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  • What to think about when choosing a padlock What to think about when choosing a padlock

    What to think about when choosing a padlock

What to think about when choosing a padlock

For added security to outbuildings, garages, sheds, and warehouses, for example, many people choose a padlock. This can be the ideal way to add that extra layer of security for a relatively small amount of money (although some of the more impressive padlocks certainly aren’t cheap). However, you need to make sure that you choose the right padlock when you are searching for one – here are our tips on what to think about.   Check The Quality Whether you’re on a budget or not, you might want to opt for one of the cheaper padlocks. However, although you can save […]
By |September 25th, 2018|Home security|Comments Off on What to think about when choosing a padlock
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    Five reasons to replace your locks Five reasons to replace your locks

    Five reasons to replace your locks

Five reasons to replace your locks

Having to worry about the security of your home or business is not something you want to add to your list of things to be concerned about, especially when there are so many ways to improve these security measures. One of these ways is to ensure you have good quality, strong, secure locks on all of your doors; this will give you the confidence to step away from your property and stop worrying about what might happen to it when you are not there.   Since locks are so important, it is also important to remember that there will be times […]
By |September 7th, 2018|Home security|Comments Off on Five reasons to replace your locks
  • What security do you need to consider when you’re moving to a new house? What security do you need to consider when you’re moving to a new house?

    What security do you need to consider when you’re moving to a new house?

What security do you need to consider when you’re moving to a new house?

Moving home is often a stressful time, no matter how exciting and positive it might be at the end. Packing up everything you own and saying goodbye to somewhere you have lived for perhaps many years, as well as all the paperwork and financial issues that come with buying and selling a house (or even moving from one rented accommodation to another), is enough to make anyone forgetful about what might be seen as the smaller things.   However, if one of those ‘smaller things’ is the security of your new home, you’ll need to think again. It is crucially important […]
By |August 31st, 2018|Burglar Alarms, cctv, Home security|Comments Off on What security do you need to consider when you’re moving to a new house?
  • How to protect your garage or outbuildings How to protect your garage or outbuildings

    How to protect your garage or outbuildings

How to protect your garage or outbuildings

Securing your home is something that you will know how to do – or at least have a good idea about. However, what about your outbuildings such as sheds and garages? Are they secure? Could they be at risk? It’s essential that you keep these in mind as well when you are looking at security features for your home, as they can be some of the most vulnerable spaces you own. This risk is heightened because not only are they generally kept separate from the house, but they also contain many tempting items such as bikes and tools. Therefore, […]
By |August 21st, 2018|Home security|Comments Off on How to protect your garage or outbuildings
  • The benefits of access control and door entry systems for your business The benefits of access control and door entry systems for your business

    The benefits of access control and door entry systems for your business

The benefits of access control and door entry systems for your business

Every company will do some things slightly differently, but there are certain aspects of running a business that are the same no matter what your sector, or how you like to work. Security is one of these aspects; each business much ensure that its building is secure in order to protect its employees and the equipment and documents within. Access control and door entry systems are a great way to add an extra layer of security to your business; here are just some of the benefits that you will gain from them.   Remote Access Door entry systems are useful if your […]
By |July 26th, 2018|Access Control, Door Entry Systems|Comments Off on The benefits of access control and door entry systems for your business
  • Video Doorbells – What Are The Advantages? Video Doorbells – What Are The Advantages?

    Video Doorbells – What Are The Advantages?

Video Doorbells – What Are The Advantages?

You may have noticed recently that there has been a lot of information being published and shown on TV in advertising about video doorbells. You may even have spotted these relatively new devices along your street – perhaps your neighbours have them, or maybe you’ve been considering having one installed yourself. It’s a good idea and there are many advantages and benefits to having this kind of new technology in your home. Here are some of the biggest and best.   You’ll Know Who’s There The main aim of a video doorbell is to let you know who is at your door […]
By |July 17th, 2018|cctv, Door Entry Systems|Comments Off on Video Doorbells – What Are The Advantages?
  • How To Protect Your Home If You Have Pets How To Protect Your Home If You Have Pets

    How To Protect Your Home If You Have Pets

How To Protect Your Home If You Have Pets

We know you would never be without your pets, but we also know that you want to protect your home. For homes without pets – or at least without those pets that are able to roam freely through the house – it’s a simple matter of finding the right burglar alarm and setting it each time you leave the house, or go up to bed. With pets such as cats and dogs, it’s a different matter. If you set a standard alarm those pets are sure to set it off. So what can you do?   Pet-Friendly Alarms The good news […]
By |June 19th, 2018|Burglar Alarms, cctv, Home security, Intruder Alarms|Comments Off on How To Protect Your Home If You Have Pets
  • How To Keep Your Rural Property Safe How To Keep Your Rural Property Safe

    How To Keep Your Rural Property Safe

How To Keep Your Rural Property Safe

Living out in the country is many people’s dream, but there are lots of security issues to contend with, some of which you may not even consider, particularly if you have lived in your home for a long time and never had any problems. You may believe it will never happen to you, but what if it did? What if someone burgled your rural farmhouse or cottage in the country while you were out (most burglaries happen during the day)? It’s far better to take precautions before something terrible occurs than as a reactive measure. What can you do?   Use […]
By |June 8th, 2018|Burglar Alarms, cctv, Home security|Comments Off on How To Keep Your Rural Property Safe
  • The benefits of being involved in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme The benefits of being involved in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme

    The benefits of being involved in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme

The benefits of being involved in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme

A Neighbourhood Watch scheme is something that many areas can benefit from for a number of different reasons. The main point of having such a scheme where you live is to prevent crime, but if you can meet up regularly and communicate information between yourselves and pass that information on to the police where necessary, you can do a lot more than that. Here are some more reasons why being involved in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme is a good idea.   A Safer Community As long as the people who are part of the Neighbourhood Watch group in your area do […]
By |May 22nd, 2018|Home security|Comments Off on The benefits of being involved in a Neighbourhood Watch scheme
  • What To Look For When Choosing An Alarm System What To Look For When Choosing An Alarm System

    What To Look For When Choosing An Alarm System

What To Look For When Choosing An Alarm System

With so many different variations and types of burglar alarms on the market, it can be daunting when it comes to finding the right one for you and for your property. There are many factors to take into consideration, but taking the time to think them all through and come up with a list of must haves when it comes to your new alarm system will give you a good start when it comes to choosing the one that you eventually have installed. Here are some ideas to get you thinking when it comes to looking for an alarm […]
By |May 2nd, 2018|Burglar Alarms, cctv, Intruder Alarms|Comments Off on What To Look For When Choosing An Alarm System