With the lighter evenings and warmer weather, you can be forgiven for letting your guard down when it comes to keeping yourself and your home safe. However, here at AST London, we know the importance of security all year round, and that is why we have put together our four top security tips for staying safe this summer.

Why is Summer Security So Important?

You may think that winter is the perfect season for opportunists and thieves, but summer is, in fact, equally, if not more, dangerous. With households enjoying their outside space more and venturing out in the evenings, it has never been more vital that your home security systems are up to scratch.

1. Check your CCTV

Whatever type of security cameras you have chosen to place around your home, now is the time to check to see that they are all in working order and that they are not obstructed by any external factors such as tree branches.
If you don’t yet have a CCTV system protecting your home, we can help you. Here at AST London, we offer a wide range of CCTV systems, from basic surveillance to more sophisticated digital systems.

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2. Consider Installing An Access Control System

Providing maximum security for your home and your family within, access control systems are a great investment and one of our top safety tips not just for summer but for all year.
Allowing you to monitor who enters and leaves your property around the clock, there are many different types of access control systems that you can choose from depending on the level of protection and control that you want.

3. Be Vigilant

This is one of the most cost-effective security tips for summer! In fact, you don’t have to spend a single penny to make yourself be more aware of your surroundings and to be vigilant when entering and leaving your home.

Look out for any suspicious behaviour, and don’t be afraid to alert the authorities or call for help if you feel threatened or at risk at any time. Make sure that the entire family or household does the same, and you can be certain that when combined with our other solutions, you can all keep safe.

4. Get Smart With Your Security

With smart homes becoming increasingly popular both due to their ability to help you save money and be kinder to the environment, you may not know that they can also make your home safer.
For example, could you choose to install automated doors instead of regular ones? Or an automated locking system that allows you to remotely control all the access points in your home. For bigger homes and businesses, why not consider the automated gates to provide extra peace of mind? Changes like this can provide you with the best solutions to keep you safe this summer.

Protect Your Property And Your Family With Security Solutions From AST London

Find out more of our top summer security tips and techniques by getting in touch with our friendly and experienced team here. Secure your home for the summer with AST London.

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