In Memoriam – Macca Davies

Words cannot convey just how very sad and bereft the whole P&R family are this week. We have suffered a devastating loss as our apprentice and friend Macca Davies tragically died in a car accident. He was only 18. Macca was a beloved member of the P&R Alarms team and the hole he has left… Read more »

How can I Improve my Business Security

Every business owner worries about the security of their premises, with the threat of intruders, vandals and even theft by employees all being valid concerns.  Retail store owners especially are targeted by burglars, keen to steal cash and stock that can be easily sold on, while leisure and entertainment venues also face similar problems during… Read more »

How can I improve my home security

As the saying goes, an Englishman’s home is his castle, but not many of us own property with built in fortifications and a moat to keep intruders at bay, let alone a drawbridge or a team of archers defending the stronghold.  With that in mind, how can the average homeowners keep their property safe from… Read more »

Festive home security tips

The Christmas holidays are a time when many of us leave our homes unattended for long periods while we visit family and friends, or even leave the country in favour of a hotter destination for a break from the cold, dark winter days.  Unfortunately, these conditions favour burglars, for whom the cover of longer dark… Read more »

The twelve days of security alarms

To get you into the festive spirit we’ve penned our version of the classic Twelve Days of Christmas.  We all know the tune so why not sing along?   On the first day of Christmas P & R Alarms gave to me… a brand new burglar alarm.   On the second day of Christmas P… Read more »

What is NSI and why should you look for it?

If you are new to the world of intruder alarm and fire safety systems, NSI may be a confusing acronym that seems to appear everywhere.  NSI stands for National Security Inspectorate and they are the leading security, fire protection system and facilities management UKAS accredited certification body in the UK.  Insurance companies place a high… Read more »

Don’t lose out on insurance with inferior intruder alarms

Home security is one of the most important factors that insurers look at when deciding on what premium any given customer should pay for their contents insurance.  The actual value of the items to be covered does make a difference, but it is the integrity of your home protection methods that determines the final value;… Read more »

When was your last alarm service?

Burglar and intruder alarms should be serviced at least once a year, whether in a domestic or commercial setting.  Systems with Police response – need to be serviced twice a year.  An alarm system service ensures that everything is in working order and can pick up any potential faults before they become a problem.  During… Read more »

How do alarm systems tell apart pets and thieves?

A recent letter to the Guardian’s Consumer Champions section queried the sensitivity settings of an intruder alarm which did not activate during a home invasion.  The homeowners lost a lot of valuable property and were shocked to find that their National Security Inspectorate (NSI) approved system had been set to allow for pets, despite the… Read more »

Protect With Intolerable Sound Emitters

How Intolerable Sound Emitters Can Protect You You work hard all week – and sometimes over the weekend – to keep your business moving forward, so to lose stock or suffer property damage due to a break-in is both emotionally and financially damaging, and devastating. At P&R Alarms, we understand this, which is why we… Read more »