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vid
vid
21 August 2009

Unwanted door-knockers... somehow turn AFL thread...?

Unwanted door-knockers... somehow turn AFL thread...?
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I find it a challenge when religious people come calling the words heathen, agnostic and atheist come to mind, we are getting an intercom in the new house, apparently you…

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vid
Aug 21, 2009 12:50 am
vid
JilaMint
JilaMint
21 August 2009

Acoustic experts - help needed please

Acoustic experts - help needed please

Foam is good at reducing sound reflection, but not particularly good for reducing sound transmission. Foam is…

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JilaMint
Aug 21, 2009 1:23 pm
TUBBYM
TUBBYM
31 August 2009

what do you think of this alam quote

what do you think of this alam quote

$1400 for a solution 16 seems steep, was it a 16+ or just 16?

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TUBBYM
Aug 31, 2009 4:06 pm
Thudd
Thudd
18 September 2009

Modern Home Decoration

Modern Home Decoration

I prefer the "less is more" approach. Make a feature of the things you're decorating with but keep it simple and stick to a theme. Having things overflowing off every…

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Thudd
Sep 18, 2009 1:36 pm
Thudd
Thudd
18 September 2009

DIY Crimsafe?

DIY Crimsafe?

We put 'crimsafe' style mesh on all our windows at our last place; not only for security but because it is also catsafe too! It looks a billion times better than bars or…

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Thudd
Sep 18, 2009 10:08 pm
zergling
zergling
23 September 2009

recommendations for window locks?

recommendations for window locks?

"Also, I have a remote control roller door on the garage, but do you think I should get a deadlock fitted to the door which goes from the garage into the house too?" Yep…

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zergling
Sep 23, 2009 7:15 am
commodorenut
commodorenut
25 September 2009

all doors same key

all doors same key

I had window locks, patio bolts, and deadlocks all keyed to the same key. I have since learnt that they can do padlocks off the same key, so I got 2 for the side gates, so…

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commodorenut
Sep 25, 2009 9:12 pm
commodorenut
ozzybird
ozzybird
29 September 2009

May be a daft question but ......

May be a daft question but ......

Thanks for your replies :) I need to check our alarm to see if it has a pet-sensitive thingy. See, it wasn't a daft question after all.

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ozzybird
Sep 29, 2009 7:15 am
Doug83
Doug83
25 October 2009

alarm sensors

alarm sensors

There is nothing wrong with digitech sensors, I have them installed at my home. Something to think of is that there are a number of different ranges of these sensors. I…

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Doug83
Oct 25, 2009 9:09 am
Doug83
Doug83
25 October 2009

Home Security: Perimeter System = recommended?

Home Security: Perimeter System = recommended?

I will keep this simple because i agree with the last couple of posts. Reed switches are a waste of time and money. I would put a garage door reed on or put a PIR in the…

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Doug83
Oct 25, 2009 9:56 am
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
2 November 2009

snakes in the grass

snakes in the grass
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We had a small Tenterfield terrier ( Foxy/ cattle dog cross ) she loved killing snakes. She was bitten by a Taipan and survived after being given out of date human…

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D200 Doug
Nov 02, 2009 10:32 pm
draco76
draco76
9 November 2009

Review of Hills Alarm System installed by Smart Wiring Aust.

Review of Hills Alarm System installed by Smart Wiring Aust.

are they easy to install? is everything wireless or do they have to put in new electricals? about to finalize my electricals and was wondering if doing the security with…

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draco76
Nov 09, 2009 8:56 pm
borg
borg
10 November 2009

Bosch Solution 16 +. Help With install

Bosch Solution 16 +. Help With install

Hey Guys, If there is anyone that has experience in installing the Bosch Solution 16+ or perhaps even has access to the Bosch Handy Hints guide that would be great. This…

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borg
Nov 10, 2009 4:40 pm
borg
buildingwithhamra
buildingwithhamra
16 November 2009

Fence security

Fence security

I don't think you are allowed to put spikes on the fence anymore. A teenage boy a few years ago, broke into the Adelaide Zoo, I think to break into the coke machine, on…

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buildingwithhamra
Nov 16, 2009 7:17 am
ani
ani
1 December 2009

Secure mesh vs pet mesh

Secure mesh vs pet mesh

I'm getting secure mesh. My dog would chew / run right through anything else, and yes, it's also useful to leave the main door open and security door locked. Not overkill…

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ani
Dec 01, 2009 12:58 am
ani
joeygbh
joeygbh
2 December 2009

Security doors

Security doors

I'm just now really thinking about it though and wondering - do they really add to the security of the house? PS. By default, I'm probably…

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joeygbh
Dec 02, 2009 7:14 am
joeygbh
kkn
kkn
9 December 2009

Is this alarm quote reasonable.

