Safe room

How to Make a Safe Room

During this guide we are going to look at how to make a safe room within your home. A safe room, also called a panic room is simply a reinforced room that can provide a safe shelter. This room will be what keeps you safe during any number of disasters or home invasion. Safe rooms can be traced right back as far as the Middle Ages when castles had what was known as a “castle…

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Did Disarming the UK Make it Safer?

As many people already know, the United Kingdom has some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the world. We have never really had a serious problem with firearms-related crimes, but that isn’t down to our strict gun laws at all. In fact, disarming British citizens made many areas less safe rather than safer. When it comes to comparing homicide rates between the UK and the US, it gets a little tricky as our…

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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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