Recently, we’ve had a spate of attempted burglaries nearby and decided that we wanted to bolster our defences. Lights are always a powerful tool, whether as a deterrent or to light up the dark passage down the side of your house or your front door.
However, wiring in lights is a nuisance and then the energy that they use may be pennies but it soon mounts up. So I decided to look at some solar security lights and a light switch timer to save money while being green, and here is my feedback.
The Curve Solar Motion LightThe Curve Solar Motion Light was by far our favourite light. It was easy to install, looks good and the light is strong (50 Watt equivalent) and diffuses quite far. We put it near to our white…
A neighbour was recently burgled and a friend has has their car stolen off his drive, so security has been top of my mind, and I’ve been looking for ways to up my home security.
Firstly invest in decent locks for both windows and doors. Then, I have been thinking lights, camera, action, so plenty of lighting to reveal any would be burglars, some sort of recording device and anything to deter a criminal in the first place. Anyway, here is my list of security ideas on a budget:
I started off thinking about a CCTV camera and like the look of this D-Link camera at PC World for £169.99. I have a £20 off voucher for a customer complaint, but it’s still pricey, so I have considered fake CCTV cameras. Check out …