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!
Security expert assess property following a burglary through conservatory and marks it out of ten…
Remember insurance doesn’t often pay out on unlocked property. So make sure all of your property is securely locked and your belongings inside. Summer time is especially busy for ‘crooks’. Always have house doors and windows locked but only use deadlocks when you aren’t in the house. Garages and sheds need to be locked at all times.
You can be pro-active and implement simple safeguards to avoid opportunistic thefts
. These thieves prefer items that are easy to carry and or are easiest to part with for cash.
Choosing the Right Security Company: What You Need to Know
Your home or business is likely to be one of the most important investments that you will ever make. Therefore, it makes a great deal of sense to protect such an investment with only the most targeted of security solutions. This can prove challenging, for it is often difficult to know which security company offers the best alarm systems and services. To take many of the unknown variables out of the equation, it is wise to briefly examine a handful of metrics which should be considered well in advance of making a firm commitment.
If you have an alarm system, you already know how important it is to protect your home from intruders, allowing you to keep yourself and your family safe. But what happens in the event of a power failure? Even the most advanced home security system in the world is useless without power supplied to it.