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Home Security Advice

The following home security advice will help to keep your home and possessions safer and reduce the chances of you falling victim to an opportunistic burglar.

We've broken down our advice into sections: Door security, Window security, Garage security, Home safes and how to secure your home when you're away.

Police Preferred

All the security products that are recommended in these guides meet the ‘Police Preferred’ specification of Secured by Design.  Look for our logo on the product packaging or when buying a product, ask whether it has been accredited by Secured by Design, the official police security initiative.

You can also visit our Members Page, where we list the companies who are members of Secured by Design along with their accredited products. You can also search for products via the product search function.