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Tips to keep your home safe this spring

Tips to keep your home safe this spring

With spring finally here, we can soon expect longer days and kinder weather. To many homeowners, spring brings a change of behaviour as outdoor furniture is uncovered, the BBQ gets a clean and the puncture on the pushbike finally gets repaired, all in readiness for outdoor adventures.

However, the process of spring cleaning can inadvertently make the home less secure and more attractive to opportunist thieves. Here, we outline some tips to maintain home security during springtime:

A year on from the Beast from the East

A year on from the Beast from the East

Its fair to say that the UK has had some unusual weather so far this year.  A mild January led to "Fragrant February" which saw record low temperatures. 

So far, March has seen the UK battered by two separate storms. Storm Freya brought significant amounts of snow to the North and Storm Gareth has brought high winds, sleet and rain across the country. 

To think, it was just over a year ago when we had the "Beast from the East" which blanketed the country in snow and ice for several days. At the time, several Blink customers shared with us fun footage of the wintery conditions captured on their weatherproof Blink XT outdoor cameras. Here's one such video for you to enjoy!

The Blink XT is waterproof and operates in low and high temperatures and has in-built infra-red night-vision which makes it perfect for outdoor use all year round. Check out the different Blink XT systems here.

Tips to keep your home protected over your Winter holiday breaks

Tips to keep your home protected over your Winter holiday breaks
It’s cold. Maybe you fancy a week away - somewhere warmer. Or, maybe you’re a thrill seeker – someone to stand up to the chilly conditions – perhaps on a ski slope in the Alps? Either way, if you’re venturing afar over this winter season, you’ll want to make sure that you’ve left your home safe and secure. Here are some tips to give you peace of mind while you’re on your winter holidays…