When the hot weather arrives it’s so easy to leave windows and doors open or undone at the end of the day – and then an intruder can just walk in. You might think that the chances of this are low but think again because it is well know that some burglars have regular routs… Continue reading Hot Weather Watch!
People sometimes say that they live in a “safe area” so security isn’t an issue, but this just doesn’t hold true in reality. Here are two examples… 1. In a very respectable area of town a teenager started taking drugs and it soon got out of hand. In order to get money to fund his… Continue reading What is a Safe Area?
We strongly believe in the deterrent value of the security systems that we install. This is borne out by the statistics that I have compiled over the sixteen plus years that we have been protecting our clients. This amounts to millions of accumulated hours that have kept our clients safe from intruders. Compared against national… Continue reading The Value Of First Class Security
Yesterday I spoke to someone who had a break in at his home last Saturday. For reasons I won’t go into he knew that the whole thing had only lasted 5 minutes, including the opening of his front door which was locked. He lost a number of small valuable items. Do you have a modern… Continue reading How fast is a break in?
If you hear of a burglary nearby it’s often a sign that there will be more, and you could be next. Recently in a St Albans there was a spate of burglaries in one particular locality. People kept having alarms fitted – after they had been burgled! Be smart and get a burglar alarm fitted… Continue reading Are there burglaries in your area?
Imagine that you have lost your keys and need to break into your home but you don’t want to disturb the neighbours or make it obvious what’s happening. What would you do? How easily could you get in? By doing this exercise you may be able to spot security gaps. For a burglar it would… Continue reading How easy is your home to burgle
It was a lovely summer day so the windows were opened. Then the home owner needed to go out urgently – for just a few minutes. The windows were left open. When the homeowner returned half an hour later they found their house had been ransacked by someone looking for things to steal. They didn’t… Continue reading Summer time is – break in time
The garden shed wasn’t locked because the owner thought there wasn’t much of value in it. The burglar found an old spade inside. With the spade the burglar levered open the conservatory door and made an entrance. The door was badly damaged and need an expensive replacement – but that was nothing compared with the… Continue reading Could your garden shed be a security risk?
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As a lover of science fiction, I like nothing more to imagine that I could travel round the universe visiting strange new worlds, seeking out new civilisations etc etc. But I know it is only an artificial image created by clever special effects and computer graphics and will never be a reality for quite some… Continue reading We live in the real world – and deliver real world CCTV systems