24 May 2013
Emergency situations like fire, flooding or a home invasion unfortunately do happen but we’re seldom prepared for it. An emergency home exit could save a life. Here’s how to create one with Trellidor’s help.
17 May 2013
Trellidor’s show stand took top honours at Decorex Cape Town this year with the judges commenting that Trellidor had produced a ‘warm and inviting stand to showcase a very difficult product’.
19 April 2013
Visit Trellidor’s stand at Decorex Cape Town 2013 (CTICC 25 to 28 April 2013) for show specials on all our ranges, and a chance to try out life-size samples of our new ranges.
11 April 2013
Clear security is very appealing for homeowners that want to be safe without cluttering up their windows and doors.
14 March 2013
Barrier security used to have no place in secure estates but it’s now acknowledged that they’re not totally immune to house breaking or petty theft.
06 March 2013
Home security needs to keep abreast of new ‘trends’ in housebreaking as robbers find alternative ways of staying one step ahead of our efforts to keep them out of our homes, or become more blasé with each successful home invasion.
25 February 2013
Have you ever wondered about the strength under attack of the safety gates you’ve had installed? This should be the first question you ask your sales consultant, but often it comes way behind queries about price.
19 February 2013
Visit Trellidor’s stand at the Homemakers Expo in Gauteng (Coca-Cola Dome 28 February to 3 March 2013) and you’ll be in line for show specials of up to 15 percent!
18 January 2013
The term ‘layered security’ is so over-worked now that we’ve stopped listening to what it means and how it can keep you safe at home. Here is a novel military-inspired approach to buying yourself time when your home’s under attack.
14 January 2013
Trellidor and Microsoft SA co-sponsored the development by Cytrus of the SHOUT SA app for Windows 8, which is now available for free download from the Microsoft app store.
18 December 2012
Consumers seem to be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing home security products. So why should you choose Trellidor as your home security suppliers?
13 December 2012
If your house has unusual doors and windows that need securing with burglar bars and security gates, look no further than Trellidor.
19 November 2012
The cost of burglar proofing is an important question as it can have a huge impact on one’s budget as well as safety. We all want the best value for money but also want to be as safe as possible.
16 November 2012
It’s often only when we’re locking up to go on holiday that we realise our home’s security measures aren’t what they should be. Here are some security tips.
25 October 2012
October is the month that South Africans start to look forward to the annual festive season break.
22 October 2012
Those that know about these things say that perceptions have more influence over us than facts and this was certainly reinforced by the release of two sets of crime statistics last month.
28 September 2012
Don’t let bad weather or security fears stop you from enjoying the great outdoors this summer. Use these tips to make full use of your outdoor living area.
14 September 2012
The need for physical security to protect us at home isn’t going away anytime soon, so the sensible approach is to plan ahead to incorporate it in your home.
30 July 2012
Trellidor will be exhibiting at Decorex Joburg again this year, displaying its full range of products and offering generous show specials. Visit us there from 8th to 12th August.
13 July 2012
Burglar bars have come up in the world in terms of design, so our choice is no longer between ugly and uglier. Read further to find out what’s now on offer to help protect windows from break-ins.
29 June 2012
The price of a Trellidor is a frequently asked question when customers phone our franchises or our Trellidor helpline.
29 June 2012
Trellidor is celebrating 25 years of exhibiting at the East Coast Radio House & Garden Show with some fantastic show specials on new product ranges as well as familiar favourites.
06 June 2012
Homes and commercial buildings are increasingly becoming electronically controlled, with automated functions such as the switching on and off of lights at designated times.
31 May 2012
Trellidor Mauritius distributors, trading as Floor to Roof Construction, opened for business in February 2012 and held its official launch in March at Port Chambly.
21 May 2012
With very little left to do in the way of garden chores until spring, why not use the extra time to do a home security audit? Trellidor shows you how to check on your home security systems.
09 May 2012
We’re all aware that we need something on our windows to keep us safe at home or work, and the barriers we choose don’t necessarily have to be ugly. Take a look at Trellidor Cottage Guard for instance.
