How Can CCTV Improve Security?

11th May 2022

Over the past two years, the national lockdowns have caused a dramatic reduction in thefts throughout the UK. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the year ending September 2021 saw an 18% decrease in thefts from the year ending September 2019. However, police have warned that incidents of theft are expected to rise now that COVID restrictions have been lifted.  Various studies have shown that installing CCTV in your home or business is one of the most effective ways to protect your home against theft. In this article, we explore how CCTV can improve your security.   Deterrent The…

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CCTV Trends 2022

9th March 2022

As technology continues to improve, so too does our security. The past three decades have seen a dramatic improvement in domestic and commercial security, thanks to breakthrough innovations such as CCTV, wireless alarm systems and more. 2022 is set to take security to the next level, thanks to the latest developments in CCTV technology. Discover what’s in store this year with this month’s article. Integrated hardware Security panels aren’t new, but this year many of the big security companies are developing CCTV hardware that blends seamlessly into the home. You’ll be able to keep track of what’s going on outside your…

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What To Do if You’ve Been Burgled

27th December 2021

What To Do if You’ve Been Burgled Regardless of whether it’s your home or your business, being burgled is a distressing situation to find yourself in. For this reason, it can also be difficult to know what you should do when it happens, with panic and adrenaline often setting in. Thefts and robberies may have dropped during the recent pandemic, but are set to rise to previous levels – and possibly higher – given that some criminals may be looking to make up for the lost time.  However, at Caught on Camera, we want to let you know we’ll always be…

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Keeping Your Home Protected While on Holiday

27th October 2021

Keeping Your Home Protected While on Holiday The last thing you want when going away on holiday is to spend the trip worrying about what might happen to your home. While it’s true your home is more vulnerable when left vacant, there are plenty of simple ways you can improve security and deter potential intruders. Follow our tips for a stress-free holiday.   Don’t let them know you’re away   The most important tip for securing your home when going away is to disguise the fact you aren’t there. Criminals are far more likely to target a house if they know…

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Security Tips for Living Alone

27th August 2021

Security Tips for Living Alone Living on your own is liberating, but it also comes at a cost. While there is no one around to argue about whose turn it is to take out the bins, there’s also no one around to protect you. If you live by yourself, it’s important you take extra precautions to keep yourself safe. Following just a few basic safety tips can dramatically reduce your chances of being burgled. If you’re currently living on your own, this article is for you. Take a look at some of our most important tips for staying safe in your…

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Maintaining Privacy within Your Home

19th December 2019

Your home should act as a refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, therefore it’s imperative that privacy within your home is maintained at all times, enabling you to sit back and relax with a hot beverage, a fluffy blanket and a good film. In order to protect your home from prying eyes, whether they be nosy neighbours or potential thieves looking for items to steal in your absence, we recommend doing the following things to maintain maximum privacy all year round. Install A Fence Adequate fencing is a quick and easy way to maximise your privacy at home,…

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