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Security and Safety Precautions when Selling your Home in South Africa

With so many property scams and attacks on real estate agents and homeowners safety when selling your home has come under the spotlight. Under normal circumstances you would not let any strangers into your home. Allowing people to have a look around your home increases the chances that your home will be targeted for crime. […]

Safety precautions when travelling to South Africa

This is a complete guide to the safety precautions you need to take when travelling to South Africa. It is intended to guide foreign students as well as tourists and business travelers. Whether you’ve enrolled at a flight academy to pursue your dreams of becoming a pilot or, are attending one of our many great […]

10 Safety and Security Precautions for People who Live Alone

Living on your own has countless numbers of perks but it also means that you have no one waiting for you to arrive home, no one to check to see if you’ve arrived home and no one to raise the alarm when you don’t arrive home or when something suspect is happening. It is therefore […]

Improve your Home Security with Light Timers

Light timers  are usually considered a convenient energy saving feature since you do not have to remember to turn the lights on and off but, in South Africa, they’re a necessity – particularly for anyone that takes frequent business trips or is going away on holiday. Essentially these timers, which can be either of the […]

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Setting up a DIY CCTV System for your Home

In the modern era, technology keeps advancing and bringing potentially sci-fi-style capability to one’s home. Nowadays, what was positively Super Spy material a mere decade or two ago is not only a reality, but also a necessity in our crime riddled country. It is only a natural progression for the installation of a CCTV system […]

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8 Tips to Avoid a Smash and Grab Incident

Most smash and grab incidents occur during peak traffic – between 06h00 and 08h00 and 16h00 and 20h00. Women are targeted much more frequently than men, usually because they tend to carry handbags and, have more “items of value” in their vehicles. They are also seen as easier victims since they are unlikely to be able […]

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Polycarbonate Transparent Burglar Bars

With all the security measures that South Africans take to protect their homes – a beautiful piece of architecture can go from elegant and picturesque to a prison-like fortress. Are you tired of feeling like your home is a prison? Well now you can replace those ominous metal burglar bars with something that’s just as […]

Electric Fencing for Residential Homes in South Africa

Did you know? Not all of the wires on your electric fence are “live” – they alternate between live and earth – which is critical to ensuring the fence can actually cause an electric shock and detect the lifting or tampering of wires. Electric fence installation in South Africa Electric fencing can easily be considered […]

Emergency Contact Numbers

South African Emergency Numbers Police : 10111 Toll-free cell phone emergency (police, ambulance and fire) : 112 Ambulance :10177 Private Ambulance Services: ER24 : 084 124 Netcare 911 : 082 911 Accident/Recovery Towing: Towing: 0861-072-872 Stolen Phone Sim + Phone Block Cell C : 084-140 MTN : 083-1-173 Vodacom : 083-1-173 Stolen Card Cancellations: FNB […]

9 Security Precautions and Tips for your Garden

Demand lighting Lighting is extremely important – robbers and burglars would prefer to do their work in the shadows where there is little to no chance of them being spotted. Dark corners and areas are simply dangerous and must be sorted out as a matter of urgency. An LED floodlight that is installed in the […]