My wife makes masks, and she colour co-ordinates with her clothes for work!
If we have to wear masks (still, even with no Covid cases for 2 weeks here), then they may as…
neighbour's camera or motion sensor?
Although they are usually mounted high up and around the front (or front side) of the house, so it is visible and audible from the street (and also a deterrent to burglars)!
Home Security Camera options
The whole idea of a public forum is to share thoughts and questions. NOT address'
I agree that it is a gold mine of information, but that it what forums are all about. …
Building Site Thefts on the rise
There has always been theft from building sites and its not just from those passing by looking for an opportunity but more likely tradies working for you or working in the…
CCTV Upgrade help and advice
Hi everyone we are looking at upgrading our home CCTV setup
We had a system installed a few years back
Its a Dahua 8 channel DVR XVR5108HS
And we are running 8…
Jan 27, 2020 9:54 pm
I am researching a Google Nest Cam Outdoor setup for my current home.
Whilst the Google Nest Cam…
Sep 05, 2019 11:42 pm
Digital Door Locks
I know this is an old thread, but to anyone who stumbles across this thread via a search (like I did), a quick note on insurance:
You can have a digital deadbolt lock…
Feb 25, 2019 12:57 pm
Hi, if you are referring to the Digoo video door bell link that I had posted earlier - then essentially it is similar to RING. Both have video camera, PIR, wifi, powered…
Sec cameras and solar
IP cameras are the way to go (PoE), Yes they cost a bit extra but you do have the option to integrate them into other system within your home.
Have a look…
Patio Bolts and Home Contents Insurance
There are a lot of patio doors, and sliding windows, that can be easily lifted out even when locked.
Bolts are one solution.
Another is to fix a timber packer over the…
Two way voice
What would be a reliable home-to-base service in Melbourne?
Double Front Door
My home has just pasted the 6 ½ years old mark & has surprisingly aged well apart from the builders front double doors (painted solid MDF).
I don’t feel…
These messages are very helpful! I recently read, telling how coronavirus could spread in the air, so I need roller shutters for insulation purposes.
Dec 06, 2016 5:37 pm
Carbon Monoxide detecter
Had me wondering too.... surely in a modern house, there should be enough natural ventilation going on through the gaps in the window frames.
I'm thinking the best place…
Security system or security screens
I guess, home security monitoring systems would definitely benefit much more than security screens. Though latter deter miscreants from the outside, cameras or monitoring…
Securing a Garage Door?
I will give you some tips.This will surely help you….
Don’t leave the garage door keys or remotes in your car
Buy a keychain remote opener that you can…
Jun 23, 2016 10:55 pm
Crimsafe vs Clearshield
I have bought Clearsheild I had to call them back to fix the front Security Screen Door as it wouldn't shut properly in the 1st year.
2 years later the front door won't…
Locksmith needed Melb
What's that post that hijacked my thread.
Thanks goody I'll call them they are close
Alarm or Camera surveillance??
Hi BE I think an on/off switch would be totally acceptable. If you have an alarm it would be good if they could integrate the two to work with the arm/disarm signals
Hi Mclovin, have you given it a try or has anybody else used https://ring.com bell? The installation looks very easy and the 24/7 cloud recording for US$30 pa is cheap too.