COMMUNITY FORUM

rpxlpx

04:19AM | 08/14/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
After my shed was broken into recently I'm looking for a simple (loud) alarm that runs on 120v AC and can handle "outdoor" conditions - and also inexpensive.
Looking for suggetions.

Matches

03:14PM | 08/14/01
Member Since: 09/01/00
312 lifetime posts
Don't you usually answer these kind of questions?Anyway,Radio Shack would either have a kit, or would have the components for you to make your own system.You can even buy some horns that would wake up the whole county if someone breaks in.Good Luck!

Jay J

03:25PM | 08/14/01
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hey rpxlpx,

Want to know what a friend of mine did??? He took his old Baby Monitor and stuck it in the shed. While he was sleeping, he heard some noises and went to investigate w/his 2 friends, Smith and Wesson. He yelled, "Come out nice and slowly, and backwards with your hands clapsed behind your head." At the same time, the cops were on their way because he saw the lock was 'busted off'. The kids came out and he made them lay face down in the dirt until the cops arrived.

Case closed! I guess if you have electricity in the shed and have some serious 'guts', you cold do it too.

Jay J -Moderator

rpxlpx

11:00AM | 08/15/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
The baby monitor is an interesting idea. Perhaps I'll check prices.
I did check Radio Shak and might end up buying there. Most of their stuff is for inside, not very sturdy for a tool shed environment.
Another thing I had thought of is the alarm that's on my low-pressure septic system.
Thanks for the suggestions.
Anybody else? All ideas welcome.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

This thin bamboo panel, which appears to float in midair, lets dappled sunlight pass through to the seating area below. Th... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1