What should you know before buying a safe?

Here at Shanken Security Solutions, we really focus on keeping your entire home safe. This includes those important family keepsakes, fine jewelry, and security documents. Although the perimeter of your home is secure with door and window locks, this does not necessarily mean that these small valuables are safe left out in the open. If you truly cherish these items, it is vital that you purchase a safe for you home. There are so many different sizes and kinds on offer, and we have put together these tips on what you need to know before buying: Read more

How to secure your home for the school holiday

The school holidays are fast approaching and therefor it is important to secure your home before you leave on holiday. Through just a small amount of investment, you can make your home much more secure than it had previously been. Shanken Security Solutions have gathered a small list of recommendations which can help you to complete this task which pays dividends throughout the rest of the year. Read more

How to prevent burglaries

4 Things burglars do not want you to know

 Crime is a prominent issue in South Africa. South Africa has a very high rate of murders, assaults, rapes (adult, child, elderly and infant), and other crimes compared to most countries. Most emigrants from South Africa state that crime was a big factor in their decision to leave. The South African Police Service is responsible for managing 1115 police stations across South Africa.

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Home safety tips

7 Home Security Tips

If you don’t feel safe sleeping at home, if every bump in to the night makes you wonder what could be lurking in the darkness, you need to seek peace of mind. Your home should be a safe haven where you can relax and enjoy quality time with friends and family, not somewhere where you feel unsafe and threatened.

If you’re feeling vulnerable at home, it may be a good idea to follow these home security tips: Read more

Benefits of electric fencing

Benefits of Electric Fencing

Electric fence wire carries the current or electricity in an electric fence. A source of electricity (battery or main electric supply) sends power to an energizer or fence charger, which in turn delivers pulsing signals of electricity through the electric fence wire. When any conducting object or an animal touches the fence, it completes the electric circuit by connecting to ground. As a result, a short electric shock passes through the object or animal in question. Electric fence wire has several benefits over barbed wire. Read more