Security measure for small shops

Protecting your business is always a top priority, however no property is 100% protected from intruders. There are a few things to consider to help maximise security to your small shop: CCTV- Having a video camera recording entry points of your shop will instantly deter an intruder as they never want their face to be seen. Your CCTV evidence can be used should you catch any intruder on tape. Security grills- Metal gates provide an extra layer of protection, and a strong layer at that. Metal security grills are noisy to open and close, which would instantly draw attention to the intruder if they are foolish enough to try and...

Securing your homes entry points

It is said that the most common route of entry into a home by a burglar is through a door, while following this is entry via a window. Keeping that in mind, you can see why it is so important to focus your homes security on its entry points. There is really no predicting when a home break in is going to happen, that’s why it is so important to have preventative measures in place to, well prevent it from occurring. Making sure you have secure doors to your home is a good place to start. Having a sturdy door with a secure locking system will defiantly cause an obstacle...

Keeping your personal possessions safe whilst on holiday

Holidays should be a time where you can relax, unwind and take a break from your hectic day to day life. Worrying about your personally belongings while you are away can take away the enjoyment, and become a burden to your travels, that’s why it is important to prepare in advance. Insurance- Holiday insurance is important if you want to protect your items legally, covering flight delays, lost luggage, lost/stolen passports and any medical costs. Passport- Passports should be kept safe at all times, handing them into the hotel reception to lock them away or lock them in your hotel rooms personal safe is the best option. Do not carry...

Importance of getting a locksmith to change your locks after you have lost the keys

Lost keys is a matter often taken quite lightly by most people who put it down to sheer bad luck. However, there might just be more to it than meets the eye. While most of the time losing a key is often accidental, sometimes it might just be an elaborate scheme by criminals. Twenty-first century burglary is evolving, and the tactics adopted have become more sophisticated. A lot of the keys in some neighbourhoods are numbered for specific houses and even if they aren’t, a burglar could just try out all the houses in the vicinity until he stumbles upon yours. In the event that you get your keys back,...

Security system linked to your mobile device

Your home is understandably the most important procession to protect, and that’s why many home owners are choosing a security system that links to their mobile device. There are many security options for your home, depending on your budget and home needs. A great option for home security is to be able to control it from your smartphone, allowing you to see what the cameras can see, meaning you can keep an eye on your home even when you are away on holiday. Extra security around any home works as protection but also as a deterrent to potential intruders. Burglars don’t like to risk being caught on CCTV so tend...