Category: Technology and security

Secretly into the house through the garage door

Secretly into the house through the garage door

Easy access from the garage to the house is very convenient. Unfortunately, burglars use this route when the garage door is not secured. Typical problems with garage doors Swing gates without gate drive, which were once widespread, could not be overcome so easily. As a rule, the gates were secured with a security lock that could be locked.

Risk of Burglary in Winter

Risk of Burglary in Winter

According to police crime statistics, 66 percent of all burglaries occur in the dark autumn and winter months. Thieves find protection in the early twilight and are therefore particularly active. Securing their own home with MyHammer According to police crime statistics, 66 percent of all burglaries occur in the dark autumn and winter months.

Burglary protection starts at the windows

Burglary protection starts at the windows

Windows let light and air into the house. But without burglary protection they are - too often - entrance for burglars. Appropriate measures prevent this. Options for retrofitting windows Many measures offer effective protection against burglary. Generally there are passive and active systems to prevent intrusion.

Burglary Protection: How to Make the Home Secure

Burglary Protection: How to Make the Home Secure

Every two minutes, people break into Germany. Probably for those who have windows and doors that meet the latest security standards in their homes. The right security technology offers protection against unpleasant intruders. For those who fail most invaders. If a thief does not come into the house within five minutes, he usually gives up.

Save energy with a handful of practical tips

Save energy with a handful of practical tips

Saving electricity starts first in the head. Anyone who overcomes his inner bastard and follows these five advices will be rewarded with the next bill at the latest. Tip 1: Stand-by mode Stand-by costs are at the top of the list when it comes to unnecessary spending. The Association of Electrical Engineering (VDE) calculated in his study "Efficiency and savings of electrical energy" that a device may consume more power in standby mode during its lifetime than in active use.

The right dowel for every wall

The right dowel for every wall

Without it, nothing holds against walls. Dowels are every handyman's little helper. Nevertheless, it has to be suitable for every wall condition. Table of Contents Finding the Right Dowel What's in the walls is revealed by the drilling dust The right dowel selection for different walls Nothing works without special dowels back to top Finding the right dowel Dowel is the same dowel?

Building your own garden toys - creative ideas

Building your own garden toys - creative ideas

The Slide - the classic among gardening tools Children love to race with their playmates. Since it is done well, slipped and immediately hired back. There are gardening equipment forever, but they are usually seen only on public playgrounds. But there are already many variations that can be built in the garden.

Against the sly power

Against the sly power

Smart meters are controversial: Electric meters are supposed to control the electricity grid and consumption. But citizens fight back. Why? Smart meters automatically detect energy use, be it electricity, water or gas. Most of the time, however, electricity meters are mentioned. The smart meters show the customers their consumption behavior by day, week, month and year.

Craftsman Emergency Services: Quick Assistance also between Christmas and New Year

Craftsman Emergency Services: Quick Assistance also between Christmas and New Year

Many craft businesses help quickly in an emergency and uncomplicated from the clamp - even on weekends and public holidays! Defective heating systems, broken water pipes, cracked windows and other unsightly "messing" unfortunately do not stop before Christmas and New Year. Especially in urgent cases, when hurry is required, often only the call helps with a craftsmen emergency service.

Home cinema successfully set up in Ottobrunn

Home cinema successfully set up in Ottobrunn

Many share it: the dream of home theater, with a large, high-resolution flat screen and powerful box system. But such a screen puts a lot of weight on the scales and therefore needs a stable bracket in the wall. The bare wall in his living room bothered Andreas K. Why should not take the place of a high-end television with 55 inches screen to turn the living room into a chic home theater?