Is Your Garage a Security Risk?

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Is my garage safe? Like your home you do all you can to ensure that this part of your property is burglar-proof and free from fire hazards. After all, it contains one of your most valuable possessions – your car. Not only that, you also have tools, equipment, other vehicles, or recreational devices of significant value stored within it. Have you ever considered that your garage could be a potential entry point for intruders? Or considering whether certain safety risks may arise from this area? You might just want to consider the following if you truly value home security. To prevent your garage from becoming an entry point for burglars and to make your garage secure and hazard-free, we suggest you follow these tips: Clean and Organise Interiors It’s hard to tell whether that clanking noise coming from your garage is caused by a tool falling or an intruder if your garage is disorganised. On the other hand, if everything is in its proper place and the area is cleaned regularly, you will be more suspicious if you hear any unusual activity in your garage. Leave Garage Doors Closed Take a walk in your neighbourhood when you can, count how many open garage doors you can find – you may be surprised by what you discover. Make sure your doors are closed even if you’re away for no more than 5 minutes. Never compromise or be lax about house security. It only takes one opportunistic visit from a burglar to lose thousands of dollars’ worth of property. Reinforce Windows and Make a Peephole Install grilles or horizontal bars to...

Home Surveillance – Essential for Your Properties Security

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Property Security goes up a notch with Home Surveillance To protect your family and assets you need to find a security system installer that can design and install the ideal system for the unique challenges of every property.  The average Melbourne home has many valuable assets that can easily be removed from the home such as Computers, flat screen TV’S and tablet devices.  Such attractive and easy targets for burglars make home surveillance a necessity.  House-break-ins are one of the most common crimes and occur at any time of the day or night.  By installing a home surveillance system you are taking an important step to reducing the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime If you have been asking yourself if it’s time to install a home surveillance system, it is worth considering the benefits and protection it will bring to your property.  A house is an expensive investment you keep it and your family safe.  Home invasion crime rates are at their highest in 10 years – a frightening statistic is that in 12% of cases the occupant is confronted by the intruder.  Another interesting proven statistic is that a home security system can deter 90% of these distressing, costly and potentially life threatening incidents. Consider the vulnerable points of your home The environment around your home – The first point of entry into your home are typically your front and back gates.  Look for points where you could be ambushed when exiting and entering your property, and ensure there is adequate lighting for revealing threats. Doors and windows – A home with multiple points of potential...