Category: Specialist Security

Thermal is the New Normal: Why Thermal Imaging Cameras Could become as Popular as CCTV

Jul 03, 2020

To say the coronavirus outbreak has rendered a considerable strain on international resources is a mammoth understatement. In response, there has been a dash to adapt or develop existing technologies with a view to stemming the spread of the pandemic. With the substantial rise in sales of thermal CCTV cameras, it is clear to see that thermal heat detection is one of those technologies that has been catapulted into the spotlight. (more…)

A Guide to Caravan and Motorhome Security

Feb 14, 2019

It is a sad fact that very few caravans or motorhomes that are stolen are ever recovered. This is usually due to the fact that their identifying features are removed before they are sold on. Here we are taking a look at the factors that can increase the chances of caravan theft, along with measures that can be taken to prevent it.

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7 Practical Ways to Secure Your Bicycle at Home

Jan 26, 2019

Whether your prized bicycle is a road or town bike, a racer or a mountain bike, you’ll be keen to keep it safe and secure. So what measures do you have in place to reduce the risk of your bicycle becoming a victim of theft?

Many people opt to keep their bicycles in a garage or shed, but the problem is that thieves know this only too well. If you are a bicycle owner, read on for the expert security advice you need to keep it protected courtesy of our seven practical tips. (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…)

Safeguarding Your Fuel: A Guide to Oil Tank Security

Aug 08, 2018

Over one and a half million households in the UK rely on oil as their core fuel source for heating their homes. Oil fired boilers are becoming increasingly popular and are surprisingly common around London properties. But with the price of oil on the rise, unfortunately a new wave of crime has hit, namely fuel theft.

For this reason, if you have an oil tank in your garden, you should be taking various steps to safeguard your fuel. Let’s take a look at some simple measures you can employ to do just that. (more…)

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