We all worry about our home security, and protecting our belongings against intruders. For many of us, though, our pets are much more important, so it's somewhat ironic that we tend to forget to consider both their needs and their safety when we're securing our homes. If you don't yet have built-in contingency plans for [...]
Why a Pre-Quote Home Inspection is Best Practice At Verisure, we believe in clarity and openness. That's why we want to take a moment to explain why it's important to have your home inspected before getting a quote from any security company. Each house is unique You chose your home for a reason. Maybe it's [...]
Real Case: Verisure Helped This Family Protect Their Home. Jake* and his wife Emma* knew they needed to protect their home, and fast. They'd just been burgled, and they knew first-hand what it was like to have their personal space exposed and exploited. They felt vulnerable. A monitored alarm system was a must. After researching and [...]
Your 2018 Winter Safety Checklist. It's that time of the year again: single-digit temperatures, early sunset, extra rain (and maybe even some snow!). Add to that the additional festive evening activities, and you're likely leaving your home in the dark much more often than usual. Winter is unfortunately a prime season for burglars, who are [...]
Burglars are clever, and they’re always on the lookout for places to target. So here’s a list of the mistakes to avoid if you want to keep your home safe.
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.
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.
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?
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.