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January 1, 2015
New Year, New Security Measures

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2015! As we waive a fond farewell to Christmas and pack away the decorations, it’s time to reorganise ourselves and get our homes back in order. The New Year is a great time to really think about the security measures you have in place for your home. Are…

December 16, 2014
Keeping your Home safe this Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year for most of us, but it’s also the most lucrative time of year for burglars. Burglaries are horrendous whenever they happen, but can you imagine having to explain to your child that they won’t get the present they really wanted this year because it’d been stolen? It really…

November 20, 2014
Choosing a Security Company

Choosing a Security Company: Our Checklist Do you know what to look for when you’re choosing a security company? Reading reviews and getting advice from friends and family are both great options, but we thought you might find a checklist handy too. Quotes Always get more than one quote. Don’t just look at the price;…

October 25, 2014
The clocks are going back!

Protecting your Property as the Clocks go back As the clocks go back this weekend, we thought it would be an ideal time to tell you about a few quick and easy things you can do to prevent being a victim of burglary.Did you know that burglaries increase by around 20% during winter months?Every year,…

August 29, 2014
Being a victim of Burglary an increased risk.

Why are my chances of being burgled higher if I have been a victim of crime and how can I reduce this? Unfortunately, once you have been a victim of burglary there is a higher chance of being burgled again. The same offenders or their associates are most likely to be responsible. Reasons for this…

August 7, 2014
Our Wireless Intruder Alarm System – L&S Defender

LOCKED & SECURE DEFENDER INTRUDER ALARM Our best selling Wireless Intruder Alarm System. The Defender is the “Security Innovation of the Year 2012” award winning complete two-way wireless control panel from Castle. With an ever growing range of accessories, including wireless sounders, PIRs, Water Leak Sensors and Door contacts, the Defender wireless home/business alarm can…

July 29, 2014
DIY or Not DIY! Security Installation made easy!

Have you been worrying about security but scared to contact a security company for fear of the cost?  We have many customers who chose to go down the DIY route. There is nothing wrong with this and if you book our FREE Security Audit – then we will cover DIY options with you. Our moto…

May 1, 2014
Home Security Tips

  We believe Crime Prevention is as much about Habits and Routines as it is about Alarms and CCTV! Here are some tips to help you…       DOORS AND WINDOWS: It sounds obvious but make sure you lock ALL your doors and windows when you leave the house. If you have a UPVC…

March 24, 2014
Wired Vs Wireless Alarm Systems

              There are pros and cons to both wired and wireless alarm systems and making a choice between them can be confusing when considering installing a new Burglar Alarm System. To help you out we have given you a list of  some of the advantages for each below.  Advantages…

February 28, 2014
Burglary- how much force can I use to defend my family and home?

How much force can I use?  There has been a lot of press over the last few years around how much force you can use if a burglary enters your home. Anyone remember the film- Home Alone?  One of the most publicised cases was that of Tony Martin. Back in 1999 Tony was a Farmer…

February 20, 2014
Having a burglar alarm fitted by Locked and Secure- a customer testimonial

What was stolen was of huge sentimental value, but not material value, so an alarm hadn’t even entered our heads.   My two year old son, Daniel, died four years ago from a brain haemorrhage. We were burgled last year, and the thieves stole a pendant which contained my son’s ashes. They probably didn’t know…

February 3, 2014
Burglary- the risks and why home security is so important.

Some statistic on Burglary and Property Theft…  5 in every 100 households were a victim of Vandalism 5 in every 100 households were a victim of Vehicle Theft 2 in every 100 households were a victim of Burglary  The most common items stolen in Burglary- Purse, Wallets and money Computer equipment Jewellery  There is an…

January 16, 2014
Thinking about the security of your future?

If you started 2014 thinking about the future, your security, not only at home but financial and personal security you need to come along to our Surgery on Thursday 23rd January 2014 at Byfield Village Hall. Click the link below for more information or call us on 01908 483233. Session run from 10am and again…

January 13, 2014
Agility 3- Intruder Alarm System

Would you like to control your home security from anywhere in the world?    How often do you leave the house and wonder if you remembered to switch on the alarm? Or you are away and forgot to turn the iron off and don’t want the hassle of explaining the alarm system to your neighbour!…

January 9, 2014
Intruder Alarm Special Offer

  Looking to upgrade your security for 2014? We have a fantastic Special Offer: For 1 month ONLY- L&S Defender Intruder Alarm System.  With wireless 2 way technology. Fully expandable with a wide range of devices available, including Movement Detectors, Magnetic Contacts, Smoke Sensors, Water Leak Sensors, Shock Sensors, proximity tags. This Grade 2 Intruder…