Your questions answered

I have cats, can I still have a burglar alarm?

Is your pet a four-legged friend?
or a four-legged feind?

Can I use my burglar alarm at night?

Almost certainly, most professionally installed alarm systems are designed with...

Can spiders really set off a burglar alarm?

Has your alarm triggered for no apparent reason? It may be you've been the victim of...


How do i protect my home on a tight budget?

You don't need to pay a fortune to protect your home and family. In fact some simple measures...

How much does a burglar alarm cost?

Depending on your requirements: DIY about £150. Or professional fitted £500 - £800.

Which is best a wired or wireless alarm system?

There are two options available for a reason - they both have their advantages and disadvantages...


How long will an alarm battery last?

We've tested batteries that are still going strong after 15 years and many more that have failed within the first year. However, they typically have...

Could my broadband WiFi interfere with the wireless alarm?

Professionally fitted wireless alarm utilise a dedicated 868 MHz narrowband radio channel, as such it's unlikely to receive interference from...

Why does my alarm go off when we have a power cut?

The most likely reason is that the battery is dead. This means that when the power supply is cut, there is no back up in place. If this is the case...


What is a monitored burglar alarm?

A monitored alarm is a burglar alarm that is connected to a remote Alarm Receiving Centre. Signals...

How often should you service a burglar alarm?

We do generally advise an annual service for domestic burglar alarms. That said, many of our customers...

What are the common causes of false alarms?

17 of the most common causes of false alarms.
From: Batteries to spiders


What does a routine service visit include?

This is just a guide, some companies will do less, some will do more...

Will my burglar alarm still work if there is a power cut?

It should work fine for at least 12 hours during a power failure...

Is an annual burglar alarm service really necessary?

This is...
...the million-dollar question!