Did you know there are ways to feel safer in your home AND save money?
In this one-of-a-kind guide we cover the best devices to keep you safe…and save money in the process.
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Security Cameras Let You See What’s Going On
There is a wide range of CCTV cameras available for both indoor and outdoor use at home. Not only are cameras a great way to monitor your entrances and exits, they can also help you keep an eye on your children and or handymen who are working in your home.
Depending on your budget, there is a huge array of cameras to suit your needs; whether you want to install the most advanced camera system modern technology can provide. or you want a cheap and easy camera over your front door, there is something for you.
The beauty of the modern cameras is that you can log in to your system via your smartphone or laptop from anywhere in the world; even if you are on the other side of the globe and halfway up a mountain, you can still keep an eye on your home. These remote access cameras can also give you peace of mind while you’re at work or if you’ve left your kids at home in the care of someone else. There’s literally no need to worry when you can conveniently check in at home with the touch of a button.
Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors protect you from the worst
One of the most important ways we can keep our homes, and more importantly, our families, safe is by installing good smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Smoke alarms are your first line of defence against a fire and will give you a warning of trouble before the fire can take hold—even when you’re asleep. As long as they are regularly tested, they are the number one way to protect your home from the worst.
Carbon monoxide can be just as deadly and detectors should be fitted in all homes that contain a fuel-burning appliance, such as a boiler. Carbon monoxide is produced when fossil fuels, such as gas, aren’t completely burned. This usually occurs in poorly maintained or incorrectly installed heating appliances.
Some of the symptoms of carbon monoxide leakage include headaches, shortness of breath, drowsiness, vomiting, chest pains, dizziness, and eventually collapse and loss of consciousness.
Motion sensor lights let you see through the dark
Motion light sensors can be one of the cheapest and easiest ways to protect your home from potential criminals. Studies have been conducted into burglaries and one of the most deterring factors for would-be thieves is a lack of places to hide on a well-lit property. This makes installing motion sensor lights an absolute no brainer.
When it comes to purchasing a security light, it is true that even the poorest of lights is better than none at all. But there are other things you might wish to consider such as how far the light will shine and which kind of lighting mechanism you want.
So, here’s our list of products you can buy right now that will instantly help you to feel safer in your own home.
If you want an extra pair of eyes on or around your home at all times, then Nest Cam is the product for you. You’ll never have to worry about anything again as Nest Cam will be there 24/7 no matter the weather. It plugs directly into your main power supply so it will never run out of power to protect your home. It also comes with the Nest App, giving you access from the palm of your hand.
- 24/7 live video
- 130° wide-angle 1080p HD view
- Bluetooth low energy
- Alerts on your phone through the Nest App
- Camera, cable, and adapter are fully weather proof
- Speak to people at the door or gate through the camera
- Fully equipped for night vision with 8 infrared LEDs
- Easy to install
- Save money when you buy a two pack
Like its sister product above, the Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm will alert you to any problem directly via your phone. This version has been redesigned from the bottom up with an industrial-grade smoke sensor that lasts up to ten years. For an alarm that detects both smoke and carbon monoxide and alerts directly to your phone, you needn’t look any further.
- Connect to Wi-Fi for phone alerts
- Instantly tells you exactly what the problem is and where it’s coming from
- Nest Protect is the first alarm that you can silence right from your phone
- Split-spectrum sensor spots both fast and slow burning fires.
The Mpow Motion Sensor Light is exactly what you need to keep your property safe at night. Equipped with a 120° wide-angle sensor, its 54 LED solar motion sensor lights will cover a large amount of area in light, with three lights modes to choose from. After charging throughout the day, the Mpow can act either as a constant outside light or work on a motion sensor basis to suit your needs.
- 54 powerful LED solar lights that cover more area than a lot of other products
- Can detect an area from 10’-26’
- 3 smart lighting modes including medium, dim, and sensor
- IP65 waterproof level—resistant to rain and snow
- Can be mounted on the wall