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Which is Best - Combination or Keyed Padlocks

Thursday 14th October 2021

Which is Best - Combination or Keyed Padlocks

Here at Insight Security we understand how difficult it can be to select the right padlock. We routinely deal with customer queries asking us which is the best padlock from our store for their needs. In this post we clarify the pros and cons associated with combination padlocks and provide some useful guidance to help when determining which padlock is the best choice.


What is a Dumbbell Type Lock

Thursday 7th October 2021

What is a Dumbbell Type Lock

There are so many different types and styles of padlock available today it can be difficult to identify the best for a specific need. One of the most popular types available from our store is the Roundlock RL21 Dumbbell type of padlock. In this post we look more closely at this popular padlock and how its typically used.


Roller Barrier is an Effective Anti Climb Fence Topper

Thursday 30th September 2021

Roller Barrier is an Effective Anti Climb Fence Topper

Our Roller Barrier anti climb system is now widely deployed as an effective anti climb fence topper, enhancing the performance of existing security fencing in a variety of installations. We are immensely proud of the versatility of our Roller Barrier design and the bespoke installations our team have successfully achieved. In this post we highlight just some of the many fencing and gateway Roller Barrier installations that demonstrate how adaptable and effective the system is.


Personal Safety Alarms for Peace of Mind

Thursday 23rd September 2021

Personal Safety Alarms for Peace of Mind

As entertainment venues and clubs begin to reopen and the Autumn nights draw in its vitally important to consider how to stay safe when out and about after dark. People walking alone are particularly vulnerable to attack so its worthwhile considering effective ways to remain safe.


Making Your Home Safe for Children

Thursday 16th September 2021

Making Your Home Safe for Children

Parents and carers will understand and appreciate the need to make homes safe for growing children. Our adult-friendly homes may be great for grown ups but there are often many potential hazards for youngsters. In this post we examine two well known areas of risk and how to make them safe: electrical power outlets and doors.


Big Boy Ground Anchor Reviews and Recertification

Thursday 9th September 2021

Big Boy Ground Anchor Reviews and Recertification

We’ve previously proudly reported how our super-tough Big Boy Ground Anchor easily withstood rigorous independent destruction testing carried out by Bennetts, the UK’s leading assessor of motorcycling products. In this post we report the feedback provided by the lucky BikeSocial member who won a Big Boy ground anchor in their competition. And we also announce that our Big Boy has successfully achieved recertification from Sold Secure.


Anti Climb Collars for Pole and Post Protection

Thursday 2nd September 2021

Anti Climb Collars for Pole and Post Protection

Pole mounted equipment such as CCTV cameras, lighting, solar panels and antennae, often attracts unwanted attention from thieves and vandals. Some foolhardy individuals risk serious injury by climbing supporting posts and poles to steal or tamper with equipment, often causing significant damage in the process. In this blog post we look at how and why you need to protect your pole mounted equipment and deter anyone from attempting to climb your support posts and poles.


Protect Your Drain Pipes with Robust Downpipe Covers

Thursday 26th August 2021

Protect Your Drain Pipes with Robust Downpipe Covers

Drain pipes are an essential element in the exterior plumbing and rainwater management systems used on practically every home and property throughout the UK. Unfortunately, they often present an irresistible attraction for children who will attempt to climb almost anything and they can also present attractive access routes for burglars who want to break into buildings. In this post we look at how our popular downpipe covers provide essential protection for exterior pipework.


Best Plants for Home Security

Thursday 19th August 2021

Best Plants for Home Security

Devising and establishing an effective home security strategy can be complex and costly. Many people immediately think about CCTV systems and other high tech security solutions, overlooking the fact that long before these were available various plants were commonly used to protect homes against intruders, keep predatory animals at bay and prevent livestock from straying. Many plants have developed robust, thorny, spiky defense mechanisms which make them formidable barriers so in this post we look at some examples of defensive plants you might want to consider for your garden.


Are Anti Climb Spikes Legal

Thursday 12th August 2021

Are Anti Climb Spikes Legal

People considering various perimeter security solutions to bolster security around their homes and work premises often ask: Are anti climb spikes legal? The answer to this question is: yes they are - but you need to use them in accordance with the law. So in this post we look at the legal requirements which you need to be aware of.


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