home security

How seniors can feel more secure at home

by Greg on June 14, 2018
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It is frightening just how many older people’s homes are subjected to burglaries and break-ins. Worse still, seniors themselves are targeted by malicious criminals with no respect for human life. Thankfully, there are measures such as alarm systems, CCTV and doorbell cameras which can improve the security of a person’s home, so these could be […]

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10 simple ways to make your home more secure

by Greg on May 9, 2018
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If you are concerned about the security of your own home, a little effort goes a long way. Check out this very informative infographic from guys at Senator Windows to point you in the right direction.

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When Your Home Security Turns Against You

by Greg on July 21, 2016
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Having a secure property is important in this modern society, and there are many ways to achieve that. Video surveillance systems and intruder alarms work well, and act as a deterrent to opportunist house breakers. The embarrassing lock-out It happens to most people at some point or other, perhaps it began with a stroll to […]

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Improve the security of your home with a locksmith

by Chris Lang on May 29, 2014
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You may be pleasantly surprised if you were to sit down with your partner and calculate the value of all the items in your home. By the time you have added up the value of your computer equipment, flat screen TV, antique paintings, jewellery, designer clothes and other valuables, they could come to tens of […]

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Home Security Gadgets For A Theft Proof Home

by Greg on June 1, 2013
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Owing to the ubiquitous nature of crimes and perilous social activities, we all suffer from chronic life insecurity. We may fear going out and leaving our home with nobody to watch over. Furthermore, due to the alarming social scenarios we may even feel uncomfortable staying alone at home or leaving kids without supervision. Unfortunate events […]

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How Energy Efficiency and Home Security go Together

by Greg on April 19, 2013
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There are many features of an energy efficient home that also benefit home security, and several newer systems are being designed with added efficiency in mind. Below are a few examples of the ways that security and efficiency complement each other.

Installing new, energy efficient doors and windows will save fuel costs, while also presenting a greater challenge to any potential intruders. Many companies now inject …

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Keeping your home safe during the holidays

by Chris Lang on March 23, 2013
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If you are going away on holidays, the last thing you need is to worry about the safety of your home. You should be having fun out there, not worrying about burglars and thieves taking advantage of your absence. To make sure your house and possessions are protected, here is a checklist you can use […]

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How Home Alarm Systems Work

by Greg on February 1, 2013
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Any alarm system will contain at least the control panel and a keypad that will arm and disarm the system. Other components of a typical security system include sensors and warning signals or strobe lights. Anything inside an alarm system will automatically fall under either of the above stated categories. The Master Control and Keypad […]

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5 Reasons to Use Video Surveillance in Your Home

by Greg on September 19, 2012
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Video surveillance is no longer an expensive and difficult thing to set up in the home. Modern technology and wireless designs make recording images around the dwelling simpler than ever. So why is video surveillance a good idea and what benefits can be achieved?

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Hiring a Security Company or Relying on a Sound Alarm?

by Greg on August 28, 2012
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For many homeowners having a standard sound alarm is all the security that they need for their home. This may be because they have a friend or a neighbor to look after their home when they are not there or because they live in a close knit neighborhood that watches out for each other and will take action and call the relevant authorities if…

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What to Consider when Investigating Home Security Systems

by Greg on May 6, 2012
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A home security system is designed to do two things: protect your home in the event that there’s an emergency, and give you peace of mind when there isn’t an emergency. Accordingly, you want to have a comprehensive home security system that covers the most likely contingencies. You want to have…

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