5 Worst Places to Hide Your Valuables

Most burglars will spend between 8 to 12 minutes inside the home, with the aim of entering and exiting with a large volume of items in the shortest amount of time. Discreetly storing valuables in unexpected locations around the house can prevent you losing something of personal value, however careful consideration must be taken to […]



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Protecting your valuables at home…

21% of people don’t hide their valuables! In recent surveys carried out by Zurich Insurance some shocking facts were discovered revealing how many of us don’t secure our valuables within our homes. From leaving valuable items in front of a door or window to many of us leaving our home alarm systems inactive. Our valuable […]



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Most Common Items Targeted by Burglars and Burglary Deterrents

Your belongings may mean a lot to you but to an intruder they’re just a way of making quick and easy cash. Organisation the CSEW provides information on most common valuables that are stolen during a burglary. Most common items stolen in domestic burglaries (2013/14 CSEW): Bag/briefcase Jewellery Vehicle/vehicle parts Clothes Mobile phones Car keys […]



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Beach Security Tips

Keep your valuables safe on the beach! Whether you are sunning yourself on the beach in the UK or abroad it is important to make sure your belongings are secure! Thefts at beaches, often referred to as ‘beach blanket thefts’ or ‘blanket thefts’, usually increase during the summer holidays where people are more likely to […]



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The Festival Goer’s Guide to Security

The Festival Goer’s Guide to Security Over the years festivals have increased in popularity, when Glastonbury first opened in 1970 just 1,500 people attended and in more recent years there are around 150,000 people attending Glastonbury each year. According to the Female First festival goers will spend more than £1,600 a year attending summer music […]



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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 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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