Building fires are something we put to the back of our mind, we think they won’t happen to us and we let the professionals deal with them if they do. However, statistically fires are far more common during standard work hours, which clearly shows that we tend to be a contributing factor to the fires occurring in our buildings. But what is it we are doing? And how can it be avoided?
More and more people are now relying on rented accommodation. With this, there is a lot of responsibility put onto landlords to keep tenants safe and secure. There are some really basic things both landlords and tenants can do in order to keep a property secure, so we have compiled a list of some top tips on how to boost security in a rented property. Continue reading “Improve your Security as a Landlord”
In the past, we have outlined ways to ensure your home was safe. This month, as many people will currently be on holiday, we have outlined 8 ways we think will improve your security whilst on holiday and ensure you have a happy trip.
Whether you are a homeowner, business owner, student or are living in a rental property, there are ways that you can ensure your belongings remain safe against intruders and burglars. In this vein, we decided to compile the top 5 ways to ensure your home, flat, house, business or even shed remain safe at all times.
Here at 3000 property services, we can give you appropriately trained and vetted security officers to patrol, lock and alarm the premises at any specified time.
Our staff follow the correct procedures to ensure that is required by the insurance company. Although no security device is completely burglar-proof, the most common theft around the globe is opportunist thefts, which account for 98% of general thefts. What a lock and alarm system can do, is deter opportunist thieves, because their selected targets are commonly easy and vulnerable, so the possessions that are stored with a lock alarm will be ignored, as items that are not secured will seem more appealing. Again, an opportunist thief is more likely to flee at the sound of an alarm, a fact that is constantly being mentioned by police officers and security consultants around the world.
Please visit our website for more information about our Lock and Alarm service, and more we can offer!
If your company has expanded recently, it could become targeted by criminals.
Whether it be a criminal’s intention to get their hands on financial records or if they are intending to steal physical property, it is quite beneficial to have manned guarding for you business, for more reasons than just one:
Key holding is an incredibly important service that covers insurance, but why do you need it?
A keyholding company will, in essence, be the first to respond to an alarm activation on your premises, given you have a service ongoing with the company. They monitor the situation 24/7 and any unexplained changes to the state of the alarm will be responded to by a visit from the keyholding company. This eliminates the possibility of getting hurt and minimises the threat of danger that is posed to yourself or employees who would otherwise have to respond to the incident. Due to ACPO policy, and with the likes of Health & Safety, the insurance complications and Corporate Manslaughter Act, the use of a key holding service is better ever more common in both the workplace and at home.
What’s a fire risk assessment and why is it needed?
A fire is started from the combination of three separate elements: fuel, oxygen and an ignition source that will enable the chemical reaction of fuel and oxygen to ignite. A fire cannot get started if one of these key elements is missing, therefore, it’s important to take various steps in order to prevent these three elements combining in a deadly manner.