Securing your home is much more than locking your windows and doors, it’s also about installing high quality home security solutions that are designed to prevent common burglary techniques.
Christmas is a busy time of the year for us all - including thieves! It's all too easy to get distracted in the festive excitement and overlook home security measures.
With the dark nights creeping in and homes filled with expensive gifts, there’s never a better time to spruce up your home security.
We've put together our top tips to help keep you homes secure this festive season.
Amidst all the festivities and celebrations, it is easy to lose sight of the importance of home security. But with more reasons for a burglar to break in, it’s important that home security is not overlooked this festive season!
An unsecure door provides the quickest and easiest route for an intruder to enter a property. Alarmingly, many standard cylinders offer little or no added security features to protect against common burglary methods. Checking that your lock provides maximum protection is essential to ensure the safety and security of your home.
Why would criminals bother breaking into your home when they can just knock and be invited in? Distraction crimes and doorstop scams are used by criminals as a way of gaining access to your home.
Those attempting to gain unauthorised entry will come up with various distraction burglar techniques. From bogus officials to bogus traders, the instigators of doorstep crime can come in many disguises.
This Sunday marks the end of the British summertime. But, as the clocks go back and the dark nights set in, it’s an ideal time to assess your home security.
Research carried out by Co-Operative Insurance reveals that home thefts are more likely in the winter months, increasing by a third between November and March.