Home Security Blog | Archive 2017

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Top 5 tips to help improve your home security

19/12/17

It pays for you to secure your home. Protecting your family starts by protecting your home. Burglars look for easy pickings, don’t let your home be an option. Read More

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ERA Door Intercoms, a Quick Guide

06/12/17

ERA can offer people a range of door intercom systems, they are even wireless. The door intercom systems allow people to see who is at the door, hear and communicate with them. Read More

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Jacqui Hames Monthly Blog - December

05/12/17

Jacqui Hames talks about preparing for the festive period and focuses attention outside of the home, to encourage everyone to look beyond their front doorsteps and find time to make a gesture this Christmas to someone who may be alone or less fortuna... Read More

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Why have a home security survey?

28/11/17

How nice would it be knowing your home is secure, leaving you with peace of mind when leaving it unoccupied for vacation or work Read More

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Securing Your Home as the Nights Draw In

27/11/17

At ERA we understand that your home security measures become more important as winter approaches. Read More

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How secure are your doors?

20/11/17

Our doors are tested to the utmost of standards and offering ultimate defence against bumping, drilling, snapping and picking Read More

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Securing a Sturdy Front Door for Your Home

20/09/17

For those wanting a new door with an Invincible or Fortress cylinder we offer the complete door security hardware package, reinforced with the ERA Total Security Guarantee Read More

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Assessing the Risk of Damage and Theft in an Outbuilding

11/09/17

At ERA we offer a range of secure padlocks that can help you keep your outbuildings safe. From standard padlocks to lock an outside gate or cupboard, to weatherproof high security padlocks. Read More

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Jacqui Hames Monthly Blog - September

11/09/17

Jacqui Hames talks about how technology and traditional security products work hand in hand to complement each other; with smart products such as alarms working in conjunction with mechanical locks, chains and doorviewers, not in place of them. Read More

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Securing Your Car Effectively at Home

21/08/17

ERA has a range of products suitable for improving your home security and that of your garage or extension Read More

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Keeping an Eye on Security When Building an Extension

14/08/17

Whatever you choose to do with your extension there are home security issues to be aware of during the building process and beyond. Read More

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Jacqui Hames Monthly Blog - August

01/08/17

There are also lots of things you can do to your home as well which provide additional security. Starting with essential spy holes and door chains, to the latest video intercoms there are plenty of options. Read More

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Wired v Wireless Alarm Systems

21/07/17

If you are looking to install a home alarm system you may wonder whether a wired or wireless alarm is the best solution. Read More

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Domestic Security Padlocks for Your Home

19/07/17

ERA offers a range of domestic padlocks suited to a variety of uses and with a visual security rating system for each padlock you can ensure you have one you need for the application. Read More

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Wireless Alarms and the Issue of Jamming

26/06/17

ERA recognises that there is an inevitable arms race between ourselves and those who wish to undermine the safety of our homes. In a fast-moving technological environment, new methods of compromising home security systems are constantly developing. Read More

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Keeping Your Home Safe During your Summer Holiday

20/06/17

If you are planning on a summer holiday away from home there are a few things you can do to ensure that your home security remains intact. Read More

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The Importance of Regular Home Security Analysis

06/06/17

We all understand the basics of home security but it is worthwhile conducting regular reviews to ensure that your up to date. Read More

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Jacqui Hames Monthly Blog - May 2017

29/05/17

Crime prevention expert, Jacqui Hames will be talking about Home Security each month through our ERA blog. This month we get to find out a bit more about Jacqui Read More

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Sixty Seconds to Safety

19/05/17

ERA realises that for many of us, time is as precious as home security and has devised this clever sixty second checklist Read More

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How to Make Your Home Appear Active When You Are Away

16/05/17

hen you are away there are many ways you can keep your property as safe as possible from potential burglary. Read More

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Benefits of a Video Intercom System for Your Home

12/05/17

There are few better ways to update your home security than by adding a video intercom system. Read More

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Garage Security - Keeping Your Extension Safe

28/04/17

Bolstering your home security plans should always include any garages or extensions, especially if you have valuable goods stored Read More

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Researching Home Security - How Safe is Your Area?

24/04/17

Home security is an issue at the top of everyone’s list when moving home Read More

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Looking After the Security of Your Outbuildings

30/03/17

Home security isn’t always just about how secure your doors and windows are throughout the main building you live in, it can also be about securing any outbuildings that you may have access to. Read More

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Improving Security During Home Improvement

27/03/17

Whenever you are upgrading a section of your home it is the perfect time to consider how your doors and windows are protecting you from intrusion. Read More

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How to Pick the Right Lock for Your Home

16/02/17

One of the ways in which you can secure your home is to think about the strength of your front doors Read More

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Why You Need a Wireless Home Alarm System

13/02/17

Take a look at how wireless technology has taken this great application and made it even better Read More

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Benefits of Cameras at Your Front Door

18/01/17

Adding a camera to your front door, as part of an intercom system, is a great way to add an extra layer of security and protection Read More

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What Burglars Are Looking For in a Home

11/01/17

Burglaries most often take place in the home, with weaker security systems than businesses generally Read More

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