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Preparing a Property to Become Vacant

There are various different measures to be taken when preparing a property to become empty or vacant, beyond the realms of typical vacant property security options, all of which go some way in helping to secure it from damage when unoccupied. It can be a worrisome and stressful time for anyone planning to leave their…

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Why Protecting Construction Sites is Important

Construction sites, as with other vacant properties can be dangerous and vulnerable places, especially as they are generally located in a public place or other busy area. They have the potential to not only be damaged and vandalised, but they also pose the risk of harming others who enter them. Therefore, sufficient measures of protection…

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Types of Safes for Your Property

It is natural to want to make sure that your home is secure as possible from thieves potentially running off with your most treasured possessions. It has been reported that domestic burglaries have risen by 30% according to new crime figures released by the Office of National Statistics. What’s more, it has been reported that…

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Obligations of Property Owners for Vacant Land

Although an empty and vacant property or plot of land may seem an easy task for landowners to manage, there is a long list of considerations, obligations and requirements in order to ensure the land’s proper and full safety and upkeep. UK Government statistics have shown an increase of 2.7% for vacant dwellings in recent years,…

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What is Asbestos and Why is it Dangerous?

You may have heard about asbestos, its dangers, its removal and its causing asbestosis in many people throughout the UK, but what exactly is asbestos, why is it dangerous and what do you need to know about it? ‘Asbestos’ is a term used to refer to a combination of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals which…

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Types of Hazardous Waste

The production of waste is unfortunately an unavoidable element to almost any business in any industry, with strict rules and guidelines in the UK regarding how to dispose of hazardous waste. It is also absolutely necessary to ensure the safety of all workers, the public and the environment at all times; which can very often…

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Securing Valuables in Your Home

It is a priority for everyone to keep the valuables they have in their home safe. No one wants to come home or wake-up and find their most precious items gone, stolen or destroyed; and the security concerns when securing your home will greatly differ from security considerations of commercial property owners. As you are…

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Preventing Trespassers and Travellers

If you have commercial or personal property, you will want to make sure that it is very well secured. One of the biggest threats to property is that of trespassers and travellers settling on and around your land or inside a property which belongs to you. Both run-of-the-mill trespassers and travellers can, in a very…