- Never leave keys in the ignition when your vehicle is unattended
- Close all windows and lock all doors
- Lock your car when paying for fuel
- Don't hide spare car keys on the car
This week the Preston Leader is running a feature on home security and have provided a home safety audit checklist to help people make sure their homes and property are protected from burglary. Here are the areas that a qualified locksmith and security specialist can help you with:
- Can gates be secured?
- Is the letterbox fitted with an … Continue Reading ››
Northcote and Thornbury have hit the top 20 suburbs in Melbourne for car theft. In the 12 months to April 2014, 192 vehicles were stolen with 50 still missing. According to the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council, most of the cars stolen were pre-2001 vehicles and probably didn't have Continue Reading ››
Today, police across Brunswick, Coburg and Glenroy are hitting the streets and carparks as part of Operation Aware, a campaign to educate owners about car theft prevention. Operation Aware involves police patrolling carparks at railway stations and shopping centres checking for unlocked vehicles, and leaving valuables such as handbags … Continue Reading ››
Protect your valuables while you're away this holiday season. Install a safe to keep your cash, jewellery and personal documents secure in the event of a break-in. After all if you have thought of a place to hide something then chances are a thief will have too. So, no more hiding your valuables in the … Continue Reading ››
Do you live in the Melbourne CBD or Docklands?Then you probably live in an apartment. Mebourne CBD and Docklands has seen a significant rise in residential apartment blocks in the past few years. If you are new to apartment living then there are additional security measures that you need … Continue Reading ››
- Is your business part of the new retail trend: pop-up shops?
- Do you have a short-term lease?
- Are you thinking about security for your shop but want to keep shop fit-out costs low?
Local police are currently warning motorists that thieves are targeting Watsonia railway station carpark. Most of the break-ins are occuring during the working week when the majority of cars are parked for the entire day. Here's a few tips … Continue Reading ››