Is this alarm quote reasonable.

Hi Mayjay, I belive this alarm for a house. isn't? If yes why do you need a NX128 12 zone panel its too much for a house. For the below mentioned spec a NX 16 would be…

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kkn
Dec 09, 2009 3:19 pm
TUBBYM
TUBBYM
12 December 2009

home security - alarm - ADT

home security - alarm - ADT

I guess it depends on which ADT installer is installing the alarm, some may prefer to use the vista system whilst others use the NX, $1250 for a Vista is a little steep…

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TUBBYM
Dec 12, 2009 9:30 pm
JilaMint
JilaMint
14 December 2009

Smoke Detector Replacement

Smoke Detector Replacement

The type of smoke detector has to match the existing system and may have to be installed by the fire services company that has the contract to…

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JilaMint
Dec 14, 2009 11:44 am
kristo
kristo
15 December 2009

Security Alarm Warning!!!

Security Alarm Warning!!!

as I wrote, the burglars have minutes to get away, not the alarm company -- they would ordinarily call the police. --------- This brief summary of the types of alarm…

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kristo
Dec 15, 2009 5:08 pm
Nathan SteelFab
Nathan SteelFab
11 January 2010

Electronic locking

Electronic locking

I'm using a place called digital door locks dot com dot au. In Feb they will have a new range of gear from Samsung that can be all linked up apparently. I'll be using…

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Nathan SteelFab
Jan 11, 2010 11:59 am
Nathan SteelFab
cenemelectrical
cenemelectrical
18 January 2010

Recommendations for back-to-base alarm without a phone line

Recommendations for back-to-base alarm without a phone line

g'day i install ness alarm systems and they can be set-up to dial through a mobile phone.. :: ive never had anyone ask me to do it before... but the person who trained me…

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cenemelectrical
Jan 18, 2010 5:40 pm
abrow97l
abrow97l
8 February 2010

harvey norman security

harvey norman security

Check Home-Spam-Systems.net is a privately owned website that allows users to…

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abrow97l
Feb 07, 2010 11:20 pm
D200 Doug
D200 Doug
18 February 2010

How to secure a rolladoor?

How to secure a rolladoor?

Yep that is a pretty common entry point for experienced thieves. It is worth doing a basic upgrade to prevent that kind of entry

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D200 Doug
Feb 18, 2010 2:57 pm
Damon
Damon
27 February 2010

Hills Reliance R12 false alarm

Hills Reliance R12 false alarm

Hi Damon, Have Hills Reliance Security as well, just wondering if you have someone installed or connect the security to your…

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Damon
Feb 27, 2010 9:45 pm
esm
esm
5 March 2010

Alarm Company recommendations in Sydney Please

Alarm Company recommendations in Sydney Please

how much normally is the cost to have it installed in a single level 4BR house?

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esm
Mar 05, 2010 9:12 pm
Bam
Bam
9 March 2010

Security door installation Tarneit

Security door installation Tarneit

It's alright Victoria - Ill fix it up :)

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Bam
Mar 09, 2010 10:29 am
Bam
grinder
grinder
4 April 2010

Computer Identity theft

Computer Identity theft

Either way as admin or user malware will always install throughout the system but all depends of the type of course. user or admin is registry policy but not system policy…

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grinder
Apr 04, 2010 11:10 am
grinder
draco76
draco76
9 April 2010

Alarm Company Recommendations for Tarneit / Western suburb?

Alarm Company Recommendations for Tarneit / Western suburb?

just bumping this up as I am also looking at alternative to Smart Wiring Australia...

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draco76
Apr 09, 2010 12:40 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
10 April 2010

security film

security film

It will act as a safety feature only, preventing glass cuts. It won't be very secure because it is not applied to the edges, so can break easily at the join to the window…

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ECOECO
Apr 10, 2010 6:59 am
ECOECO
Carmel
Carmel
12 April 2010

A guy keeps on pinching my car space

A guy keeps on pinching my car space
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Carmel, I nearly fell off the sofa ::wornout:: "Park" as a noun is "công viên" (green open public space, or as in…

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Carmel
Apr 12, 2010 8:59 am
Carmel
Belial
Belial
13 April 2010

Brake in through the Roof!

