Archive: August 2017

Intruder Alarms and Insurance Compliance: How to Ensure your Policy Pays Out

Aug 25, 2017

When you take out a buildings or contents insurance policy, whether it’s for your home or your business premises, in order for the cover to provide you with the protection you are paying for, you will usually be required to adhere to a set of warranties.

Insurance warranties, otherwise known as conditions, are agreements that you make to comply with the requirements of your individual policy. Many of these warranties will be security related and will govern, for example, the types of locking mechanisms you have on your final exit doors and windows. They may also include a requirement to have certain security measures in place. (more…)

Antique Locks and Keys for Listed Buildings: Problem Solved

Aug 08, 2017

Heritage buildings will typically be fitted with original antique locks, and therefore will of course use antique keys. Some of these can date back several centuries. With many heritage properties open to the public, the ability to keep certain areas protected under lock and key is essential. But how to address the issues of ensuring the locking mechanism meets today’s security standards; replacing missing antique keys and restoring antique locks whilst maintaining the antique look? (more…)

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