Alarm setting

Do You Need Our Free Fast Track Service?

– Posted in: After Care, Alarm maintenance, Alarm setting, Alarms, Burglaries, Car theft, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, Fast Track, Fire alarms, Home alarms, Home security, How to operate your alarm, Localism, Remote access and operation, Security, Smoke detectors, Theft

Our latest client is much closer to home than the New Forest trek last Friday, in fact in Old Harlow, just around the corner from Sentinel House. They were burgled recently so we "fast tracked" them. This is a unique free service that we offer to potential clients that we consider in need of an [...]

GuardHome – Dedicated to Your Security and Safety

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Darren applying the finishing touches to our latest install, all the way down in the New Forest! That's right the New Forest in Hampshire, about a 6 hour round trip. Why you might ask? Quite simply we were asked to do so by an existing client, so that is reason enough for us! It is [...]

Announcing Our New SECURE Remote Control Alarm System

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We always fully check every security system before they are installed in our clients home, but when it comes to a totally new system we thoroughly evaluate it in our workshops to determine if it is good enough to be sold. If we believe that a product does not meet our exacting standards or might [...]

Are The Days Of The Dummy Deterrent Numbered?

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I ask this question because unusually I have seen three of my local clients (this includes myself) targetted by thieves, since the start of this year. In each of these cases the thieves left empty handed because the security system that we installed was fully operational. So as soon as the burglars attempted to enter [...]

#GuardHomeVanSafe- Thieves Thwarted

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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. [...]

20 Thieving Days Till Christmas

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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 [...]

Amateur Alarm Installers Are Leaving Users Vulnerable To Crime

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In the last couple of weeks, we have been invited to look at a couple of security systems installed by other companies. What we have seen, if you pardon the pun, is alarming. Modern professional alarm panels are very sophisticated with over 500 installer settings, (the same cannot be said for DIY systems as these are [...]

Foiling The Van Thieves

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In recent months there have been thieves who specialise in stealing power tools from vans parked outside of the owners homes. They drive around at the dead of night selecting vehicles to target. They have a master key that allows them to unlock the van and turn off the van alarms. Even CCTV does not [...]

March 2014 Review

– Posted in: Alarm setting, Annual Report, Business alarms, Business Development, CCTV, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Environmental, Green Credentials, Moving House, Security, surveillance
GuardHome bellbox

I think we can finally conclude that the Ark building business idea can be put on hold for now. I will need to check the good book to see how we handle Sahara dust and European pollutants, especially as the Eastern Europeans seem to have the car washing business nicely tied up (am I sounding [...]

February 2014 Review

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GuardHome bellbox

February 2014 was a bit of a mixed month really. After a period of sustained wet weather, where flooding seemed to be the biggest risk, the weather finally calmed down towards the end of the month and we had some truly delightful spring like days. I don't remember any days of early morning ice scraping [...]