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28 Jan How To Keep Your Home Safe & Secure In Winter

Protecting From Crime During The Winter Period It is never too late to take precautions to raise the safety level in and around your home. During winter, insurance claims peak every year. Generally, winter is regarded as the season where many more things can go wrong with maintenance of a property.  Home burglary rates climb in winter, home accidents increase and home systems are pressured beyond capacity.
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30 Jul Preventing A Home Burglary

Security systems are excellent deterrents for preventing home burglaries, but like any preventive measure, the security system should not be a standalone line of defense. Implementing a sound security system should ideally be supported by some household discipline and an awareness of typical burglary habits.
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23 Jun Wireless Video Imaging For Security

More businesses and residences are gravitating to video imaging as an excellent line of defense against burglaries or business activity monitoring. Initial efforts to provide this service were standard but like everything else in the world of security, technology is offering better and more thorough choices. In the field of video imaging for security purposes, the newest trend is towards wireless surveillance security cameras. These new cameras add a good deal of flexibility to the overall security scheme.
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22 Jun Safe at Home, Safe at Work

If you are considering a security system for home or office, there are certain things upon which you should insist. If the provider is unable or unwilling to make these guarantees, you should look elsewhere. Nobody can guarantee that your property will not be burglarized or damaged by vandals or natural events like a fire or lightning, but the damage can be limited with an appropriate security system. Things that can be guaranteed are that all equipment and installers meet the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) gold standards. This includes background checks on all personnel and professional training regarding installation.
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15 Jun For A Secure Home and Secure Business

Security has become a mainstream word because security services help homeowners and businesses protect their property and other assets.  Today’s security systems are technology-rich and protect the occupants from break-ins and other disasters like fire or vandalism. If you have never had a security system, you might be surprised about the peace of mind you would enjoy with today’s safety systems. But, all the technology in the world will serve no purpose if the provider does not have professionally trained installers. The UK is fortunate to have security companies that conform with National Security Inspectorate protocols and trained installation teams that follow these standards.  The Inspectorate not only sets standards for installation and programming but they also have definite standards for the installation technologists.
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30 May Security Systems: Hollywood vs Real Life

Alarm movies are tense and exciting. As the movies portray cracking an alarm system and succeeding with a big heist takes planning, timing and often a cadre of unusual characters. Because security systems are designed to prevent break-ins and because security technology is ever-evolving, the movie goer watching a crime unfold is never sure if the alarm system will detonate and what such a detonation might bring about.
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14 Feb Assessing your Business or Home Security Needs

Before you place an order for a business or home security system, it is important to first do an audit of your current security situation and then proceed to compare that with the security you would like to have in place. This is because your security system is supposed to bridge the gap between the current security situation and the security situation you would like to have. Aside from a few special considerations that will be unique to different homes and businesses, there are a number of general factors that will help you assess your security needs. Considering these general security factors will ensure that your decision to order a particular security system is well informed and of value to you and your interests.
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30 Jan 4 Things to consider when researching automatic gates

4 Things to consider when researching automatic gates

Domestic access control systems - simply referred to as Automatic Gates - are becoming increasingly popular amongst home owners in and around Oxfordshire. Automatic gates are often installed for their security benefits, but these gates can also have a large social and visual impact on your home, driveway or wall perimeter.
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20 Dec What are the Most Important Aspects of Intruder Alarms and Fire Systems?

Any sales person will quickly tell you all the latest technological advances that are available through the intruder alarms and fire systems their company has to offer. The list of features and capabilities possessed by modern security and safety systems is quite impressive. We have systems that operate automatic audio and video whenever an intruder is detected. Others set off remote alarms, there are others that will trigger exit and entrance lock downs that hold intruders captive and so much more. Wireless burglar alarms are also becoming increasingly popular.
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