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Burglar Alarm vs CCTV

Burglar Alarm vs CCTV

With an 8% increase in theft during the last year alone many businesses and homeowners are looking at different ways to protect their properties and the main question asked is should we install a Burglar Alarm or CCTV System? In this definitive guide we look at both...

Dark Nights are Coming… 5 Home Security Tips

Dark Nights are Coming… 5 Home Security Tips

Top 5 Home Security Tips to Protect Your Property. You may have heard that burglaries are more likely to occur during the daytime than at night… and that’s actually true! According to The Office for National Statistics states that burglaries do happen in daylight, at...

Keepsafe Security Merges with Nationwide Security Giant

Keepsafe Security Merges with Nationwide Security Giant

Keepsafe Security Merges with Abel. The local security industry was dealt a fresh blow last year, when Keepsafe Security, who had been serving local businesses and homeowners for 25 years, became part of the nationwide Abel Alarm Company. In Spring 2018, Director...

How to Contact Newark Alarms

How to Contact Newark Alarms

Newark Alarms Taken Over by John Moore Security Following a spate of acquisitions within the security industry recently, the team at Mint Security Systems is sad to hear about the loss of yet another local business. Newark Alarms, which has been serving homes and...

CCTV: Top 5 Tips

CCTV: Top 5 Tips

An increasing number of homeowners are choosing to install home CCTV in a bid to protect their properties… and rightly so! CCTV can act as a major deterrent, making homes less likely to be targeted and better prepared to manage the aftermath of theft. However, it’s...

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...