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March 2019

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6 Handy Ways to Secure Your Home This Spring

Burglars and opportunistic thieves seem to come out of the woodwork when Spring has sprung. They appear when the sun is shining and take advantage of people’s laid back attitude; unlocked doors and open windows are what these opportunistic criminals are looking for. Stay Safe Whilst Sunbathing The sun and warm weather in general are major pull factors for people to leave their homes. The hot weather brings with it home security risks. Simple pleasures such as sunbathing are fraught with unwanted dangers. If you are venturing out in your... Read More

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Security Tips for When the Clocks Go Forward

Brexit may be in our midst but at least the clocks go forward to officially signify the start of the British Summertime. For those of you that are unsure the clocks will go forward on Sunday 31st March 2019, Mother’s Day! The sun will hopefully show its face in the coming months allowing Brits to enjoy the outdoors whilst topping up their tans. However, it’s important to keep on top of your home security during this seasonal crossover. Daylight Saving Time The Summer Time Act is over a hundred years... Read More

Protect Yourself Against Car Key Burglaries

A car key burglary is when a criminal is only focused on stealing your car keys from your home in order to steal your car. This can be done by either fishing through the letterbox or by breaking into your home and removing the car keys. It is important for any home owner to take simple steps to improve their home security and deter potential intruders. Criminals normally go for easy targets so the harder you make it for them the more likely that they will not bother. We are... Read More

Home Security Whilst On Holiday!

Holidays are a time to relax and have fun, but they are also a time when the security of your home may be at risk. We are going to go through some of the little things that can be done to protect your home whilst on holiday. Over Sharing On Social Media More and more people are oversharing online making it one of the favourite tools for burglars. One of the most common things people share on social media is when they’re going on holiday, this may seem harmless but it actually... Read More

Time To Change Your uPVC Door Handle?

Why change your uPVC door handles? There are a few reasons for wanting to replace your uPVC door handles, the current one may be damaged or has started to operate stiffly. It could just be that your current uPVC door handle is weathered or that you just want a change of aesthetic. Whatever your reason for wanting to change your door handle we’re here to show how simple it can be.  The first thing you will need to do is take 3 measurements. It is important that these measurements be... Read More