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What does it Feel Like to be Burgled?

What does it Feel Like to be Burgled?

A burglary is much more than the inconvenience of making a claim on the house insurance. It can have long lasting psychological effects, leaving people feeling unsafe in their own home and changing their behaviours. A home is meant to be a safe and comfortable place,...

Make it your New Year’s Resolution to Protect your Property

Make it your New Year’s Resolution to Protect your Property

It’s the start of a brand new year – an exciting time to set goals and make plans to ensure that 2018 is the best year yet. However, how many New Year’s resolutions fall by the wayside by February? If you really want to make sure that you and your family have a...

How Can I Protect My Property In High Crime Areas?

How Can I Protect My Property In High Crime Areas?

Unfortunately, there are high crime areas and “risky neighbourhoods” in cities all over the UK, with many in London and Essex. What do you do if your home or business is in an area which suddenly becomes a hotspot for crime? You’ve invested a lot in your property and...

Home Security Tips for Christmas

Home Security Tips for Christmas

The festive season is the busiest time of year for professional burglars. They know that many people have valuable presents stored in their homes ahead of Christmas, and many people go away for the holidays. Home safety and security is especially important at this...

Which Alarm System is Best for your Home?

Which Alarm System is Best for your Home?

Modern technology has allowed the original intruder alarm system to become highly advanced. The conventional alarm system was difficult to install without disruption in the property, and there was a limited option for access – usually a pin which could be easily...

Business Security Tips for Winter

Business Security Tips for Winter

November is here, the clocks have gone back and that means that crime is on the rise as hours of darkness increase. Christmas is on the horizon which means commercial premises are likely to have extra stock and extra cash on site, which makes this time of year very...

Top Reasons NOT to buy Dummy CCTV Cameras

Top Reasons NOT to buy Dummy CCTV Cameras

Title: Top Reasons NOT to by Dummy CCTV Cameras You may have noticed that some websites and homeware stores sell fake surveillance cameras which can you can place outside of your home or business. These dummy cameras are not connected to any securitysystem, they are...

Real Life Examples of CCTV Saving the Day

Real Life Examples of CCTV Saving the Day

Since CCTV cameras were introduced, the technology has helped property owners to protect their homes or businesses, as well as aiding the police to catch criminals. Footage captured by CCTV systems is often used in criminal investigations, and surveillance is a vital...

How to Make your Neighbourhood a Safer Place

How to Make your Neighbourhood a Safer Place

We’d all like to feel safe on our street, and have a neighbourhood community which looks out for one another. Whether it’s taking some homemade cake to the elderly lady next door or picking up the post while the family down the road are on holiday, it’s nice to look...

What are the Legal Requirements of Installing CCTV?

What are the Legal Requirements of Installing CCTV?

It is now commonplace for property owners to install CCTV cameras and record images to secure their property. While this type of security measure is popular for domestic and commercial use, CCTV operators need to understand the laws and guidance surrounding their use....