Major breakthroughs in technology have led to big changes in the security sector.
Who would have thought we’d one day be using drones to act as security guards? Or artificial intelligence to monitor our homes and businesses.
Landlords have a duty of care to ensure the homes they provide are safe and secure for their tenants.
Fortunately, there are plenty of simple measures you can take that will improve the security of your properties, even when there are frequent changes of occupant or multiple tenancies in one building.
It’s no wonder that keyless locks are becoming so popular. The simple fact is, going keyless makes life a lot easier.
Let’s take a look at some of the benefits that the latest smart technology entry systems have to offer.
This is a question I’m asked a lot, and my advice is to undertake a security survey of your home or ask me to come and take a look, so I can identify any areas that could be improved.
Let’s start with the basics.
It will have come as a surprise to many that Guildford was recently named as one of the UK's top burglary claims hotspots.
This alarming revelation comes from MoneySuperMarket, who conduct annual research that analyses more than two million home insurance quotes over the last two years.
The Guildford postal district of GU3 (which also covers Compton, Normandy, Woking, Pirbright, Worplesdon, Puttenham, Fairlands, Wood Street Village, Wanborough, Artington, Artington) didn’t make an appearance anywhere in the top 20 last year.
Therefore, it comes as quite a shock to find it has suddenly hit the top spot with a rate of 51.43 claims per 1,000 quotes.
There are many different types of safes on the market including wall mounted, free standing, fireproof as well as a whole host of different locking systems to choose from.
Here we take a look at what you need to consider when deciding on the right option for your home or business.