All posts by Mick

Choosing a secure Front Door

A secure front door should have 2 factors: the door’s material and the door lock. The best front door is one that will stop unauthorised entry to your property. The door is usually the weakest point of entry to your home. So you need to know that you have the best front door for security. As well as considering the 2 factors above you’ll also want to look for British Standards (BSI) Kitemark, PAS 24 and Secured by Design accreditations. Timber doors are solid and sturdy and one of the best choices for front door security. However, the strength of any door comes down to the quality of the frame... Read More »

Private Security vs Public Security

Private security officers are typically unarmed. They are not authorized to make arrests or enforce laws, but they can detain or escort individuals until police arrive on the scene. Private security officers may be armed with non-lethal weapons such as pepper spray and tasers. The duties of public law enforcement are similar to those performed by private security, but they have a broader scope of authority due to the nature of their work. Public law enforcement agents are responsible for enforcing laws on large groups of people. They are expected to enforce laws fairly and without bias. They maintain order in situations where people may otherwise cause unrest. They protect... Read More »

Yes, timber garage doors are still popular!

Garage doors come in many different materials and styles. But one of the most popular types of garage doors is the timber garage door. Timber garage doors offer a natural look and feel, and they are also very durable. In fact, timber garage doors can last for many years with proper care and maintenance. Isn’t timber a bit outdated? Sure, there are many modern sectional and roller garage doors in materials like aluminium, uPVC and steel. But that doesn’t mean that timber garage doors are no longer popular. In fact, timber garage doors are still some of the most popular types of garage doors available. Why is that? Well, there... Read More »

Why are security guards required in retail stores?

With today’s innovative technology, such as CCTV cameras, alarms and access control systems, why are security guards needed to protect stores?  It’s not a question of whether security guards are needed in retail stores or not. It’s actually more about what purpose they serve and how they can be best utilised to protect the store and its employees. Typically, the role for a retail store guard is to deter would-be thieves from committing crimes at the location by acting as an imposing figure who is capable of stopping them if necessary. Guards also provide assistance to customers who need it, either by escorting them outside or through their shopping experience... Read More »

Can I install my home security system myself?

Home security has got incredibly popular in recent years and people are now looking to install their own home security systems. The traditional systems ultimately cost a lot more and take a lot longer to install. Often meaning you are unable to install these yourself. Because the newer systems do not need to be wired into the house and can easily be taken down if you are in a rented property, you are now able to install these new systems yourself. There are so many options to choose from when it comes to these new systems so it will be a case of researching which system might best suit your... Read More »
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