Posts from Security Tips And Advice

With Burglary at it's highest during Autumn we offer some advice and tips on burglary prevention.

Posted on 6th Oct 2015

So autumn is upon us, its already getting colder & darker. Unfortunately as the days get darker and the nights start to grow longer the threat of burglary also increases. Opportunistic t...

Introducing the Enforcer HomeControl+ Alarm System - now you can control your home wherever you are in the world!

Posted on 27th Aug 2015

ASH Security are pleased to announce a new product to our range of intruder alarm systems - The Enforcer HomeControl+.  Get your panel & system installed now and alongside the Pyro...

Reasons to have a home security system installed

Posted on 5th Aug 2014

Your home is your sanctuary where you return at the end of a hard day's work to relax and feel secure, and as such you will want to do everything within your power to ensure that the content...

Going on Holiday - Some useful tips to keep your home safe whilst you're away

Posted on 8th Jul 2014

Your home is at its most vulnerable when you are on holiday, some burglars will actually watch your property over a length of time to determine when you are in. There are obvious signs that ...

Why all properties need a Burglar Alarm

Posted on 28th Nov 2013

The majority of burglars are opportunist and would much rather target a home or business that is not protected with a burglar alarm system. Government statistics also show that most burglary...

How to keep your home secure this winter

Posted on 12th Nov 2013

You may have heard recently in the news that crime figures increase as the clocks go back and we head into the dark winter months. Here’s our burglary prevention tips to keep your pro...

Beat the Burglar as the Clocks Go Back!

Posted on 27th Oct 2013

Police Forces across the country are urging residents to take extra security precautions as the clocks go back leading to longer dark nights as winter approaches. It is well documented tha...

Arctic Conditions To Bring Winter Opportunist Burglars?

Posted on 14th Oct 2013

Thames Valley Police has been working in partnership with Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) to launch Operation Arctic this month which will focus on tackling and raising awareness of w...

Benefits of a Wireless Burglar Alarm System

Posted on 13th Oct 2013

    If you’re thinking about investing in a burglar alarm system, updating your existing system or want to cover an extension to your property, find out about the advantage...

It Only Takes a Minute - Autumn Burglary Prevention

Posted on 29th Sep 2013

Burglary continues to be a major issue and now that Autumn has arrived and the evenings are getting darker earlier - this often leads to an increase in burglaries in the area.  Wi...

Our 3 Top Tips to Keep Your Home or Business Safe & Secure this Summer

Posted on 31st Jul 2013

Our 3 Top Tips to Keep Your Home or Business Safe & Secure this Summer We all love summer; it’s time for enjoying the outdoors and going on holidays. Unfortunately it also means t...

Advice on Burglary Prevention - Berkhamsted & Tring

Posted on 30th Apr 2013

Following a series of Burglaries in the local area including Tring, Berkhamsted & Dunstable police are urging residents to be extra vigilant in regards to their home security. Some advi...

Lone worker protection essential as Corporate Manslaughter cases rise

Posted on 15th Apr 2013

New research from Law firm Pinsent Mason's have revealed the mounting importance of Lone Worker Protection to safeguard Employers and staff from potential Corporate Manslaughter claims, whic...

Advice on avoiding false alarms

Posted on 21st Mar 2013

    Always make sure that authorised users have been fully instructed on how to operate the intruder alarm system. Make sure you always use the nominated entry/exit routes whe...

Tips for a Safe & Secure Christmas

Posted on 12th Dec 2012

For the vast majority of us. the Christmas season is a time for getting together with families and friends. For a dishonest few, however, it's also a season of criminal opportunity. Homes ...

Hertfordshire Constabulary advise vigilance after Berkhamsted burglary spree

Posted on 27th Nov 2012

Hertfordshire Constabulary have warned Berkhamsted residents & businesses in the area to remain vigilant and step up the security measures at their property after a spate of burglaries. ...

Advantages of Installing Biometric Access Control in Offices and Commercial Premises

Posted on 29th Aug 2012

Office Buildings are often likely sites to be targetted for various crimes both internaly & externally when there is no access control system installed to safeguard its interest. Wh...

Interview with a burglar of Asian gold jewellery - burglars tips on how not to become a victim!

Posted on 7th Jun 2012

A prolific burglar who targeted Asian families for their gold jewellery has been speaking openly about his offences in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. The 24-year-old man, who has chosen ...

