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Mint Security Systems achieves BAFE approval

Mint Security Systems achieves BAFE approval

South Yorkshire based Mint Security Systems have achieved BAFE accreditation for the maintenance module from the National Security Inspectorate (NSI). This allows Mint Security Systems to maintain fire alarm systems to the current BAFE and BS 5839-1:2017 requirements...

How to contact Shield Alarms of Sheffield

How to contact Shield Alarms of Sheffield

Shield Alarms were a NACOSS approved installer of Intruder alarms, CCTV systems, Access Control and Fire Alarms and were owned by Roger Upton it had been trading for 50 years and covered the Sheffield, South Yorkshire area before being taken over in 2016 by a national...

Trust Security of Chesterfield Taken Over by Business Watch

Trust Security of Chesterfield Taken Over by Business Watch

Unfortunately, another local security company in Chesterfield has been taken over by a larger company. Trust Security of Chesterfield has recently been taken over by Business Watch, meaning that all Trust Security operations will now take place in Leeds. Although some...

Do discount CCTV cameras really do the job?

Do discount CCTV cameras really do the job?

With so many CCTV camera offers flooding the Internet, when you’re looking to tighten up your commercial or personal security it can be tempting to bag a bargain. But are these low-price steals as good of a deal as they seem? Can a cheap CCTV camera ever really help...

Case Study: RRK Van Sales Worksop CCTV Install

Case Study: RRK Van Sales Worksop CCTV Install

Mint Security Systems provides a wide array of security solutions to businesses across many different fields with each one facing their own individual security challenges. A recent job carried out on behalf of RRK Van Sales in Worksop saw us installing a...

Case Study: HTC Wolffkran Sheffield CCTV Install

Case Study: HTC Wolffkran Sheffield CCTV Install

The Mint Security team was recenlty contacted by HTC Wolffkran following issues on a worksite in Sheffield. HTC were suffering from repeated intrusions onto their site, with thieves targeting armoured crane cabling after gaining access through a perimeter fence. These...

Case Study: Retford Cricket Club CCTV

Case Study: Retford Cricket Club CCTV

At Mint Security, we often find that smaller, out-of-the-way premises are big targets for intruders. Whether it’s the seclusion of the site or the usually less than robust security measures in place, venues like sporting clubs are easy pickings for burglars and...

How to Keep CCTV cameras Free of Spider Webs

How to Keep CCTV cameras Free of Spider Webs

Whilst everyone wants to live in harmony with nature, pesky spider webs can be quite damaging to the picture quality of your CCTV camera, causing distortion and obscuring the image. Here’s our quick guide to keeping your CCTV cameras spider-free… The trouble with...

UK Regulations for Home Security Systems

UK Regulations for Home Security Systems

Keeping on top of current UK legislation surrounding home security systems can feel like an uphill struggle, but thankfully help is at hand! We are frequently asked about the factors homeowners need to consider when it comes to their home security – so here’s our...