While sourcing Brisbane security systems for residential, commercial or industrial style buildings can be tricky business, but can you really afford not to?
Although Queensland is regarded as an incredibly safe place to live, the simple fact of the matter is that crime happens just about anywhere, particularly when considering the additional economic stress we’ve all experienced over the course of the past two years. As such, many Queenslanders are starting to consider their options when it comes to Brisbane security systems – but where do you start?
If you’re looking to take a proactive approach for the security of your home, office or workplace, the good news is that there are a wide variety of methods and products to do so. While standalone options for Brisbane security systems can provide CCTV or an alarm system, if you partner with the right provider, they are generally able to advise a tailor made security solution that’s customised for the needs of your property.
On top of this, they’re also still able to ensure that you actually understand how your security system works as a means to provide the ultimate peace of mind – so what are considered to be the most popular options for Brisbane security systems?
Live camera feeds such as CCTV and security cameras use a wide variety of sensors such as audio recorders, motion detectors, break glass triggers, and door and window sensors to ensure that there’s no such thing as a false alarm. When wired, configured and operated correctly by a qualified electrical professional, both indoor and outdoor camera systems can be one of the best ways to protect your home against any unsavoury characters or intruders that don’t have your permission to be on the premises.
A security alarm is a system designed to detect intrusion, such as unauthorised entry, into a building or other areas such as a home or school. Properties that are left unsecured with no functioning electronic security system are much more likely to suffer a break-in, even if that property has few valuable items that a criminal might want to steal. Thieves are generally opportunistic, but may not see any visual indications of a security alarm until it’s too late for them, and the authorities have already been contacted.
From the gates, warehouses and parking areas to each internal department, floor or room, access control systems are most commonly used for commercial or industrial style properties that are either legally obligated to monitor access, or wish to protect their visitors, employees, equipment, data or even overall privacy. For the latter in particular, access control systems both authenticate and authorise individuals to access the information they are allowed to see and use, keeping other members of the general public locked out.
An intercom is a two way communication system which allows you to speak, or speak and see for video systems, to someone before permitting them access to your property. Alternatively, intercoms can provide an inter-building communication system allowing family members or staff to speak to people in other areas of the building. More often than not, they are often deployed with either electric gates or access control systems, and depending on the nature of your property, sometimes both.
Installing an electric gate system for your home or workplace is the first line of defence against intruders, particularly if you’re concerned about vehicles. How they work can vary significantly depending on your own individual needs, such as automated security gates that use ‘triggers’ such as remotes, loop detectors, safety beams, intercoms, keypads, licence plate recognition cameras and access control systems. Gates and posts are often fabricated from aluminium, as this is the preferred material thanks to its strength and durability.
Before you start shopping for Brisbane security systems, it’s worth consulting with the professionals to ensure that you select a system best suited to your own individual needs. While partnering with a licensed electrician is always recommended to ensure that your selected systems are properly wired and installed from day one, enlisting qualified security advisors is also a good idea to make sure that your system is right for you – but what if you could have both services from the one business?
For clients on the hunt for solutions for Brisbane security systems, we offer specialist installation, testing, maintenance, and hardwired, interconnected upgrades to ensure residents in your home have the earliest possible warning in the event of an intruder. At the end of the day, security systems provide a level of proactive protection and safety against worst case scenarios. While we are licensed electrical professionals, we’re also qualified security advisors, meaning that all of your questions and queries for Brisbane security systems can be solved in one place.
Here at Shield Electrical, we are a Brisbane based electrical contracting company, and pride ourselves on being shockingly good at watt we do. For us, friendly and reliable customer service isn’t just a nice add on – it’s how we do business.