Hot Weather Watch!

– Posted in: Alarms, Burglaries, CCTV, Crime prevention

When the hot weather arrives it’s so easy to leave windows and doors open or undone at the end of the day – and then an intruder can just walk in. You might think that the chances of this are low but think again because it is well know that some burglars have regular routs [...]

What is a Safe Area?

– Posted in: Burglaries, Car theft, HD CCTV, Security

People sometimes say that they live in a “safe area” so security isn’t an issue, but this just doesn’t hold true in reality. Here are two examples… 1. In a very respectable area of town a teenager started taking drugs and it soon got out of hand. In order to get money to fund his [...]

The Value Of First Class Security

– Posted in: After Care, Alarm maintenance, Alarm setting, Alarms, Approved suppliers, Burglaries, Business alarms, Business security, Costs of alarms, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, GuardHome News, Home alarms, Home security, Insurance, Reliability, Security, Theft

We strongly believe in the deterrent value of the security systems that we install. This is borne out by the statistics that I have compiled over the sixteen plus years that we have been protecting our clients. This amounts to millions of accumulated hours that have kept our clients safe from intruders. Compared against national [...]

How fast is a break in?

– Posted in: Alarms, Burglaries, CCTV, Crime prevention

Yesterday I spoke to someone who had a break in at his home last Saturday. For reasons I won’t go into he knew that the whole thing had only lasted 5 minutes, including the opening of his front door which was locked. He lost a number of small valuable items. Do you have a modern [...]

Could your garden shed be a security risk?

– Posted in: Burglaries, CCTV, Home security

The garden shed wasn’t locked because the owner thought there wasn’t much of value in it. The burglar found an old spade inside. With the spade the burglar levered open the conservatory door and made an entrance. The door was badly damaged and need an expensive replacement – but that was nothing compared with the [...]

We live in the real world – and deliver real world CCTV systems

– Posted in: Burglaries, Business Development, Business security, CCTV, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Infra-red, IR cameras, Security, surveillance, The Data Protection Act

As a lover of science fiction, I like nothing more to imagine that I could travel round the universe visiting strange new worlds, seeking out new civilisations etc etc. But I know it is only an artificial image created by clever special effects and computer graphics and will never be a reality for quite some [...]