|Posted on 13 December, 2015 at 15:15||comments (12)|
Make sure Santa Claus is the only person sneaking into your home over Christmas by following these festive security tips:
As Christmas approaches, homes will be filled with gadgets and expensive gifts. But just as you are looking forward to giving and receiving those festive goodies, burglars are looking forward to stealing them from you.
Research from Halifax Home Insurance has shown a 25% increase in December theft claims, with an average of nearly 50 c...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 28 October, 2015 at 20:30||comments (4)|
|Posted on 16 September, 2015 at 17:50|
A survey has revealed that a staggering 74% of homeowners do not call a locksmith to change the locks when they move into a new property, potentially leaving them vulnerable to break-ins by someone who obtained a key during the previous ownership.
Survey participants were asked if they had their locks changed within a fortnight of moving in to their current home, only a quarter said ‘yes’. This basic security measure is recommended by leading home insura...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 16 September, 2015 at 0:55||comments (11)|
We all want to keep our homes, our families and our valuables safe from loss and harm. Here are some tips on making your home safe & secure:
1. Look at your home through the eyes of a burglar
Where are the weak spots?
If you have forgotten your keys but can still get in, so can a burglar.
Could someone break in to a part of the house without being seen?
2. A fifth of all burglaries are through an open window or unlocked door... Read Full Post »