What Is Lock Bumping?

“Lock bumping” is one of the most common methods of attack during a burglary. Criminals manipulate the lock by placing a “bump key” into the lock and striking it with a heavy object, which causes the pins in the cylinder to vibrate up and down, tricking the lock into opening

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Should You Install Fire Doors in Your Home?

Everyone knows that fire doors are an essential part of a communal building’s structure, as they can save lives by preventing the spread of fire, and are also legally required. But should you have them in your home? What do Fire Doors do? Fire doors fitted with fire-safe hardware can

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Make Home Security Top Of Your New Year’s Resolutions List

Improving your home security should be top of your resolutions list this year! Securing your home is much more than just locking your windows and doors, it’s also about installing high quality home security solutions that are designed to prevent common burglary techniques. Don’t let your home security measures slip

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5 Tips to Improve Home Security this Christmas

Christmas is a busy time of the year for us all – including thieves!  It’s all too easy to get distracted in the festive excitement and overlook home security measures. With the dark nights creeping in and homes filled with expensive gifts, there’s never a better time to spruce up your home security. We’ve

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What’s the Best Letterbox for your Home?

With so many options for letterplates on the market, it can be difficult to choose the best letterbox for your home. The main points to consider are the appearance of the letterbox and how it will contribute to the overall look of your front door, and the security features; quality

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Euro Cylinder Locks – What To Look For

Thinking of upgrading your Euro cylinder locks, but unsure what to look for? Not to worry – we’ll talk you through what to consider! 3-star rated Euro cylinders provide the highest security level available. They can defend against all the most common methods of forced entry, including cylinder snapping, picking

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Beat Winter Crime with These 6 Top Tips

The winter months have officially begun – the clocks have gone back and the weather’s getting cold. With the dark nights setting in, it’s an ideal time to assess your home security to protect against winter crime. Research carried out by Co-Operative Insurance reveals that home thefts are more likely

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UAP to Win? – Our 2021 Award Entries

  Award season has come around, and UAP are finalists in two business and industry awards, the G Awards (Glass and Glazing) and Engage Awards. We have also entered into the Edie sustainability business awards for our eco-friendly practices and net-zero initiatives.   G21 Awards The G Awards is the

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