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Expanding Van Security: Beyond the Van with Vanguardian

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Introduction to VanGuardian’s Van Security Solutions

The security & protection of vans from ( VanCrime) “criminal damage” and the subsequent theft of  tools & equipment  is of a growing concern for many businesses with rising insurance cover for both the vehicle as well as the tools they carry. We need to also consider the disruption caused with the van being off the road and out of action while in for repair and these crimes continue to rise year on year that’s why VanGuardian steps in as a game-changer, offering instead of the traditional ( failing) “reactionary approach” –  After the damage is done.

VanGuardian provides A preemptive approach, with an early warning solution based on the principle of “Drawing attention” to criminal activity before the damage is done Thwarting the actions of thieves, protecting the vehicle & safeguarding the tools and equipment inside making it a cost effective and affordable solution and a simple end user fitting, with no drilling, no screwing, and no wiring so  you are not having to then employ the services of a specialist fitter making fitting a wired alarm inconvenient and costly.

A flexible  alarm system tailored for individual specific needs so you simply decide what you want to protect and with a multitude of alarm combinations the perfect bundle can be found for your application  . With an ever-increasing rate of van break-ins, the criminal damage done by thieves e needed to be addressed.   Vanguardian’s zonal alarm system  is designed, not only   to deter thieves thieves from targeting your van with an intimidating visible deterrent,  but if ignored, A powerful unimpeded alarm blast is activated on contact, to immediately Thwart the actions of thieves and alert you when thieves are operating in time to take action  to ,and ultimately deter criminal activity around your van and safeguarding what’s inside! And that’s a WIN WIN

The Revolutionary Adhesive Technology 

A standout key feature of Vanguardian’s alarms is their revolutionary PATENTED base and the use of adhesive technology. To quickly and simply, “yet securely”, attach the flexible base to the vehicle without the need for drilling holes or inflicting any damage to the fabric of the vehicle which makes its application perfect for lease hire vehicles as it does not damage the vehicle and when required, can successfully be removed by following the correct removal procedure  This special adhesive is crucial for easy and durable installation, eliminating the need for drilling or damaging the vehicle. This innovative approach to installation makes Vanguardian alarms not only user-friendly but also ensures that the security system remains waterproof, resilient and effective over time. The adhesive’s strength and reliability mean that once installed, Vanguardian alarms provide a steadfast line of defence against theft and vandalism, all while preserving the integrity of the van’s exterior.

The Power of Omnidirectional Sound 

Vanguardian alarms harness the power of omnidirectional sound, diffraction  a pivotal patented feature developed by the team at VanGuardian   that significantly enhances the effectiveness of the alarm. This sound technology ensures that the alarm’s audio output is not confined to a single direction, but radiates and scatters  in all directions. This   wider dispersion of sound serves as a more potent alarm deterrent to potential thieves, making it impossible for them to operate around a van  unnoticed. The omnidirectional sound diffraction created by the patented cover plate   also means that the alarm once activated  can be heard from various angles and distances, increasing the ability to draw attention to criminal activity on and around a vehicle Before damage is done!

Van alarm with Omnidirectional sound


Case Study: A Real-World Application 

Paul Duffy’s story is a testament for  the need to take back control and STOP thieves from operating around a van “undetected”  and to fit a VanGuardian to Eliminate the time thieves can operate around your van 

This recent CCTV video footage below is testament to the value that VanGuardian can offer to your vehicle once fitted. Protecting it from criminal damage and safeguarding the  tools and equipment inside is a win win 

 This real-world example highlights the practical benefits and reliability of Vanguardian’s alarm systems in safeguarding not just the vehicle, but also the essential tools and equipment it contains.

Extending Security Beyond the Van 

Vanguardian’s security solutions extend beyond just protecting the van. The alarms can be strategically used to secure expensive power tools and equipment outside the van, such as at worksites or when tools are in use but unattended. This extended security feature is invaluable for tradespeople who require their tools to be accessible yet secure. The adaptability of Vanguardian’s alarms means they can be deployed in various scenarios, providing a comprehensive security solution that protects the van and its contents, whether stationary or in use.

