Under increased crime levels in the town in West Australia’s Pilbara area, The City of Karratha Council has taken a proactive step towards ensuring its residents are protected. The council has established a security subsidy scheme which provides residents with a rebate towards installing a security system in their home.
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Home automation is the next big thing in home design in the modern world. From the convenience of your phone, you can control just about anything in your house, from anywhere in the world (with an internet connection). Arm and disarm your alarm system to let the cleaner in and out. Drop the thermostat on your air conditioner to cool the house down before you arrive home from work. Turn the washing machine on, the home theatre and sound system off, or just check on the dog, home automation lets you take charge of a range of electrical appliances and systems in your home without having to be there.
Enlisting a security professional to install a top quality home alarm system is a great step
towards protecting your family and your possessions. However, there are many other ways you can help to safeguard your home, most of them are very
simple tasks you could carry out over the weekend.
This guide has been put together to help everyday Australians make their homes safer. In this guide we cover the definition and intention of what a burglar is as well as the top prevention measures available to stop them in their tracks. Having a better understanding and general knowledge about burglars can help you to prevent your home from being a future target.
With so many home alarm system options available
it can be difficult to decipher which are the good ones and which are not worth the effort. Our team have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly and
have put together some tips to ensure the system you chose and install in your home will protect your family and your property when it’s needed the
Did you know that there are over 200,000 burglaries recorded every year across Australia? 40,000 of the burgled homes are broken into more than once. That means that 20% of the 200,000 homes have the potential to be broken into again. With these statistics alone it is astonishing just how many houses still do not have home security alarms or devices.
It can affect your insurance premiums, the property prices, what the shopping strip down the road looks like (security grills and roller doors or pot plants and picture windows) and so much more. The frequency of break-ins or general crime in the area you live can affect your lifestyle as well, but should we all be locking the doors, bolting the windows and hiding under the bed?
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.
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.
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