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.
Security Alarms & Camera Blog
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.
When researching surveillance cameras a lot
of the camera functionality can seem like a confusing minefield of industry jargon and tech-speak. It's hard to know which features are important and
which are a useless gimmick to increase sales. Getting right down to basics is the only way to compare apples with apples, to make sure you get the
right camera for your security requirements.
When it comes to your home alarm system you need to know what you are getting for your investment. Many sales people will tell you "this" alarm system would be perfect for your home but, when it comes down to it what are you really getting?.
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
Investing in the very best security cameras on the market is a waste if you fail to place them in the best position to completely monitor all aspects of your property. Incorrect positioning could miss vulnerable areas of your property and you may not be able to use the security footage to identify and catch thieves or trespassers.
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?