Home alarms

20 Thieving Days Till Christmas

– Posted in: Alarm setting, Alarms, Burglaries, Costs of alarms, Electronic security, Home alarms, Home security, Security

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

– Posted in: After Care, Alarm maintenance, Alarms, Costs of alarms, Fire alarms, Home alarms, Home security, Smoke detectors, Statistics

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 [...]

Are Police Force Reductions Opening Your Doors To Crime – Are You Serious?

– Posted in: After Care, Alarm maintenance, Alarms, Burglaries, Business alarms, Business security, CCTV, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, Home alarms, Home security, Reliability, Security, Theft

At a business level, burglary is bad news for the police. It is labour intensive and difficult to secure convictions, so when their organisations are already under pressure due to staff shortages, further cuts will only exacerbate the problem. Sara Thornton, Head of the National Police Chiefs Council stated earlier this year that in some [...]

Amateur Alarm Installers Are Leaving Users Vulnerable To Crime

– 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, Home alarms, Home security, Power supply, Reliability, Security

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 [...]

GuardHomeSafe Reaches New Heights In Customer Care

– Posted in: After Care, Approved suppliers, CCTV, Customer Service, Employee, Home alarms, Home security, Mobile devices, Protecting the elderly, Reliability, Security, surveillance

When I created the term GuardHomeSafe it was intended to be a hash tag expression that I would use on Twitter to help promote what in essence GuardHome is all about, and that is delivering peace of mind to our clients. Of course this was mainly from a perspective of how we apply attention to detail [...]

Fast Track – A Free GuardHome Service

– Posted in: After Care, Alarms, Business alarms, Business security, CCTV, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, Fast Track, Fire alarms, Home alarms, Home security, Insurance, Security
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Every GuardHome system that we install is based on our professional in depth survey conducted with the home/business owner to ensure that the system is based on the requirements of the client. If you have suffered a burglary or there is another qualifying set of circumstances that we determine to be relevant, we will give [...]

Good Advice or a Liability?

– Posted in: Alarms, Burglaries, CCTV, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Home alarms, Home security, Insurance, Security, Statistics
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Well meaning advice must always be viewed with a degree of caution, as it can sometimes be misleading. I was talking to a recent burglary victim the other day, who had recently moved into an out-of-the way rural area. They consulted the Police when they moved in. The Police visited their home and remarked that [...]

January 2015 Review

– Posted in: Alarms, Burglaries, Business alarms, Business Development, Car theft, CCTV, Customer Service, Employee, Fast Track, GuardHome News, Home security, IR cameras, surveillance

Finally the cold weather has arrived, although even this month had a few days where t shirts seemed more appropriate than thermals. At the start of the month and the year, we welcomed Darren Hills into the company, as detailed in my previous blog. I am very optimistic that Darren will develop into a first [...]

Seriously Good Security for People Who Take Security Seriously

– Posted in: After Care, Alarms, Business alarms, CCTV, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, Home alarms, Home security, Security
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We have decided to change our strap line because we want to convey a specific message to our clients and potential clients. Quite simply, if you are serious about your security then you need to buy your alarms, CCTV etc. from a us because we are incredibly serious about what we do and how we [...]