Brake in through the Roof!

You could add a hasp and padlock from inside the house, other option is putting on 4 sliding bolts, one on each side so it needs to be unlocked (via the padlock or bolt)…

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Belial
Apr 13, 2010 8:59 pm
Belial
Hels
Hels
30 April 2010

Security door and flyscreens - SE melbourne

Security door and flyscreens - SE melbourne

Thanks for your replies.... Hels, I had a look at their website and i noticed they do interior blinds as well. Did you use them for that by…

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Hels
Apr 30, 2010 10:59 pm
Hels
AJW
AJW
4 June 2010

A question about alarms sending text messages

A question about alarms sending text messages

Hello All, I have seen some alarm systems that alert you by text message when there is an intruder in the house. What are you meant to do…

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AJW
Jun 04, 2010 4:28 pm
ECOECO
ECOECO
29 June 2010

Security Meshes for security doors

Security Meshes for security doors

There are many more grilles/meshes including galvanised steel which is much cheaper. I would ignore the corrosion comment, the same guarantee applies. The security of…

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ECOECO
Jun 29, 2010 8:04 am
ECOECO
Pipe
Pipe
15 July 2010

motion sensor or low wattage light

motion sensor or low wattage light

You could go with a motion sensor and using low wattage CFL bulbs. If its a par38 fitting the are CFL equivalents. They take a little while to get to full brightness but…

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Pipe
Jul 15, 2010 11:27 am
draco76
draco76
11 August 2010

Carlisle Oxford 23 house

Carlisle Oxford 23 house

Hi, I am planning to build Carlisle Oxford 23 house without seeing a display home. As I know they don't have one for display. If someone…

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draco76
Aug 11, 2010 7:18 pm
Greenhaven
Greenhaven
25 August 2010

Budget security screens in Brisbane?

Budget security screens in Brisbane?

Thanks OMG and Pebbles. I have contacted Budget Blinds and will see how we go. Much appreciated.

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Greenhaven
Aug 25, 2010 5:52 pm
Greenhaven
Nathanial
Nathanial
27 August 2010

Recommend an installer South of Adelaide?

Recommend an installer South of Adelaide?

24 views and not one suggestion? individual or company? i guess us south aussies arent very security conscious :-s

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Nathanial
Aug 27, 2010 4:04 pm
TheOK
TheOK
31 August 2010

Digital Door Locks

Digital Door Locks

I'm told that doors with fingerprint locks are the easiest to break into, all that's needed is a cigarette lighter...presto The reason is???? ..you guessed it ...in case…

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TheOK
Aug 31, 2010 8:37 pm
TheOK
TUBBYM
TUBBYM
6 September 2010

Is this a good deal? - Bosch Solution 16i system

Is this a good deal? - Bosch Solution 16i system

Hi, the price seems a little steep, but it does depend on a few things have you finished your house, or is it at frame stage?

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TUBBYM
Sep 06, 2010 1:49 pm
kexkez
kexkez
6 September 2010

Swann Wallmount Video Doorbell

Swann Wallmount Video Doorbell

no idea sorry. at the time I posted this there had been a discussion about video phone/doorbells so I posted the thread. It was over a year ago now.

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kexkez
Sep 06, 2010 9:48 pm
kexkez
TUBBYM
TUBBYM
7 September 2010

Alarm Options - 4 X 2 in perth

Alarm Options - 4 X 2 in perth

just to give u an idea of the price, the company I work for has a basic package which is $990 including, which is 2 PIR's internal/External sirens, keypad, NX 8 panel.…

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TUBBYM
Sep 07, 2010 2:16 pm
Databoom
Databoom
9 September 2010

Recomended Alarm installer

Recomended Alarm installer

Hi, Anyone has a recommendation for Alarm installer. Ive got a quote from Matison Security ( http://www.matisonsecurity.com.au/ ). Has anyone ever…

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Databoom
Sep 09, 2010 5:53 pm
Turri
Turri
13 September 2010

DAS NX8 or Bosch Solutions 16i

DAS NX8 or Bosch Solutions 16i

Can anyone tell me what the price for a package of the NX8 in Melbourne?

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Turri
Sep 13, 2010 2:59 pm
TUBBYM
TUBBYM
13 September 2010

Video door phone intercom

Video door phone intercom

No worries, happy to help

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TUBBYM
Sep 13, 2010 3:58 pm


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