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…
Sep 18, 2009 2:36 pm
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…
Sep 18, 2009 11:08 pm
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?"
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…
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.
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…
snakes in the grass
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She was bitten by a Taipan and survived after being given out of date human…
Bosch Solution 16 +. Help With install
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.
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…
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…
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…
Is this alarm quote reasonable.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
Hills Reliance R12 false alarm
Have Hills Reliance Security as well, just wondering if you have someone installed or connect the security to your…
Feb 27, 2010 10:45 pm
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…
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…
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)…
Apr 30, 2010 11:59 pm
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…
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…
Jul 15, 2010 12:27 pm
Carlisle Oxford 23 house
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…
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…
Aug 31, 2010 9:37 pm
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.
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.…
Sep 13, 2010 3:59 pm
Replacing video intercom
jt72 sorry for highjacking your thread but I have a question for Databoom...
I'm in the west and building a single level house - I allowed for conduits for outdoor…