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Driveway Safety Tips

We all know how dangerous cars on the road can be. It has been reported that there were officially 1,770 reported road deaths in Great Britain for the year ending June 2018. These statistics may change year on year but it starkly shows us that there will be guaranteed deaths every year due to cars and other vehicles. Scarily still is the fact that you don’t have to be on a motorway or busy road to get into an accident, driveway accidents and deaths are the most tragic of occurrences... Read More

How To Stay Safe In The Sun

Summer holidays are here again and like us I’m sure you’ll be praying for sunshine and warm weather. On paper it sounds perfect but temperatures are rising year on year to somewhat dangerous levels. Young children and the elderly are most at risk from these sudden upswings in temperature. The rays from the sun are great for a few days on the beach but can be bad for your health in the long run. Effects Of The Sun Prolonged spells in the sun, protected or otherwise, can have a detrimental... Read More

What Happens To The Proceeds Of Crime?

Have you ever thought about what happens to the wealth criminals accumulate over the years after they’ve been caught? You may assume that the money taken from innocent victims never gets recovered or put back into society for good use, but you’d be wrong. The physical assets criminals purchase with their ill gotten money can be confiscated from them and used to fund good causes locally. For instance lavish items like sports cars, jewellery and gold watches which have been purchased by criminals can all be taken from them under... Read More

We Recommend These To Burglar Proof Any Kind Of Window

Windows have been a weakness on most buildings since modern house building began. A glass partition separating the outside world from the inside of your home has been a popular entry point for burglars for decades. The problem with modern housing is that windows are a key selling point regardless of their security qualities. Windows add decoration and act as cheap alternatives when heating or airing out your property. Windows Most modern day properties will either have timber, aluminium or uPVC style windows. There are pros and cons to all... Read More

How To Survive a Heatwave

Many people in the UK will be gearing up for their Summer holidays. Some will be going abroad but many will be staying in the UK for their holidays. So called ‘staycations’ are becoming increasingly popular with British holidaymakers. The good thing about ‘staycations’ of late is that the British weather has been rivalling that of the mediterranean. We have been enjoying a lot of hot weather with temperatures hitting the 30’s. However, not everyone will be enjoying these high temperatures. It seems like these freak weather conditions are going... Read More

How Windows Can Help You Stay Healthy

We all know about the dangers of outdoor pollution. Fuel from gas guzzling cars and huge factories are taking an immense toll on our environment. Climate change is at the forefront of political debate and not only is the planet suffering but populations around the world are also. Did you know that 9 out of 10 people around the world breathe polluted air? Outdoor pollution is an existential threat to humanity. But what about indoor pollution? Studies have shown that indoor pollution is just as dangerous to our health, especially... Read More

7 Summer Safety Tips For Your Garden BBQ

Summer is officially here. Nevertheless, Britain does seem to have a love/hate relationship with the Summer months as they can often become a wash out. However, if that elusive sunshine starts blazing down on us why not venture out into the garden and start up that barbecue. Of course, here at Home Secure we have a few tips for you to keep yourself safe whilst you enjoy that tasty BBQ burger! Playing With Fire Anything that involves fire and gas is a recipe for disaster. It has been shown that... Read More

Would You Risk Your Life For A Selfie?

Do you live for likes? Are you a social media darling? Are you constantly searching for that perfect selfie? If you answered yes to all three questions then I’m sure you will not be in the minority. Modern life has turned each and every one of us into potential online superstars. A few eye catching pics and before you know it your a media sensation. However, did you know that over 250 deaths (and counting) have been attributed to ‘extreme selfies’ – the pursuit by individuals to photograph themselves in... Read More

The Best Traditional Security Upgrades

As we have discussed in previous posts smart home security solutions have their pros and cons. Having a smart home can be cool and convenient, letting you monitor your property at the touch of a button. On the other hand, the market for smart devices is generally unregulated and leaves homeowners at the mercy of cyber hackers. With that being said, traditional security solutions should be your priority for the time being when you are thinking of certain upgrades to your property. Door Locks. Smart locks may dominate the market... Read More

Should We Be Scared Of Smart Home Technology?

A lot of our customer’s are enquiring about smart home security solutions. A newer breed of homeowner want more from their security systems these days. Smart home technology is the new trend in town and a lot of people have jumped on the bandwagon already. But, is it all it’s cracked up to be? Will it replace current security solutions? More importantly, is it safe? Do People Trust Smart Tech? Many people have said it is not the cost of new smart home technology that is putting them off but... Read More