Tag: home security

Dark Nights – Remember Your Lights

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Who remembers this road safety campaign?  You might have seen it on roadside signs, in the toilets at motorway services and in the print media.  Although it’s an older safety campaign the message is still very relevant today, and not just for road safety. Good lighting around the home is often an afterthought, especially as… Read more »

Home Security Tips For Halloween And Bonfire Night

Our autumn festivals might still look a bit different this year – although Covid restrictions have been lifted, we still have to be very mindful.  This means that there will be fewer fireworks displays and bonfires and these will more than likely be a much smaller, family-oriented affair.  Halloween will also look a bit different… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Bank Holiday Security

By the time we have the Easter long weekend and the May Bank Holidays we’ll be allowed to have small gatherings in our gardens, and what a welcome change that will be!  The evenings will be lighter, the smell of barbecue will be in the air and spirits will be lifted by spending time with… Read more »

Top Security Considerations When On Holiday

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This summer was very different from the normal experience.  Although there are air bridges in place for tourists (so they don’t have to quarantine themselves after returning from holiday), many people will be avoiding an overseas holiday this year due to the pandemic and also for cost reasons.  More of us did holiday in the… Read more »