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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 [...]

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 [...]

Caring For Your Customers Brings Rewards

– Posted in: After Care, Alarm maintenance, Alarms, Business Development, Costs of alarms, Crime prevention, Customer Service, Electronic security, Home alarms, Home security, Reliability, Remote access and operation, Security, Statistics, Theft

It is argued that acquiring new clients costs in the order of five times the rate of retaining existing ones. I would maintain that the ratio might be considerably more than this, especially when you factor in the likelihood of additional business that your existing clients could provide. We recently upgraded the alarm system for [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

– Posted in: Alarm setting, Alarms, Burglaries, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Fire alarms, GuardHome News, Home alarms, Home security, How to operate your alarm, Mobile devices, Reliability, Remote access and operation, Security, Smoke detectors

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

– Posted in: Alarm setting, Alarms, Business alarms, Business security, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Home alarms, Home security, How to operate your alarm, Mobile devices, Reliability, Remote access and operation, Security, Theft

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 [...]