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April 12, 2016
Locked and Secure’s Home Security Video

The implications of a burglary can be huge for families. How secure is your home? Locked and Secure Ltd covers: Milton Keynes | Buckinghamshire | Northamptonshire | Bedfordshire | Hertfordshire | Peterborough | Boston | Spalding | Sleaford | Grantham

March 24, 2016
Be Safe this Easter as the Clocks go Forward

Can you believe it’s Easter already? Us neither.This year the Easter weekend coincides with the clocks going forward, so even though we get an hour less sleep, most of us also get a long weekend to enjoy. We’re starting to reap the benefits of spring already with slightly warmer temperatures, which has led to an…

March 9, 2016
Monitored Alarms and CCTV Monitoring

For many businesses and domestic properties, it’s essential to have monitored alarms and CCTV monitoring, after all if your alarm sounds or your CCTV picks up criminal behaviour, you want to know about it straight away so you can act appropriately. We know not everyone’s familiar with monitored alarms and CCTV monitoring, so here’s some…

January 20, 2016
Security in 2016

Now life is settling back to normal after the excitement of Christmas and holidays, it’s time to look forward to the year ahead. Many of you may well have made New Year’s resolutions such as wanting to quit smoking, lose weight or even learn a new language, but have you thought about your security in…

December 18, 2015
Christmas Security Tips

Christmastime is well and truly upon us and while that brings plenty of joy and happiness, it can also bring heartbreak for people who don’t consider the security implications of the festive period. While we all hate to acknowledge it, Christmas is a very lucrative time of year for burglars. Just think of all the…

December 7, 2015
Let’s Prevent Christmas Theft This Year

Christmas is a magical time of year, especially when there are excited children eagerly awaiting Santa’s arrival! But what would happen if you became a victim of Christmas theft? It’s something none of us want to consider, but we should if we want to prevent it happening to us. Burglaries throughout this festive time do…

October 29, 2015
Choosing a CCTV System

Choosing a CCTV system can be tricky, and without knowing the industry or the products, some information you find online can be very confusing. That’s why we thought we’d write this blog post to help you understand the main differences between the three different types of CCTV systems we install in and around Bucks, Northants,…

October 23, 2015
Prevent Burglaries as the Clocks go Back

Did you know that burglaries increase by approximately 20% during winter months? Don’t let your home be part of this year’s statistics. As the clocks go back this weekend, our evenings will get darker earlier. An hour may not seem long, but it gives burglars more time and therefore more opportunities to break into homes…

August 25, 2015
Approved Paxton Access Control Installers

You may have noticed we’ve added an extra service to our website recently and have been talking about something slightly different across our social media channels too. Today we thought we’d introduce you to it properly: We’re thrilled to announce Locked and Secure Ltd are now approved installers of Paxton access control systems! Adding Paxton…

July 17, 2015
Simple Steps to Keep your Home Safe this Summer

Lots of us love to be out in the garden when the weather’s lovely, soaking up the sun, gardening, clearing out the shed, having a BBQ and playing games with the family. It’s a happy time of year and we want to keep it that way for everyone, which is why we’re sending you a…

July 17, 2015
Facebook Competition- T&C’s

Facebook Competition July 2015  Like and Share our Facebook page to be in with a chance of winning a FREE, Professionally installed, Grade 2 Wireless Intruder Alarm System!! If you live in an address with an MK postcode, All you need to do is ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page and like and share the post relating to this offer.  …

July 6, 2015
Supporting Local Charity…

Last night we sponsored and went along to support a fantastic event run by Local Hairdresser Roxanne to raise money for The Lowdown Charity at the Picturedrome in Northampton. It was an amazing evening of fashion and hair put together by Roxanne Gosiewski from Hair By Roxanne. The evening began with a competition between young,…

April 20, 2015
Should I have a Wired or Wireless Alarm System?

Whether you’re considering a wired or wireless alarm system for your home or business, the questions you need to consider are the same. Although both types of system ultimately protect your property, there are pros and cons for both of them. We’ve listed the advantages and disadvantages of both wired and wireless alarm systems below…

March 3, 2015
Keep an Eye on your Business with Commercial CCTV Installation

We all want to protect our businesses, inventory and equipment from damage and theft, but we can’t always guarantee they’re safe unless we can guard our premises 24/7. Hiring security guards around the clock will help, but it’s a very expensive way to give you peace of mind. So what other options are there? Have…

February 3, 2015
Secure your Business with Security Alarms

How safe is your business? No matter what size your business, if it’s not protected, you stand to lose everything. Whether you’re a soul trader working from home or a multi-billion pound global business, if your property is broken into you risk losing earnings, equipment, stock and client data, as well as having to repair…