How Many Wires Should a Security System Have?

  Wires – one of the biggest concerns people have when buying a security system. We are often asked “How many wires will there be? “Will wires be on show?” “How do you hide wires?” No matter what kind security system you have, there will be at least one wire. Most security systems are wireless,… Read more »

Four Useful Security System Add ons

As well as guarding your property from burglars, alarm systems are also able to protect you and your property from fires, flood damage and carbon monoxide leaks with the correct security system add ons. At P&R Alarms, we offer a selection of security system add ons for new systems and existing hybrid and wireless security systems…. Read more »

How Shock Sensors Help Protect Windows and Doors

Though locking doors and windows is a step toward securing your property, it doesn’t stop burglars from shattering the glass. We recently went out to a home where the patio door had security locks, so the burglar smashed the glass to gain entry. While we encourage and recommend the use of strong locks for your windows… Read more »

How Access Control Can Help Your Business

Whether your business is expanding or you want extra peace of mind, an access control system can greatly benefit your business. What is Access Control? Access control is a security system which enables you to control and monitor who accesses your premises. It can also be used to control who accesses certain parts of your premises. … Read more »

How night setting works on your burglar alarms

Unfortunately not everyone sets their burglar alarms at night, putting themselves at risk. This can often be due to people not knowing how to use the night setting on their burglar alarm. If you’re a victim of burglar, the first thing your insurance company will do is ask for a copy of the alarm log… Read more »

Benefits of a Wireless Security System

If you’re thinking about either investing in a security system, updating your existing security system or wanting to cover an extension to your property, you should consider a wireless security system. Here are some of the benefits of choosing to have a wireless security system in your property: Faster and less intrusive installation The actual… Read more »

Take Control With Security Alarm Apps

Traditionally to receive a notification of alarm activation, you would have a speech dialler connected to your telephone line which would call nominated numbers and play recorded messages, making you aware of any activity. However with mobile technology advancing, brand new services such as mobile Security Alarm Apps allows you to gain full control of… Read more »

How To Keep Your Windows Secure

An area that can often get overlooked when it comes to your home security is your windows.  It is important to note that some types of double glazing do offer higher levels of security, however most don’t and they don’t stop someone smashing the glass.  Even high security double glazing will not put off the most determined burglars…. Read more »

Security System Need To Cover Upstairs Windows

Many people make the mistake of thinking that upstairs rooms are safer than ground floor rooms because they feel burglars won’t bother try and climb up and break in, unfortunately this isn’t the case. A determined intruder may search your property for ladders, climb onto a flat roof or conservatory roof or stand something attached… Read more »

Read Your Security Small Print

Read the Small Print; Don’t Get Caught Out By Hire Agreements We’re increasingly hearing stories of customers being ‘held to ransom’ by their security system installers when they discover that they were only hiring their control equipment. Last month a new Domestic customer joined P&R Alarms and we were told the  previous home owners had a… Read more »