Barry Bros Blog

Security Doors: Your First Line of Defence Against Determined Intruders

Dec 06, 2013

Even the most determined of intruders can be foiled by modern security doors fitted at all the entrances to your premises. Your doors are one of the most important elements of your multi-layered security precautions. Here we discuss the different types of doors available, including bespoke options. (more…)

State of the Art in CCTV: HD

Nov 19, 2013

Closed circuit TV cameras have been helping to discourage and detect crime in various environments for years now. The numbers of such cameras in use are growing across the world. In 2011 CCTV cameras made it possible for police to pick out individuals from the crowd, and to recognise and arrest suspects after the riots in London and other cities. Image quality in CCTV is improving all the time and has now culminated in the use of high definition technology. (more…)

Top Tips to Keep Your Home Secure This Winter and Festive Season

Nov 12, 2013

The nights are drawing in and winter will soon be upon us. Before long we will all be getting ready for the festive season. This is a tempting time for burglars who will be on the lookout for easy pickings. Residences will be filling up with more high value items either for Christmas presents or to add more enjoyment to the holidays. Opportunistic thieves might be looking for ways to relieve you of your hard earned holiday extras.

It is time to check the security of your home and consider extra measures. Follow our tips for a safe and secure yuletide: (more…)

Protecting Your Boundaries – Even if you Have Pets

Oct 30, 2013

When you are considering the security systems for your home, you know that being aware when someone is entering the property is all-important. When the person is unwelcome and poses a security risk, it’s crucial that you and others are alerted.

Finding the Most Appropriate Systems

The security system you need will depend on many aspects, including the size and shape of your house; whether it is one, two or three storeys high; the location of any outbuildings; the nature and height of your perimeter, as well as the pets that you have and any vulnerable people or valuables you particularly wish to protect. Your level of risk might be different at the back, and on one or both sides, from the front.  (more…)

Maintaining Your Door Closers Through the Winter

Oct 23, 2013

Locked external doors help to keep trespassers out of your premises, and most of us pay close attention to our locks. But doors are only locked when they are closed, so door closers and automatic door operators need to be checked as well. They are also crucial to the operation of your internal fire doors, and they can help keep heating bills down through controlling the loss of cold air that occurs if a door remains open. (more…)

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