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Do you have a security plan for your business?

Business security solutions designed and installed in Leeds by FirstEye

If you run your own business you’re likely to be all too aware of your responsibility to ensure workplace safety. Whilst the term ‘workplace safety’ includes things like electrical safety etc., it’s important to make careful consideration for the personal safety of your employees, customers, whilst also ensuring your business assets are protected.

Here at FirstEye we have many years of experience in providing business in Leeds with a wide range of highly effective security solutions. We understand that not everyone has the big budgets needed to afford the latest high-tech security systems and with this in mind, we offer solutions to suit all budgets.

We also understand that the security requirements of different businesses can vary hugely as an office-based business is unlikely to need as much protection as a shop full of expensive stock, or factory used to house valuable equipment, for example. Security is important for all businesses – regardless of what they do – and we work closely with business owners to find a system that’s just right for them.

Planning your businesses’ security

Many business owners fail to think about security on a regular basis, having no idea if they are adequately protected. Whilst a ‘head in the sand’ approach might work the majority of the time, it can prove extremely expensive and stressful if the worst happens and you suffer a break in. Taking an inventory of your existing security systems is a great way to begin and spending a little time checking your alarm is a good place to start. Here are a few things you might like to think about:

  • Is your business protected by an alarm, and if it is, when was the last time it was serviced?
  • Does your business have a reception area? Is it protected by CCTV?
  • Do you store sensitive information such as financial records?
  • Is your business in a remote area?
  • Does your business have a car park and is it protected from unauthorised vehicles?

Thinking about the security of your business is a good way to identify any areas which are vulnerable and would benefit from extra protection. Reception areas, for example, can really benefit from the protection offered by CCTV, whilst an access control system is a cost-effective way to control who has access to your business premises. Car parks often benefit from the enhanced security provided by barriers, whilst security lighting offers a way to help staff feel more secure and deter potential intruders. Last and by no means least, ensuring your security alarm is in good working order, or installing an alarm if you don’t already have one is an unbeatable way to increase the security of your business.

Contact FirstEye to arrange for your free security survey

Here at FirstEye we take great pride in providing businesses in Leeds with a wide range of high-quality, affordable security solutions. From alarm installations and maintenance, through to CCTV, access control and security lighting, we have the expertise to ensure you, your staff and your business are safe, secure and protected from crime.

Please get in touch by calling 0113 228 8599 to arrange for your free, no-obligation security survey.

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Enjoy peace of mind with our SSAIB accredited services

SSAIB alarm and CCTV installers in Leeds

Here at FirstEye we have more than two decades of experience in the design and installation of a wide range of alarm and security systems for domestic and commercial customers. The security and safety of our customers is of paramount importance to us and with this in mind, our services have been designed to ensure your home or business is fully protected.

Choosing a CCTV and alarm installation specialist who has been accredited by a national awarding body is one of the best ways to reassure yourself that their services are of the high standard we know you expect. Here at FirstEye we are proud to have a range of accreditations for our services. Our alarm and installation services have been certified by The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) and our accreditation by them is a mark of excellence.

Not only is our SSAIB a mark of the quality of our services, as SSAIB registered installers in Leeds, we offer all our customers who have a system installed and annually serviced by us a FirstEye and SSAIB certificate. This certificate may, depending on your insurer’s terms and conditions, entitle you to claim a discount or for your policty to be classed as lower risk.

Contact FirstEye to find out more

Our services offer quality, reliability and professional expertise at a cost-effective price. If you would like to find out more about our SSAIB accredited installation services in Leeds, please don’t hesitate to get in touch to arrange for a free, no-obligation security survey.

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Commercial security installations

Leeds CCTV installation specialists

Here at FirstEye we are SSAIB CCTV accredited installers in Leeds and West Yorkshire. CCTV offers an unbeatable security solution for businesses of all shapes and sizes so if it’s something you haven’t considered before, or had assumed would be beyond your budget, we thought we’d outline some of the benefits.

Why commercial CCTV?

Whilst there’s no doubt that a security alarm system is an essential requirement for all businesses, CCTV offers a very visible deterrent which will put off even the most determined of thieves from attempting to enter your premises.

