On Wednesday 29th March, we hosted the Wandsworth Chamber Big Breakfast networking event with the theme: ‘Designing out crime and the impact of theft and shoplifting’. We were pleased to see so many local business owners make it bright and early to attend the event in order to discover how they could enhance effectively and efficiently the security of their premises. Read more ►
Love is in the air. Yes, that’s right, Valentine’s day is around the corner. Time to buy chocolate, teddy bears and dust off the old cookbook for a special candlelit dinner. But before you put your chef’s hat on consider these fire safety tips. We don’t want your evening going up in smoke. Read more ►
January, the longest month of the year (or so it seems). The Christmas excitement is over and we are all focused on our new year resolutions. But that expensive gym membership won’t be the only thing you purchase this month, winter sales are almost over. Many of us have replaced our appliances such as TV’s, ovens, tumble dryers etc. But do you know the fire risks behind some of these electrical products? Read more ►
Banham works closely with Crime Prevention Officers; this means we gain first-hand knowledge of any dangers or threats to home owners and tenants as they occur. It has been brought forward that there is a growing concern in the lack of privacy homes on the market have. Read more ►
Christmas – the cosiest, shiniest, merriest time of year. Nothing lifts the spirit like fabulous decorations. We transform our homes from the inside out and turn our doorways into the entrance to Santa’s Grotto itself. From lanterns to fairy lights, wreaths and Christmas door mats there so many ways to make your entrance way look Christmassy. Read more ►
It’s the time for family, food, gifts and all things shiny and we want to share every amazing bit of it on our various social networks. We take photos, record every precious memory, document our every move and with today’s technology we can share all of this instantly. This Christmas it is expected that millions
Tis’ the season to be jolly. The lead up to Christmas is a very, if not the most, sociable time of the year. Many of us will attend various Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties or even host parties at home. Read more ►
When you call a locksmith, you are trusting a stranger with access to your home or business. Some individuals take your distressing and vulnerable situation as an opportunity to take advantage. Reports of fraudulent locksmiths are currently at a high, which makes researching genuine and trustworthy locksmiths crucial; even when buying locks over the counter you should consider the companies’ reputability before making a purchase. Are the locks you are buying reliable? Read more ►
Halloween is consistently one of, if not the worst day of the year for deliberate acts of vandalism to domestic property. Insurance reports from previous years show home damage claims rise by 150% between Halloween and Bonfire night, while burglaries increase by 26% compared to weekly average for the rest of the year.
With the Christmas period recognised as a time for giving and receiving, the Banham Group would like to spread some festive tips that could help keep your home safe from intruders.
Have a read over these useful security measures and make use of our ‘Book a free survey’ option by contacting us on 020 7622 5151.
As winter sets in and the nights get longer, it is important to remember that this time of year provides burglars the ideal opportunity to commit their crimes in the cover of darkness. Keep your property secure and give your loved ones the peace of mind of safety by following our top 10 security tips:
According to crime statistics, burglary-related theft can increase up to 20% as the clocks go back this week and our days get darker. During the winter months, Banham Security advises home owners to ensure their properties are securely locked and alarmed to prevent burglary-related theft.
The increase in theft activity during the winter months is seen year-on-year with thieves taking advantage of the days becoming darker at an earlier time giving them more opportunities to break into homes.
Burglars and thieves will typically target properties they perceive to be vulnerable. Flats and apartment blocks are a popular choice as they can often gain easy access via communal entrances that do not necessarily have an appropriate level of security.
At Banham Security we specialise in solutions for securing your property and providing an effective deterrent.
At Banham Security we offer a wide range of effective security measures for securing your home against intruders. However, it is essential that you do not neglect your garden when considering domestic security.
The key here is visibility. If the front of the house is clearly visible from the road it will prevent intruders accessing the property unseen.
The use of CCTV technology is now widespread in London and the UK as a whole due to a number of protection and detection benefits.
– A visible CCTV camera will act as a deterrent to potential criminals, contributing to the reduction of crime in certain areas.
– CCTV, hidden or visible, has proved to be an invaluable tool in the detection, capture and subsequent conviction of criminals.
– CCTV evidence is highly valued in a court of law.