18 02, 2019

10 Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe and Secure

February 18th, 2019|Uncategorised|

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 [...]

4 02, 2019

Why a Pre-Quote Home Inspection is Best Practice

February 4th, 2019|Home Security|

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 [...]

21 01, 2019

Real Case: Verisure Helped This Couple Protect Their Home

January 21st, 2019|Home Security|

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 [...]

11 12, 2018

Your 2018 Winter Safety Checklist

December 11th, 2018|Home Security|

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 [...]

22 02, 2018

What makes your home a target for burglars?

February 22nd, 2018|Home Security|

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.

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.