Thursday, July 31, 2014

DIY Window Security

DIY Window Security

Window security: people talk about it as if it’s something that has only been required since the Seventies – I do mean the 1970s. It seems that prior to that decade, in the Swinging Sixties, we didn’t worry about it because we were all too busy being sexually liberated. Or was it that we didn’t […]

Door Security – Fitting Hinge Bolts and Door Guards

Door Security – Fitting Hinge Bolts and Door Guards

Apart from windows, the other major vulnerable security areas are the front and rear doors to your property. I’m well aware that in certain areas crime, particularly burglary, is more prevalent. However, that definitely does not mean that we have just got to accept the inevitability of becoming a victim, because there are certain preventative […]

Common Types of Window Locks

Common Types of Window Locks

Over half of all home burglaries occur through a window and even the smallest one is vulnerable, so good locks are very important. The first line of defence is to fit key-operated locks to all ground floor windows, and those first floor windows that are easily accessible. It is also essential to provide secure ventilation […]

A Complete Guide to Home Security

A Complete Guide to Home Security

Most burglars are opportunists, and will take a chance if they spot a property that looks as if it offers quick and easy takings. The golden rule is to leave your home as secure as possible whenever you go out. Protecting your home from unwelcome visitors does not have to be difficult or expensive; often […]