Welcome to the future of comprehensive security solutions, where surveillance, alarms, and access control unite to orchestrate a symphony of protection like never before.

At Tech My Spaces, we’re not just creating secure environments; we’re weaving together the threads of technology to craft a tapestry of safeguarding solutions that redefine safety.


Our expert team brings together the intricate puzzle pieces of surveillance, alarms, and access control, creating an ensemble that’s more than the sum of its parts. Whether you’re securing your home, safeguarding your business, or curating controlled spaces, Tech My Spaces is your partner in crafting a melody of safety that resonates with your needs.


These can be integrated into a single Smart Phone App, allowing Both to be controlled quickly and easily. This is a big benefit when the alarm notifies the user of an issue, which can be quickly and easily verified by rewinding the CCTV recording for the area identified.

Alarms and Access Control

These systems can be combined to allow the alarm to be UNSET and unlock a door to allow access, turn on lights, even heating etc

Access and CCTV

In its simplest form this combination allows a video clip to be recorded of the person accessing the building. This can be expanded to require video verification either manually or automated.


Need the full package? We can facilitate that too.


How to reduce CCTV costs?2024-04-15T11:40:41+00:00

There are many cheap often imported and unsupported CCTV unit available on the internet but having repaired these DIY installations, reasons they are cheap. Many are unbranded, old, low-quality stock with inaccurate specifications and short (if any) warranty. We have repaired these DIY systems and they all use PC HDD which are much cheaper but not designed for CCTV systems that run 24hr/day for many years.

Can CCTV footage be used in court?2024-04-15T11:40:15+00:00

Yes, CCTV footage can be used as evidence in court, provided it meets certain legal standards. This includes ensuring the footage is relevant to the case, has been obtained legally, and its integrity has been maintained (i.e., it has not been tampered with or altered in any way). At TMS we can advise on UK CCTV data protection guidelines and our systems have helped the police identify several criminals.

CCTV Considerations?2024-04-15T11:39:40+00:00

Firstly, the number of cameras, type, position of cameras and length of recording time required. Then consider additional features like motion recording, night vision b/w or colour, video with one-way or two-way audio, line crossing, push notification etc.

Wired or Wireless Cameras, which is best?2024-04-15T11:38:49+00:00

At TMS we recommend Wired cameras, over Wi-Fi or battery cameras as they work reliably without intervention. Wi-Fi sounds attractive but as all cameras still require power, they either need access for their Batteries to be charged, changed or a power cable. Batteries are inconvenient, and the power cable might as well transmit the video, which is more stable than Wi-Fi especially through external walls.

Are CCTV cameras always recording? 2024-04-15T11:38:28+00:00

No. Some CCTV security solutions are always recording, but many only start when they detect motion or if an event happen. It all depends on the system specifications and your requirements.

Can CCTV cameras be hacked?2024-04-15T11:37:57+00:00

Unfortunately, like any tech, CCTV systems can be hacked, but don’t worry, this is unlikely and using strong passwords helps keep the bad guys out. All our designs for Home and Commercial CCTV installation not only use Passwords but also Video Encryption and without either of these the video won’t play.

What’s the difference between Analogue and IP cameras (DVR/NVR)?2024-04-15T11:36:35+00:00

The main difference is how they send video. Analogue Cameras send it to a DVR (Digital Video Recorder) which does all most of the processing, like motion or simple line crossing. IP cameras often do most of the image processing, then send the CCTV Footage over your Wi-Fi or Ethernet network to the NVR (Network Video Recorder). NVRs tend to have more additional features like line crossing, left/removed items, people counting, ANPR, and identification analysis like a car colour/type, recognising a person’s face, differentiating between dogs, cats, and people etc.

Can CCTV work without Internet?2024-04-15T11:36:13+00:00

Yes. CCTV can work without the internet. It’ll still record everything which can be seen on a locally connected monitor. The internet will allow remote viewing of cameras footage on a mobile device.

Is CCTV effective? 2024-04-15T11:35:51+00:00

es. CCTV is effective for deterring criminals, catching bad guys in the act, and providing evidence to the police. It helps make your property safer, especially when coupled to an Active Alarm using the same interactive App. Our commercial and business surveillance systems help prevent unnecessary callouts and reduce response times. We supply signages which can increase the visual deterrent, helping stop criminal before they start.

Where to place CCTV cameras? 2024-04-15T11:35:13+00:00

The best place to put CCTV cameras varies widely on the specific job’s requirements, we use our expertise to explain options that optimise their position depending on many factors like, capture area, background lighting, visibility, security, wiring, glare, aesthetics etc. At TMS we usually prioritise entrances, windows, and other vulnerable or high value areas. Some home systems, especially business surveillance systems, require internal coverage using indoor cameras, these often use Wi-Fi enabled IP Cameras to reduce cabling.

How to install CCTV? 2024-04-15T11:34:48+00:00

Installing CCTV can be complicated and usually requires internal and external cables to be run from the camera to the recorder (NVR/DVR). The cable type depends on many factors, TMS can design the best option to suit the budget, while implementing techniques to reduce the number of cables required. Once neatly installed, the cameras are connected to the recorder often, with a monitor and usually your internet network.

What’s the cost of CCTV? 2024-04-15T11:34:14+00:00

he cost of CCTV depends on many factors like the number and features of cameras used. Most cameras have black and white IR Night vision, but full colour night vision is also an option. At Tech My Space we have the 10 years’ experience, so your only a few quick questions from getting an estimate for the average cost of home CCTV system. We also offer free, no obligation local onsite surveys, just call us and we’ll arrange the rest.

How does CCTV work?2024-04-15T11:33:36+00:00

Our CCTV security systems work by capturing video, and sometime audio footage with cameras, then sending it through cables or wireless connections to a recorder. At TechMySapce we recommend connecting a monitor or the internet, where the video can be viewed. Some systems may include additional features like motion detection, night vision, and automatic alerts.

What is the best CCTV system?2024-04-15T11:32:39+00:00

The “best” CCTV system can vary greatly depending on individual needs. At TMS we design new systems using Hikvision, arguably one of the most reliable and “best CCTV Brands in the UK”. We also maintain and repair surveillance systems from many makes including Dahua, Axis, Sony, Panasonic, Honeywell, Uniview and Swann etc.

What is a CCTV system? 2024-04-15T11:31:58+00:00

A CCTV system is a security system that uses video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific recorder where it can be viewed on a defined set of monitors. It’s like having an extra set of eyes watching your property 24/7.


If you have any questions about any of our services, including CCTV installations, CCTV systems, security cameras, phones, WiFi, lighting or anything else in home or office technology please feel free to contact us. Email is good for technical information and a phone call works best to convey general information and requirements. You can also send us a message by using the form below.


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