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Letterboxes

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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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Ways To Prevent You And Your Home From Being Attacked

Upgrading your home’s security might only be a once a year endeavour. Different things throughout the year might trigger you to invest in some brand new home security. For instance, an increase in local burglaries in your area could trigger you to invest in some new anti snap locks or a home alarm system. However, not all crimes committed against your property is linked to burglary. Sometimes a home can be targeted for more sinister reasons, ie, in order to cause stress or damage to the occupant. Unfortunately, anti social... Read More

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Bonfire Night Safety Tips

The old maxim of ‘don’t play with fire’ gets thrown out of the window every year on November 5th. For November 5th is Bonfire Night, and this is the one day of the year when you can literally play with fire! Bonfires, fireworks and sparklers are part and parcel of the yearly Bonfire Night celebrations. Done correctly and safely they can add fun and spectacle to you and your families celebrations. However, if done incorrectly or in the wrong environment the results can be catastrophic. The Dangers Of Bonfire Night... Read More

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Home Security During Halloween & Mischief Night

Whether its in America or the UK, Halloween is big business these days and as popular as ever. During this enjoyably spooky season expensive costumes are bought or created and children & adults alike give-in to their sweet tooth cravings. Trick or treating encourages people to communicate with their fellow neighbours in the local community and for the most part a good time is had by all. However, stats show that during this time of year the crime rates increase. The combination of darker nights and a free spirited holiday... Read More

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How Your Front Door Can Help Sell Your House

Selling a house whether it’s your lifelong family home or just part of your property portfolio can be a time consuming and stressful endeavour. It may need entirely re-decorating to make it more modern, every room may need a fresh coat of paint to appeal to a wider clientele, or quite simply they’re could be many DIY repair jobs throughout the property that require expert help. The checklist when selling your home can be long and expensive. However, there are a few simple tricks you can utilise that will not... Read More

A Guide to Identifying Letterboxes

Letterboxes are typically available in 2 standard widths – 10” and 12” and in either standard or slimline height, all of which are designed to accept A4 size letters. To suit a range of door thicknesses letter boxes are available in telescopic sizes – usually 20/40 and 40/80 – which fix together from either side of a door. Screw fixings are located on the internal half of the letterbox.