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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 security and locations where there are not a lot of people going through. You can add a system where people who enter drop a ticket…

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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 relay company essentially keeps an eye on all of the home security components of a client. For instance, indoor and outdoor video cameras are viewed…

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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 from adults. Kids have been struck by the descending door or even trapped beneath it, and injury or death have been the result.

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Top 3 most hazardous household objects  4

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 the age of 3 are at greatest risk of toy injury, due, in part, to their propensity for placing small objects in their mouths. Toys…

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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 false alarms will soon be ignored by neighbors. Police departments in many communities will not respond to an alarm unless summoned by an individual. Consider…

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Lighting dark areas

Have you ever notice that there is always one room in the house as seems to be darker than the rest? Many times, it is either the living room or the bathroom. There is never enough lighting in any of these rooms unless you add lights yourself. You have several options choose from when you are trying to find the perfect amount of light in a dark area. Lighting a dark area in your house is very easy to do…

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