Why are CCTV cameras so expensive?

When you’ve made the decision to buy CCTV cameras for your home, it’s normal to have a quick look online but the prices you see may make you panic. There are many expensive home security systems out there, but it’s important to know that there are options available that are a bit friendlier on the bank. You just need to think carefully about your own requirements. Do you need CCTV cameras with a mobile app that allows you to stream live or so you simply need the cameras to record... Read More »

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 »

Benefits of Professional Locksmiths and How to Choose the Best One

Whether your key has broken or you’ve been locked out, not being able to access your house can be a very frustrating experience. It’s obvious that these situations can lead to stress and panic and could even cause major issues. Unfortunately, when it comes to choosing the best locksmith, anxiety can lead to making poor decisions. It’s, therefore, very important to choose the best locksmiths in London.

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 »

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 »

Seasonal Security Measures

A large impacting factor on all outdoor security systems are the seasons. As seasons change, so to does the environment and as such so to do the effectiveness of many security systems. Because of the effect of the seasons it is recommended that different systems are used in relation to the current time of year. Roughly speaking, there are warmer months and colder months, between these two periods different systems should be used. During the colder months, general visibility is reduced as a result of the less daylight hours available.... Read More »