10 safety tips for cyclists in South Africa

Whether you’re an amateur cyclist looking to improve your fitness and reach your cycling goals or a professional that’s out there on most days of the week, South African cyclists face a great deal of risk every time they hit the road. While we’re going to focus specifically on crimes that are commonly perpetrated against […]

10 ways to boost your home security in 10 minutes or less

With such high security expenses, you’d think we’d make the most of our existing home security systems but, you’d be surprised at just how many people are doing it all wrong. From blocked motion sensors to incorrectly positioned cameras, here are 10 ways to boost your home security in 10 minutes.

Top 5 solar LED flood lights for home security in South Africa

I’ve written extensively on the importance of outdoor security lights for home security but, have not yet covered solar LED flood lights in particular. With frequent power cuts and load shedding that never sticks to published schedules, more and more South Africans are opting for solar LED flood lights. Solar vs regular LED flood lights […]

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Tourist safety in South Africa – a comprehensive guide

Educating yourself on crime and personal safety in South Africa – specifically on what types of crimes are commonly perpetrated against tourists and locals – should be one of the most important parts of planning your trip to South Africa. While Johannesburg has the highest crime rates among the nine provinces, crime is rife throughout […]

ADT’s Special Offers – Home Security Basics

With South Africa having one of the largest private security industries in the world, when it comes to finding a security company to protect your home and family there are no shortage of contenders. I will discuss a few practical aspects that you need to consider when choosing a security company in South Africa below. […]

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Lighting for Outdoor Security and LED Floodlights

While doing massive security upgrades like installing a complete alarm system or electric fence are not affordable – installing outdoor lighting is. Whether you install simple LED floodlights or more complex Solar LED lights with motion sensing capabilities – it will significantly improve the safety and security of your home. I will even go so […]

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6 Reasons you Need a CCTV System at Home

CCTV systems play a big role in deterring, apprehending and prosecuting criminals in South Africa. While having a CCTV system may not always stop criminals, it certainly helps deter, and in some instances, prosecute and convict criminals. While CCTV systems were once reserved for businesses and very wealthy residential homes or apartments this is no […]

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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 […]