We supply a range of hitchlocks for caravans and trailers security. Hitchlocks are a visible deterrent and can prevent your caravan or trailer from being stolen. Stronghold hitchlocks are Sold Secure Gold Approved, meaning they are tested to stringent attacks to stop an opportunist thief. Our locks cover the hitch and make it difficult for thieves to attach a caravan and tow it away. This gives you peace of mind when your caravan is on the campsite or left in storage. For extra peace of mind use in conjunction with a wheel clamp and leg lock. The below guide can help you identify which models of hitches our range of hitchlocks are suitable for.
An article by inspiredcaming.com gives you some great advice to help to deter and defeat caravan thieves.
We wanted to let you know of their top tips to help prevent theft of your vehicle.
According to Caravan Club figures, some 1400 caravans are reported stolen each year and many are never seen again. Most are stolen from driveways or storage, although you’re also vulnerable in transit and even on caravan sites.
Don’t let your guard down
It’s tempting to think about security a bit less while you are on holiday, but remembering the basics can save you a lot of heartache and regret should a theft occur. Lock your windows and doors just as you would at home, and be sure to keep your valuables out of sight. If you spend a little extra and invest in caravan security products, like a sturdy safe, you will get a whole lot more piece of mind.
Even if you’re only making a quick stop at a service station, don’t leave things
Andy and family document their caravan adventures via their YouTube Channel Make Way With The Morleys. They share holiday site information, products they use and their family experiences in their caravan. As caravan security is an important topic amongst caravanners, Andy has reviewed the products he uses when he is onsite or stops off at a service station.
You may have seen our recent blog on Jules and Karina YouTube bloggers from Here We Tow who reviewed our MP5494 steering wheel lock. Well, they have now kindly reviewed the SH5438 Stronghold Atlas Wheel Clamp.
They are both ex-police force so it is in their best interest to recommend and review products that they truly believe will help to deter thieves and prevent the theft of your caravan.
The Stronghold SH5438 Caravan Atlas Wheel Clamp is approved to Sold Secure GOLD standard for caravans and trailers and is recognised by insurance companies. Its innovate arm design means that its suitable for both steel and alloy wheels and it is supplied with two locking wheel bolts to prevent unauthorised wheel removal.
Jules and Karina go into great details in the video, highlighting all of the product features, why it is important to use a wheel clamp and showing you exactly how to fit and remove the wheel clamp.
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We are launching 3 new triangular wheels clamps to our Stronghold range of security products. The new Apex wheel clamps are available in 3 sizes, and are designed to fit and secure a range of vehicles from cars, campervans, caravans, motorhomes, horse boxes and trailers.
Our wheel clamps are Sold Secure Gold and Secured by Design approved, meaning they are tested to stringent independent testing. With a unique high security patented locking system and robust steel construction, it would deter any opportunist thief from stealing your vehicle. The 2 part triangular steel sections covers the wheel nuts, wheel trims and alloy wheels, also making it difficult for thieves to take the vehicle. For extra protection and depending on what vehicle you have, we suggest to invest in a hitch lock to secure the hitch.
The clamp is very easy to fit, watch our fantastic fitting video to see how simple