Security Blog

Residential Gated Communities Security: Balancing Security and Convenience

When it comes to gated communities and developments, there is a fine line between providing adequate security, and ensuring residents are not inconvenienced.

Common Security Myths: Debunked

When you’re thinking about home security, it’s easy to be swayed by common myths; but are these myths simply misconceptions, and just how risky could it be if you were to take them all on face value? Life is rife with myths and fabrications.

Common Causes of False Alarms and How to Avoid Them

Whilst intruder alarm systems are more advanced than ever, they are still not 100% fool proof – false alarms still happen and, when they do, they can be frustrating.

Can Extremes of Temperature Affect Home Security Systems?

Extremes of weather are something we seem to be getting used to in the UK, from heatwaves to sub-zero temperatures, and from harsh storms to high winds, there is a lot to contend with, leaving home security systems potentially at risk.

Home Security Scams – What to Look Out For

It’s important that we all feel safe in our homes, but when investing in security systems, unfortunately it is becoming all too common to fall victim to so-called offers that are in fact scams.

Are You Prepared for the Big Public Switched Telephone Network Switch-Off?

In less than two years, the Public Switched Telephone Network (PTSN) will be switched off for good, with work already underway to bring traditional phone lines to end of life by 2025, sparking consequences for homes and businesses yet to make the move to full fibre services.

Top 7 Burglar Deterrents to Keep Your Property Safe from Crime

Burglary claims hundreds of victims every year and can take a huge emotional and financial toll on families, which makes it vital to know how to deter burglars and stop them from targeting your home.

Defensive Planting to Keep Your Property Naturally Secure

Long before technology provided us with home security solutions, people used strategically placed plants to protect their properties from intruders and, years later, they still have their uses.

How to Secure your Self-Catering Holiday Let

If you operate a self-catering holiday let, you’ll have visitors coming and going on a regular basis, which makes it vital to put effective security measures in place, especially if you are managing your property remotely.

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Regardless of the type of premises you are looking to protect, Barry Bros Security has the solution. Contact us today for expert advice and the benefit of decades of experience in the security industry.