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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 aware of certain safety tips and procedures that they can follow in the case of an emergency. Always keep your windows and doors locked Although you more than likely keep your doors and windows locked when you leave your home, it is just as, if not even more important to do the same when you are at home with [...]
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 you leave your home, it automatically becomes a target for burglars as they canvas suburbs looking for homes that are easy targets. As such it is incredibly important that you take all the necessary precautions to properly secure your home. Before you leave, ensure that you have a working home security and alarm system and always notify your security or [...]
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 burglars to a home: 1. Location The proximity of a home in relation to easy escape routes, such as highways, main roads and open plots of land can be a big determining factor in whether or not it will be targeted. Burglars may be more inclined to target a specific house if they feel as though they can get away relatively [...]
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 and you’re in need of a lawn makeover, here are some handy tips to revive your grass and have it looking amazing in time for summer. Clean your garden By cleaning up your garden, removing dead plants, leaves and weeds you’ll be able to get a better idea of the state your garden in general. Once your garden is clear [...]
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 comes to choosing the perfect colour for your aluminium window or door frames. Choosing black shades for your door and window frames will help add a stylish element to your home with a timeless, yet sleek and contemporary feel. Black is also a colour which can complement a diverse array of colour schemes from bold, to muted colours; making it [...]
Another successful Sequ-Door job completed! Before and after pictures of our latest project. Removal of the out-dated wooden windows and door frames and replaced with sleek and elegant aluminium frames. Contact us for a quote today and lets make your living space inspired and secured. Email: email@example.com