Improve your home security quickly with these 10 tips. From locking your security gate to adjusting CCTV camera angles and locking your garage, these are the simplest expert tips from South African security professionals who’ve seen it all!
Forget about power tools, long cables and strange monitor setups – welcome to the future of video surveillance. Below I’ve reviewed 5 of the best selling DIY home security cameras available for purchase online.
Review of 5 solar flood lights and recommendations for their appropriate usage. The perfect read for anyone looking to purchase solar powered LED lights.
If you don’t have a smart home ecosystem or, have never bought or, used any smart devices, smart bulbs are the best place to start – guaranteed. Whether you’re using an iOS or Android mobile device, you can pick up a smart LED bulb, easily set it up and, have your very first smart device […]
Personal alarms have been making quite a splash recently, with more and more South Africans wondering if they should get one. Personal alarms are generally small, battery powered alarms that can be activated with a small button, switch or pull-chord or pull tab. The purpose is to alert anyone within hearing distance that you are […]
Educating yourself on crime and personal safety in South Africa – specifically on what types of crimes are commonly perpetrated against tourists and locals – should be one of the most important parts of planning your trip to South Africa. While Johannesburg has the highest crime rates among the nine provinces, crime is rife throughout […]
A BIG thanks to Tony Austin from Grumpy Warthog Enterprises who is the creator of the TUSKFORCE self defence belt and was kind enough to provide the detailed content for this article. Many South Africans buy pepper spray, tasers and other self-defence products but, sadly they are neither prepared nor able to quickly access them […]
With South Africa having one of the largest private security industries in the world, when it comes to finding a security company to protect your home and family there are no shortage of contenders. I will discuss a few practical aspects that you need to consider when choosing a security company in South Africa below. […]
While doing massive security upgrades like installing a complete alarm system or electric fence are not budget friendly – installing outdoor lighting is. Whether you install simple LED floodlights or more complex Solar LED lights with motion sensing capabilities – it will significantly improve the safety and security of your home. I will even go […]
This article aims to give South Africans a basic understanding of crime statistics in South Africa. We will briefly look at how crime is classified, the different types of crime statistics, the shortfalls of official crime statistics and what the dark figure of crime actually is. It is my hope that in gaining a better […]