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Sunday, 24 July 2011

Load Shedding Tips

Alarm, Gate motor, Garage door motor & Electric fence Batteries: 
Load shedding can dramatically reduce the lifespan of your battery. Ought to your battery be older than year, you ought to contact the Autogate security  to either replace or check the battery. The new gel batteries have an average battery life of between 6 & 8 hours.
Electric Fencing: To be positive that your electric fencing continues to function in the coursework of the power cuts/load shedding, your electric fence battery ought to have a backup battery.
Electric Gate Battery needs to be effective in
case of Powercuts
Generators: In the event you are using a generator never operate it anywhere inside your home, including the garage or any confined area, as it produces carbon monoxide which can be deadly. A generator ought to be kept at least 15 feet away from the home with its exhaust pointing away from the house. It ought to always be installed by an electrician to evaluate the house's electrical process for proper grounding & polarity & to be positive extension cords are installed correctly.
Arriving/Leaving Home: Be positive that you are alert when arriving or leaving your home in the evenings, as the street lights & your outside lighting won't be functioning in the coursework of the power cuts/load shedding process.
At Home: Be positive that all of your automated gates & doors are secured, & that all other gates & doors are locked.
If an Autogate client feels that at any time in the coursework of a power failure they are in danger from a actual emergency, contact the control room emergency number on 086 111 2928.This number ought to ideally be stored on speed-dial on your cell phone.

Important Security Hints & Tips to Think about In the coursework of Load Shedding
In light of the recent & continuous power cuts/load shedding throughout the country, AUTOGATE Security has outlined important hints & tips that they encourage everyone to think about in the interests of maintaining security in the coursework of this time:

Clients must even be aware that the power cuts/load shedding can have an impact on security systems. With candles, gas & other lighting devices being used more often, these can lead to an increased fire hazard & home fire extinguishers ought to be on hand.

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