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Securing your home for the holiday season

The festive season is upon us and that means that many people will be locking up their homes and going on holiday. Unfortunately, the holiday season also means a marked increase in crime, specifically burglaries and home invasions.  The 2019 national crime trends have shown an increase in robbery with aggravating circumstances, as well as the number of robberies in residential areas. These crimes see a notable increase of more than 8% during the festive season, starting from as early as October.  As such it is incredibly important that you take all the necessary precautions to burglar-proof your home. When [...]

Safety tips for stay at home moms (3 minute read)

When it comes to safety and security, people often overlook their own personal security when in the comfort of their own home. You are no less likely to be a victim of crime when you’re at home than when you are out, and it is, therefore, crucial that you prioritise your own personal safety no matter where you are. This is especially true for stay at home moms, who often spend a large part of their day at home alone. In order to maximise your, and your children's safety, it is extremely important for stay at home moms to be [...]

4 Features in a home that can attract burglars. – 3 Minute Read

There are many factors at play which can affect whether or not burglars would decide to target a specific home. In order to make your home more unappealing to potential burglars, it is extremely important that you, as a homeowner, are aware of what these features are, as they will enable you to take the necessary precautions to protect your home and your family To help you protect your home and to give you a better idea of what burglars are looking for when they choose houses to target, we’ve put together a list of 4 features which may attract [...]

How you can revive your grass in time for summer

As we move out of the winter months and welcome warmer weather, we inevitably find ourselves spending more time inside your home and more time outside; after all, there’s nothing better than sitting on your patio, soaking up the sun and enjoying a braai while the kids play on the grass.  The only problem is, is that winter can often do a number on our grass, leaving our lawns looking brown, dehydrated and patchy – definitely not the kind of grass you, or the kids, want to play on. So, if your lawns suffered a from the cold this winter [...]

Aluminium Window & Door trends: What you should know

When it comes to designing your home and installing products which optimise space, while still looking good; there are many, many options for you to choose from. One such option is installing aluminium doors and windows. They add an effortlessly sleek feel to any room they’re installed in while also being economical with space and making the most of natural light. Here are some of the biggest aluminium door and window trends in 2019 to keep in mind when looking for the perfect fit for your home. Shades of black Black hues are the colour of the season when it [...]

How Large Aluminium Windows Beautify Your Home (3 Minute Read)

Few things in this world are better than owning and living in a beautiful home, and few changes can truly remaster a house better than large aluminium framed windows. Large windows allow the home to create plenty of appeal with large windows easily creating an aesthetic which cannot be faked. Read here for four reasons why you should install large windows to beautify your home. Natural Light: It’s no secret that natural daylight is highly sought after in homes as it has shown to boost mood as well as help reduce electricity bills. Large windows allow plenty of sunlight to [...]

It’s Better to be Safe than Sorry! 8 Essential Must Haves in Your Safe Zone (3 Minute Read)

With the crime statistics on the rise it is essential that you are safe rather than sorry. Create a safety zone in your home that can give you the time you need to get help should you be faced with a home invasion. A secured safety zone should be constructed using robust burglar proofing barriers such as burglar bars, expandable security doors with a SLAM-Lock feature and security gates. There are several other items which should be included in your home safety zone at all times to provide you with the tools you need in an emergency. Read below for [...]

At Sequ-Door we emphasize customer service

Our name ‘S-E-Q-U’ stands for Service-Excellence-Quality-Unique and, as such, we place a huge emphasis not only on manufacturing high quality aluminium doors, windows and security barrier solutions - but also on our customer-focused approach of providing top quality service to our valued clients.  In order to ensure that our clients have the best possible experience when working with us, we have formulated a customer-focused service plan: Find out more about what can expect from the Sequ-Door experience... Request a FREE quote.  Our booking administrator will contact you to arrange for a professional sales rep to meet onsite, at a time [...]

How to Secure Your Business (5 minute read)

Many businesses whether a storefront, in an office park, runs out of the home, or a stand-alone building, house many valuables that may cost tens or hundreds of thousands in stock or assets. Regardless of what type of business you operate, securing the premises is an essential step to securing your livelihood and safety in the workplace. Here are five key points to remember when you consider securing your business premises. Have a Risk Assessment Done: The first and probably most important step in securing your business and its premises is to have a risk assessment carried out. This will [...]

Wood to Aluminium Conversions

Technology has come a long way over the last 50 years or so and with these advancements, we have been able to make our homes more comfortable and easier to maintain. We have been able to have high tech appliances to make our lives easier, better building techniques to make our homes more durable and even make our homes safer. With all this in mind, it’s understandable why so many people are taking the wood out of window and door frames and replacing them with aluminium. If you’re still not convinced as to whether or not you should make the [...]

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