Archive: August 2015

The Met Police Top Ten List of What Makes a Home Attractive to Burglars (and what to do about it)

Aug 27, 2015

As part of their Operation Bumblebee programme, the Metropolitan Police have published a top ten list of things that make a home attractive to burglars. We’re sharing that list with you in this post, and offering advice on how to ruin the attraction and keep those unwanted intruders at bay. (more…)

Enhancing Security with Natural Measures

Aug 11, 2015

Whilst there is no substitute for a thorough security solution tailored to your particular property and risk level, there are things you can do to enhance your investment. The good news is some of these things are provided by nature!

Traditional physical security measures such as boundary walls, fences and lockable gates can be complemented with bushes, plants, flowers and other landscaping features so as to layer-up to an even higher level of security.

The aim with any security initiative is to reduce the opportunity for crime to take place. You want your property to become less attractive to intruders. So for example, you will aim to reduce their comfort zone, making them feel like they are being watched, or are in a location where they will be easily spotted. (more…)

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