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Collaroy Storm-damaged Homes secured by Anchor Security

It’s been over 50 years since the Narrabeen community has been impacted by water in this way. The Anchor Security team responded within hours, and has been working around the clock since with a deployment of half a dozen officers security staff across an area of 1.2kms. On Saturday, professor Ian Turner, director of the…

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ASIAL Releases New Consumer Awareness Video

“ASIAL has re-appropriated the tale of Little Red Riding Hood for its latest consumer awareness video to highlight the importance of only using licensed and reputable professional. The video, which has been shared on their newly launched Facebook page, will form the basis of ASIAL’s consumer awareness advertising campaign in 2015.” You can see the rest of…

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Alarm System FAQ: Can I get a discount on my insurance policy?

Yes! Given the evidence, insurance companies know that your chance of being the victim of a burglary is reduced by the installation of a Security Alarm System. Because of the reduced likelihood of an insurance claim on stolen property, many insurance companies are willing to provide customers who have an alarm system installed, a discount…

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Alarm System FAQ: Pet Friendly Sensors?

If you have a pet, you CAN still have a security system installed. Simply let us know that you have indoor pets at the time of quotation and we will advise you on the most suitable sensors for your premises, and their placement.

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Alarm System FAQ: Can I use my alarm whilst at home or sleeping?

Yes. We can install and program your alarm system so that it can be activated in “stay” mode, which will arm selected areas of your home whilst leaving other areas turned off – allowing you to move around some, or all of your home, while keeping the perimeter armed. If you let us know that you…

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Alarm System FAQ: How easy is it for children to use the alarm system?

Whilst the alarm systems Anchor Security install are user-friendly, some security systems can be armed and disarmed by swiping an access token against a reader. Whilst making this easier for children, we find this technology is rapidly being adopted for ease-of-use by many user. Without the token system however, we’ve found that most children over…

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Alarm System FAQ: How often should I have my security system checked/serviced?

Australian standard AS2201.1 requires that your security alarm system be serviced once per year as a minimum. During your maintenance service, Anchor Security performs system checks to ensure your system is fault free. Anchor Security recommends that the back-up battery in your alarm system is replaced at least every 2 years.

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Alarm System FAQ: Why should I use an ASIAL member to install my Security Alarm System?

The Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) is the largest security industry Association representing the security industry in Australia; ASIAL plays a key role in driving Australian Standards, developing codes of conduct and raising the level of professionalism within the industry. As the voice of the industry, ASIAL performs a key role in representing the interests…

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Alarm System FAQ: Will my alarm system still work if the power goes off?

Yes; in case of a power failure, your alarm system will still function normally. All alarm systems installed by Anchor Security include a back-up battery that will activate to maintain your alarm protection for several hours. If your alarm system is monitored/back-to-base, a “power fail” signal can still be sent to the monitoring station so you…

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5 Tips when Booking Security for an Event

If you’ve decided that you want to have the peace of mind of a security service looking after your event, have a look through some tips on making the process of booking security easier, and some tips on ensuring that your night goes to plan! If you haven’t yet, you may want to check out…

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