If you are heading away this Easter, here are some questions to ask as you prepare to leave your home vacant: Do you need to upgrade and install good quality locks on external doors and windows? Is your mailbox locked? This will prevent the theft of mail and personal documents. Would your home benefit from additional security measures such as security screen doors, sensor lights, a monitored alarm system and overt CCTV? Are your garages, sheds and similar storage facilities locked? Have you moved desirable
As Aussies pack away the festive decorations and turn their mind to the year ahead after a much-needed Summer break, it’s time to settle in for 2022 – a year certain to be as uncertain as our most recent times and promising to raise new challenges as we navigate yet another year of Covid 19 impacts. The past two years have seen changing trends across the majority of industries, as both consumers and suppliers strive to succeed in ever-changing times.
With many Victorians heading away for a long overdue holiday break over the Summer, it’s a timely reminder to ensure your home is secure whilst you are away. Courtesy of Victoria Police (www.police.vic.gov.au) here are some security suggestions to consider: Prepare Your Home lock all windows and doors, even when you’re at home – unlocked side and rear doors and windows are the most common entry points for burglarsinstall good quality locks on external doors and windows – remember to disengage deadlocks when
At Excell Security, we are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our clients and the community. Our slogan “Protecting What Matters” is at the heart of what we do every day. In line with this commitment is an interest in not only the measures that keep people safe in terms of security practices, but also the perceptions of the community when it comes to safety and security. We came across a recently completed study – reasonably robust and pertinent
CCTV is one of the best security measures you can install at your home or business, but if it’s going to work effectively you need to make sure the system you install is right for your needs. If you’ve looked around at the different CCTV camera options you’ll already know that there are hundreds if not thousands to choose from.
False alarm activations are more than just an annoyance, if they occur regularly they can cost you a lot of money in false alarm call-out fees. Even worse, if your home security system regularly triggers false alarms, you may be hesitant about using it and this could leave your home vulnerable to intruders.
A motion sensitive security system and a cat or dog might sound like a recipe for disaster but these days, it’s more than possible for your pet and your security system to co-exist peacefully. In fact, many pet owners find that having a home security system lets them enjoy greater peace of mind during the day when they are away from their furry family member.
It’s crucial to think about practical considerations when deciding on a home security system, but it’s also important that whatever security system you get is compatible with your lifestyle. For example, families with a stay at home parent will have very different security needs than singles who travel most of the time for work. Whatever your lifestyle, your security system should reflect this.