Beating Burglary

Posted on 15th May 2012

Some essential Burglary Prevention tips: Doors: Lock all doors and windows, and ensure any PVCu doors are locked properly by lifting the handle and using the key to double-lock them PVC...

Free Security Check

Posted on 10th May 2012

We are serious about the security of your home and business. That’s why we designed our free security survey specifically to help you understand what can be done to boost the overall s...

Tips for choosing the right burglar alarm for your home

Posted on 1st May 2012

Potentially the largest financial asset we will ever own, our homes are often neglected when it comes to security. Threats to our property are posed by numerous sources, from the actions of ...

Anti-Burglary Campaign Launched in Barnet

Posted on 3rd Apr 2012

An anti-burglary campaign was launched in Barnet yesterday.Operation Formidable will see all of the North West London Territorial Support Group, the Metropolitan Police’s reserve offic...

Security to help keep your insurance premiums down

Posted on 29th Mar 2012

The cost of home insurance unfortunately, is on the rise and according to the moneysupermarket website this is due to the increase in burglaries and man-made damage claims. From Postcode to...

Maximising the benefits of CCTV

Posted on 15th Mar 2012

When it comes to maximising the benefits of CCTV, a key priority, in the first instance, must be to look at the frontline where the all-important images are being captured. Whether being us...

Security Planning Tips for Small Businesses

Posted on 14th Mar 2012

  During tough economic times, many businesses can be found guilty of neglecting investment in their on-going security protection.  Naturally, this can prove to be problematic as ...

Security System Takeover Specialists - Are you paying too much or are unhappy with your current service?

Posted on 8th Feb 2012

If you have an existing security system but are not happy with the level of service you are receiving from your maintainer, or if the system has fallen into disrepair ASH Security can help. ...

Burglary hotspots: Home insurance data reveals postcodes with highest rate of claims

Posted on 6th Feb 2012

Homeowners in Stoke Newington in north London are the most likely to have made a claim for theft or burglary on their home insurance policy, according to new research.For every 1,000 people ...

Protect your property, think like a burglar!

Posted on 31st Jan 2012

The best way to tackle security for both your home or business is to start thinking like a burglar. Take a look at your property from a burglar's point of view, and you'll soon spot the weak...

How's your social security? The majority of burglars are using social media websites to help target victims and plan their crimes, a survey suggests.

Posted on 2nd Nov 2011

Three quarters of convicted burglars questioned said sites including Google Street View now play a big part in their planning. A similar amount said Twitter and Facebook - where users 'chec...

Keep the burglar out this winter with simple security precautions, says BSIA

Posted on 1st Nov 2011

  The clocks going back on Sunday marked the start of the burglar’s favourite time of the year - the winter season. Prolonged hours of darkness provide the perfect conditions f...

Halloween Horrors ....

Posted on 31st Oct 2011

As British Summertime finally draws to a close homeowners are being warned to beware Halloween hooliganism and bonfire night burglaries as latest statistics show that when the clocks go back...

Home security - even the most basic security measures form a real deterrent to crime

Posted on 26th Oct 2011

Everyone’s home is at potential risk from crime - domestic burglaries occur at the rate of about 2,000 every day - but people in high income brackets may face particular risks to their...

The Benefits of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) in the Retail Environment

Posted on 25th Oct 2011

  Using Closed Circuit Television to protect and monitor your staff, your premises, your stock and your customers makes good business sense. From running a retail warehouse to managing...

The benefits of Access Control in Schools

Posted on 5th Oct 2011

Have you considered Access Control within your school? Unfortunately schools face a number of security threats including theft and vandalism and so ensuring the safety of staff, pupils and ...

Why it's best to choose a Monitored Alarm System over a 'Bells Only' Alarm

Posted on 15th Sep 2011

Harpenden OAP told by police to investigate burglary himself These kinds of stories are not at all uncommon. For real peace of mind make sure you have a monitored alarm system! Visible bur...

Just a few benefits of having a CCTV System for your home or business

Posted on 8th Sep 2011

A CCTV camera is often used for surveillance purposes. Many institutions such as schools or universities, small businesses and large corporations, shops, banks, airports, hospitals as well a...

Securing your home ready for a well deserved and relaxing holiday!

Posted on 1st Aug 2011

With summer in full swing any of you may be planning your holiday away. A good holiday should be relaxing and stress-free, but to truly unwind you’ll need to know that your home will b...

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