Protecting your car by protecting your home

Burglars are well known for stealing high-value items during a break-in. The smaller the valuable the better, because they’re easier to carry, conceal and ultimately sell. It comes as a surprise to many people that thieves prefer not to steal items we traditionally think of as being targeted, like flat screen televisions. They’re heavy, and […]

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How burglars distract victims

Most burglaries are crimes of opportunity. Thieves don’t generally case a house for weeks before they break in; they will usually spot a vulnerable home in passing, take note of it and return at a later date. Issues like poor maintenance, indifferent security and hidden points of entry are all attractive to burglars. Additionally, burglars […]

CCTV surveillance security tips

When it comes to preventing a break-in, there is no greater deterrent to a criminal than a security camera. Whether you’re trying to protect your home or your place of work, having a CCTV setup is essential if you really want to take security seriously. But how do you know what cameras to choose and […]

The people targeted by burglars

When we think of the victims of a burglary, we rarely imagine ourselves. Instead, it’s an old person, or students, or the wealthy. But burglaries occur all over the UK, and to all manner of different people. In addition, it’s important to remember that the victims should not be blamed for the crime. In this […]

Surviving Fires

Despite enormous advances in technology and public awareness, fire remains one of the leading causes of death in the UK. One of the major reasons for fire’s deadliness is that there are so many potential causes; a recent fatal fire was caused by a faulty fusebox. With that being said, there are a number of […]