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January 2019

5 Stress Free Hacks To Baby Proof Your Home

You’ve spent months getting the baby’s room ready, you’ve painted it to perfection and stencilled huge images of Peppa Pig on the bedroom wall. It’s a safe cocoon like space that your new arrival can happily play in and be loved. A new addition to the family also means a lot of investment in the necessities such as prams, cots, clothes etc. With all the excitement it can be difficult to see one or two blind spots that can be lurking throughout your home. The Stats Those most at risk... Read More

The Advantages of Having uPVC Windows and Doors

Tradesmen, builders and customers all want the same thing when it comes to their windows and doors. They want durability, low cost, decent security and low maintenance. Furthermore, when it comes to glazers or joiners they want a material they can work with that is easily installed.  uPVC fittings and fixtures tick all these boxes which is why it is the number one material used on windows and doors throughout the UK. Benefits First and foremost it is of paramount importance to have a certain level of security when it... Read More

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The Perfect Security Device For Your Doors

The two main devices that keep your front door secured are the uPVC multipoint lock that runs down the door frame and the euro cylinder that fits through your door which you operate with a key. These two essential security door locks are the basis for your door security. If these two elements are of sufficient quality then you have a pretty good anti-burglar door. There are however small added extras you can install that will come to your rescue if someone does bypass your uPVC locks. Sash Jammers Sash... Read More

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UK Saw a Rise in Overall Theft in 2018

Crimes such as burglary and theft in general usually get reported accurately. These types of offences are well reported by the public and the police leading to very accurate statistics. Crime stats in England and Wales have shown that there has been an overall increase in thefts in 2018. This goes against the accepted long term trend that theft has been in decline over the last decade. Reasons Cuts to police forces up and down the country has seen a spike in unsolved thefts. Unfortunately, many other crimes have saw... Read More

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Internal Door Lock Types

Door locks are essential for all external doors. Whether they be uPVC euro cylinders or multipoint gearbox mechanisms they are your first line of defence when it comes to home security. The higher quality your door locks the more secure your home will be. With that being said, door locks are an integral part of your whole property. Interior door locks may not act as security features but they still do an important job. Internal Doors Each of your interior doors have a function throughout your home. They add to the... Read More

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Top 10 Safest UK Postcodes

MoneySuperMarket Survey An interesting recent survey from the price comparison site MoneySuperMarket.com has revealed the postcodes in the UK with the lowest levels of theft. They analysed home insurance claims throughout the UK and as you can see in our infographic we’ve decided to highlight the T0p 10 safest UK postcodes in regards to burglary and theft. Do you live in one of these areas? If you are fortunate enough to live in one of these postcode areas then congratulations! Especially those who live in the number one spot of... Read More

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How To Prevent Letterbox Burglary

Securing your front door is of paramount importance when it comes to home security. Stats continue to show that burglars favour breaking in via the front door when committing their crimes, 34% to be precise. A strong door as well as strong reliable locks are obvious solutions when securing your front door. However, a lot of people take their door letterbox for granted. It is an important factor when thinking about your home security. Burglary Prevention Letterboxes are a necessary component of all houses, they allow us to receive our... Read More