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.
Security Alarms & Camera Blog
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.