Homes with no security measures in place are five times more likely to be burgled than those with simple security measures according to Police.UK.
If you’re going on holiday, working abroad, or waiting for tenants to move in, you’ll want to be sure that your property is protected while it’s empty.
Whether the property is vacant for the short or long-term, these tips will help you ensure it stays safe and secure.
It’s the responsibility of the landlord to ensure a rental property is secure. This includes making sure doors, windows, garages and any outbuildings can be closed and have an adequate lock.
If this is in place when a tenant signs their agreement, then they will take on the responsibility of making sure their new home stays secure.
If you’re in the horrible position of having been burgled, you may want to contact family, friends or neighbours to support you at this distressing time.
Dealing with the aftermath of a burglary is a difficult experience, and extra help with the practicalities of sorting out the mess is always welcome.
Here are the first steps that need to be taken.
Here at Rocks Locks, we’ve recently been undergoing training to become an approved ERA security installer.
Simply put, smart security combines multiple security elements and connects them to a central hub. The benefit of this is that you can monitor and control a host of security products from your smartphone or laptop.