When going on Holidays (A holiday includes a single overnight /weekend or anytime your home is unoccupied it doesn’t always have to be a week or two) Burglars need to make a snap decision where to burglar, they look for indicators, i.e. car/doors/windows/window-blinds-curtains/lights/alarm/cctv/shrubbery and escape route. Minimise the above relating
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Tips to Secure your Home Ensure that doors are locked, windows are shut and securely locked. If your windows are externally beaded then you will need to increase security. Have the back door locked when answering the front door, a secure ring chain lock attached to your door handle will increase the security.
Believe it or not – the older persons are less often the victims of crime than many of their younger neighbours. Older persons are, however, subjected to burglary and thefts as frequently as the rest of the population. A lifetime of experience coupled with the ageing process can make older
Theft – The Facts Did you know? Over half of all crimes reported are thefts! One in seven reported thefts are from vehicles! Thieves have a ready market for mobile phone, laptops, GPS Sat Navs and MP3 players! The only thing standing between a thief and property visible in a
Burglary – The Facts Did you know? 60% of burglaries take place between the hours of 8am to 8pm! Thieves will make use of implements found outside your home or in unlocked garden shed! The average burglar can break into your home in less than 3 minutes! Many burglaries occur
Home Security Tips you should read if you live alone There’s nothing like moving into your own place for the first tie and feeling that first sense of independence. For many people this can be an exciting time, but for others it can be a frightening and overwhelming experience.
Burglary Prevention For Going On Holiday Have you taken adequate safety precautions to secure your home and contents stay safe while your away on holidays -Follow our tips below to give yourself peace of mind, and a better chance of enjoying your time away Cancel milk, newspapers and mail deliveries.
Vehicle Security Each year, on average in Ireland over 10,000 vehicles are stolen. Most are recovered, albeit damaged in many cases, but some are never recovered. A similar figure applies to theft from vehicles. Here are some tips to keep your cars/vans safe:- Parking in Public Areas Ensure all windows are
Residential Burglar Prevention Our tips below will help you keep your home secure – Ensure that doors are locked and windows shut and securely locked. If your windows are externally beaded then you will need to increase the security. Have the back door locked when answering the front door to
Home Security Lighting It is widely accepted that appropriate lighting can help to reduce crime and act as an effective deterrent to burglars. Appropriate lighting will help to make your home more visible to neighbours and passers-by; thereby increasing the likelihood of discovering unwanted intruders and trespassers. Lighting also helps