Steel vs Aluminium

For the manufacturing of security grilles, aluminium has several advantages: Lighter – this is especially relevant for self-installation. Aluminium grilles are nearly three times lighter than steel grilles. Rust – aluminium doesn’t rust, whereas steel will eventually, no matter how they are pre-treated against rust. This is a problem especially if grilles are fitted in bathrooms and kitchens or anywhere …

Security Grilles Newsletter #1

Here is our latest newsletter. The focus this month is on security grilles and the peace of mind they bring to people living in sheltered accommodation.

Crime In Your Postcode Area Revealed

Interactive maps at Safeguard Security are used to reveal the approximate amount of criminal incidents reported to the police in a chosen location. The interactive map allows you to explore and compare crime levels and determine how many criminal incidents occur in your local area each month. To use, simply enter the postcode or place name that you would like …

Top 10 Tips To Protect Your Home At Christmas

It may be the season of giving, but that doesn’t mean you should give away too much. While Christmas may be all about goodwill and peace to fellow man for many, for a select few, this time of year is the perfect opportunity to commit a crime. It’s a sad state of affairs but Christmas time is an incredibly prosperous …

An Inconvenient Truth – Crime stats are not as they seem in the UK

A recent article in ‘Professional Security’ magazine detailed that the recent so called crime statistics in England and Wales, were manipulated to meet targets. With 45 years’ experience in the police and commercial security industry, the article written by Jim Gallon explains that this evidence released in November of last year, came to light through the recent testimony of former …

The Rise of Gold

Gold is a chemical element, but it is most commonly seen manifested in pieces of jewellery, religious artifacts or decorative objects. The reason for Gold being a popular choice when it comes to these types of objects is that it has a low melting point and a high malleability, which means it is easily manipulated. The precious metal has a …

How Secure Is Your Home? Safeguarding Your 2014

Whether you’re a first time home-owner or you’ve recently suffered from break-in; now is the time to secure both you and prized possessions to the highest of standards. All home-owners want to be safe in the knowledge that their homes are as safe & secure as possible, whether in or out of the home – but they won’t secure themselves!