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Security when you are away on holiday

  Sun cream, book, passports, curtains closed (?), timer switches (?) Leaving your house for a week (or two) to enjoy some much needed rest and relaxation should be as hassle free as possible.  60% of burglaries occur when no one is home, according to the Crime Prevention website.  So with home security in mind [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Spring security

  Spring security As the days get longer and we spend more time in our gardens and with our windows open, homes become more vulnerable to break-ins.  Here are 10 top-tips to keep your home secure throughout the warmer months. Make sure you have a good lockable shed or outbuilding if you need to store [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Home security and your insurance

  Home security and your insurance According to gocompare.com 12% of people guess or withhold information about their security, while 4% admit to lying about having a burglar alarm! Did you know that most insurance companies expect a minimum level of security on the ground floor of houses, such as 5 level mortice locks fitted [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

5 ways to reduce your insurance premiums

  5 ways to reduce your insurance premiums As professionals in the fire and security industry, we work with companies every day who need to meet their insurance requirements or exceed them.  As a minimum, we provide the peace of mind that insurers require by being accredited to the highest levels by the approved trade [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CCTV in production

  CCTV in production CCTV helps companies save thousands in lost time and stock.  That’s just one of the reasons more and more companies are using CCTV as a management tool, not just a security measure.  At CTS, we also support companies to monitor health and safety in the workforce and on production lines. Food [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CTS are now NICEIC approved

  CTS are now NICEIC approved We are pleased to now offer customers support with electrical services, in addition to fire and security needs.  As the most qualified security firm in the area, CTS are always looking at ways to improve the service and product offer.  As registered electrical contractors, we can now offer small [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Securing your home in winter

Securing your home in winter Home break-ins actually increase in winter.  Longer periods of darkness where no one is home can attract intruders.  Tips on keeping your home safer this winter…. Motion sensor lighting can be a real deterrent.  This does not have to be costly, but can be off-putting to intruders. Remove or store [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Who do you trust to look after your home security?

Who do you trust to look after your home security? With so many companies offering to install home security at low cost, you could be opening your door to anyone.  Here are a few questions you should be asking before you start discussing your property and valuables. If I have people coming to my home [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Supporting Norfolk Schools

Supporting Norfolk Schools Security in schools has had an increased focus in recent years, and CCTV is now commonplace in many.  While this has caused mixed views, there are strict operating codes for working with schools and there are so many benefits in making them more secure for our children; Restricted access to premises from [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Choosing suppliers; why accreditations matter more than price

  Choosing suppliers; why accreditations matter more than price Whether you’re buying security, CCTV, or fire alarm systems, choosing an approved supplier is more important than picking the cheapest quote. At CTS we are regularly called upon to take over systems which have failed, or where the original supplier has gone out of business.  Asking [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments