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Crime Prevention

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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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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

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Security Tips For New Years Eve

The Christmas period and week leading into New Years can be the most precarious for homeowners. Homes are full of expensive items and a sense of festive well being can trick people into becoming lackadaisical when it comes to their home security. Unoccupied homes are a big attraction for opportunistic burglars on New Years Eve as they know a lot of people will be out celebrating at various New Years Eve parties. Unfortunately for homeowners homes on December 31st are 24% more likely to be broken into than on any other... Read More

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Upgrade Your Home Security For 2019

As one year ends another begins, 2019 is almost upon us. Home security is undergoing a technological revolution worldwide with smart home technology becoming more and more commonplace. Integrated wireless home security systems give you hi-tech modern security options such as sensors for windows and doors and burglar alarms at the touch of your fingertip. Smart Home Security What is smart home security? In a nutshell smart home security is a series of security devices that utilise the internet to operate. Smart home security systems can be put under the... Read More

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What is a uPVC Multipoint Door Lock?

Door locks are an integral part of anyone’s home security. They are the first line of defence when it comes to protecting your property from intruders; the more door security you have the more safeguarded your property will be. Multipoint door locks are usually installed on uPVC composite doors and as the name suggests have multipoint locking points that all lock simultaneously when locked with a front door key. Multipoint Door Locks Multipoint door locks will usually have three locking points. It is placed in the door frame and grips... Read More

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12 Security Rules Of Christmas

Christmas comes but once a year and so to make sure you and your family have the best time make sure you have all of your security bases covered. The holiday season is a time for friends, family and gifts. Unfortunately, its these gifts that can be targeted by immoral opportunistic thieves. Stay Safe This Christmas There are many things that can go wrong over the festive period but just be vigilant and have a plan in your head to combat any situations that may go awry. Our 12 Security Rules... Read More

What Are The Punishments For Burglary?

The main deterrent for burglars should be the prospect of imprisonment. The loss of one’s liberty is usually enough to scare a person into living their lives within the law. However, people commit burglary and theft for all sorts of reasons. Easy money, drug addiction, poverty, greed, there is no one definitive motive why people risk their freedom to steal someone’s belongings. What Does The Law Say? When it comes to burglary and theft the law has different categories and sentences to judge and punish the perpetrators. It all depends... Read More

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How To Protect Your Shed From Burglars

Shed security should be high up on your list of priorities. Obviously, your house takes precedent over everything else when it comes to home security but your shed or outbuildings should be a close second. In most cases a shed will be unoccupied, meaning no one actually dwells within it, i.e, lives there. This will embolden a burglar to try and gain access to any shed or outbuilding as they are at a lower risk of being disturbed. However, just because your family members do not occupy your shed it... Read More