Alarm and CCTV Installation

Wired or wireless home security in Bristol for all typesof properties

Security cameras and alarms

A visible alarm system acts as a powerful deterrent to potential intruders of residential and commercial properties. At Locksmith Bristol, we have seen a growing trend towards homeowners installing alarm systems.

We understand that no two properties and their owners’ requirements are the same. We can supply and fit many types of alarm systems within just a few days.

Our ready-to-go options include alarms which ring aloud, alarms which dial one or several phone numbers and wireless and wired options. The alarm type to suit your property will depend upon your properties’ location and other security levels.

We have a fully, security-vetted staff and happy to provide references upon request. We do that every day and are able at any hour from the 24 hours of the day.

Security cameras really do range from simple additions to sophisticated upgrades, and it doesn’t all need to be high-tech CCTV cameras and wire sensors across your lawn.


One of the highest deterring factors when it comes to preventing burglaries is that of a monitored alarm system. Which is what we would recommend to anyone. However, we also understand that installing an extensive monitored alarm system at home may not be financially possible.

This is the reason why a skilled locksmith would also recommend mock CCTV security systems, or perhaps a mixture, where the highest risk areas are covered by real surveillance whilst realistic chassis of a camera can be placed where appropriate.

mock cctv can be just as effective as the real thing

Perhaps where there is less risk, but a slight need for some extra security. Should you have any questions or need any advice with regards to your home surveillance options, please feel free to get in touch with us and book in for a security inspection at a time suiting to you.

What’s the Difference Between Wired and Wireless Security Alarms?

There are a few differences between wireless and wired alarm systems. A hardwired system will be superior to a wireless system in terms of stability. Therefore, it will provide more solid security which is not as easily taken out by external factors.

Wired and wireless security alarms also differ when it comes to installation. Wired alarms are most commonly installed by a professional. The reason for this is the intricate process involved.

Some alarms also require special tools to ensure security for boxes or features which can be reached from the outside from being dismantled. Have a 24 hour security system installed.

Due to their robust nature, wired systems after installation tend to work effectively for years and years after installation. Whilst wireless systems more often than not require more regular maintenance.

To find out more about services provided by trusted local, skilled and caring professionals, call us today. You can book in for security surveys, replacement locks and alarms or simply to have that long-awaited talk about security features.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQ 1: How long does alarm and CCTV installation typically take?

The duration of the installation process depends on several factors, including the size of the premises, the complexity of the system, and the availability of resources. On average, a standard installation can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

FAQ 2: Can I install an alarm and CCTV system myself?

While it may be possible to install a basic alarm and CCTV system yourself, it is highly recommended to seek professional assistance. Professional installers have the necessary expertise and experience to ensure proper placement, wiring, and configuration, maximizing the effectiveness of the system.

FAQ 3: What are the maintenance requirements for alarm and CCTV systems?

Alarm and CCTV systems require regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance. This includes checking camera lenses for dirt or obstructions, testing sensors and alarms, inspecting wiring connections, and keeping the software/firmware up to date. It is advisable to schedule routine maintenance visits with a professional security company.

FAQ 4: Can alarm and CCTV systems be integrated with other security measures?

Yes, alarm and CCTV systems can be integrated with other security measures to create a comprehensive security solution. Integration with access control systems, intercoms, and alarm monitoring services enhances the overall security posture of the premises.

FAQ 5: What should I consider when selecting an alarm and CCTV installation provider?

When selecting an installation provider, consider their expertise, reputation, and track record. Look for certifications, customer reviews, and examples of their previous work. It is essential to choose a reputable company that can deliver high-quality installations and provide reliable ongoing support.

FAQ 6: Are alarm and CCTV systems effective in deterring criminals?

Yes, alarm and CCTV systems are proven to be highly effective in deterring criminals. The presence of visible cameras and alarm systems acts as a deterrent, as potential intruders are aware of the increased risk of being caught. Studies have shown that properties equipped with alarm and CCTV systems are less likely to be targeted by criminals.


Investing in alarm and CCTV installation is a proactive step towards ensuring the safety and security of your premises. These systems provide real-time monitoring, deter unauthorized access, and provide valuable evidence in case of any untoward incidents. By following a systematic installation process and seeking professional assistance, you can enjoy the benefits of a robust security solution tailored to your specific needs. Remember to choose a reputable installation provider and schedule regular maintenance to keep your system in optimal condition.

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