Story- Nina loves to travel and sharing that on social media is equally important for her. She just loves the attention from friends and acquaintances. She posts “A much awaited trip, Caribbean vacation with family”. When they returned, they realized that there was a break-in; cash, jewelry and other personal and valuable items were missing. All the amazing memories from the trip swept away and now it all seem to be a big mistake of not preparing enough for home security. Here are Top 10 Safety Tips for Home Safety while you’re away on Vacation. [···]
Garage Door Openers not just add convenience to our lives but also add to Home security and safety. They are used almost every day, making it important for us to perform preventive checks and servicing them. Here are the Top 5 Reasons for Servicing Your Garage Door Opener. [···]
Garage Door is one of the primary layers of home security hence it is crucial to understand what the loopholes are, as burglars take advantage of it. Here are some interesting facts about garage break-ins:
- Burglars observe home owners schedule before attempting theft and most likely the thief might be from your neighborhood.
- An emergency release lever has a cord hanging down to be pulled in case of emergency. Thieves use coat hangers to pull this cord from outside and quickly enter the house without being noticed.
- Incidents are reported when thieves break-in to cars, steal garage door remotes and house address information from the documents and then steal at their convenience. Do read our article to know more on this.
- The average break-in costs around $2500.
National Hardware Show 2019 is around the corner! Skylink Technologies sincerely invites you to visit our booth during the exhibition from May 7th to 9th, 2019.
Motion sensors are an integral part of the home security systems. The basic function of a motion sensor is to detect any movement and inform about this through preconfigured instructions. Based on the need and convenience, one can choose how they would like to be informed. Some common examples are switching on the lights, notifications on phone (if it is controlled through an app), alarm beeps or simply through LED indicators. To have the optimum utilization of motion sensors it is important to choose the right sensors as there are so many different types available in the market which caters to different needs. Plus, it is equally important to place them at the right spot. [···]
California Law SB 969 Mandates Battery Backup for Electric Garage Door Openers
California’s new Bill, Senate Bill 969 is a great step towards reinforcing life safety. 2018 was a destructive wildfire season for California which unfortunately caused fatalities. As a part of amelioration steps, the new law SB 969, effective from July 1st 2019 mandates all the new residential Electric Garage Door Openers installed in California to be equipped with a battery backup. This is a strong law to prevent people from being trapped in their garages during power failures. [···]
Do you know that the most common place where the garage door remotes are kept is quite a risky spot? Think about it again…
The most easy-to-guess place where people keep their garage door remotes is in their cars, clipped on the sun visor or right in front, at the most easily accessible place. You too might be doing it the same way; hence you need to rethink if it is the best place for a remote which gives an access to your house. [···]
The IDA Expo produced by International Door Association is a four day annual industry event for technology providers to showcase and feature their products and latest technologies. Held from March 13th to March 16th, the event drew thousands of manufacturers, dealers & suppliers. [···]