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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 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 are vital for all construction sites,…

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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 for 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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