Invest In A GuardHome ISA – It Could Be Your Best Investment Ever

As we approach the end of another tax year, there is usually a flurry of activity to get cash squirrelled away into the variety of ISA's available in the financial market. These could earn you a whopping 1.5% on your hard earned cash! But have you ever thought about the value of what you own [...]

#GuardHomeVanSafe- Thieves Thwarted

It isn't just our clients that we protect with our systems. This morning at around 4am my house alarm went off. It was because this chap and his mate attempted to break into my van. They were foiled because we fit our house alarm sensors in our vans to protect the contents and our livelihoods. [...]

Is The Cheapest The Right Choice?

If you were to ask the general public if they were to ever put themselves or members of their family at risk, I am sure most would say never! But there are plenty of occasions when they do precisely that in the interests of saving a bit of money! The first example of this is [...]

How Can This Happen?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-35625180  Whenever I read about events such as this, it evokes two emotions in me. The first is incredible sadness because loss of life is bad enough, but the death of children takes this to a totally new level. The second is anger, because often these events are so easily prevented by a relatively small [...]

GuardHomeSafe Is Our Watchword

We are a business, so making money is fundamental to our existence. However we are also a company that operates high moral standards and we recognise that there are times when profit is of secondary importance. Today for example we were talking to one of our clients who commissioned us to provide her CCTV surveillance [...]

The Benefits Of A Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) Camera

We sometimes recommend the use of a PTZ camera to our clients to give them some additional versatility over their static counterparts. A static camera, no matter how good, will only give you the same image all the time. If you look at the camera views below, you will see that there are 6 images. [...]

Fire Detection Systems

I read an interesting statistic published by the London Fire Service this week. They state that there are over 300 fires a year which are caused by white goods. That is a fire for almost every day of the week and this will only be the ones that they are aware of. How many more [...]

Random Acts of Kindness

I am planning to carry out a number Random Acts of Kindness (RAK's) this year. These will be in various forms and totally arbitrary. To kick off the year, I have decided to increase the number of new £250chairs that I am sponsoring for the Victoria Hall in Old Harlow from 2 to 3. I [...]

20 Thieving Days Till Christmas

Never mind Black Friday or Christmas Sales, where do you think burglars go for their Christms presents? They will take yours, I have know families lose theirs on Christmas Eve! So a little security Christmas Carol verse to remind and amuse! We three thieves from Orient are, Stealing gifts, we travel quite far, Gifts large [...]

Make Sure You Wake Up If You Have An Unwelcome Fire This Christmas

I happen to follow London Fire Brigade on twitter and increasingly I am seeing more and more fires started as a result of people buying cheap inferior products on-line such as hair straighteners, phone chargers etc. Now on this mornings news there are already incidents of the same happening with cheaper Hoverboard models. Items that [...]