Tag: burglar alarm

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 »

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 »

I’ve Been Burgled, Will They Come Back?

If you’ve been burgled will they come back?  Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes.  One in six burglary victims were targeted again following the first burglary, and over 2/3 of those repeat crimes were at the same property.  These figures, from a confused.com survey of people who had experienced a break in and contacted their… Read more »

Crime and burglary patterns during the year

Different types of theft occur more often during specific times of the year – bike thefts, for example, are higher in the spring and summer months because more people are cycling in the nice weather. Bikes are stolen from where they are locked up in public and also from unsecured sheds and garages. The theft… Read more »

How night setting works on your burglar alarms

How Night Setting Works On Burglar Alarms

Unfortunately not everyone sets their burglar alarms at night, putting themselves at risk. This can often be due to people not knowing how to use the night setting on their burglar alarm. If you’re a victim of burglar, the first thing your insurance company will do is ask for a copy of the alarm log… Read more »