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Where to put home security sensors?

Planning your home security system correctly could mean the difference between complete protection and allowing a thief to get into your home undetected. The good news is it's not hard to get it right. 

8 great home security tips for seniors

We are all at risk of break-ins, however, some have worked to reduce their risk and others have left it up to the deity of their choice, karma, or the universe for protection. A secure environment is essential for seniors to feel comfortable and safe in their homes, but doesn't need to mean bars on the windows, a mammoth rottweiler patrolling the garden, or a watch tower at your gate. 

Plant Protection: How the humble plant can aid in keeping your home safe

Kevin McCallister (Home Alone) did a great job at keeping his home safe from unwelcome intruders but perhaps he could have been saved a lot of angst if there were more plants protecting his house from the outside 

How does home security monitoring work?

Home security monitoring or back to base monitoring provides your home with an added level of protection, ensuring your family, home, and possessions are safeguarded 24/7 regardless of what you're doing or where you are. 

The importance of investing in quality security products

One man's trash is another man's treasure, or it's not what you have but the value you place on it. To one person grandad's old motorbike gathering dust in the back shed is worth little, to another, it's a vintage classic worthy of hours of loving restoration. When we value our possessions we take care of them, spend money and time on maintenance, and keep them in a safe, secure place. 

Pros and cons of using fake security cameras

There is a huge range of dummy security cameras on the market. For a couple of dollars (or a little bit more), you can purchase a very realistic fake camera which can be easily positioned around your home or business to deter thieves, vandals or intruders. 

How does a duress alarm work?

A duress alarm is a small alarm, often the size of a pendant or ID tag, which can be carried at all times by at-risk persons to provide immediate assistance in the event of an emergency. 

Quick guide to why you need to pay attention to home security

Aussies are, on a whole, a trusting lot. We seem to easily fall into the mindset of 'she'll be right' or 'it won't happen to me'. While this is great for a stress-free life, when it comes to home security we could learn to be a bit more cautious. 

How often does the alarm backup battery need replacing?

Home security alarms are fitted with a backup battery to ensure the system stays armed and ready during a power failure or if a thief disables the electricity. To ensure the battery in your home alarm remains reliable it needs to be maintained, checked, and replaced periodically. 

Which is the best alarm system for my home?

This like asking which shoes are best? So many factors go into finding the perfect shoe to fit comfortably and give support to your feet. The same applies to home alarm systems, there are many variables to providing the ideal security for your particular property. 

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