Category: Domestic Security

Padlocks: A Buyer’s Guide

Jan 14, 2019

Many people rely on padlocks to secure everything from the garden shed to their performance bicycle or shop shutters. But have you ever stopped to think about how secure your padlock really is? If you are in the dark over padlock security ratings, and would like to find out more about the different types of padlock design to help you decide which is best for your needs, read on. (more…)

How to Protect Your New Christmas Tech

Dec 05, 2018

Here we are again in the lead up to the great gift exchange season and many of us will be putting the finishing touches to our Christmas wish lists. For lots of people these lists will, without a doubt, include a significant amount of tech. If that applies to you, and you are already looking forward to all the new gadgets you’ll be opening come Christmas Day, read on. Because more tech means more risk, and there are steps you need to be taking to protect your valuable new acquisitions. (more…)

A Guide to Keeping Your Older Loved Ones Safe

Nov 04, 2018

The Home Office says that older homeowners are at no more risk from crime than any other citizens. However, if you have elderly relatives or friends, you will naturally feel concerned about their safety at home, especially if they live alone. If you are keen to help protect your older loved ones, read on for some expert advice. (more…)

Security Advice for Student Landlords

Oct 10, 2018

With a typically lax approach to security, and the potential for a wealth of attractive technology related loot, it is no wonder student accommodation sits amongst the most targeted property for thieves in the UK.

According to research, one in four students fall victim to burglaries whilst at university, with £25 million having been lost to thieves since 2014. A large proportion – some 80 per cent – of student thefts occur from privately rented multiple occupancy accommodation.

In light of these findings, the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) has issued advice for student landlords to help protect their properties and their tenants’ possessions. (more…)

Mark it, Register it, Protect it

Oct 02, 2018

There is no substitute for high quality, appropriate and professionally installed security measures to protect your home against intruders. But what more can be done to prevent burglars helping themselves to your valuables? And if they do manage to get away with any of your prized possessions, are there any measures that can be put in place to help you get reunited with your property?

In this post we’re looking at the benefits of marking and registering valuable, coveted possessions as well as providing advice and useful resources to help you do so. (more…)

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