Posted on 14 March 2023

Do alarms actually deter burglars?

According to research, yes! Studies have shown that roughly 60% of burglars looking to target a building would in fact be deterred by an intruder alarm system, and most burglars agree that hearing an actual alarm would be enough for them to leave a home immediately. The more security equipment installed within a building, whether it is domestic or residential, the less likely it is to get burgled. Burglar or...

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Posted on 12 January 2018

7 ways to keep your business secure in 2018

Here our Security & Alarm expert Richard Anthony gives some advice on Business Security: Keeping your premises safe is one of the biggest concerns of all business owners. Burglary is one of the most common crimes to affect a business and the impact can be far reaching. Here’s how you can update your Business Security to keep things safe and sound this year. Check your locks This might seem like...

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Posted on 19 December 2017

Why good footage is important

Why good CCTV footage is important When you first look at installing CCTV security, you often just try to cover all bases quickly, this means that your cameras are not the best. We look at why it is important to gather good footage from the setup you have and how you can improve it. Black and white When crime is committed, gathering evidence is important if we are to catch...

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Posted on 19 November 2017

Burglaries, when and where do they occur?

You would think that most burglaries happen at night. The perpetrator all covered in black and sneaking around in the small hours. You could not be further from the truth! Statistics There was approximately a 6% rise in burglary rates from 398,330 to 423,137 offences to June 2017 compared with previous years. Most burglaries occurred between 6 am and 6 pm and during the summer. However, there is also a spike...

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Posted on 19 October 2017

Top Tips for Business Security

If you own a business, then security is an area of concern. Even if you do not have business premises, and are running your business from home. These tips could help secure the building you operate from and save you from loss. Protect your building Have alarms fitted, and set them. Check doors and windows are closed and locked at the end of the day, make it part of a...

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Posted on 19 September 2017

What happens after a burglary?

What happens after a burglary? Having a burglary at your property, business or your own home is very distressing. Gone are the things you have worked hard for and the emotional impact can leave you feeling quite shell-shocked and numb. We are going to discuss here, what steps to take after a break-in. Preserve evidence Do not just rush in to view the carnage, take a moment and call the...

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Posted on 19 June 2017

What to consider when buying an Intruder Alarm

Before you have an intruder alarm or burglary alarm fitted there are a few considerations, you may consider. Supplier If you choose to install your own system, then you run the risk of it not working correctly and failing to alert you in time. If you use a reputable company to not only supply, install, but also monitor, then you have more assurance that the right people will be alerted....

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