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Crime in Johannesburg and Summer Thundershowers

Posted by bridget on Tuesday, December 14, 2021,

Summer in Johannesburg means thundershowers. We bless the rains that are falling, with December being one of the wettest months in Johannesburg.  Our dams are filling up nicely with the Vaal at 93%! On the other hand the rain can also be a big inconvenience for many, including your home security and crime in Johannesburg.

Firstly let’s talk about your gate motor. If your gate motor has not been correctly installed following electrical certification you may find yourself in a sticky situati...

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What should your home security look like?

Posted by bridget on Friday, October 1, 2021,

Your home security and your personal security should already be your priority living in Johannesburg with its high crime rate.  This would include the basics and obvious such as locking your front door, burglar bars on windows and security gates on door, plus setting your alarm at night.

Most home invasion criminals are opportunists and making yourself and your home secure is as simple as taking away their opportunity.

6 must do tips to ensure you and your home are secure:

1) Your home nee...
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Home Security Assessment - Think like a thief

Posted by Bridget on Tuesday, March 23, 2021,


When last did you check your own home security?
All it takes is 30 minutes but can save you many tears and money.  It is essential to close any loopholes for a criminal to use to gain entry onto your property and into your premises.

Think like a thief:

Start at your perimeter

·         Boundary wall: Look at your front wall from the road side and imagine how your side and back walls looks from your neighbours side.  Assess how easy it is to climb over. Are ther...

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Improve Your House Perimeter Security: 5 Tips

Posted by bridget on Tuesday, December 8, 2020,

Keeping our house perimeter security and inside space secure should be our priority.  Our homes are our sanctuaries, the place where we can kick off our shoes after a long day in the office and chill.  And even more now during Covid-19 as poverty and crime increase in Johannesburg. Take a walk around your property and look for soft spots that can be used by criminals.  The exercise is well worth it.

Here are 5 tips on how to protect your homes, if these strategies are not in place yet.  Star...

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