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Amthal Fire and Security has returned to a residential property to upgrade security measures following building works, and offer peace of mind with reports of local instances of burglary.

Mr Hirst had no hesitation in calling back the fire and security specialist to design a bespoke solution for his newly extended home to ensure total protection for his family, together with valuable possessions and assets.

Amthal upgraded the CCTV to a state of the art IP System with remote viewing on smart device, and installed a new automated half height-sliding gate to offer total protection, without compromising on aesthetics for Mr Hirst’s home. 

Amthal upgraded the intruder alarm from its original installation to include further coverage in the extension utilising electronic detection devices to enable “perimeter” protection.

Amthal will always treat a home survey like it is our first visit, ensuring all rooms are protected and security requirements and ambitions are achieved.  For Mr Hirst, not only did this mean security of the premises, but also of the complete perimeter with the addition of new half high gates – which immediate sends a message to any opportunist burglar to stay away.

Says Mr Hirst:

“Our home has always been made to feel safe under Amthal’s protection, but with reports of local burglaries taking place, together with the completion of our extension works, we knew the time was right to look at enhancing our home security measures. 

‘Amthal surveyed the house as if it was the first time they had visited, and discussed the best options to suit our requirements.  They not only designed a bespoke system to secure our home, but also ensured the installation was carried out quickly and efficiently to offer my family a higher level of security much earlier than we thought would be possible.”

Paul Rosenthal, Sales Director at Amthal Fire and Security added:

“What Mr Hirst demonstrates is that home security should not simply be installed and forgotten about, but instead reviewed on a regular basis; especially if you have any extension or building works, or there is a spate of burglaries in the local area.


Amthal Fire and Security has added intruder protection and fire safety measures for new homeowners to ensure complete peace of mind.

When Mr and Mrs Fineman moved into their new home, their first priority was to ensure its security, with an alarm fitted to protect their valuables and assets, both in the home and garage.  

The couple, new to Hertfordshire, were referred to Amthal Fire and Security, who came out free of charge, to assess the fire and security requirements.  They built a bespoke alarm system for the home, which was fitted alongside smoke alarms with minimal turnaround time and is now monitored for ultimate security.

Amthal Fire and Security fitted a Texecom Ricochet Wireless Intruder Alarm System, including door and window contacts, passive movement detection (PIR’s) and 24 hour smoke detectors, all connected to a telecoms dialler module to phone Mr and Mrs Fineman and alert them to any activations while they are away from the property.

Says Mr Fineman:

“Although my wife and I know the area to be relatively quiet, with a dedicated neighbourhood watch right on our doorstep and even considering impending building work we want to complete, we were very conscious of adding an alarm as a priority for our new home, to ensure it was protected and our belongings secure.

“We were recommended Amthal Fire and Security, based on previous customer experience.  They came round to assess the house and ensure the alarm fitted would suit our requirements. Once this design stage was complete, Amthal booked in an installation date and before we knew it, our home was safe and secure! The whole process was seamless was start to finish and we would have no hesitation in passing on Amthal Fire and Security as a recommendation for anyone looking to professionally secure their home.”

John Allam, Operations Director at Amthal Fire and Security added:

“New homeowners are twice as likely to be burgled in the first twelve months of moving as updating the security is often overlooked in favour of more exciting, aesthetic updates.

“What Mr and Mrs Fineman have shown is the importance of taking fire risks and security of a new home seriously, to contact a professional security installer and seek free professional advice.  This is even if you are planning works to the home as PIR’s fitted can be rearranged to suit new layouts. We always carry out works quickly and efficiently, with minimal disruption, and our work continues to be recommended amongst homeowners.”


Residential Testimonials

I wanted to tell you how extremely impressed I was with my call with your engineer last night when I was pretty stressed as home alone with my baby and four year old.  He couldn’t have been more professional, friendly and helpful. I’ve always been very impressed with Amthal, and it’s really reassuring to know how fantastic the night service is too.

Sally Ayles


Excellent all round service, we would have no hesitation in recommending Amthal.

Mr Lewis


Your Engineers did a great job in working out the optimum wiring routs whilst minimising any mess or disruption.  It's a pleasant change these days to have people working in our home who are professional, personable and respectful of our property.

David & Carole Simkins


Just a quick note to say thank you for the gift voucher you sent to us.  A lovely and very unexpected surprise!  It's amazing that its 10 years - but your quality of service has earned our loyalty, and for that we should be thanking you.

Helen McMillan - The McMillan Resolve


My wife phoned today and she said she spoke to a lovely chap on the phone and then had a long talk with one of your engineers who was extremely helpful and friendly and had called back very quickly. This is especially nice as a call out incurs a charge. Tara was absolutely delighted with the service and is singing your praises to all who will listen. Thought I would let you know as it's always good to get positive feedback.  

Matthew Browen 


Just a note to say a huge thank you to you and the team for your help and support over the past few months.  The alarm is now installed as you know and the 'fuss free' way it all happened is much appreciated - nothing was a problem and you were all there for us when needed - we could not ask for more!  Your support is much appreciated and we shall not hesitate to recommend you.

Karen Titcomb


I am very happy with the alarm and find it very simple to use.  I found the installer very pleasant, he explained everything as he went along and was very clean.

Mr Gallagher


Tanya and I feel very secure in our new home thanks to the system installed by Amthal.  The consultation with Phil on site was very helpful in establishing the right level of security for us.  The system is quiet and unobtrusive, but like a sleeping guard dog we have every confidence that it will leap into boisterous action at the first sign of danger.  Thanks Phil and thank you Amthal.

