Security accreditation raises standards

Security accreditation raises standards according to an article on the IFSEC website.  Obvious you might say but it is surprising just how many accreditations are overlooked – and furthermore, the amount of security installers and integrators out there that ask themselves whether they should be accredited or not! This article therefore highlights the benefits of accreditation,…

What types of burglar alarms are there?

Confused.com offers a simple guide to what types of burglar alarms are available to help keep your homes protected. The clearly written guide is an easy read article and explains what the following are: Bells-only alarms Monitored alarms Dummy alarm box Wireless or wired alarms The guide also goes onto inform you of who can…

Fire Door Safety Week 2016

Fire Door Safety Week 2016 will run from 26 September to 2 October.  It will also commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, an event which gave rise to the fire door. This campaign will campaign feature a number of events to be held around the UK in order to promote the correct installation, maintenance and…

Home Security Door Locks

When it comes to home security door locks, there are three keys to balanced security according to an article on the IFSEC website.  These being diversification, access control and research. The report identifies that it is important that the precautions are not all the same in order to best protect your home or your business, as…

Fire Alarm System Types

The IFSEC website offers a guide to fire alarm system types to help businesses/employers/commercial property owners get their head around how best to protect property and life.  This is especially useful to read as there is a legal requirement for non-domestic properties that people visit to have protection and for such people involved, they must…

A Solution to Half of all House Fires

An article on the IFSEC website explains that there is a “Simple Solution to 50% of Accidental House Fires”. According to the article, a huge 50% of these accidental house fires, not just across the UK but Europe, are caused by cooking and it also claims that cookers themselves are the main culprits!   To…