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 [...]

Burglary Watch

– Posted in: CCTV, Home security, Security

Burglaries take many forms. It isn’t just a case of people quietly breaking in late at night or while homeowners are out. Here are two different examples that are apparently on the rise according to crime statistics. Distraction break ins This happens when one person knocks on the front door and engages the homeowner in [...]

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 [...]

GuardHome Exhibiting At The Gibberd Gallery

– Posted in: CCTV

Harlow is justly proud of its engineering heritage. It is home to Fiber Optics and this year it is celebrating 50 years of its discovery by Sir Charles Kao, at the artistic home of another of its celebrated residents, and designer of Harlow itself, Sir Frederick Gibberd. The Gibberd Gallery at the Civic Centre in [...]

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 [...]

Our New Tag Line – Dedicated To You Security And Safety

– Posted in: Alarms, Burglaries, Business alarms, Business security, Car theft, CCTV, Costs of alarms, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, Fire alarms, GuardHome News, Home alarms, Home security, Protecting the elderly, Reliability, Security, Smoke detectors, Theft

With the news full of the forthcoming EU referendum, I thought if would be cool to have a little voting session of our own. For the past couple of years our tag line has been Seriously Good Security For People Who Take Their Security Seriously, a bit of a tongue twister and perhaps it tries [...]