4 Key Tips To Choose the Best Security Installer

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There are approximately 3000 security alarm and fire installation businesses across Australia. Almost half of these have only one employee; 97% have less than twenty employees.

Choosing the right security installer to service your premise isn’t an easy task, so these hints should hopefully assist in narrowing down the field. Continue reading

Don’t risk your monitored alarm: how to be NBN ready

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The rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) is very much underway throughout Australia, as more and more metropolitan suburbs begin to transition across to our new digital infrastructure. However, due to the impact that this has on existing telephone infrastructure, it’s important to take note of the options available to mitigate any effect this will have on your monitored alarm system explained below. Continue reading

Is it really HD? Digital IP vs Analogue Security Cameras

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High Res? Digital IP? High Definition? HD? There are a lot of buzzwords used when describing camera systems and it can be hard to work out what you’re really getting. Given that installing a security camera system is a significant investment for your home or business, it’s important that you have the knowledge to make an informed decision when selecting your system. Continue reading

Surprising ways our commercial customers are using video surveillance technology

In the past, high costs and complex installation processes have prevented CCTV from being within reach of the average Australian businesses. Recently, improvements in technology and a greater worldwide demand have made a place for video surveillance systems in the retail market, as they become an affordable and effective tool for business owners to track efficiency and staff. Continue reading

Tips on keeping your workplace safe in-between seasons

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With the new season just around the corner, winter’s short, dark days are finally coming to an end but keeping your workplace in tip-top condition to prevent break-ins and accidents is still important. Prevention is key to keeping your employees and environment safe, so at Signal Security we’ve put together our top tips on maintaining workplace safety between seasons. Continue reading

5 top tips on keeping your kids safe

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At Signal Security, we understand that children are a parent’s life and joy and as a result, take their safety and security very seriously. With parents increasingly working longer hours and after-school care and baby sitters not always available, intercom and home surveillance systems are becoming popular as a great means of ensuring safety for your children when adult supervision isn’t available.

To assist with keeping your children safe, we’ve put together our top tips on how to best prepare your kids when adult supervision isn’t available. Continue reading

As the mercury rises, so does fire danger!

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Australia’s hot, dry summers make our country the perfect landscape for bushfires and with The Bureau of Meteorology reporting 2013 as the hottest year in Australia since records began in 1910 (and rising annually), fire safety is becoming increasingly important for both families and businesses. For many Australians, particularly those with homes or properties close to bush-land, summer can be a time of threat and devastation; with homes around Victoria already being victim to the heat. Continue reading

Surviving the working-holiday safely and stress free!

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For those in the commercial sector, the notion of the Christmas Holidays can sometimes be just that…a notion, as production and distribution stops for no one! However, the festive spirit of the season is still undoubtedly in the air, so whilst business may be down to “skeleton staff” and the environment is a little more relaxed, it’s times like this where security and procedure are of great importance. Supporting our commercial customers through the working-holiday season, Signal Security has put together a list of considerations to ensure you maintain a stress free, enjoyable and safe work environment whilst others are off putting up their feet! Continue reading