Tag: domestic security

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 »

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 »

How do alarm systems tell apart pets and thieves?

dog looking out of window

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 »

Intruder Alarm Has Multiple Entry Routes?

Intruder Alarm Entry Route

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 security system

  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 »

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