Five essential home security devices

By December 18, 2019Electrical

It is always important that you and your family feel safe and secure in your own home, and home security systems can play an essential role in achieving this. When it comes to security, HunterCON offers a number of comprehensive solutions to set your mind at ease.

So what measures can you take to make your home a safer place? Read on to find out. 



An electronic alarm system involves a low-voltage electrical circuit with sensors on entry doors and windows. When a door or window is opened, its sensor detects the interruption in the flow of electricity and triggers a warning signal such as a siren or light. While most systems will just use lights or sirens to deter and intruder, you may choose a monitored system which also notifies the police of the intrusion.


CCTV, (closed-circuit television), is a system that allows you to keep an eye on what is going on, both in and around a building. Cameras and monitors enable you to view events live, and recorders can archive footage for later reference. CCTV has proven to be great in improving the safety of your home, through preventing break-ins, theft and vandalism. There is a huge number of options surrounding CCTV and how it can be installed in your home to suit your goals and needs.


An intercom, also known as a talkback or door phone, is a device which can be used to enhance your home’s security with a front-door speaker that allows you to talk with a visitor before opening the door. There are a number of options available, including video intercoms which allow you to also see who is at the door. Intercom systems will not only increase security can be a helpful device for communicating with family members within your home.

Security Lighting

Security lighting is intended to deter or detect intrusions or other criminal activity that may occur on your property. It works with the use of motion sensors which cause the light to turn on. This not only will scare intruders but also notify you that there is activity outside your home so that you can make the necessary safety measures to remain safe.

Access Control Systems

Access control is a security technique that regulates who or what can view or use resources in and around your home. Physical access control can work to limit access to campuses, buildings, rooms and physical assets. In order to access certain spaces or areas, people are required to give identification authorisation, usually in the form of a pin code or password. There are a number of options regarding access control systems, which are becoming more advanced as technology further improves. 

Security systems are essential in improving the safety of your home. At HunterCON, we pride ourselves in our deliverance of high quality and affordable security solutions that are installed with care. 

With over nine years of experience under our belt, we pride ourselves on providing electrical services of the highest quality. If you want to improve the safety and security of your home, get in touch with us today.

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