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Safety tips for stay at home moms

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Secure Your Property (3 minute read)

Many residents in South Africa are aware of the high crime statistics that we face in our country. We know that regardless of age, race, location, or income status, home invasions are a reality which can affect anyone and everyone. House robberies are a job and career choice for some people, it is the way they provide for their families, but that does not mean your home should be a target. For ways to effectively secure your home and keep your loved ones safe, follow these six steps and ensure your home is safe from home invasions. • Ensure that [...]

The Importance of AAAMSA (5 minute read)

At Sequ-Door, we are proud of our AAAMSA certification, not only because we’ve worked hard in achieving both the manufacturing and installation accreditations but also because it allows us to bring our clients the very best in aluminium products and services. What is AAAMSA? AAAMSA stands for the Association of Architectural Aluminium Manufacturers of South Africa and helps customers to determine the difference between companies with professionally manufactured aluminium products and quality installation services and companies which don’t make the standard. Companies with an AAAMSA certification hold it as a badge of honour as it shows the company’s unwavering dedication [...]

Let’s Talk Safety Zones (5 minute read)

South Africa, unfortunately, has a high crime rate which causes concern for families when we consider home robberies. We have all heard or read the horror stories of a family caught up in a home robbery and what can happen to them. Here is how you can create a safety zone at home to prevent the worst from happening to your loved ones. The first thing you will need to do when creating a safety zone in your home is select the best area for your family to be safe in. The safety zone will need to be easily accessible [...]

Is your security system foolproof? (3 Min read)

As the days are becoming shorter and the weather is becoming colder, it’s time to take a look at your current security routine and consider whether it can be improved. Insurance companies are seeing a spike in claims during the winter months due to more crimes taking place. Read on to learn what you need to do to secure your property this winter and prevent unwanted intruders from entering your home. Test Each of Your System’s ComponentsOne of the first things you need to consider when securing your property is to discover what is working and what elements of your [...]

Your Right to Safety (4-minute read)

South Africans are not strangers to the dread of load shedding and many of us have a plan of action for when the lights go out, although we don’t always consider our safety plans during this time. With a load-shedding schedule being publicly announcing when the blackouts will occur, burglars are given the opportunity to schedule robberies far more easily. Here are a few tips to planning for load shedding beyond making sure your generator is in good working order and you have a supply of diesel to keep you going. Back up batteries:Make sure your gate, alarm system, and [...]

Preparing for the December Crime Spike (3 minute read)

For many, December is a time for rest and recuperation with some much needed time off. However, there are those who see December as the busiest time of the year, home intruders. Nothing can ruin a great holiday like returning home to find your house has been broken into. This frightening thought is a reality for many South Africans, and many victims and burglars alike believe there is no justice after these crimes are committed. The best way to ensure your home and possessions are safe while you’re away this December is to make sure your home is burglar proof. [...]

Security Shutters at 10% Discount!

Sequ-Door and Block House Shutters have just teamed up to bring you their NEW range of Security Shutters. This also comes with a LAUNCH DISCOUNT of 10% if you place your order in the month of November 2018. The security of your home or business will no longer cost you the visual appeal of your building, in fact, the elegant design and beautiful craftsmanship of these Security Shutters were designed with style in mind. This means that with Block House Security Shutters installed by Sequ-Door into your home, will provide you and your family with the high-security levels they deserve [...]