The high quality CCTV cameras we install can be used as a stand-alone security solution but when used alongside burglar alarms provide a robust and reliable security system. Our professional installation team will begin by carrying out a free site survey to determine the best system for your businesses premises before providing you with a range of cost effective options. Here are some of the benefits CCTV could offer your business:

  • Keep tabs on the security of your business 24 hours a day from anywhere in the world using remote monitoring available on your smartphone or tablet.
  • CCTV systems can be combined with access control to provide robust security, offering you the capability to monitor who has access to your business premises.
  • The HD CCTV systems we install are designed to provide crystal clear images which can prove invaluable in the event of crime, whilst potentially helping to reduce your insurance premiums.
  • CCTV can be used to protect the interior and exterior of your business; enabling you to monitor staff, protect valuable stock etc.

Contact FirstEye to find out more

Here at FirstEye we have many years of experience in the installation of CCTV surveillance systems in homes and businesses throughout Leeds and West Yorkshire. To find out more about how we can help you provide your business with the protection it deserves, why not get in touch to arrange a free, no-obligation security survey?

 

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National Home Security Month: wireless video doorbells help to increase security and provide peace of mind

Answer your door anywhere with a wireless video doorbell

This week’s blog post is the last in our month-long series on home security, focusing upon the importance of security for homeowners. Designed to enable audio and video communication between you and visitors to your front door, wireless video doorbells offer a great way to enhance security and provide peace of mind. Wireless doorbells are ideal for all homes, regardless of size, providing particularly useful for the elderly, vulnerable and properties in remote areas.

What is a wireless video doorbell?

Wireless video doorbells are designed to let you answer the door, regardless of where you are. Using a Wi-Fi signal to stream live video direct to a mobile phone or tablet. This offers a range of significant advantages including

  • Give callers the appearance that someone is at home when they’re not.
  • Screen callers and decide whether you want to answer the door.
  • Communicate directly with delivery drivers or the postman, providing them with instructions on what to do with a delivery if you are out.
  • Some wireless video doorbell systems include motion sensors, designed to detect movement around your front door.
  • Provide additional peace of mind for the elderly or vulnerable by allowing a trusted friend or relative to screen callers from another location.
  • Receive caller alerts directly to your phone or tablet – regardless of the time of day or where you might be.
  • Connect your video doorbell to other wireless systems such as a garage door, door opening system or existing doorbell.
  • Connect up to 8 smart phone or tablet devices.

In addition to these benefits, many wireless video doorbells are designed to be integrated into a smart home security system. When combined with a wireless security system and/or CCTV, a wireless video doorbell will provide your home and family with comprehensive protection, whilst offering you the capability to monitor your property 24/7, no matter where you are.

DoorBird wireless video doorbells installed by FirstEye

We are specialist installers of the DoorBird wireless video doorbell system. DoorBird systems are designed and made in Germany and provide user-friendly, reliable protection for your home. Offering a range of useful add-on features and compatible with both Android and Apple phones and devices, a wide range of DoorBird products are available with options to suit all requirements and budgets.

Wireless video doorbell and home security installation specialists

Here at FirstEye we provide specialist home security installations for customers throughout Leeds. No job is too large or small for us and whether you’re looking for a complete home security system or a wireless video doorbell, we’d be delighted to help.

Our team are all fully qualified and because we are members of the Which? Trusted Traders scheme and are accredited by The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), you’ll have the reassurance of knowing that your home is in safe and secure hands.

To find out more or to arrange for a free, no obligation security survey of your home, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for further information.

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National Home Security Month: CCTV designed to protect your home 24/7

CCTV systems installed in homes in Leeds

October is National Home Security Month and for week three we’ll be focusing upon the benefits installing a CCTV system can offer. Whereas once CCTV was only used to protect public spaces such as shopping centres and car parks, it is now proving increasingly popular with homeowners who are keen to enhance the security of their homes.

Why install a CCTV system?

Whilst a security alarm provides a highly effective way to protect your home, a CCTV system offers the potential to take home security to a whole new level. The CCTV systems we install in Leeds are designed to be monitored at any time and from anywhere via a convenient, user-friendly mobile phone or tablet app. Providing you with the option to check on your home regardless of where you are, CCTV offers enhanced protection and peace of mind.

CCTV is suitable for use in the majority of homes and can prove especially useful in larger properties, rural areas and houses with large gardens. Cameras are positioned to provide maximum protection, covering exterior door ways, patio doors, garages, driveways and side passages, for example. In addition, some homeowners choose to install cameras inside their homes and a range of discreet options are available. Offering a superb way to give your family, home and possessions the protection they deserve, CCTV will give you reassurance that your property is safeguarded from theft and crime.

