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Thornhill Security Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

Dear Customers,

As the situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to escalate, we wanted to reassure customers that we are constantly monitoring the situation and will adhere to latest Government advice. The well being of our staff and customers is our highest priority and we have put a number of measures in place to keep them safe including:

  • All of our installation teams will now be wearing protective gloves on jobs.
  • All of our staff are washing their hands more regularly.
  • We are providing anti bacterial hand wash in all of our toilet facilities,
  • Our cleaning schedule has been increased.

We have also put in additional measures to make ordering over the phone easier, and you will now find a quick callback request form on every product listed on our website for ease of use, please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need more information about any of our products,

Additional Services

Our fully equipped safe removal and installation teams can help with the installation, relocation or removal of a range of other heavy equipment including engineering machines, printing presses and heavy factory equipment that requires specialist removing; call us today for a free quote.

Thanks

The Thornhill Security Team

How to Keep your Home Secure – National Home Security Month 2019

How secure would you say your home is? It would seem that a good number of adults in the UK are confident that their home and possessions are safe with 28% not taking any security precautions at all.

However, the stats from the Office of National Statistics say otherwise with theft rates having risen by 13% between March 2017 and March 2019. That’s why Yale’s National Home Security Month seeks to highlight how homeowners can keep their homes more secure with a different focus for each week of October.

Read on to find out more about the security issues that are being focussed on this National Home Security Month.

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Thornhill Security Add ABUS Security Master Key Systems To Their Extensive Range

abus security products now available at ThornhillAt Thornhill security, we are always on the lookout for new security manufacturers and products to incorporate into our ever growing range of products. Our latest offering comes from ABUS Security, a German manufacturer of a full range of commercial industrial and domestic security solutions.

We now supply the innovative ‘zolit’ master key system, find out more about ABUS Security and the products we now stock from them to benefit our customers.

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Shop Security and a Visit To Trinity College In Cambridge For Thornhill Security

Thornhill took a trip to the Trinity College in Cambridge last week. Whilst at the venue, we installed a safe in a nearby shop – under the watchful eye of Henry VIII.

Installing a safe in a commercial property is just one way to keep money and valuables safe from intruders all the year round. Read on to find out more about how to protect your commercial premises…

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Biometric Locks – The Future Of Domestic Security?

fingerpring access for biometric locksFingerprint recognition was once something of the future, but in recent years biometric technologies have slowly been making their way into our lives. Everyday devices such as iPhones are now opened with the touch of a finger. With the advancements in technology, locking systems that incorporate these technologies have become less expensive, meaning they are no longer reserved for just the elite.

In this blog post, we will look at the benefits and potential drawbacks of incorporating biometric technology into your home along with biometric technologies now available at Thornhill Security.

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Burg Wachter Door eGuard Available At Thornhill Security

new productsAs part of our commitment to being at the forefront of new technologies, we now stock the Door eGuard DG8100 electronic door spy hole from Burg Wachter. This innovative product allows users to view who is outside their home on a digital screen – eliminating the struggle of traditional spyholes.

Find out more about the Door eGuard DG8100 and how it can benefit you:

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Say Goodbye To Big Sets Of Keys With A Master Key System

Thornhill security master keyYear upon year, commercial and retail industries experience the most amount of crime compared to any other sector with over 12,000 crimes reported in 2015 in the UK. This figure is far lower than previous years as many retailers have worked to improve the security of their businesses. Security is paramount to any business who wants to prevent crime against them, a break in can have devastating effects on a business and depending on the nature of the break it can compromise client confidentiality.

Thornhill security offers you peace of mind against internal and external crime in the form of the master key system

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Bishop Sutton Tennis Club Protection by Mul-T-Lock

Thornhill Security recently upgraded the security at Bishop Sutton Tennis Club from a mechanical locking solution to a Mul-T-Lock Access Control System, quickly and cost effectively with the use of Mul-T-Lock’s innovative Smartair all-in-one security solution.

The Brief

 The tennis club required a cost effective access control solution, which could solve key management issues and still allow all members individual fob access. A new, modern clubhouse was to replace the 60 year old wooden ex-school room and whilst entry to courts and clubhouse had previously been by padlocks, with every member having a key, simple access to the new clubhouse was to be by individual fobs.

The Solution

We recommended Smartair from Mul-T-Lock, an all in one access control system that removes the need for expensive data cabling and re-wiring and simply operates from a unique management card, so user fobs can be easily added or removed as required.

Smartair Update On Card is one of four systems available in the range, designed to offer upgraded security from basic requirements such as a single door system right up to many doors linked back to a PC.

The Result

Says Chris Rylance of Bishop Sutton Tennis Club: “The installation of Smartair was quick and trouble free and is proving to work well. We have distributed nearly 500 fobs to our members and feedback suggests the fob offers a greater convenience”.

Mul-T-Lock’s MD Steve Ross concluded: “The features of the Smartair range make it a simple and intelligent way of upgrading the controllability and security level of any premises from mechanical to access control, and in the process solving key management issues and enabling a more convenient solution, without compromising on security.”

Phill Hill at Thornhill Security added: “Smartair’s real advantage over its competition is how easy it is to install. The Update on Card or Fob option offers extensive features normally associated with a sophisticated access control system, offering the Committee at Bishop Sutton Tennis Club a complete future proofed solution to manage who has access to the club at anytime.”

Find out More

For further information on Smartair and Access Control Systems available from Thornhill Security call one of our expert security team on 0117 967 4994 today for free advice and a no obligation quote, or to discuss the most appropriate access control system for your premises.