Category «Security»

Securing the inside

When you need something simple to control a crowd of people, a turnstile might be an option. There are about four types of turnstiles to choose from depending on how many people are expected to go through the area and the type of security that the area needs. A low tripod is ideal for minimum …

Home security systems with alarm monitoring

Traditional home security systems usually don’t involve any monitoring. CCTV surveillance cameras record videos that could later be reviewed. In such systems, the actual footage is seen only after an incident such as a burglary has occurred and the homeowners have arrived hours later. With modern alarm systems, there is monitoring in real time. A …

Childproof your garage doors

Think back to the games you invented as a child and you might be able understand the “thrill” of a game entitled “Beat the garage door.” The object of the game is to run underneath the door before it has a chance to close. While thrilling to children, the game should be met with alarm …

Top 3 most hazardous household objects

Toys The idea behind a toy is to provide a child with entertainment, education, fun, or some combination of the three, but the actuality is that toys are often the cause of injury. Parents and caregivers must be as vigilant when selecting toys as they are when protecting children from more obvious hazards. Children under …

Protect yourself with burglar alarm systems

A burglar alarm can provide extra security, acting as one more level of deterrent to burglars who seek easy entry. But they shouldn’t be considered burglarproof and are certainly no substitute for quality locks and security-conscious habits. The alarm system must be reliable and be used dependably by all family members. The consistent peel of …