Supermarket security

Protecting Commercial Properties from Burglaries

While statistics are generally showing crime rates in decline, it’s not true that all kinds of crime are going down. The most recent statistics show that theft – particularly vehicle theft, burglary and robbery – is on the rise in the short term, despite a broader decrease over the last 20 years.

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Shopping centre security

Security Needs in Public Spaces

Public spaces – whether it’s a shop, a school, an office or a train station – all have a wide variety of security needs that can differ greatly from private premises.

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Keys hanging in a door

Can Security Doors and Grates Reduce Your Insurance Rates?

There are many factors that determine your insurance rates, whether you’re looking at home or commercial property insurance quotes.

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Cloudy sky

How to Choose an Industrial Door That Can Withstand the Weather

UK weather is becoming more extreme. From the blizzards of the Beast from the East in March, to the hottest London Marathon on record in April, temperatures in the south of England went from -3.7°C to 24.1°C in just a few weeks. A good industrial door can cope with these changes in temperature and being […]

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Roller shutters closeup

What’s the Difference Between Hydraulic and Pneumatic Doors?

Hydraulic and pneumatic doors are two different, but similar, types of powered roller shutter. Both use pressurised systems to handle big, heavy shutters that are too large to open manually, or would require a large motor.

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Warehouse

Choosing the Right Door for a Warehouse

The best type of industrial door for a warehouse depends on a number of different factors, including what’s being stored inside, and how people will be gaining access during a typical working day.

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Damaged roller shutter

How to Clean a Roller Shutter

A good industrial door should be built to last. Many roller shutters are manufactured from pre-galvanised steel for this reason – it’s sturdy, durable, and resistant to corrosion too, which also means they’ll look nicer for longer.

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Fire exit

What Are Your Fire Safety Responsibilities in a Workplace?

With thousands of cases of fires in workplaces across the UK every year, fire safety should be a major consideration of every employer or property manager – and not just because it’s a legal requirement. More than just a box to tick, fire safety protects your premises, your stock and – above all – your […]

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Closeup of roller shutter doors

How to Choose the Right Doors For Your Property

We walk through them so many times a day that we don’t even think about it, but there are so many different types of door available, each with unique characteristics that make them more suitable for their job – and less suitable for others.

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Security keys

Seven Ways to Improve On-Site Security

In a year when the economy and politics gave business owners plenty of new things to worry about, the age-old issue of crime by no means went away. According to the official statistics, there were 423,000 instances of burglary in England and Wales between June 2016 and June 2017, and 187,000 of those were at […]

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