Smoke and heat detectors save lives

Most fatal fires are avoidable; we often hear stories in the news about people who have died or been seriously injured in a fire that was not only preventable, but would have been survivable had a working smoke or heat detector been in use at the home.  For many people a smoke alarm is an… Read more »

Commercial alarm monitoring – who is watching you and when?

Business owners will know that good security is paramount; no one wants to lock up for the day, go home and worry that their premises is not properly secured, or that they may arrive for work the next day to discover there has been a break-in overnight.  A good night’s sleep can be ruined by… Read more »

Total solution systems – be aware of everything

Ensuring the safety and security of modern business premises is a very important task for business owners, and few are fully conversant in all the gadgets and systems that can be used to create a security system that does everything.  We are security and monitoring experts and we have many years of experience in specifying… Read more »

Wireless or hard-wired security system

Choosing an alarm or security system can be a hard task – there are so many types on the market that making a decision without expert help is difficult for the average homeowner or facility manager.  Generally people make a choice based on a combination of price and feature factors, but there is one factor… Read more »

There’s an app for that… Texecom Connect arrives at P&R Alarms

The smart, connected home is becoming much more mainstream as people start to use apps for controlling their heating, or for checking who is at the door with video doorbells, and security alarms are no different.  What was once the preserve of high end homes and futuristic building projects is now a standard feature of… Read more »

CCTV and recording for abattoirs

From early 2018 new legislation comes into effect for abattoirs in the UK requiring CCTV to be installed in all areas, with the recordings kept for at least 90 days.  The footage will be accessible to Official Veterinarians and will help abattoirs refute any allegations of cruelty or poor hygiene.  The move has been somewhat… 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 »