Andy Cobb


I would like to thank you for your prompt help and advice on the installation of my security system, of which I am very happy with and so is my dog Penny, she has not set it off once.  I shall certainly pass on your name to the unprotected.

Mr Platten


Glen went that extra mile to make sure the job was as tidy as possible, with all my requests completed without any complaint or fuss. He is a very tidy engineer.

Mr C Mistry


Very professional, I'm impressed and will be recommending your services to family and friends. Thanks for a wonderful job!

Ms Karen Watson


It will give us great peace of mind.  We are delighted with the whole process undertaken by your company - first class service and first class product.

Mr Carpenter


The installation was excellent.  He was friendly, courteous, efficient and very tidy.  All in all from your initial visit to the job being completed the company was prompt, very clear in giving explanations, advice and seemed very experienced.  The proof will be in how well the system works and how well you service it.  So far so good.

Mr Hegarty


Hi Roberto, (TEN Intelligent Support)

You asked if I would provide some feedback of my experience with Amthal Security. Yesterday, their engineer attended my premises and got the existing alarm working. The director, Paul, was extremely helpful prior to this visit and reassured me that the engineer would familiarise himself with my alarm so that the call out would be time efficient.  This was indeed the case.  The engineer was prompt, polite and had the system up and running quickly and with the minimum of fuss.  The charge for this service was indeed very reasonable and I will, in the coming days, discuss with Paul the possibility of having Amthal provide a maintenance and monitoring contract for the alarm.  I've been very impressed with the service and would highly recommend the company.

I really appreciate your help in finding such a great company to deal with.

Robert Orton


From start to finish the job was completed professionally and quickly.  All members of Amthal staff were helpful and friendly causing minimal disruption to family life.  We were very pleased with the speed from initial quotation to completion of the job, great as we had been burgled and wanted to secure our property as soon as possible. The quality of workmanship has been excellent, no wires visible where possible.  The alarm itself is very easy to use. We were also pleased with the way the engineers cleaned up any mess, I was expecting to have to do this, an excellent job carried out quickly and professionally. Thank you all very much!

Mr & Mrs Rigarlsford


We wanted to drop you a note to say we are both really, really pleased with the alarm.  From beginning to end you have been so helpful and your advice you have given has been so helpful. We want to pass on an huge thanks to Jason he was fantastic he has taken so much care in all he has done,he was polite, professional and so courteous.  We couldn't have asked for anymore from him, to leave at nearly 9pm on a Friday night is pure dedication and he never rushed at all. We would be happy to write a recommendation to anyone who wanted it and if anyone wanted to speak to us we would also be more than happy to do this.  Again thank you so much we definitely made the right decision to choose Amthal and we will be recommending to anyone we can.

Mr & Mrs Johnston


Our Annual maintenance check was done today - thank you.  We were also very surprised and  very pleased to receive an "Anniversary " card  with an enclosed voucher.  This was very kind of you to mark us as being a customer for 10 years - and indeed we think your first customer since our reference number is 1001 !  It was equally unexpected and appreciated.  We wish the Amthal business all success and hope that as long as we are in our house in St Albans (also now 10 years since you fitted the alarm system when we moved in) that you will continue to provide the service we have enjoyed over the past.  Regards and thanks again.

John & Deborah Deane


We would like to thank you for the very professional and friendly service that your Company has given us during the recent installation of our intruder alarm system. Your installers Dave and Phil worked so hard and cleared up carefully after themselves. Nothing was too much trouble and that is quite a rarity these days. It was lovely to see David (as I always used to call him at school!) so enthusiastic about his work. It is always good to see the tables turned and an ex-pupil having to teach me something! Please pass our thanks on to Dave and Phil for their excellent work.

Mike & Mary Hargreaves


We were particularly impressed by the way the house was cleared up after the installation. Super job.

Mr & Mrs Cammack


Mrs Berry had her service this morning and called as she wanted to let it be known how very pleased she was with the service and how patient the engineer was in explaining everything as she was not fully conversant with the system as her husband was the one that dealt with all this but has sadly passed away earlier this year.

Mrs Berry


Hi Amanda - Just a quick note to thank you for passing on my details to your husband.  He called me that same morning, we had an assessment and a quote within a couple of weeks, and our new system has just been installed.  I have been very impressed with everyone I dealt with at Amthal - super professional, efficient and cheerful to work with. That makes a big difference, since it's not just the system we're buying, of course, but also the ongoing support and maintenance. Please thank Paul, Phil, John and the rest of the team on my behalf as well.

Kind regards, Catherine


I'm sure you're aware our alarm is now in and working, Carole and I were both delighted with the prompt service and the quality of the installation. Your engineer Dave was a credit to your business and could not have been more careful in the installation and helpful in showing us how it all worked, he also put an extra sensor in on the garage door when I asked him.  So thank you very much and finally it was a shame I missed you Saturday morning but I am sure our paths will cross again in the near future.

Mr & Mrs Harris


Back to basic security and alarms are the premise to all good security.  Amthal will ensure a monitored alarm, or wireless security system can be tailored to your property to keep your assets and possessions safe and protected from any opportunist or professional criminal activity.



If you are responsible for business premises, an employer or self-employed with business premises, responsible for a part of a dwelling where that part is solely used for business purposes, a charity or voluntary organisation or a contractor with a degree of control over any premises, you have a responsibility in relation to fire prevention!



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Amthal partners with EMCS, the UK's leading independent alarm receiving centre.  EMCS is approved by the security industry governing bodies NACOSS and BSIA to BS5979 and ISO9000. Their monitoring environment is resistant to any possible attack or power failures.  All incoming telephone calls are responded to within 10 seconds!