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 »

Other Great Ways To Use A Security Camera

Of course security cameras are made predominately for security purposes. Designed to survey the area and provide a visual record but there are some other uses for security cameras that you may not have realised/considered previously. Have a look below. Long-Term Time-Lapse Photography A time-lapse photography is a technique that captures many images, over a long period of time and ‘lapses’ them together. This is a method often used by film makers to create a unique and gradual animation-like sequence of images. Spotting Wildlife Cameras are great at spotting animals and birds, their silent operation... Read More »

Electric Security Doors and Breaker Switches

An important part of home and business security comes in the form of electric security doors. While the doors themselves have many features, the switches that operate them are just as important. There are many variations of switches for electric doors available. Each one serves a different purpose, so choosing the correct one for the application is paramount. Breaker Switches Breaker switches act as enclosure disconnects when short circuit protection is provided upstream of the switch. This means that if the switch detects anything which interferes with the closing of the door,... Read More »