Home security

Stop Making These Home Security Mistakes

Home security is a major concern for any homeowner but sometimes, the strategies that are used can actually help a criminal choose your house as a target rather than prevent it. Whether you are ready to take your home’s security seriously, or you just want to make sure that you’re not doing anything wrong, we are going to share some of the most common mistakes that homeowners make when planning their home security. 1. Gates…

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How to Protect Your Property from Vandals

Whether you are worried about vandalism or have already been a victim of it, we hope that the tips shown here can help to keep your property safe. By vandalism we are talking about the damage or defacement of property which also counts as criminal damage. It doesn’t matter if it is a home or business premises, the steps that can be taken are the same for all. In the UK, the most common types…

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Home security

UK: What You Can Legally do if an Intruder Breaks Into Your Home

There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to what a homeowner can legally do if an intruder breaks into their home. The CPS has released a summary outlining your position if you are ever faced with an intruder in your home. How far are you allowed to legally go to protect yourself and others? Well let’s take a look and find out… While the CPS and the police urge all homeowners…

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How to Walk With Confidence and Avoid Becoming a Target

When I write tips for keeping safe when you’re walking, I often say that you should walk with confidence, but what exactly does that mean? How does the way that you walk stop people from singling you out as being weak and vulnerable? People read other people without even really thinking as our body language and the way that we walk can give a lot of information away as to the kind of person we…

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How to Keep Children Safe From Predators

While it may be impossible to prevent every single child abduction, there are things that we as parents can do to help keep our children safer. 20-year-old, Thomas Anthony Dewald was arrested in southern Pennsylvania on Monday after he had abducted a four-year old girl from her home early Thursday morning. Luckily, in this case, the girl managed to escape and was later found wandering the streets. Dewald had entered the young girls home through…

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