Are locksmiths ready-made burglars?

Imagine yourself being locked out of your car, house or your workplace. You call your family members and friends but they cannot provide you with a spare key. You will then begin to panic, not knowing what to do. In such a situation the only option left for you would be to call an emergency locksmith who will arrive at your place and unlock the door for you and charge a fee. But the sad part is that some of the locksmiths can lie to you. There are too many... Read More »

Securing your driveway like a boss

You may wonder why you need a driveway gate to secure your front area. After all, if you want easy access to your front door and don’t always want to be opening a gate every time you drive home, surely a gate is not for you right? Well, that may well be the case but gates are so easy to operate and if this is the view you hold, have you ever considered how instrumental an automatic gate may be in terms of preventing break-ins or trespassers? Would you rather... Read More »

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 »