09 December 2013
Trellis gates are usually installed at doors or in passages to help stop criminals breaking into one’s home or safe zone. But why not use them to protect windows too? Here are some reasons why trellis gates are a good idea for windows.
06 December 2013
Trellidor joins South Africans and the rest of the world in mourning the loss of our beloved Madiba.
25 November 2013
Home and business security measures are critical over the festive season when crime spikes in many, if not most, areas.
08 November 2013
Did you know that trellis gates and burglar bars can go round corners? Here are pictures of Trellidor Retractable and Fixed installations that prove curved windows and doors can be properly secured.
23 October 2013
Burglar bars protect more openings in a home than security gates, so choose carefully to avoid a muddle of metal spoiling your home’s facade.
14 October 2013
Two pretty customised Trellidor Rollerstyle installations in Durban and Johannesburg show how ideal aluminium roller shutters are as front door security gates.
26 September 2013
While you’re preparing for the year-end break, check your home security, including the state of your burglar bars and trellis doors.
17 September 2013
Use our interesting door and window ideas to make the most of summer 2013, which isn’t far off now even though some parts of the country are still shivering.
20 August 2013
Trellidor Clear Guard security screens give you great views of the wild without letting it inside. Take a look at how one customer used them to great effect at his bush lodge
01 August 2013
Decorex Joburg 2013 opens next week on Wednesday 7th August. The theme this year is ‘bliss’ and Trellidor’s new innovations fit right into this emotion. Visit our stand and we’ll show you how to use them to create a safe haven at home.
26 July 2013
Trellidor held its annual franchise awards conference recently to honour those that rose to the top during the year. To see if your neighbourhood Trellidor franchise is among the winners, read further.
19 June 2013
Buying products on the internet can be a great cost saver, but misleading adverts can also dupe you into buying fakes.
12 June 2013
Trellidor’s award winning, all-new show stand at the 2013 ECR House & Garden Show and see why it’s been called ‘warm and inviting’.
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 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.
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
19 November 2012
The cost of burglar proofing can have a huge impact on one’s budget. We all want to be as safe as possible but also want the best value for our money.
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
Our perceptions of crime have more influence over us than facts, as highlighted 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.
23 August 2012
Trellidor believes that all peace loving South Africans should be safe in their homes and that there should be no compromise when it comes to security.
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.
29 June 2012
The price of a Trellidor is a frequently asked question when customers phone our franchises or our Trellidor helpline.
06 June 2012
A number of Trellidor barrier ranges can be linked to electronic control centres in homes or commercial buildings for convenience and access control.
31 May 2012
Floor to Roof Construction, official Mauritius distributors of Trellidor security gate and burglar bar ranges, was launched in March 2012 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
A Trellidor passage security gate saves two Middelburg women further trauma during a hasty home invasion 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.
28 March 2012
For the first time in its 35 year history, Durban-based Trellidor holds a conference devoted exclusively to its African distributor network.
27 March 2012
Trellidor Clear Guard security shutters are clear security bars that keep out insects and other pests while helping to keep you safe on your veranda.
12 March 2012
The lock area of a security gate is still one of the first places thieves try their luck, so three-point locks are standard in most Trellidor trellis gates.
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
Security barriers are a vital but frequently avoided home protection system because it’s so ‘in your face’ but there are ways of making them 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
High quality security doors and gates can effectively control shrinkage through controlling unauthorised access. Trellidor has a number of solutions to choose.
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? Make sure you factor in 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.
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
23 February 2011
Visit Trellidor’s stand at the Trends and Tastes (Decorex) expo at the Durban Exhibition Centre, 18 to 21 March 2011, and see our brand new product ranges!
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’!
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.
19 November 2010
Trellidor works with international partners to develop new technology to manufacture innovative clear burglar bars and security screen doors at Durban factory.
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
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.
20 May 2010
Trellidor expands by launching the Mafikeng franchise, whose owner has a long history with the company, and is delighted to be running his own Trellidor outlet.
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
Here’s the luckywinner of R25 000 worth of Trellidor security barriers in a competition run jointly by Trellidor Soweto and Kaya FM radio
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
The temptation to ‘buy down’ in the search for short term financial savings could have serious consequences in the long run for home security and family safety.
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.