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Akiko
Akiko
13 February

Safety screens! Worth them?

Safety screens! Worth them?

Hi everyone. I am a single mother with little daughter, living in a small tourist town in WA Australia. I am thinking to install security screens to all the doors and…

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Akiko
Feb 13, 2024 2:55 am
PaulPlunkett
PaulPlunkett
2 February

Asbestos Clean-up/Out ?

Asbestos Clean-up/Out ?

Hi Saint Mike. the cost all determines the size of the area removed and if its Class A or B. In a lot of cases Ceiling materials can differ from wall material so this is…

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PaulPlunkett
Feb 02, 2024 8:39 am
ponzutwo
ponzutwo
17 August 2023

Disasters are coming

Disasters are coming

Chemtrails, only the most disproven conspiracy theory in the history of conspiracy theories. You've gone in the deep end, drowned, and are now a mindless bloated…

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ponzutwo
Aug 17, 2023 4:08 am
DIY_Debbie
DIY_Debbie
22 May 2023

Rollershutters – Down or Up on Holidays?

Rollershutters – Down or Up on Holidays?

How long is a "long period"? For a few weeks, it should be ok. It also depends on the area you live in...I would let your neighbours know that you will be away too and…

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DIY_Debbie
May 22, 2023 12:09 pm
DIY_Debbie
steve-sydney
steve-sydney
27 April 2023

looking for a second hand futuro-sd4b monitor

looking for a second hand futuro-sd4b monitor

Hi team, Im looking for a second hand sd4b monitor preferably white.

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steve-sydney
Apr 27, 2023 10:56 am
chippy
chippy
8 January 2023

Anybody know what this material in the roof is?

Anybody know what this material in the roof is?

It is cellulose fibre blow in insulation. Basically shredded news paper that is blown into the roof space. It was very popular in the late 90's. It's messy stuff and has…

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chippy
Jan 08, 2023 5:13 pm
chippy
Hoppo1965
Hoppo1965
8 December 2022

Whirly Bird BAL

Whirly Bird BAL

Hi .. In the process of building a new home in a bushfire zone. I am only required to build to BAL 12.5, but I am upgrading to BAL 19 for peace of mind. I am happy with…

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Hoppo1965
Dec 08, 2022 1:22 pm
Blacktea2sugars
Blacktea2sugars
7 July 2022

CCTV that works in a power outage

CCTV that works in a power outage

Food for thought. I'll investigate all. Thanks

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Blacktea2sugars
Jul 07, 2022 6:17 pm
Blacktea2sugars
LalaShamiSha
LalaShamiSha
27 June 2022

Need Help Identifying Alarm System Brand

Need Help Identifying Alarm System Brand

Thank you! Yep, house was built ~30 years ago so i guess it would have been state of the art at the time! I'll see if i can find a manual now..

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LalaShamiSha
Jun 27, 2022 6:54 pm
likemyhome
likemyhome
30 March 2022

neighbour's camera or motion sensor?

neighbour's camera or motion sensor?

I think the most effective would be a camera with motion sensor and night vision

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likemyhome
Mar 30, 2022 9:50 pm
likemyhome
babird
babird
6 December 2021

CCTV, Security, Intercon - Metricon

CCTV, Security, Intercon - Metricon

Note that pricing might not be accurate as I'm not building with Metricon.🙂

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babird
Dec 06, 2021 11:00 pm
Cheech74
Cheech74
5 December 2021

Intercom System - Dahua vs Dorani

Intercom System - Dahua vs Dorani

Constructing a new home and the following was included in…

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Cheech74
Dec 05, 2021 8:59 pm
Almudena
Almudena
26 November 2021

Security screens and window cleaning

Security screens and window cleaning

The screen can't be removed at all, it's a bolted security screen. I have the same problem, trying to find a solution for cleaning the glass behind the screen

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Almudena
Nov 26, 2021 4:20 pm
AnnH
AnnH
11 October 2021

Smart house options

Smart house options

I want anything ridiculously priced but something for peace of mind and easy use/storage

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AnnH
Oct 11, 2021 7:40 am
mayurbvb
mayurbvb
21 July 2021