18 April 2012
The Middelburg Observer of Friday 13 April featured a nasty home invasion experienced by a mother and daughter. Their Trellidor security gate in the passage saved them from further trauma and is a reminder to create a ‘safe area ’ at home
11 April 2012
Many of us would have been reminded during the recent school holidays that we’re a bit short on space when we’re all at home and joined by friends and relatives. Here’s how to use security doors to create more room.
31 March 2012
SHOUT is an NGO that raises funds to help fight crime. They do this through musical collaborations with top names in the SA music industry, who lend their voices to produce magical CD’s. Read more to find out how to get your hands on one...
28 March 2012
The first Trellidor International conference devoted exclusively to its African distributor network was held in Durban recently. It was a significant milestone in Trellidor’s 35 year history.
27 March 2012
In our grandmother’s day fly screens were commonly found on doors and windows, to keep out flies and other insects like mosquitoes, especially in the vicinity of horses.
12 March 2012
Locks are not usually the first thing we think about when choosing security gates. The lock area, however, is still one of the first places thieves try their luck.
01 March 2012
Trellidor’s stand at the 2012 Homemakers Expo at Johannesburg’s Coca Cola Dome was outstanding enough to have won a silver medal. The stand was one of the larger ones and was situated in a prominent position near the main entrance.
23 February 2012
Finding the balance between effective home security measures and our inherent need for wide open spaces isn’t easy. Picture windows are a particular problem.
20 February 2012
As a consumer with little knowledge about how home security barriers are manufactured or installed, a stamp of approval by an independent third party can help sway our purchasing decision. But can you really trust that certification?
07 February 2012
Visit Trellidor’s stand at the Homemakers Expo in Gauteng (Coca-Cola Dome 23 to 26 February) and take advantage of show specials!
30 January 2012
A spate of home invasions and attacks on the elderly in the Knysna-Sedgefield area recently has been of great concern to Trellidor’s Knysna franchise owner, Brian Elliott. After 17 years in the security industry, he has some valuable advice on security
10 January 2012
Verandas are a feature of many South Africa homes and the source of much pleasure and relaxation in our great climate. Left unsecured, however, they can be an easy entry point for burglars.
05 December 2011
‘Going green’ is not necessarily just about saving electricity and reducing waste. It can also be about doing no harm to our wildlife. Trellidor Clear Guard mesh screens do just that.
22 November 2011
Physical barriers that stop home invaders from actually getting to you are a logical but frequently avoided home protection system because it looks so ‘in your face’. However, there are ways of making safety gates and burglar proofing less obtrusive.
20 October 2011
The annual summer holidays are around the corner so now’s the time to sort out those nagging security issues you’ve left undone.
19 September 2011
Shrinkage is a continual problem in just about any industry, from the bulk rump steak pack that goes missing somewhere between the delivery vehicle and the walk in fridge to reams of photocopy paper that disappear from the supply room.
16 August 2011
Sash windows hark back to Victorian times but Trellidor has thoroughly modern transparent burglar bars to secure them.
15 August 2011
Planning a building project? Then make sure you factor in your security barriers as early in the process as possible to ensure they’re unobtrusive but very functional.
25 July 2011
Trellidor Rollerstyle roller shutters can shield you from the worst of the winter chill while you still enjoy relaxed living on your patio.
15 July 2011
The East Coast Radio House and Garden Show, held at the Durban Exhibition Centre at the end of July each year, has always been a successful one for Trellidor and this year was no exception.
09 June 2011
For much of the year we're blessed with wonderful weather in South Africa, so we're often tempted to leave our doors open even though we know it's a security risk.
17 May 2011
When crime is down in an area, we all breathe a sigh of relief. The accepted wisdom, though, is that all that's happened is the criminals have moved on to another area, and will return once security inevitably tightens up in the new target area. In the
08 April 2011
Throughout the year we're provided with opportunities to take stock of different aspects of our lives to see what areas are going well and what needs improving. The weeks prior to school holidays are a good example of this, and with the Easter break ...
15 March 2011
The V N Naicker School for the Deaf in Newlands recently received a donation of a hi-tech voice activated computer system for their administrator, Deen Pillay, who needed it to assist him in his work as he is blind.
