2 08, 2017

UK Crime Rates Soar: How Safe Is Your Property?

August 2nd, 2017|News|

UK crime rates have increased significantly in the last decade, and falling police numbers add to the concern of UK home and business owners. We look at how you can protect your loved ones and your property from the everyday risk of burglary.

28 06, 2017

Only 14 Arrests For Every 100 Burglaries In The UK

June 28th, 2017|Home Security|

In 2017, despite our faith in police and investigative technology, only 14 arrests are made for every 100 burglaries in the UK. This shockingly low figure reflects the national average, and in some parts of the country the arrest rate is even lower; there are only seven arrests per 100 burglaries in the West Midlands, for example.

27 06, 2017

How do burglar alarms sensors work?

June 27th, 2017|Home Security|

We have all seen in movies high tech burglars hacking surveillance cameras, reflecting lasers with mirrors or revealing them with make up powder. But do you know how home burglar alarm sensors actually work, and how secured it can be?

1 06, 2017

Have Cop TV Shows Made Better Criminals?

June 1st, 2017|Home Security|

Ever since CSI: Crime Scene Investigation hit our screens in 2000 and familiarized people with forensic science, the public has devoured anything and everything related to crime. some people believe that such shows have given criminals an education in forensic science.

18 05, 2017

How burglars use social media

May 18th, 2017|Home Security|

According to a survey conducted by Admiral Insurance, 30% of social media users have mentioned a future holiday on their accounts, and 1 in 4 tag their location when travelling. 70% post photos on Instagram while away. An easy way for burglars to spot empty homes.

8 05, 2017

Talking to your fridge: The Internet of Things

May 8th, 2017|Home Security|

Smart devices with their own WiFi connections have begun to move into almost all sections of society, and it is redefining our conception of home security products.

3 01, 2017

The secret burglar tricks you need to know

January 3rd, 2017|Home Security|

Did you know burglars have a secret code? Read about all the tricks that burglars use and learn how to protect yourself effectively.

20 12, 2016

Burglars love Christmas – so take care!

December 20th, 2016|Business Security, Home Security|

Burglary spikes in Christmas and January due to opportunistic thieves looking to score a haul of gifts. Read our tips and have a merry (secure) Christmas!

23 11, 2016

When’s the best age to give your kids house keys?

November 23rd, 2016|Home Security|

When's the best age to give your kids house keys and how do you give them their freedom whilst keeping them safe? We spoke to real parents to find out.