Integrating IP intercom with digital lock

Integrating IP intercom with digital lock

Hello Guys, I'm in middle of wiring of our new home and have put wiring for IP Intercom (either…

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mayurbvb
Jul 21, 2021 10:58 am
mgrisold
mgrisold
8 July 2021

236i Keypad Beeping / Error

236i Keypad Beeping / Error

There was two images attached but they don't seem to be displayed! Take two: https://photos.app.goo.gl/VY58CkN455KD2uHR9

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mgrisold
Jul 08, 2021 3:39 pm
squall3031
squall3031
30 June 2021

Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert

Bosch Alarm 3000 Mobile phone alert

The problem is, whenever I arm the alarm, I start getting phone call from the alarm as soon as it's finished arming and it keeps calling my phone whenever I decline the…

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squall3031
Jun 30, 2021 10:39 pm
COWIIE
COWIIE
28 April 2021

Bosch Alarm System Troubleshooting

Bosch Alarm System Troubleshooting

I turn the power on or connect the battery, the Siren and strobe goes off

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COWIIE
Apr 28, 2021 7:27 pm
Trantech
Trantech
28 April 2021

CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?

CCTV through builder or leave it until handover?

I agree, I recommend IPC-HDW3641TMP-AS as it has starlight technology which means if there's enough ambient light at night the camera will automatically switch over to colour

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 1:20 pm
Trantech
Trantech
Trantech
28 April 2021

Recommend security cameras + supporting system

Recommend security cameras + supporting system

If the fan making a noise is still an issue Dahua offers a recorder that's fan-less (NVR2108-8P-4KS2), but I recommend not installing that recorder somewhere that's not…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 11:37 am
Trantech
Trantech
Trantech
28 April 2021

IP CCTV system recommendations

IP CCTV system recommendations
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Lock is similar to Dahua in a lot of ways and are supported on Dahua products systems and others since it has the onvif protocol. Both LOCK and Dahua are very good for…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 11:21 am
Trantech
Trantech
Trantech
28 April 2021

CCTV Upgrade help and advice

CCTV Upgrade help and advice

Hey Fval, best case would be if you can upgrade especially if you're worried about it being loud the Dahua brand is still an amazing brand to stick with when it comes to…

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 11:05 am
Trantech
Trantech
Trantech
28 April 2021

Wireless vs Wired home alarms?

Wireless vs Wired home alarms?

Wired always safer, but ,but ,but a premium wireless alarm like Visonic PowerMaster is usually enough

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Trantech
Apr 28, 2021 9:45 am
Trantech
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
16 November 2020

Face masks

Face masks

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…

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Sparkyf
Nov 16, 2020 9:40 pm
Sparkyf
MaryLo1987
MaryLo1987
9 October 2020

Security door with ordinary fly screens on windows

Security door with ordinary fly screens on windows

it seems to me that in this case you need to think about more durable glass. I heard there are such in our market. Have you considered this option? Otherwise it will be…

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MaryLo1987
Oct 09, 2020 12:18 am
boxhill
boxhill
3 October 2020

Single story house - security camera system

Single story house - security camera system

I am thinking of a POE system with 8 cameras for my single storey house. Any idea where best to mount each camera? I think 2 front, 2 rear, 2 on left side of house and 2…

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boxhill
Oct 04, 2020 12:07 am
boxhill
Databoom
Databoom
9 June 2020

How to improve the home security?

How to improve the home security?

Vizilok is all about privacy and security. This satin nickel finish commercial grade indicator lock…

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Databoom
Jun 09, 2020 8:25 pm
GLO
GLO
2 June 2020

Home Security Camera options

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. …

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GLO
Jun 02, 2020 8:32 pm
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aussieta
Apr 15, 2020 8:37 pm
aussieta
building-expert
building-expert
1 April 2020

Building Site Thefts on the rise

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…

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building-expert
Apr 01, 2020 9:20 am
building-expert

Hi all I am researching a Google Nest Cam Outdoor setup for my current home. Whilst the Google Nest Cam…

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mcored
Jan 01, 2020 4:47 pm
mcored
Bels
Bels
5 September 2019

Containment for pets in the living room

Containment for pets in the living room

Previously before my reno I used child gates and barriers to keep pets out of the kitchen

