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Security Tips

General Tips

• Get to know your neighbours
• See if there is a neighbourhood watch group in your street. These groups watch out for each other and any suspicious activity in your street.
• Leave valuable items away from obvious view through windows.
• Install sensor lights.
• Instead of hiding keys around the outside of your home, give an extra key to a neighbour you trust.
• Never leave notes out for friends, relatives or tradespeople. Burglars can read too.
• Get into the habit of always locking up and turning on your alarm system.
• Have an alarm system professionally installed and consider having it monitored by a reputable security company.
• Ensure your alarm is serviced annually and use it regularly so you can rely on it.
• If you have an alarm make sure it is monitored. This ensures there will always be an effective response - your alarm will not continue to sound and potentially be ignored.

Holiday Preparation

• Don't put your expensive Christmas present boxes out on show on recycling day - it's telling burglars what they might find inside your house.
• Be mindful of what you post on social media, depending on your privacy settings, people other than your friends and family can tell you're on holiday, and your house is unattended.
• Don't leave garden tools and ladders outside, left out they may be all a burglar needs to enter your home.
• Have your neighbours collect your mail and courier deliveries.
• Ask your neighbours to park their car in your driveway.
• Lights and a stereo set up on a timer give the appearance you are home.


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Nelson Alarms is the leading security installation company in the Nelson region. We are a locally owned and operated business.  Quality, reliability and total customer satisfaction are the cornerstones of what we stand for.

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Address:  36 Parkers Road, Tahunanui, Nelson 7011
Postal address:  PO Box 2145, Stoke, Nelson 7041