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CCTV cameras are a great piece of equipment to own, for the safety of your home or your business. A CCTV camera can act as a very effective crime deterrent as it means you can monitor the activities surrounding your property at all times.

One commonly asked question is whether or not CCTV cameras can record sound, and what does that mean for you as a property owner?

The answer to this question depends on the type of CCTV camera you own: IP CCTV cameras gather audio data from the camera itself so the sound is automatically digitalised, whereas analogue cameras need to have audio input through a digital video recorder.



The perfect mark for a burglar is one that fits their primary ideal: High reward, low risk.

The following indicators are things a burglar looks for to let them know that your home falls into that category.


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There are no shortages of different security alarms available on the market today, both for private and commercial premises. The wide selection of different alarms can make it difficult to know which one is the best for you. If you’ve found your way to this blog, you might be wondering whether or not having a home burglar alarm that calls the police is a good option for you. We’re here to go over some of the benefits that come with police alert systems.

There are no shortages of advantages of having monitored systems installed, but we’d like to offer our top three for your consideration.  


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When it comes to selecting a security alarm, it can be difficult to know which one to go for since there’s such a wide range of systems available on the market. Identifying how burglars might try and enter your home can help you select the best security system to keep you and your property safe.

In this blog post we’re going to be taking a look at some of the most common methods that home invaders use to invade residential properties, and some of the best ways you can protect your property and prevent attacks on your home.


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There's an old adage that goes “a man’s home is his castle”. Your home may not literally be a castle, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't deserve to be protected.

With the spread of the coronavirus since 2020 there has been a decrease in home invasions and burglaries. However, even with this decrease there are still 267,000 burglaries in the England and Wales; that’s one burglary for every 217 people. These statistics might be intimidating, but there's no need to panic! There are many simple and efficient actions you can take protect your home and your peace of mind. One such action is to install a burglar alarm.


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