On the approach to Christmas, thieves know that your homes are filled with expensive gifts, increasing your risk of being burgled.
The weather is warming up and the days are getting longer. For many of us, this means we’ll soon be jetting off on a well-earned summer holiday. This also means homes will be left empty for weeks on end, making them an easy target for break-ins.
Make sure Santa Claus is the only person sneaking into your home over Christmas by following these festive security tips.
Burglars know garages and sheds are likely to contain tools and bikes, which can be quickly sold and tend to fetch a worthwhile second-hand price.
Bogus callers may pose as water, electricity or gas-board workers or even police officers so they can steal money or property from your home.
UPVC multi-point locking doors have a central lock that engages further hooks or bolts when the handle is turned. There is a common belief among people that if they pull up the handle, the door is securely locked and no one from the outside can gain entry into their homes, as a result. Unfortunately, this cannot be any further from the truth. The only way to safely lock UPVC doors is to double lock the door. Always Double Lock UPVC [...]
Burglary is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Every 20 seconds a house gets broken in on a global scale. More often than not, these crimes occur during the daytime when properties are empty. There are several factors that can draw a potential burglar to a particular property, such as an open window, which can be easily noticed from across the street, acting as an open invitation. The good news is you can make your property less susceptible to burglaries by following these [...]