Are you concerned about home security? Sadly the days of being able to leave your doors and windows unlocked are long gone. With a constant stream of stories in the press highlighting security issues faced by home and property owners throughout the UK, the time to optimise your home security is now!

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The good news is that help is at hand. Professional locksmiths offer a variety of products and services designed to take the levels of security for your home or property to a higher level. Below we have highlighted just 3 of these services.

Service No. 1 – Installation of Security Gates

Security grills and gates are very important to keep your properties safe.  They can be installed in next to no time and they’re only made out of the best metals.Electric gates alone, however solid and imposing they may be, cannot guarantee a completely secure environment. Electric locks are often used to boost the locking effectiveness of the gate motors. Electric gates are recommended to be used in combination with other security ways to get the best security system. There are additional gates in conjunction with the main gate, electronic keycards and keypads, security guards.

Besides the additional security features that should go with parking barrier gates, electric security gates often offer safety features like sensors that determine when there is an object to prevent the gate from going into a vehicle or hurting someone in any way.

Service No. 2 – Installation of Alarms

Some alarm systems serve a single purpose of burglary protection; combination systems provide both fire and intrusion protection. Intrusion alarm systems may also be combined with closed-circuit television surveillance systems to automatically record the activities of intruders, and may interface to access control systems for electrically locked doors. Systems can range from small, self-contained noisemakers, to far more advanced systems with computer monitoring and control.

Service No. 3 – Installation of Safes

What happens after someone has already breached the gates? The most valuable possessions should be safe, so you will need a safe. It’s an old, but tested method that simply works. Your safe can be attached firmly and is very difficult to break into.

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Security Tips

To keep your home or office safe there are a few ways to sleep safe at night:

  • Install Security Grilles. Fitting security grilles on all of your windows and gates on your doors can offer an effective method of keeping intruders away.
  • Upgrade your locks. Upgrading your locks to insurance approved locks or ones that meets your door specifications will help with protecting the entrance to your property if you don’t have security grilles installed yet.
  • Have your home inspected regularly. A locksmith can inspect your backyard and home, find any security mistakes and help you be completely safe from attacks. Thieves have become very smart and there are so many options.

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