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 »

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 »

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 »