Tip 12 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

“Finally it’s always a good idea to have a locksmith come out do a security and insurance compliance check on your home, they will be more than happy to upgrade the locks on your home for your peace of mind over the Christmas period.”   To find out more about our locksmiths or to book […]

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Tip 11 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

As part of Hertfordshire Constabulary’s ‘The Top Five Operation Guardian Tips’ they recommend securing your garden by shutting and locking any gates and making sure you lock away any garden tools as these can be used by burglars to break in. For more information on the security of ‘your garden and outside the home’ see […]

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Tip 10 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

The tenth tip of our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’… “Use a UV pen to mark any valuables so if the worse does happen it may help to make recovery easier.” Many Police Forces and Home Insurance Providers will advise marking any valuables especially those that are more mobile i.e. a laptop or tablet. […]

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Tip 9 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

The ninth tip of our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’… “Lights with sensors in the garden and front of your property will help to deter a burglar as they are more confident when working in the dark.” As the nights draw darker, during the winter months it is really worth considering installing motion detector […]

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Tip 8 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

The eighth tip of our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’… “Keep out any unwanted guests – it is always a good idea to have a spy hole or door chain fitted to your front door especially in the holiday season where you are more than likely to receive more visitors to your home.” When […]

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Tip 7 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

The seventh tip of our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’… “Store all sets of keys away from the front door! Whatever time of year it is, it’s never a good idea to leave your keys anywhere near your front door. A letterbox cage/guard is also recommended as burglars will often use the letterbox to […]

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Tip 6 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

“Don’t discuss any holiday plans on any type of open forum i.e. Facebook. I’m sure you have all heard the horror stories where over a thousand people turned up to a party that had been made public on Facebook, it would be like that but a party for… burglars!” According to online etiquette blog ‘Netmanners’ […]

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Tip 5 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

The fifth tip of our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’… “Remember the Grinch who stole Christmas…never ever ever leave any presents or valuables where they can be seen by a burglar i.e. in view of a window!” The majority of insurance providers will advise that you keep any valuables out of sight. According to […]

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Tip 4 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

Tip 4 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas The fourth tip from our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’… “As part of our security advice we recommend that you either join or start a Neighbourhood Watch scheme. Neighbourhood Watch works to bring neighbours together who want to look out for each other, creating strong, […]

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Tip 3 of The 12 Security Tips of Christmas

The third tip from our ‘The 12 Security Tips of Christmas’…  “If you are going to be away for a long period of time ask Royal Mail to hold your mail – they will do this for up to 2 months. We always recommend asking the Royal Mail hold your letters as they will pile […]

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