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 »

Winter Home Security Tips

Winter home security tips to help you protect your home as the nights get earlier. Smart Water Manage your winter home security and get in touch with your insurers to see if they offer Smart Water for free on your household insurance policy. Smart Water is an ant-criminal system which you paint onto your valuables… Read more »

Secure Your Outbuildings, Farms and Stables

If you own a farm, stables or a large property with outbuildings, you’ll understand how difficult it can be to keep an eye on your whole property. Unfortunately, it also makes it easy for intruders to break in and leave before you’ve even noticed. Machinery, vehicles and animal care equipment can be very expensive to… Read more »

Which Access Control System Is Right For Your Business?

The type of access control system that’s best for your business depends on your requirements, whether or not you need to restrict certain parts of your building, or whether you need an access log. We primarily install three types of access control system: electronic code pads, PC based access control, and biometric access control. Electronic… Read more »

The Hottest Barbecue Safety Tips

The Summer most definitely calls for a lovely barbecue; the season just isn’t complete without one. However, every year with this comes barbecue fires and related injuries. Before polishing your barbecue grill which has been sitting away for months, or head out to grab a disposable barbecue, read our hottest barbecue safety tips… Charcoal Barbecue… Read more »

Burglar Alarm Going Off During Power Cuts?

One of our most frequently asked questions is “Should my burglar alarm go off during a power cut?” Our response is no, it shouldn’t. During the event of a power cut, your burglar alarm shouldn’t be going off as the backup battery should be able to provide the alarm with power during a the power… Read more »