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Bels
Sep 05, 2019 11:42 pm
mandaralaw
mandaralaw
6 August 2019

Home Security cameras - 2 Storey

Home Security cameras - 2 Storey

I recommend NVR and Cameras from Jashlen.com.au

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mandaralaw
Aug 06, 2019 3:33 pm
opti
opti
25 February 2019

Digital Door Locks

Digital Door Locks
1, 2

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…

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opti
Feb 25, 2019 12:57 pm
IamSAM
IamSAM
20 September 2018

Ring Doorbell

Ring Doorbell

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…

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IamSAM
Sep 20, 2018 9:10 am
IamSAM
WilsonB
WilsonB
17 September 2018

Recommend the BEST home security services in SYDNEY?

Recommend the BEST home security services in SYDNEY?

Hey Sam, Thank you for responding. My concern is about lock system. Yes, they deal with locks. And I am sorry for not pointing out the main search term on the post. Hope…

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WilsonB
Sep 17, 2018 2:54 am
Techsmax
Techsmax
2 February 2018

Sec cameras and solar

Sec cameras and solar

Hi vijaytee1 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…

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Techsmax
Feb 02, 2018 12:19 pm
Techsmax
Techsmax
Techsmax
2 January 2018

Home security system recommendations

Home security system recommendations

The Best Home Security Companies of 2019 Frontpoint: Best overall system, balancing DIY installation with professional-quality…

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Techsmax
Jan 02, 2018 2:08 pm
Techsmax
chrisbon
chrisbon
27 September 2017

Back to base alarm systems - conversion to NBN

Back to base alarm systems - conversion to NBN

Yes, GSM Unit requires a sim card but end user need not to maintain it. The security companies provide and maintain it if you are back to base monitoring customer and you…

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chrisbon
Sep 27, 2017 1:48 pm
syautd
syautd
4 July 2017

Question on alarm system

Question on alarm system

Yes, it seems like program zone issues.

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syautd
Jul 04, 2017 7:27 pm
syautd
syautd
syautd
30 June 2017

Looking for Swann Security Camera Installer in Melbourne

Looking for Swann Security Camera Installer in Melbourne

Any security business with the Victoria Police can do.:-P

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syautd
Jun 30, 2017 12:00 pm
syautd
bashworth
bashworth
10 June 2017

Patio Bolts and Home Contents Insurance

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…

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bashworth
Jun 10, 2017 9:18 pm
bashworth
Obi.Wan
Obi.Wan
9 June 2017

Two way voice

Two way voice

What would be a reliable home-to-base service in Melbourne?

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Obi.Wan
Jun 09, 2017 10:27 am
Obi.Wan
gaweleczek
gaweleczek
16 May 2017

How secure are awning windows?

How secure are awning windows?

Hey, Not really. It is a 60 cm high window. It looks like I will have to get creative :).

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gaweleczek
May 16, 2017 10:56 pm
Jordann
Jordann
30 April 2017

Security film - anyone used it?

Security film - anyone used it?

Did anyone end up getting a quote for this?

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Jordann
Apr 30, 2017 10:45 am
Jordann
Sitting_Duck
Sitting_Duck
25 April 2017

Double Front Door

Double Front Door

Hey, 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…

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Sitting_Duck
Apr 25, 2017 8:51 pm
scubabe
scubabe
23 February 2017

Latest recommendations on wireless cameras

Latest recommendations on wireless cameras

For the new house I'm building, I've got a Ring doorbell camera and I will be installing Ring video cameras externally as well. https://ring.com/stickupcam I'm loving…

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scubabe
Feb 23, 2017 2:09 pm
scubabe
trayracer
trayracer
15 February 2017

Cost to install a cctv system for a double storey house?

Cost to install a cctv system for a double storey house?

During the build, I provisioned for CAT6 network cable to be run to all camera points. This cable feeds data from the camera and supplies power to it, but you need a Power…

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trayracer
Feb 15, 2017 9:13 am
lghulm
lghulm
10 January 2017

Alarm company recommendations PERTH

Alarm company recommendations PERTH

Alarm Doctor provide cost effective CCTV Repairs, Alarm Maintenance and Alarm installation service, provides reliable repairing services.

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lghulm
Jan 10, 2017 6:01 pm

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