Making your doors burglar proof

The latest overview of burglary and other household theft from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveals that 650,000 domestic burglary incidents occurred in the year ending March 2017. The survey also found that 2 in every 100 households in England and Wales were victims of domestic burglary during the same period. Burglaries with entry […]

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Securing your property before a holiday

With summer swiftly approaching, many will be turning their attentions to finding and booking a well-deserved holiday. Whether you’re jetting off as a family, couple or individual, holidays offer a time to relax and enjoy quality time with those closest to you. Being safe in the knowledge that your property is left secure, and the […]

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Basic door and window security: 4 top security investments for your home

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National Home Security Month returns in October, and we are focusing on relaying top security advice for your windows and doors. NHSM reveal, “Recent figures from the Office of National Statistics have revealed that throughout 2016, an astonishing 551,000 people were targeted by burglars during the year. With such staggering results coming to light, this […]

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How your windows can make your home more secure

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If you want to keep your home safe and sound, it’s important to look at your home’s security from all angles. Though you’ve probably invested in a strong front door and good quality alarm system, it’s important to remember that, as SafeWise says, “As many as 23 percent of home burglaries occur through first-story windows.” This […]

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4 popular types of window lock

Security is an important feature of any window. When you leave the house or go to bed, you want to know that your windows will stay firmly locked. Deborah Adams Kaplan, writing for Bankrate, says: “Contrary to what you see on TV, Hsiung says most homes are burglarized during the day when residents are out.” […]

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The wonders of bulletproof glass

While the term “bulletproof glass” suggests a material which is 100% impenetrable to gunfire, this is actually not the case. No type of bulletproof glass can hold up forever against extremely powerful weapons, which is why the term “bullet resistant glass” is often preferred by those in the industry. Bullet resistant glass is usually designed […]

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Back to school: turn your conservatory into an office or study room

These days, more and more people are working from home. For professionals and students alike, home offices are becoming increasingly important. If you’re looking to create a work hub at home, why not utilise your conservatory? A peaceful space One of the advantages of a conservatory is that it’s partly separated from the rest of […]

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Tips for a secure home

Home security is an important priority for any homeowner, but for those who live in a postcode where burglaries are prolific, it can be even more of a worry. If you’ve ever been burgled, you’ll know that the loss of material possessions can be extremely unpleasant. Many victims of break-ins also report that the psychological aspect […]

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