With the pressures of day-to-day life home security is often overlooked, so National Home Security Month (NHSM) has been designed to create awareness around the importance of home security.
Although National Home Security Month officially takes place in October, it’s important to make home security a key priority at all times.
It is a well known fact that the average domestic garage is a literal treasure trove of valuable items such as power tools, mowers, bikes and many other expensive household essentials and as a result they are commonly targeted by criminals looking to make some easy money through little effort.
Do you live in an area that has a high crime rate? Would your home benefit from improved levels of privacy and security without having to compromise on aesthetic appeal? If the answer to either of these questions is yes then keep reading to learn about the beneficial reasons for installing gates and fencing around the perimeter of your residential property.
Being a facilities manager (FM) is one of the most difficult jobs in any company. The reason for this is that the job is particularly wide-ranging, and encompasses everything from asset management and pest control to safety and security. Fortunately, FMs specialise in prioritising, with the emphasis on energy management, health and safety, maintenance, new technologies, interiors and workspaces, and security.
If in doubt, keep them out!
The majority of people who call at your home will be genuine. However sometimes people can turn up unannounced with the intention of gaining access to your property by tricking you into letting them into your home. This tactic is known as ‘distraction burglaries’ or ‘bogus callers’, whose only aim is to gain access into your home to steal money or valuables. You should always be cautious when someone calls at the door that you do not know!