23 February 2011
Visit Trellidor’s stand at the Trends and Tastes (Decorex) expo at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 18 to 21 March 2011 and be the first to see Trellidor’s brand new product ranges!
16 February 2011
Trellidor’s Port Alfred franchise is for sale after 10 years of successful trading under current owner Don Dennison, who is retiring.
03 February 2011
Visit Trellidor’s stand at the Homemakers Expo in Gauteng (Coca-Cola Dome 24 to 27 February) and see how many new ways there are to ‘love your home’!
06 December 2010
Security barrier manufacturers Trellidor have continued their association with Childhood Cancer Foundation of South Africa by donating and installing more security at the CHOC House at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban.
26 November 2010
Trellidor Retractable security barriers are not always installed just to keep criminals out of our homes. This one was designed to allow keepers at Queens Park Zoo, East London, into the Caracals' home.
19 November 2010
Trellidor have sourced new security screen technology from Thailand. After two years of collaboration with designers and manufacturers Mechtec International it has been added to Trellidors range.
19 November 2010
Mention ‘Trellidor’ and most people visualise either our trellis-style security gates or our Marketing Director, Peter Rawson, standing behind one of our gates as a wrecking ball hurtles towards him.
29 June 2010
Dr Rudolph Zinn’s recently published book “Home Invasion” has brought awareness of the high incidence of house robbery in South Africa to the fore once more.
20 May 2010
Die Trellicor Groep brei uit met die bekendstelling van ’n nuwe franchise in Thabazimbi. Franchise-eienaar Pieter du Plessis is reeds 20 jaar by die maatskappy en is baie in sy noppies omdat hy nou sy eie Trellicor-verkooppunt gaan hê.
20 May 2010
Port Elizabeth now has two Trellidor outlets, bringing experienced consultants and technicians closer to the communities they serve.
20 May 2010
Trellidor is expanding with the launch of a new franchise in Mafikeng. Franchise owner Jaco van Wyk (snr) has a 10-year history with the company, and is delighted to be running his own Trellidor outlet.
20 May 2010
Die Trellicor Groep brei uit met die opening van ’n nuwe franchise in Lephalale. Die eienaar van die franchise, Abrie Loubser, is al 9 jaar by die maatskappy.
19 May 2010
Trellidor brei uit met die bekendstelling van ’n nuwe franchise in Kuruman. Die franchise-eienaars, Johannes en Blanche Coetzee, is al 2 jaar deel van die maatskappy en was voorheen die agente vir Trellidor se franchise in Kimberley.
31 March 2010
It's a matter of weeks now before South Africa is consumed by soccer fever. Even those not interested in the game will be affected by it.
30 March 2010
Durban-based security solutions manufacturer, Trellidor, has set a new record for the number of home security barriers supplied on a single project.
30 March 2010
Klipspruit West resident Pat Louw was the lucky winner of R25 000 worth of Trellidor security barriers in a competition run jointly by Trellidor’s Soweto franchise and Kaya FM radio. The draw took place at Maponya Mall on Saturday 27th March.
04 March 2010
Hein Prodehl, West Coast resident and owner of the area’s Trellidor franchise, is very concerned about the lack of information amongst consumers about the difference between good and poor security.
04 March 2010
When times are tough it’s tempting to ‘buy down’ in the search for short term financial savings. When it comes to security, though, the costs could be far greater in the long run. In fact, only thieves see the value in buying cheap security barrier
01 March 2010
Corrosion shortens the life-expectancy of security barriers and diminishes their ability to resist attack. Not something you want to find out when criminals are pounding your security gate with a crowbar.
10 February 2010
Cheap security barriers take seconds for criminals to break through, leaving you vulnerable and exposed to danger. Good quality barriers may cost more, but they offer far more resistance to robbers and buy you time to call for help.
04 December 2009
Trellidor Milnerton has opened its new showroom, giving local residents the opportunity to get a closer look at the range of products they can choose from to secure their homes and business premises.
01 December 2009
Trellidor has serviced the Soweto area for many years through its Johannesburg branch, but demand has grown to such an extent that it warranted the opening of a fully fledged showroom in Soweto.