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DIY HOME
SECURITY
PRACTICAL AND AFFORDABLE SECURITY
SOLUTIONS FOR THE HOME
BY LATHAM’S STEEL SECURITY DOORSETS
DIY SECURITY:
BASICS
There are three primary elements in every effective
home security system:
• Time
• Light
• Noise
Expe...
DIY SECURITY:
BASICS
Regardless of the level of sophistication of your security
system, there are steps are homeowner can ...
DIY SECURITY: DOORS
& WINDOWS
When considering your doors, assess these characteristics:
• Is the door solid?
• Are the hi...
DIY SECURITY: DOORS
& WINDOWS
• Conduct a similar evaluation to the garage and to the
home’s windows
• Locking mechanisms ...
DIY SECURITY: STEEL
DOORS
• Steel doors are a favourite amongst security
experts
• They are safe, secure, durable and ofte...
DIY SECURITY: STEEL
DOORS
• Economic downturn largely responsible
• Digital resources aid with DIY
• YouTube can provide g...
DIY SECURITY:
MOTION DETECTORS
• Position lights activated by motion around the
exterior of a building
• Light can chase a...
DIY SECURITY:
COMPUTERS
• Advances in portable technology can empower
homeowners
• Raspberry Pi and Ninjablocks are both p...
THANKS
FOR
LISTENING!
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOME
SECURITY, VISIT:
WWW.AJSTEELDOORS.CO.UK
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  1. 1. DIY HOME SECURITY PRACTICAL AND AFFORDABLE SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR THE HOME BY LATHAM’S STEEL SECURITY DOORSETS
  2. 2. DIY SECURITY: BASICS There are three primary elements in every effective home security system: • Time • Light • Noise Experts agree that effective systems contain multiple layers of security
  3. 3. DIY SECURITY: BASICS Regardless of the level of sophistication of your security system, there are steps are homeowner can do to reduce the risks of a home burglary: • Assess the home’s access points • If the doors, windows and garage are not secure, the home is at risk. • Securing doors and windows is where every security system should begin
  4. 4. DIY SECURITY: DOORS & WINDOWS When considering your doors, assess these characteristics: • Is the door solid? • Are the hinges protected so that they could not be jimmied with a crowbar? • Are the doors fire-resistant? • If the door has a glass pane, is it secure? • Is the frame bolted and secure? • Is the door installed properly? • Are the locks strong?
  5. 5. DIY SECURITY: DOORS & WINDOWS • Conduct a similar evaluation to the garage and to the home’s windows • Locking mechanisms with windows are an important consideration • In existing homes, upgrades are often necessary • If you acquired an existing home, you should immediately change all locks and purchase new keys
  6. 6. DIY SECURITY: STEEL DOORS • Steel doors are a favourite amongst security experts • They are safe, secure, durable and often attractive • Sends a signal to a prospective burglar that this home will take time to penetrate • Improving external security is the most effective way to deal with time • A burglar's goal is to get in and get out fast
  7. 7. DIY SECURITY: STEEL DOORS • Economic downturn largely responsible • Digital resources aid with DIY • YouTube can provide guidance on door installations, CCTV setup and monitoring
  8. 8. DIY SECURITY: MOTION DETECTORS • Position lights activated by motion around the exterior of a building • Light can chase a burglar away before they get started • Motion detectors can also trigger video
  9. 9. DIY SECURITY: COMPUTERS • Advances in portable technology can empower homeowners • Raspberry Pi and Ninjablocks are both practical and affordable DIY home solutions
  10. 10. THANKS FOR LISTENING! FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HOME SECURITY, VISIT: WWW.AJSTEELDOORS.CO.UK

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