Category Archives: Security Products

Sectional doors: why are they more popular?

Sectional garage doors use modern technology but with the appearance of a traditional garage door. Vertically opening, the door is made up of 4-5 panels that hinge back inside the garage as it rises within the opening. This neat finish means having cool patterns or wood grain finishes is possible, which is not always the case with roller garage doors. They work very similarly to roll up doors, but fold up into neat sections. The various types of materials used to construct the panels are also different. The choices available include anodized aluminium (lightweight, long-lasting, fire-resistant), fibreglass (strong, weather-resistant) and steel (durable, highly insulated). The material chosen is going to be... Read More »

Benefits of Silent Alarms for Businesses

When you think of an alarm system, you typically think of loud ringing or obnoxious sirens, that let everyone know something is going on, but there are also silent alarms that have their own benefits. Benefits of Silent Alarms • The biggest benefit is the element of surprise. Burglars might tend to take their time more if they do not know an alarm has been tripped and may have a greater chance of being caught. • Having a CCTV system along with a silent alarm is even better as they will complement each other in providing better security. • Any surrounding homes or establishments will not be disturbed if your... Read More »

How Much Does a Retail Security Tagging System Cost?

If you are a small business owner, selling retail merchandise, you have probably wondered about security tagging, like larger retailers. These systems typically include tags (usually made of plastic) that you attach to your merchandise, some form of removal device that only staff would have access to and the detection mechanisms at the entry/exit points. These systems can be an excellent way to stop or deter theft in your shop, but are they affordable? For a small shop system that would include one detection pillar, 1 high strength tag detacher and 500 tags, you could pay as little as £1,110. This would not include installation but the cost could still... Read More »

Are Metal Gates Better Than Wood Gates?

Choosing the right gate for your home or business can be overwhelming. With there being so many choices, you might be debating on whether to choose metal or wooden gates for your property. Here are a few reasons why you should choose metal gates over wooden gates. 1. Improved Durability Metal gates, especially those made out of wrought iron, are very durable compared to wooden gates. The material is harder to destroy so you are not likely going to suffer termite infestation or rotting due to weather elements compared to wooden gates. If you want to add heavy ornaments to your metal gates, you can do so without any worries.... Read More »

How Is Retail Security Changing In The UK Today

There are so many ways that retail security measures are changing day by day. There are controversies around the world, ones that have led people to increase security measures significantly. Although there are many people that do shop online, this does not mean that online stores are safe. Hackers are becoming more common, infiltrating through firewalls that have been set up which use to protect these retailers. Therefore, in the United Kingdom, there are many retail security changes that are happening now that are designed to help protect businesses. Physical Store Security Changes In The UK There are three things that retailers today need to worry about in regard to... Read More »