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A First-Time Tenant’s Guide to Home Security

Oct 07, 2020

If you are just about to move into your first rented property, or have recently done so, you may be finding everything a little daunting, especially if it is your first time away from the family home. One thing in particular that can prove confusing for new tenants is security, with responsibility to a certain extent being shared between landlord and tenant. We’ve put together this guide to help you navigate your way around the subject of home security, with expert tips on how you can keep your new rented home safe and sound. If you’re a landlord, you may also find the advice in this guide useful to pass on to your tenants. (more…)

What to Look for in a Burglar Alarm System

Sep 19, 2020

Many people consider a burglar alarm system an essential home security measure. Not only does an intruder alarm prove a deterrent for burglars, it also provides a sophisticated level of protection for any property.

There are however many different types of burglar alarm to choose from. From dummy siren boxes right up to monitored alarms connected to a receiving centre, the choice is vast. Read on to discover the top considerations when buying a burglar alarm system. (more…)

Why Your Business Needs a Fireproof Safe

Sep 16, 2020

If you are looking to protect your valuables, business documents and cash, not just from theft, but also from the threat of destruction by fire or heat damage, you’re going to need a fire safe. How fireproof safes work in terms of levels of protection and fire rating, and precisely why your business needs a fire rated safe, are what we’re looking at in this article. (more…)

Why Emergency and Exit Lighting is Important in Fire Safety Systems

Aug 24, 2020

When it comes to security advice, one of the most important areas has to be fire safety. This is because lives can be saved courtesy of the right guidance and fire security systems. Here our London security experts are looking at the importance of emergency and exit lighting in fire safety systems, complete with advice on where it’s needed, and the different types of lighting available. (more…)

5 Tips for Protecting Your Home Deliveries Against Theft

Aug 08, 2020

Research estimates that 45 per cent of Brits have had a home delivery stolen from outside their front door. This risk has only increased during the pandemic situation, where contactless deliveries mean many parcels are being left outside homes rather than handed to recipients.

In a survey conducted by PC Mag, of 1,500 people questioned, some 25 per cent stated that they were concerned about having packages stolen. So, how to protect home deliveries from theft? Here we share our top home delivery security tips. (more…)

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