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Hidden security cameras have a number of purposes, but there is one that is especially important to me and that is child protection. For all you parents and grandparents out there, you know what I mean when I way that a little blond twenty pound bundle of trouble is the love of my life- my grandson! Since the day he was born, there is nothing I wouldn’t do for him-within reason- and his grin can travel to the bottom of my heart. So the thought of anyone hurting a child always brings my thoughts to my grandson Wesley and I can’t imagine what kind of human could hurt or harm such a sweet and loving child. But unfortunately, this does happen and all too frequently. And small children are helpless to be able to tell someone what is happening. Read the rest of this entry »
Emergency locksmith is the one you should call in case of, well, emergency. You don’t know when an urgent situation will arise but when they do, it would be better if you have a plan on what to do during these circumstances. What’s great about emergency locksmiths is that they can help you with a broken lock, locked keys in a car, lost keys, or improving your home’s security system. Whatever problem you have when it comes to locks, they can provide you with a solution whenever or wherever. It is highly recommended that you should research your locksmith first even before an emergency happens so that you will know what to do once you lost your keys or locked them inside your car. You can call an emergency locksmith anytime and they would be there to help you. But remember that you need to certain that you won’t let the wrong person handle your home locks or your car. They may damage them beyond repair if they are not equipped or trained to handle it. So follow these guides and find a reliable and reputable emergency locksmith. Read the rest of this entry »
There is never a good time to get locked out of your home or car. When you realize you are locked out and it is late a night, you may be hesitant to call a locksmith because of the expense. While some unscrupulous locksmiths may try to charge large amounts of money to unlock your doors after hours, there are some very affordable locksmiths that offer 24-hour service for reasonable rates.
The average person does not think much about locksmith services until they find themselves locked out. However, when you need your doors unlocked, a lock repaired or a key made, it is good to know a qualified professional who will not overcharge you for an after hours call. Listed here are four reasons you may need a 24-hour locksmith. Read the rest of this entry »
In this economy there are many of us who have had to resort to finding employment away from home for sometimes long periods of time. This often leaves our loved ones home alone. For peace of mind and security for all who are involved there are many products on today’s market that are cost efficient that can alert you when someone enters the property. You can have a system as simple as an infrared wireless driveway alarm that will send an alarm to a receiver in the house when it detects a vehicle or person entering the property. You can have a wireless driveway system that will only detect moving metal or combine the systems to monitor vehicles that enter the drive and an infrared system to monitor people entering at a different location such as a backyard gate ecetera. You could expand this simple system with different components that will actually turn on a light each time the driveway alarm is triggered. If you wish to deter any unwanted visitors you can also wire a siren to the receiver! Read the rest of this entry »
Any type of burglary can be distressing, but when it is on your own home it becomes a lot more personal and can leave you feeling vunerable and insecure. You not only have the loss of your possessions and any related damage, but the feeling that some has been through your belongings to deal with. Most people don’t have the luxury of being able to afford 24 hour security guards to protect their property and therefore turn to other methods such as CCTV Surveillance.
It has been well documented that domestic burglary crime rates in the UK are on the up, and CCTV security systems are therefore becoming increasingly popular. This demand is driving the price of a home security system down, and the decision on whether to install a home CCTV security system is now becoming an easier, cheaper, more practical choice. Even insurance companies are recognising this and you’ll often find that your home insurance premiums can be reduced as a direct result of installing a system. Read the rest of this entry »
How many times have you lost a key? Been locked out? Or just needed a spare made? When it comes to selecting a locksmith there are several important factors to take into consideration. First is posted rates and services. Often times locksmiths and other professions will take advantage of your ignorance when making you a deal on their services. Maybe it’s over paying for an item or buying something you don’t truly need. Research is in important part of every expenditure, even the seemingly minor ones like choosing the right locksmith. Read the rest of this entry »
If you own a business, then you most likely recognize that fire protection is imperative if you care for the welfare of your employees. There are numerous hazards that could lead to a fire, spelling danger not only for your building’s occupants but for your neighboring buildings as well. And while we can take all the preventative measures possible and reduce the risk of a fire breaking out, there is always a random chance that what could go wrong will go wrong. And you don’t want Murphy’s Law happening and resulting in the loss of your business and quite possibly the lives of your employees. Here are some basic details about sprinklers and fire protection that could serve as evidence of how these devices can keep you, your business and your workforce from danger. Read the rest of this entry »
If you are like most homeowners, your house is the single most expensive asset you own. Other than your family, there are very few, if any, other belongings that you would go to extreme lengths to protect. Fortunately, there are some easy and practical ways to make your house more secure. Of course, installing a home security system is the number one suggestion of security experts for protecting your property, but performing these other actions won’t hurt.
• Trim all bushes and trees so that you can see the entire perimeter of your house without obstruction. Criminals like hiding places and will choose a house that has many over a house that has few.
• Choose solid doors and windows and equip them all with strong locks. Engage the locks at all times, unless you are entering or exiting your home.
• Install motion activated security lighting outside of your house. If someone gets too close to your property, the lights will come on. Not only does this act as a deterrent, but it also alerts you and your neighbors that someone is in the vicinity. Read the rest of this entry »
Home security is becoming more important to homeowners as incidents of home invasion and home burglary happen more frequently. There is anecdotal evidence to show that home burglary is on the rise. Just look at your local TV station news every night. There’s almost always a story about a home burglary or home invasion.
Some police officials state that because of the poor economy, more people are turning to burglary. Burglary is a low risk high reward enterprise. But there are some things that scare burglars away. That’s why security gadgets and security devices are selling more than ever before. They are a cheap way to improve home defense. Read the rest of this entry »
CCTV is the acronym for Closed Circuit Television. A ‘closed circuit’ means that the installation consists of directly connected circuit components in such a way that the circuit can only be viewed by people inside the circuit. CCTV systems are different from ordinary TV broadcasting systems, which can be viewed by anyone with an antennae or any other reception equipment.
One does not have to buy standard CCTV systems because they are customizable to suit a customer’s security needs as well as the nature of his/her premises. Even so, an ideal CCTV system should be flexible and easy to use. It should also be able to provide superior quality pictures in both light and darkness as well as provide excellent quality images that can help analyze an event or record evidence. Read the rest of this entry »