Summer Holiday Security – Part 1

If you own a holiday rental property there are many security concerns that the average homeowner doesn’t have to worry about.  Although it is very rare, there have been reports of renters refusing to leave at the end of their stay, leading to costly eviction processes which also mean a loss of rental income while… Read more »

Managing Visitors With Access Control

Access control systems, used in conjunction with other security products such as CCTV cameras over the entrances and reception areas, can help you manage a flow of visitors to your premises.  Now that businesses must be Covid secure it is even more important to keep accurate records of who has visited and where they have… Read more »

Protect Your Protection

When you’ve invested in a decent home or business security system, it makes sense that you’ll want to keep it in full working order for as long as possible, in other words you’ll want to protect your protection.  Part of this is having a regular service and maintenance schedule with your installer, or with us… Read more »

Our Top Tips For Window Security

When we leave our homes the last thing we do is shut and lock the front door; it’s also the way we get back into the house when we return, so we can be forgiven for thinking that the security of our doors is the most important part of keeping our homes safe.  It is… Read more »

Remember The Jetson’s?

Keen cartoon fans will remember The Jetsons, the space age family who got into all sorts of scrapes.  The cartoon was set in 2062 and included all sorts of technology that, at the time it was made, seemed a long way off and very farfetched.  Some of these technological devices are actually in existence today,… Read more »

How To Avoid False Alarms

False alarms can be a major annoyance to premises owners (whether that’s your home or your business) and to the emergency services who may be enlisted to respond when your alarm system is triggered.  There are various set ups for intruder alarms, including the option for the police to be dispatched immediately when the alarm… Read more »

Get Spring Cleaning – Safely

Although we have had much more time at home recently, it’s hard to do any proper spring cleaning or redecorating when the whole family is under your feet.  As we come out of lockdown and we can travel further afield for a day out, or just spend the day in the garden enjoying the weather,… Read more »

Burglars’ Tips And Tricks

Burglars take their job very seriously, and they’re always conducting Continued Professional Development training by staying up to date with the latest security products and the latest social media platforms.  They also have a long list of tried and tested techniques to scope and enter properties to steal valuables, so it follows that staying ahead… Read more »

Keeping Home Deliveries Secure

Online retailing has boomed during the pandemic because it’s a contact-free way of buying items without leaving home to do so.  The convenience is clear, but there is a pitfall of purchasing items online, and that’s the “porch pirate”.  The term comes from America, where theft of packages from outside people’s homes has significantly increased,… Read more »

Have You Audited Your Business Security?

The word “audit” strikes fear into the heart of every business owner, but it needn’t be a scary word.  Internally auditing your business procedures, from the way you conduct day-to-day business to your fire and security protocols is a worthwhile exercise, which can reveal flaws that could have caused a big problem if they had… Read more »