Is My Alarm System Hackable?

The proliferation of wireless technology means that we can charge our mobile phones without having to plug them in, we can control the lights upstairs from our phone downstairs, and we can even use voice commands to operate wireless devices.  If we look back just two decades this kind of technology was something you’d see… Read more »

The Lights Are On, Is Anybody Home?

A light on in a house is an instant sign that someone is at home.  It’s because of this that we set lights on timers when we’re going away, so that a passing burglar will assume the house isn’t empty and will move on to the next one.  With the rise of smart homes and… Read more »

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It…

…when we say we’re good.  What we can tell you is that we’ve been in the security industry for nearly four decades and have a combined experience of many more years across our staff; all of whom joined us with excellent references and a thorough background check.  We’re also an NSI Gold accredited supplier.  The… Read more »

Can You Afford To Replace…

…the items that you keep in your shed, outbuilding or garden?  While many home contents insurance policies cover other structures within your property boundary, it is worth checking the small print for details of what will be covered if it is stolen from your shed or garden.  Each policy will be slightly different, and you… Read more »

Setting Up A Neighbourhood Watch Scheme

Home security isn’t an easy business.  Keeping your house and family safe isn’t a one-time action or a specific product, it’s a combination of this plus vigilance and keeping a finger on the pulse for new ways to ensure your home is safe from intruders.  We’re the experts in security products from alarm systems to… Read more »

Two Ways To Upgrade Your Window Locks

The integrity of your windows is often overlooked when tightening up your threshold, but it can make a big difference to the strength of your overall home security.  Windows are a favourite method of entry for burglars; homeowners will often replace unfit doors for more secure options, but forget that the windows are also just… Read more »

What Can We Learn From Home Alone?

Christmas may be a distant memory now, but the festive classic Home Alone films stick in the memory for a while, especially when you’re in the business of security and defeating intruders.  Watching those films through our expert eyes throws up a few things many people miss, such as the fact the whole first film… Read more »

Are You Giving TMI?

The acronym TMI stands for Too Much Information, and it’s often used to stop people in their tracks when they are telling a story we really don’t want or need to hear, such as the details of their ingrown toenail operation, or the reason their toilet got blocked.  We all know someone like this, and… Read more »

We’ve Bought Our First Home, What Now?

Congratulations!  Getting on the property ladder is a big life event and one which can be incredibly stressful.  The last thing you want when you’re settling into a new house and a new area is to be burgled, adding more stress to your life and also taking the shine off making your new house a… Read more »

Summer Holiday Security – Part 2

Welcome back to our look at the security aspects of a summer holiday let.  We’ve looked at the main concerns for the owners, and now we turn our attention to what the renters need to know. The keys, or RFID access token for your holiday let should be treated with the same care as your… Read more »