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 »

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 »

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 »

Choosing The Right Anti-Climb Security Measures

While the name sounds imposing, anti-climb security measures are pretty straight forward. They can take the form of barbed shrubs and trees placed next to a wall, or an extended fence that looks imposing to climb. However, choosing the right measure that will work can take a little fore-thought. The key is choosing the right security measure that will suit a specific area. This means analysing where potential break-ins could occur and choosing a security feature that will work well with the other features near by. For example, if a property already... Read More »