Here at FirstEye we are SSAIB accredited CCTV installers which means that when we install your system we will provide you with an SSAIB certificate. We are also Which? Trusted Traders – a scheme which recognises excellent service provided by local businesses. Last and by no means least, all our work is fully insured and comes with a comprehensive 12 month guarantee covering parts and labour. So by choosing to work with FirstEye, you’ll be able to relax in the knowledge that your CCTV installation, servicing or maintenance is in expert and reliable hands.

Contact FirstEye to find out more about CCTV installations Leeds

To find out more about our CCTV installation, repair and maintenance services in Leeds, why not get in touch by calling 0113 228 8599.

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National Home Security Month: protect your property with a security alarm

National Home Security Month: protect your property with a security alarm

Security alarm systems designed and installed in Leeds by FirstEye

It’s week two of National Home Security Month 2018 and this week we’re going to focus on security alarms. Designed to provide round-the-clock protection and peace of mind, installing a security alarm is one of the best ways to deter intruders and safeguard your property.

Over the years we’ve worked with countless homeowners in Leeds installing security alarms. Sadly many of those we’ve met were having an alarm installed for the first time because they’d recently been burgled. With this in mind, our advice to homeowners is always the same: don’t put off installing a security alarm until it’s too late.

Here are just a few examples of how installing a security alarm could give your home the protection it deserves:

  • The sight of an alarm bell box alone is often enough to deter thieves. By ensuring your alarm bell box is visible from the street, you’ll be sending out a very visible signal that you take the security of your home seriously.
  • Alarms are available to suit all types of property and budget. Whether you live in a small bungalow or flat, or your home is a spacious detached house, we we have the expertise to install an alarm to suit your pocket.
  • The latest wireless alarm systems are quick and simple to install and because very little wiring is required, messy drilling and unsightly cables are kept to a minimum.
  • Smart alarm systems offer an unbeatable way to protect your home 24/7. Designed to let you control your alarm and monitor your home through an app for your smartphone or tablet, you’ll have peace of mind that your property is protected when you can’t be there.

Alarm installation and maintenance services

Alongside our alarm installation services we also work with homeowners to repair and maintain existing alarm systems. If you already have an alarm but don’t use it because you’re worried it’s unreliable, we have the expertise to repair it or update it to a newer version. Once you have your new alarm system, our team are available to carry out any servicing which may be required, regardless of whether we installed the system or not.

Don’t wait until it’s too late – protect your home and possessions with a home security alarm installed by FirstEye

To find out more about protecting your home with a security alarm, or for further advice on any aspect of general home security, please get in touch with us by calling 0113 228 8599 or email quote@firsteye.co.uk

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National Home Security Month 2018

Security systems installed in Leeds by FirstEye

October is National Home Security Month and we thought we’d help you make the most of it by focusing on a different aspect of home security over the next four weeks. National Home Security Month aims to increase awareness of the importance of home security and when you consider a burglary happens in the UK approximately every 40 seconds, it’s vital that awareness is increased.

Over 200,000 burglaries were carried out during the summer of 2017 alone and as more of us go on holiday and leave our homes unoccupied, the chances of being burgled increase. There’s also been an increase in thefts from outbuildings and garages as these are often used to store valuable items such as bikes and power tools. So what can you do to protect your home and possessions?

Home security advice from FirstEye

This week we’re going to focus on general home security, followed by security alarms, CCTV and wireless doorbells over each of the following three weeks.

Home security is incredibly important and whilst it’s vital that you have a range of security systems in place, such as an alarm, for example, there are lots of simple things you can do to improve the general security of your home:

  • Keep doors and windows locked: although this sounds like simple advice, you’d be surprised how many opportune thieves are able to enter a property through an unlocked door. Keep doors locked even when you’re in and make sure car keys etc. are stored out of sight.
  • Fitting timer switches to lamps, TVs and radios is a great way to help your home look occupied whilst you’re out, whilst asking a neighbour to remove post from by the front door is another effective way to deter thieves.
  • An overgrown garden or large trees and shrubs offer places to hide so take a good look at the outside of your home and make sure you’re not providing cover for thieves.
  • If you have an alarm, make sure the bell box is clearly visible from the street.
  • Installing security lighting over the front and back door is a cost effective way to improve security and will help you make you and your family feel safer when you return home at night.
  • Never, ever leave a door key hidden under a plant pot by the front door! This is the first place thieves will look and a key safe provides a secure alternative.

