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Pubs Burglar Thieve

Thieves are systematically checking pubs and clubs for security weaknesses

A week ago in Nottingham there was a spate of smashed pub windows all on St James Street. Police are yet to provide any detailed information but to our expert eyes it looks a systematic testing for security vulnerabilities. One of the pubs had a faulty alarm and was completely […]


Burglar alarm system

Why your Alarm sometimes malfunctions and goes off in the night… and what you can do about it

It’s a sound many homeowners have heard: the 3 a.m. alarm siren. Why does it happen? Well, it’s a simple matter of the battery’s charge level and the outside air temperature. The alarm siren on the outside of your house contains a number of items and not just a loud […]


Business Premises are being left more vulnerable to burglary during lockdown…
…Here’s what you can do

Last month the Nottingham Evening post reported about a bar in Nottingham that had £7,000 worth of alcohol stolen in a burglary. Police say Olivia’s Townhouse in Chapel Bar, which is currently closed due to national lockdown restrictions, was targeted by thieves. The basement is believed to have been accessed and […]

Street view of Chapel Bar in Nottingham

When should you upgrade your fire alarm detectors?

Have you ever wondered how long your current fire detection system will last? Possibly not: after all, once a system is installed it’s quite unobtrusive and other than keeping on top of its periodic maintenance you probably wouldn’t have it uppermost in your mind. If it’s regularly serviced and maintained […]


Bright sparks stay safe!

At Bit4 Nottingham we like look to after you the public. We install, test and repair all types of electrical work, burglar alarms, CCTV, door access and more. We are continually shocked by the quality of other “electricians” workmanship. Bit4 are fully trained, NAPIT accredited and insured to work on […]


Your home, protect it!

Everyday hundreds of homeowners look to buy a new burglar alarm system. There are hundreds of thousands of companies out there offering burglar alarms all over the UK some are registered installers with an accreditation and some are just electricians or DIY installers. The other night i was sat on Facebook […]


Don’t get burnt in the summer sun.

During these summer months you’re probably not thinking about your home security, you’re probably thinking about your holidays and the kids being off school.   Unfortunately it might surprise you to hear that in around 25 percent of break-ins that take place in the spring and summer months, entry is […]