing a security system for home use, one of the most cost efficient and easiest ways to do it is to use a security camera kit. Security camera kits are available from many electronics retailers. They are a package of several cameras that are designed to be placed around a home to provide visual surveillance wherever it is required. Because the cameras are packaged together they are guaranteed to work in tandem with one another. This avoids any compatibility issues that might occur with different systems that are connected... Read More »

Making The Garden More Difficult To Break Into With Divisional Fences

It’s possible to make your garden the first line of defense against vandals and break-ins. The garden is usually the first place criminals scout out when searching for a weak point in a homes security, so bolstering it’s defenses will provide protection for the entire home. Divisional Fences An effective way of protecting a garden area is by using divisional fences. There are certain fence configurations that provide a high level of security, and are recommended with the ‘Secured by Design’ approval from the police. One of these methods is to use... Read More »