Contact FirstEye for home security advice in Leeds

Here at FristEye we are specialists in providing cost effective security solutions for homeowners in Leeds. If you would like to find out more, or to obtain a free security survey, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Don’t forget to come back next week for advice on choosing the best security alarm for your home!

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FirstEye are SSAIB approved

SSAIB approved alarm and security systems installed in Leeds

We take the security and safety of our customers very seriously, offering a range of products and services designed to ensure homes and businesses are protected from theft and fire. We’re proud of our excellent reputation and are delighted to announce that we are now SSAIB registered.

The SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board) is the leading certification organisation for businesses who supply and install security systems. A certification with SSAIB is a mark of excellence and can only be achieved by meeting high standards for the quality of services and expertise.

Choosing an SSAIB certified security installation company is a great way to give yourself reassurance that your home or business is in safe hands and that our skills, advice and products meet the highest standards.

We know that when it comes to choosing a security or fire protection system installer it is important not to take any chances. Working with a company such as FirstEye is the best way to not only ensure peace of mind for yourself, but will also demonstrate to your insurance provider that you have made a responsible decision to protect your home or business from crime. As an SSAIB registered installer in Leeds, we offer our customers who have their system installed and serviced by us an SSAIB certificate which could help you claim a discount on your insurance or to lower your risk status.

Get in touch with FirstEye SSAIB alarm installers in Leeds

As regular readers of our blog will know, the best way to protect your home or business from theft is with a reliable security system which is regularly serviced, combined with a CCTV system. If you would like to find out more about how we can give your property the protection it deserves, why not get in touch to arrange for a free, no-obligation security survey?

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The home security of the future is already here

Smart home security systems installed by FirstEye

These days it’s difficult to remember a time before technology touched most aspects of our lives. From shopping and talking to friends and family, through to health and fitness, there isn’t much that hasn’t been influenced or improved by advances in computer-based technology.

However, despite some pretty significant changes over the last couple of decades, the majority of us still use a key to unlock our front door in exactly the same way our grandparents did. The smart home has now moved from the realms of fantasy into reality though and increasing numbers of homeowners are turning to smart locks to help improve security.

Solutions for a smarter, securer home

As regular readers of our blog will know, here at FirstEye we have the expertise to install smart home systems, designed to control central heating, lighting, appliances, security alarms and more. Smart locks – a form of keyless door lock – are now forming a significant part of smart home security, offering a great way to further enhance the security of your home.

Smart locks are exactly like other smart home devices, designed to connect with other devices using wifi or Bluetooth connectivity. This can be done in a number of ways, such as through a special key fob or via a mobile phone app. When the phone or key fob is placed near the lock, the door will automatically unlock, eliminating the need to rummage around in your pockets or bag looking for your keys in the dark!

One of the most useful features of smart locks is the ability to allow temporary access to friends and family whilst you’re away – if you need someone to let themselves in and feed the cat, for example. All you have to do is send them a temporary access code, designed to be active for a set period which will become invalid when you return home.

Contact FirstEye to find out more

Installing a smart home system can offer a range of cost-effective benefits, from reduced fuel bills through to improved home security. If you’d like to find out more, why not get in touch today?

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Welcome to our new look website!

FirstEye electrical installations in Leeds

Welcome to our new look website! We hope you like it as much as we do; we thought it was time to refresh our existing site and the new version includes more information on our full range of electrical installation services for commercial and residential customers. We’ve also updated our support page which now includes additional information such as user guides to our intruder alarms and CCTV systems, along with software downloads.

We hope you find the additional information useful but as always, if you need help with a question we haven’t answered, or need to report a fault with your security system, please don’t hesitate to get in touch – details can be found on the Contact Us page.

Our installation services

Here at FirstEye we’re proud to offer our commercial and residential customers a full range of industrial, commercial, domestic security and CCTV installation services. Our team have a wealth of experience and up-to-date qualifications, providing you with the reassurance that your home or business is in safe hands.

No job is too large or too small for us so if you would like to find out more about how we can provide you with cost effective security solutions, designed to meet your individual requirements, please don’t hesitate to get in touch to arrange for a free, no-obligation security survey.