Burglaries have spiked in Greenwich as new stats show increases in crime across the borough. A task group has been set up following a surge in break-ins at the end of last year. It comes as new figures show 606 burglaries were reported in the last quarter of last year, compared to 427 in the period before
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were locked out due to faulty Yale PBS1 BS3621: 2007 High security night latch. Fortunately they had a back door so I was able to pick that open even though there was a key on the opposite side of the door. Customer purchased Lock from Amazon and now has the issue of sending the Lock back to Amazon.
Lock your doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you’re just out in the garden, remembering to double-lock UPVC doors (lift handle and turn key)
Hide all keys, including car keys, out of sight and away from the letterbox (remember a device could be used to hook keys through the letterbox)
Install a visual burglar alarm (as part of a suite of prevention measures – a burglar alarm on its own will not prevent entry to your home)
Install good outside lighting
Get a trusted neighbour to keep an eye on your property
Leave radios or lights in your house on a timer to make the property appear occupied
Make sure the fences around your garden are in good condition
Secure bikes at home by locking them to an immoveable object inside a locked shed or garage
Keep ladders and tools stored away; don’t leave them outside where they could be used to break into your home
Ensure side gates are locked to prevent access to the rear of the property
Ensure rear fencing is in good repair
Improve natural surveillance at the front of your property i.e. trim high hedges
Remove valuables from view of ground floor windows
Store any high value items (i.e. jewellery, passports) in a properly secured safe or bank vault
Historic ways of securing your home such as traditional Mortice Locks and Night latches you can purchase smart home alarms and intercom systems that add a further layer of protection to your business & home to deter a burglar.
We have a range of Alarm systems suitable for your business & homes. Alarm system communicates wirelessly so no need for wires? An alarm system can be a highly effective deterrent. Up to 60% of burglars say they would be discouraged from targeting a house if they knew it had a home alarm.
Whether you’re on visiting family or friends or going on holiday, Fitted home alarm system gives you peace of mind, that your protecting your personal belongings.
Home alarms have also been known to reduce home insurance premiums if your insurer is satisfied with your level of security.
WHAT ALARM WOULD SUIT MY HOME
- Dialler and bells only alarms
A bells-only alarm makes lots of noise which will hopefully disturb any burglars or alert neighbours’
- Monitored alarm system:
A monitored alarm system uses phoneline or mobile lines, Company monitoring your alarm system will call your or emergency services.
- Smart Alarms security systems
Smart alarms security systems contact you if Your alarm gets triggered through your smartphone or tablet using an app provided by the alarm company.
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WE CAN INSTALL ALARM SYSTEM THAT WILL SUIT YOUR NEEDS AT THE SAME TIME DO A FULL SECURITY CHECK OF YOUR HOME
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burglary season in Greenwich has already started. Some of the worst days in the year for domestic break-ins and burglaries are coming up in the next few days and weeks. Is your domestic security system up-to-date with your insurance company.
According to Churchill Home Insurance, the number of burglary claims relating to theft on New Years’ Eve is typically 28% higher than the December average.
Other peak days for break-ins include December 19th and January 5th, which see 12% more claims than the monthly average
If you’re locked out, lost your keys, require a spare key cut, want to change your locks or need to upgrade your security etc. then you should call your local MLA Licensed Locksmith. You can find a local MLA locksmith on our website, we recommend you put their number into your mobile phone so you have easy access to it in case of emergency.
- Keep ladders and garden tools locked up.
- Use BS3621 deadlocks and security bolts on outside doors, and lock them up securely at night or when you are out of the house.
- Fit a alarm. If you can afford to do so, fit Ring.com system too. Opportunistic thieves will pass your house by if they notice it has good security measures.
- Don’t put keys under plant pots, under the mat burglars know these spots. If you must leave a key outside the house, give it to a trusted neighbour or friend.
- Use & fake TVs timer to switch your lights on and off when your home is unoccupied.
- Wooden doors are far easier to break down than PVC doors, so fit lock to BS3621 and a LONDON BAR. To strengthen your security.
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