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How to keep your rental home safe as a tenant

Date: 20th Feb 2017

When you’re renting a property, it can be tricky to know what you are allowed to do in terms of home security. Are you able to install a burglar alarm, for example, or cut back the hedges so that there are fewer blind spots around your home? These are all valid questions, and well worth […]

Everything you need to know about security standards for your home

Date: 12th Feb 2017

You don’t need to have a priceless painting on your wall or a cabinet of antiques to be a target for burglars. There is a lot of value in everyday items like white goods and electronics, for example, and while some items, such as a television, can be replaced via insurance, every home contains items […]

Five things most burglars look for when choosing a property to target

Date: 21st Jan 2017

Being burgled is a scary experience, and can make you feel unsafe in your own home. It is not always just down to bad luck, though, and there are things you can do to ensure your property is not an easy target. One of the most effective ways to keep burglars at bay is to […]

Do you need access control for your office?

Date: 14th Jan 2017

There are many reasons that you might choose to install access control in your office. You may work in a large, multi-storey building that has many different departments, and want to make sure that intruders cannot easily walk through it without being stopped. Perhaps you work with confidential material and need to ensure that only […]

The impact of house shares on home security

Date: 27th Dec 2016

The way we think about owning or renting a home has changed dramatically in the past decade or so – especially for people living in London. Soaring house prices and the reliance on the city for work has meant that, for many professionals, sharing a house is the only feasible option. Similarly, for many homeowners, […]

Shutting up for Christmas? How to secure your business over the festive period

Date: 27th Dec 2016

It’s not uncommon for businesses to close over the Christmas period, especially small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) or start-ups. For business owners, this shouldn’t cause concern over security – when you’re on Christmas leave, you should be able to feel confident that your office and its contents are fully protected. If you don’t feel this […]

What are the benefits of all-in-one security systems?

Date: 21st Nov 2016

The home-security industry is rapidly developing in line with consumers’ demands for affordable, easy-to-use and convenient systems. As the smart-home concept continues to flourish, many manufacturers are coming up with products that enable homeowners to have control over their properties’ security at all times – whether they’re in the house, out at work or on […]

Securing your company on a budget

Date: 12th Nov 2016

If you’re running a small business or start-up, it’s likely that you have to work with relatively low budgets. Regardless of your budget, though, there’s one issue that you cannot skimp on: security. If your office is not properly protected, then it could be at risk of break-ins, vandalism or theft, all of which could […]

What are the benefits of silent and bells-only alarms?

Date: 21st Oct 2016

So, you’ve decided to have a burglar alarm installed. Great: alarms are ideal solutions for deterring intruders, alerting you to suspicious behaviour and keeping your home safe. Now you’ve just got to think about whether you want a silent or bells-only alarm. You might have heard about the functionality of both, but do you know […]

Protecting your property with smart-home technology

Date: 11th Oct 2016

Security is not often the first thing that springs to mind when smart-home technology is mentioned. It is often eclipsed by the smart home’s potential for creating energy-efficient heating and lighting systems that help homeowners save money on energy bills. But there are many ways that smart solutions can significantly boost your home’s security – […]

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