Getting burgled is never a pleasant experience, regardless of whether something valuable is stolen or not. There are plenty of items in your home that a robber may be interested in; we now invest large sums on money in fancy electronics, jewellery and luxury products for our homes. However, we often overlook one of the biggest investments we make to our home lives when we think of burglary; our pets. We love our pets as members of our family and don’t consider the sinister reality that burglars are targeting them, with dog theft being the most common form of pet kidnapping in the UK.
More homes than ever have some sort of fireplace installed, but not everybody thinks of the safety of fireplaces when they buy one. Most people consider the look of a fireplace to be the most important factor, price second, and safety usually comes much further down the list. But like with any appliance or installation where a risk of fire is concerned, some fire safety measures need to be considered to protect your home. Whether you’re using an open wood-burning, gas, or electric fireplace, making sure to follow some basic safety precautions is all it takes to keep your property and family safe. These are some of our top fireplace safety tips to reduce the risk of fire to your home, injury to yourself or family, and damage to your property.
You rely on your security equipment all year round, which means you have to look after it all year round. Any sort of electric device that is exposed to the weather should be looked after, and with the cold, wet weather of winter, this is more important than ever. Continue reading
If you’re looking at investing in security cameras for your house you may be wondering how effective they are at deterring crime. According to most available studies, the sight of security cameras works to deter burglars from breaking into your home.
There are two different types of burglary, opportunistic and calculated. While it is more comfortable to think that most burglaries are one-off instances that are a fluke and could happen to anyone, the truth is that some burglaries are undertaken by professionals who have purposely targeted your home. Unfortunately, this is more common than you’d think. Continue reading
There’s no quick fix for making your home secure. Many factors need to be taken into account when monitoring and controlling the security of your home. It can be alarming at how many people don’t practice basic safety measures to protect their property. Secure homes require vigilance and consideration.
In 2016 it was found that an astonishing 4 out of 10 people don’t even lock their doors when they leave the house. But complete security relies on more than locking your doors at night. We have compiled a checklist of all the measures that help towards keeping your home safe from theft and burglary.
As technology continues to dominate our homes, new devices have become available to better our control on our environments. But what is a smart house, and what does it mean for the future of safety for our homes?
What is a smart house? You’ve probably heard the term, and you might already have some smart devices at home, but what are the real benefits? A smart house is one installed with devices that allow you to control anything from the temperature of your rooms, to the temperature of your morning coffee.
Corporate security is extremely important for a number of reasons. Businesses have various areas that they need to protect, from their employees to their online files. However, there’s still many that don’t have a system in place to enhance security. Below, we’ve shared a few of the top reasons why corporate security is so important, as well as a few of the most common security systems.
Everyone’s starting to get the flip flops and beach towels out because holiday season is well and truly upon us! We hit May and suddenly everyone’s started hopping on a plane and jetting off to sunny destinations. Have you got a holiday coming up but worried that your home might not be safe whilst you’re away? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Below, we’ve shared our top home security tips for when you’re touristing abroad.
Your home should be your safe space. It’s a place where you should have no worries at all; a complete place of calm. However, even knowing this, some people don’t know about how professional security systems can help to maintain that safety. Professional security isn’t a thing that’s just for businesses; it’s just as important and effective in our own homes. Below we’ve shared a few of the most common professional security systems people opt for in their domestic properties.