Blog

Keeping Your Family Safe (Part 2)

Keeping Your Family Safe (Part 2)

DEFENDoor Overberg

Keeping Your Family Safe (Part 2)

1. Strategically placed lighting outside your house can be a good deterrent. Burglars prefer to operate in dark surroundings. Nowadays you can get very energy-efficient LED bulbs that have built-in sensors that switch on when darkness falls. This means the lights can be left on 24 hours a day thus saving you the hassle of having to switch them on every night.

2. Get a dog. They are great companions and even a small alert dog can warn you when strangers are near. I think it is best to keep the dog indoors, but not under the duvet where they may end up sleeping even more soundly than you!

3. Keep the bushes and trees around your house well trimmed so as to not provide hiding places for intruders.

4. Fit a good security system and have it connected to a company that provides armed response in the case of an emergency.

5. Fit good physical security barriers such as safety gates and burglar proofing that will keep intruders at bay. It’s not true that burglars will be put off at the mere sight of some security barriers, they know very well which systems are easy to breach so don’t waste your money on products that offer little or no deterrence. Security barriers must do what the name says, keep you SECURE!

Keeping Your Family Safe (Part 2)

Henry Klopper

Lock-down and shut the door with security solutions that are designed to secure and protect your home, business premises and factory from unwanted intruders. Gansbaai-based, DEFENDoor Overberg is a leader in the perimeter security product field. The accredited company manufacture, supply and install...

View Profile

What is Xplorio?

Xplorio is your local connection allowing you to find anything and everything about a town.

WATCH THE VIDEO: Welcome to Grabouw & Elgin!
Read More

Other Articles

Rebuilding a Business - Market and Customer Focus

Rebuilding a Business - Market and Customer Focus

In this article, we will now turn the attention to the market and customers.

Spring Special on our Premium Beach Trail

Spring Special on our Premium Beach Trail

Book a party of four and receive a 30% discount on our Premium Beach Trail.

The Breede, Berg & Between, by Bike, Boat & Boot. (and Beast)

The Breede, Berg & Between, by Bike, Boat & Boot. (and Beast)

Chris Venter otherwise known as the Blind Scooter Guy, went from Buffeljagsbaai to Pearly Beach with Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails on his latest adventure...

BUFFELJAGSBAAI to PEARLY BEACH, Monday 24 August 2020

BUFFELJAGSBAAI to PEARLY BEACH, Monday 24 August 2020

The long anticipated day is nearly here, we are finally on track for Chris's horse riding section on his latest adventure...

Keeping Your Family Safe (Part 1)

Keeping Your Family Safe (Part 1)

There are some simple things you can do and habits you can acquire which will go a long way to helping your family stay safe.

DEFENDoor Overberg
TripAdvisor, Travelers Choice Award

TripAdvisor, Travelers Choice Award

We are so excited to receive a TripAdvisor, Travelers Choice Award and to be in the top ten outdoor activities in the Western Cape...

See All Articles