Home Secure

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Euro Cylinder Lock Snapping – Home Secure Guide

If you have a traditional lock cylinder – like 90 per cent of other homeowners – then you may be vulnerable to intruders who are able to manipulate these security measures with minimum fuss. What is Lock Snapping? Lock snapping is simply the method of applying pressure to euro cylinder causing it to break in half. The break point is usually at the centre of the cylinder which has been found to be a weak point in these locks. It is also common practice for burglars to break off the... Read More

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The Postcode Lottery

The fickle finger of fate can point to just about anyone when it comes to being a victim of crime – it can be a real lottery. But unlike the lottery, where your chances of winning are 13,983,815, you have a one in 50 chance of being burgled. This infographic shows the UK’s burglary hotspots based on insurance claims made last year. So take a good look at these not-so-lucky numbers – it could be you next. The Postcode Lottery – An infographic by the team at The Postcode Lottery... Read More

The best ways to secure 5 doors in your home

As homes have evolved, the number of options when it comes to doors and windows has increased and knowing how to keep your property secure is now more key than ever. Gone are the days when a simple lock or bolt will keep your belongings and your loved ones safe, and staying one step ahead of intruders is an ongoing challenge. Whether it’s in the kitchen, dining room or hall – here are a number of different ways of making your doors more secure. 1. Wooden Front Doors The standard... Read More