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Home Security Weaknesses That Could Leave Your Home Vulnerable

Are you worried that your home may be vulnerable to security breaches? If so, you’re not alone. Home security is an important issue and can’t be taken lightly. Unfortunately, there are many weaknesses that could leave your home vulnerable to intruders.  In this article, we will explore some of the common home security weaknesses and provide tips on how to better protect your home. Common Home Security Weaknesses Door Frames

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7 Common Causes of Automatic Gate Breakdowns In 2022

Structural Issues with Brickwork Brickwork is a popular choice for automatic gates as it is strong and durable. However, there are some structural issues that can occur with brickwork, which can cause problems with the operation of automatic gates. One of the most common problems is that bricks can become loose over time, which can cause the gates to become misaligned. This can be a particular problem if the gates

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DIY Security Cameras vs High-End CCTV Cameras

As the world of security cameras continues to evolve, so do the options available to the average consumer. In the past, if you wanted to install a security camera system in your home or business, you were pretty much stuck with either a do-it-yourself (DIY) system or a high-end, professionally installed Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) system. Now, there are a number of middle-of-the-road options that offer the best of both

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Home Security Systems, Can They Save You Money?

A home security system is an important investment for any homeowner. Not only does a security system reduce the risk of a break-in, but it can also lead to lower insurance premiums. However, does having a home security system actually save you money? The answer to this question is a bit complicated.  There are many variables to consider when trying to determine if security systems save money. The type of

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Tips for boosting your home security in 2021

The 2021 holiday season is upon us and it’s time to review and boost your home security, whether that be at your main home or a holiday beach.  Secure the doors Make sure that all doors that lead into the house are properly sealed with a locking mechanism. An option you can use is a deadbolt, which secures front and back doors. Make sure the doors have sturdy locks that

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Do I Need A Home Safe?

Commonly, people think home safes are for wealthy people who need extra security for their money and precious items. However, everyone has cash and some non-monetary items of great value, including jewellery, documents, memorabilia, which are all worth protecting.  Let’s find out if you should consider buying a safe for your home. Benefits of having a safe at home Add an extra layer of protection The most significant advantage of

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How to Avoid Common Home Security Mistakes

Wherever you live, and whatever type of home you have, keeping it secure and ensuring the safety of those inside your home is something you cannot ignore. It is your responsibility as a homeowner to do your best to secure your home from intruders and thieves, but how can you be sure your methods will work? To give you a head start, here are a few home security mistakes you

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How To Tell If It Is Time for a Security System Upgrade

With growing technology and an increase in sophisticated security hackers and burglaries, it’s important to have a security system that is still efficient and trustworthy in current times. If you have an old alarm system and you’re thinking of upgrading, here are some clear signs to look out for that indicate it’s time for an upgrade. You Still Need A Landline for Your Security System Modern security systems don’t require

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Is Alarm Monitoring Worth it?

Alarm monitoring is like insurance for the assets in your house. Touch wood, you’ll probably never have to put your alarm monitoring to use, but it’s the same as insurance, you don’t need it till you actually do, hence making it worth the monthly premium you have to pay for it. So, the short answer is yes, alarm monitoring is worth it. Security systems and alarm monitoring discourage break-ins with

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