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Smart innovations in Home Security

What does ‘Smart tech’ even mean? ‘Smart’ has become a buzzword over the last few years. In short it’s a term to describe the network of objects in your home that can be controlled by devices like your tablet, phone or laptop. And with a whirlwind of new, connected products being developed every day it shows no sign of stopping…

82% of burglars use social media to target properties

Social media is a part of modern life with many people posting every day, but most don’t think about just who can access the information they post. It might come as a surprise to know that 82% of burglars use Facebook and Twitter to target potential properties. As experts in security, we know how burglars think and what could put…

How to keep your neighbourhood safe

For the security conscience amongst you, protecting your property and family is a number one priority. But security doesn’t stop and start at the front door, and there are ways you can help improve the safety of your whole neighbourhood. Here are some neighbourhood crime prevention tips to consider: Get to know your neighbours If you want to make your…

Increasing home security for elderly parents

Even if your elderly parents are mobile and independent, there’s still the worry they’ll be targeted by burglars simply because of their age. Elderly people are also more likely to worry about being victims of crime, experiencing increasing anxiety as they get older. In fact, a study by Age Concern found that two thirds of the 4000 people surveyed believed…

What is a smart home?

Modern life keeps us on the go, always being busy means we need quick, easy solutions to stay in control of our homes and especially our home security. Smart technology provides that control, it means you can manage everything from making sure you didn’t forget to set the alarm to checking if the kids got home from school okay -…