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  • 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
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    Tips To Keep Your Home Secure While You’re On Holiday Tips To Keep Your Home Secure While You’re On Holiday

    Tips To Keep Your Home Secure While You’re On Holiday

Tips To Keep Your Home Secure While You’re On Holiday

The last thing you want to do when you are on a well-earned holiday is to worry about how secure your home is, and neither do you want the heartbreak and hassle that comes with arriving home to find that someone has broken in. So that you can truly enjoy your break away and completely relax, there are some important things to do before you leave to ensure that your home is safe and secure; once these are done all you’ll need to concern yourself with is bagging the best spot around the pool. Is Your Insurance Valid? When you […]
By |April 23rd, 2018|cctv, Home security|Comments Off on Tips To Keep Your Home Secure While You’re On Holiday
  • Why You Need CCTV in Bishops Stortford Why You Need CCTV in Bishops Stortford

    Why You Need CCTV in Bishops Stortford

Why You Need CCTV in Bishops Stortford

No one likes to think of their community as a crime hotspot, and to a degree, here in Bishops Stortford, we’re quite lucky. Between March 2017 – February 2018, there were 254 recorded cases of burglary, which is lower than the UK average, but it still means an overall increase of 7.15% from the previous year – bucking the national trend toward lower crime stats. We understand that you don’t want to live in a Fort Knox style home, but professionally installed CCTV cameras can make a burglar think twice […]
By |April 13th, 2018|cctv|Comments Off on Why You Need CCTV in Bishops Stortford
  • A burglar alarm need not be alarming A burglar alarm need not be alarming

    A burglar alarm need not be alarming

A burglar alarm need not be alarming

Put two words designed to be dramatic together and the term ‘burglar alarm’ can strike fear into any householder. An alarm strengthens your first line of defence But a burglar alarm should, perhaps be re-named, as it’s something that restores peace of mind. How? By installing a burglar alarm (say it quietly) you have strengthened your first line of defence against a casual intruder or opportunist burglar alarm. Why bother when you have to try and disable it? Move on and try a house that isn’t protected might be the response. When a burglar is disturbed they can be unpredictable You also alleviate […]
By |August 15th, 2014|Burglar Alarms, Home security, Intruder Alarms|Comments Off on A burglar alarm need not be alarming
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    Door security is important to all householders . Here’s why. Door security is important to all householders . Here’s why.

    Door security is important to all householders . Here’s why.

Door security is important to all householders . Here’s why.

“A very little key will open a very heavy door” wrote Dickens. Sadly, a very average boot can kick in an insecure one. That’s not a comforting thought we admit. However, once it is realised security isn’t just a matter of luck we can take steps to improve it. Peace of mind is a very valuable thing that is taken for granted until it’s lost.   Our homes are places of safety, where we relax, where we feel we are in control. We spend money on decorations and possessions and […]
By |July 4th, 2014|Home security, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Door security is important to all householders . Here’s why.
  • How do you go about choosing the right security provider in Bishops Stortford? How do you go about choosing the right security provider in Bishops Stortford?

    How do you go about choosing the right security provider in Bishops Stortford?

How do you go about choosing the right security provider in Bishops Stortford?

You should first consider this question; which company will offer me the Service, installation, maintenance and support that I require to make my home or business as safe as possible? It’s important to note also that most Homeowners insurance policies can provide a discount for installing an alarm system, dependent on the quality of a burglar deterrent it provides. When searching for a security provider it is important to weigh your options based upon local recommendations, online research and the professional nature in which a business conducts its business. Many companies will sell units to a customer for self-installation, others will install […]
By |March 26th, 2014|Home security|Comments Off on How do you go about choosing the right security provider in Bishops Stortford?
  • The Benefits of CCTV for Homes and Businesses in Bishops Stortford The Benefits of CCTV for Homes and Businesses in Bishops Stortford

    The Benefits of CCTV for Homes and Businesses in Bishops Stortford

The Benefits of CCTV for Homes and Businesses in Bishops Stortford

  It seems there cannot be anything written about CCTV cameras without a nod to Big Brother. Ah, there it is. And yet it isn’t. With regards to CCTV many people have got it wrong. Something to remember is that Big Brother is not watching you. Big Brother is watching out for you. Big Brother has your back. The benefits of CCTV in your home and business cannot be underestimated. How does it affect me? Crimes occur on a daily basis and locally. In fact, Bishops Stortford Police has detailed 64 reports of crime this January*. Of which nearly 20 occasions were attributed […]
By |March 14th, 2014|Home security|Comments Off on The Benefits of CCTV for Homes and Businesses in Bishops Stortford
  • Top tips for keeping your garden and outhouses safe Top tips for keeping your garden and outhouses safe

    Top tips for keeping your garden and outhouses safe

Top tips for keeping your garden and outhouses safe

  During these long winter nights, where there seems to be more darkness then daylight! it is very important to think about reviewing and improving your garden and shed security. If someone can get into your garden easily without attracting attention it will give them more time to steal from you. Here are some top tips to make your garden your first line of defence against burglars. Build a plan from the front line. Look at the approach to your property. Gravel on paths and driveways can act as an alert to […]
By |February 4th, 2014|Home security|Comments Off on Top tips for keeping your garden and outhouses safe
  • Replacing Your Home Alarm System Replacing Your Home Alarm System

    Replacing Your Home Alarm System

Replacing Your Home Alarm System

The most common of burglaries up and down the country are carried out by seemingly normal looking people in unsuspecting street clothes on your average work day. They enter through an unlocked door or window, or cleverly enter by ‘force’, a lot of the time with minimal effort or noise. Their aim is to in no way attract attention by looking or acting suspicious or making a terrible noise breaking in. This will greatly reduce the burglars likelihood of getting caught. Installing a home alarm system is the most popular choice of security for homes and one of […]
By |October 7th, 2013|Home security|Comments Off on Replacing Your Home Alarm System
  • Why You Should Consider Installing Automated Gates Why You Should Consider Installing Automated Gates

    Why You Should Consider Installing Automated Gates

Why You Should Consider Installing Automated Gates

The main reason many people have gate automation installed is for increased security to their property or business. Having gates at an entrance acts as a physical and visual deterrent to burglars and intruders. Electric gates have irreversibly geared motors, making them extremely difficult if someone were to try and force them open. Fitting a maglock can give you added protection and heightened security. Being able to easily deny unwanted visitors access to your property is also made safer with security gates, as you can avoid threatening and risky confrontation or […]
By |September 24th, 2013|Gate Automation|Comments Off on Why You Should Consider Installing Automated Gates