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 »

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 »

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 »

Intruder Alarm Has Multiple Entry Routes?

One of our most frequently asked questions is “can my intruder alarm have more than one entry route?” To answer this, you need to understand how your intruder alarm works when you first enter your home. Most people have their keypad in the hallway by their front door, and an entry time of 30 seconds or longer… Read more »

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 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 »

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 »