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 »

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 »

Upgrading Security Camera Casings

Camera casings are what keep the delicate electronics of a security camera protected from harsh weather conditions, as well as many other outdoor hazards. Without them a camera would not be durable enough to function for more than a few days at best. The standard casings that are installed on security cameras are often up-gradable. With there being many replacement covers, as well as additional encasement options available from retailers. A better casing can not only improve the durability of a security camera, but also help it to function more effectively. A... Read More »

How Price Doesn’t Effect The Lag Time On Cameras

All security cameras have a visual feed that is connected to a recording and display device. But there is a downside to this system, which comes in the form of the camera lag time. Camera lag is the delay between the camera viewing the image and its subsequent recording and visual output on a display device. One of the most surprising things about camera lag is that the cost or quality of the camera doesn’t determine the severity of the lag. Even the most expensive cameras have lag times that amount... Read More »