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Winter is definitely here which means longer nights and more opportunity for domestic burglaries and vehicle theft to take place under the cover of darkness. For wholesalers, providing, maintaining and updating security systems is critical at this time of year.
Home and business owners should be more inclined to protect their properties this year given the sharp increase in crime reported by the Office for National Statistics. They found that the total number of crimes reported to and recorded by UK police rose by 10% between April 2016 and March 2017 to almost six million. Worryingly, this is the biggest rise in crime that has been reported in the last 10 years.
During this 12-month period, it is reported that over 650,000 domestic burglaries and 790,000 vehicle thefts took place. These worrying statistics are likely to galvanise home and business owners into increasing their property security.
Some property owners may be starting from scratch with installing a security system, whereas others may simply need to upgrade their systems and replace damaged equipment. Wholesalers should be ready to meet these demands with high-quality and affordable products such as;
The key thing for wholesalers is to keep up to date with the latest developments in security products. With this knowledge and expertise, wholesalers can make the most of their relationships and advise contractors on the best solutions and products for them.