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Dual Alarm System: A Closer Look 

Vanguardian’s dual alarm unit   marks a significant advancement in vehicle security technology. The DUAL ALARM  unit  features two powerful alarm speaker outlets, amplifying the range and impact of the alarm sound. The dual nature of the alarm with the patented cover plate applied ensures a wider dispersion of sound, making it  extremely effective in alerting the surrounding area of any potential criminal activity around your vehicle   This  unit, in part, or as a pair or a bundle is highly recommended    for  any type of vehicles , offering enhanced audible perception and powerful alarm protection   its sheer size making an intimidating VISIBLE deterrent so thieves can see the vehicle is protected before they even approach and is always recommended for the rear door area on any size van and is often partnered with another DUAL alarm on the side door area on larger vans, and a SINGLE alarm on the side door area on a smaller van   The DUAL alarm is highly recommended by our customers


Maximizing Battery Life and Efficiency 

The battery life of VanGuardian’s alarm system is engineered for longevity and efficiency. With a standby operation of up to six months and active use between three to five months, depending on frequency of use, the system ensures sustained protection. To maintain optimal performance, it is advised to regularly check and replace batteries as needed. The inclusion of a low battery reminder beep, sounding three to five days before complete depletion, is a crucial feature that helps users maintain uninterrupted security.

Advanced Features for Modern Needs

The combination of omnidirectional sound and efficient battery life positions VanGuardian’s alarm systems as a fitting solution for modern security needs. The omnidirectional sound ensures that alerts are not just loud but also reach a wider area, crucial for deterring theft in busy or spacious environments. Simultaneously, the efficient battery design complements the busy schedules of tradespeople and van owners, ensuring their vehicles and tools are protected without constant maintenance.

Vanguardian’s Lifetime Replacement Pledge 

VanGuardian’s Lifetime Replacement Pledge is a bold demonstration of their commitment to customer support and vehicle security. This unique pledge offers free replacement of the alarm system in cases of vandalism, damage, theft, or if it’s forcibly removed by a thief. This assurance reflects Vanguardian’s dedication to providing long-term security solutions and underscores their confidence in the durability and effectiveness of their products. Such a pledge significantly boosts customer trust and satisfaction, knowing that their investment in security is backed by a company that genuinely cares about their safety and peace of mind.


Conclusion: Why Choose Vanguardian? 

Vanguardian stands out as a comprehensive solution for van and tool security, offering advanced alarm systems with innovative features like revolutionary adhesive technology, omnidirectional sound, and dual alarm functionality. Their Lifetime Replacement Pledge further cements their commitment to customer satisfaction and long-term support. Choosing Vanguardian means investing in a security system that is not only effective but also backed by a company deeply dedicated to protecting your livelihood.


Vanguardian Van Alarm System

Engage and Learn More 

For those interested in enhancing their vehicle and tool security, exploring Vanguardian’s offerings is a step towards peace of mind and safety. Visit the Vanguardian Van Alarm Shop to learn more about their products and how they can protect your assets. Embrace the security and support that Vanguardian offers and join the community of satisfied users who trust in their comprehensive security solutions.




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Michael Horsfall

Michael Horsfall, a seasoned plumbing and heating engineer with over 35 years of trade experience, is the innovative mind behind VanGuardian, a proactive van security solution. His journey into the realm of security was triggered by recurrent incidents of theft, particularly copper pipe theft right from outside his residence in Leeds. The rampant van crimes led him to envision VanGuardian, a patented alarm system engineered to deter theft by activating upon contact, safeguarding assets before any damage occurs. Michael's in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by tradesmen, paired with his endeavor on Dragons' Den to secure investment, underscores his commitment to fostering van safety. His profound expertise and real-world experience equip him with a distinctive insight, making his blogs an invaluable resource for individuals seeking pragmatic advice on van safety and security.

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