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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. 

Points to consider when planning a business CCTV camera system

Planning the design of your businesses CCTV camera system is almost as crucial as the images it may capture. There's no one-size-fits-all solution for the security surveillance of your business. Each corner, light, cash register, desk, tree, and door are unique to your property which means you need a custom-designed camera system to ensure you've got every angle covered. 

4 smart home security tips you may have missed

OK, so you're all over the basics of home security; invest in good quality locks, use them and lock the doors, windows, garage and car, don't leave your jewellery and diamonds by the front window for all to see, install a good quality security alarm system, etc. 

Keep your home secure when you're away on holidays

Stay safe this holiday season with our home security checklist. 

Is alarm monitoring worth it?

We get asked this question a lot when we're installing new security systems. Is alarm monitoring worth it? I'm getting a great system why do I need pay for monitoring as well? Can't my neighbour just come round and check the house if we're not home when the alarm goes off? These are all very logical questions to ask when you're considering if adding an alarm monitoring service to your home security system is really necessary. 

What happens if the security alarm goes off when you're out?

Home security alarms are loud and annoying, but that's the idea. The alarm in your home security system is designed to be a deterrent to intruders, alert occupants, and to draw attention to your home, from neighbours, passers-by, or authorities. Most systems will sound for about 5 to 10 minutes before stopping and automatically re-arming. If a sensor is triggered again the alarm siren will sound for another period, and so on. 

Hardwired smoke alarms to all Queensland homes

Queensland government has recently updated the smoke alarm requirements for all Queensland residences to further protect people from fire accidents. The move, prompted by the tragic Slacks Creek house fire which cost the lives of 11 people in 2011, ensure the state's homes are some of the safest in the country. 

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