Burglar Alarms Ely

Burglar Alarms Ely Cambridgeshire (CB7): If you are looking into the installation of a burglar alarm it could be useful to know that the crime levels in Britain have been soaring each year. Records show that there were more than a million break in attempts and burglaries in Great Britain during the year 2018-19, and from this figure in England and Wales alone there were roughly four hundred and twenty two thousand reported burglaries from property.

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Most householders in Ely only upgrade their home security system or put in an intruder alarm after a theft or burglary to their home has already been perpetrated. Since 47% of break-ins are described as being on the off-chance by the police, their best advice is to discourage would be burglars by fitting a security alarm system to your home or business. You'll find there are several different burglar alarm and security systems available to match your budget and reduce concerns about the possibility of a break-in. Choosing a burglar alarm system that matches your needs can be something of a challenge; how do you know which one to install?

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There are alarm and security devices designed for all budgets. Where the cost is not an issue a security provider will install, service and monitor your burglar alarm on your behalf, whereby at the other end of the scale, there are basic, battery operated devices that can be fitted and operational in an hour or two. All of these systems are available in wireless or wired versions and may even connect up to a CCTV device or security system to capture events for video and photographic evidence. It is worthwhile thinking about, prior to purchasing your home alarm, what its intended purpose is.


Audible/Visual Only Burglar Alarms - The simplest of home alarms, where a siren and blinking light outside the home provides an indication that the alarm has been activated. They alert the occupants of the building and local area, but do so without communicating with anyone, like your mobile phone or the police.


  • Having an intruder alarm installed can help to deter burglary according to the police.
  • Installing is comparatively quick and easy.


  • False alarms in past times have made many people "alarm immune".
  • Only those in the immediate area are warned if the intruder alarm is activated.
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Auto-Dialler Alarm Systems - This type of burglar alarm can be connected to your landline or have a cell phone SIM card fitted. This enables the control unit to deliver a voice or text message to chosen contacts with some systems allowing multiple contacts to be added in a cascade-style system of calling. This sort of messaging device can be set up to only send messages to those listed until a reply is received.


  • Additional flooding, carbon monoxide, fire and smoke sensors are available to be connected with most systems of this type.
  • Messages are dispatched immediately an alarm has been detected by the device.


  • If your mobile phone has a poor signal or is turned off, you will not receive a notification from your alarm.
  • SIM only devices need the card to be topped up before use and may not work too well in a weak signal location.
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Monitored Alarms - A specialist security team will constantly monitor your security systems and intruder alarm for a fixed annual or monthly fee. Typically they will install their own equipment and on the activation of the alarm they'll contact the key holder or homeowner to give assistance. For further security such alarm systems also sometimes have the choice of informing the local police force when an alarm goes off on your property.


  • The extra security measures of monitored alarms dissuade burglars.
  • Round the clock monitoring and response services by an experienced team of security and alarm specialists.
  • Alarm repair and maintenance is often covered in the agreement.


  • Can prove really expensive for some.
  • Costly cancellation fees and lengthy contract periods.
  • Unit installation must be carried out by a specialist.
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Smart Home Security - I doesn't matter where you are in the world it is possible to control and monitor your security system and its array of sensors and cameras via the internet and application software. Through the use of your tablet, smartphone or laptop it is possible to log on to your account and check on the status of your alarm, take video and record images.


  • An effective way to keep an eye on your home or office if you are frequently travelling.
  • Can be installed easily and monitored from your mobile phone using a secure application.


  • The system is dependent on decent data signal and internet speed for the application to work reliably.
  • Costs can increase rapidly if more sensors or detectors are required than in the standard package.

Portable Alarm Systems - For supplemental security in sheds and outbuildings these small battery powered gadgets can supply convenient and instant protection. A number of of these portable alarms now come with with a solar powered alternative.


  • Simple to install, maintain and inexpensive purchase.
  • Light, portable and simple to set up and take down.


  • Regular replacing or recharging of the batteries is necessary.
  • Offers very restricted security with limited uses.


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Once you have decided what you need your burglar alarm to do, and what areas it needs to cover, is it advisable to have a wired or wireless alarm system?

Wired - Usually cheaper than a wireless burglar alarm, providing the same level of security, but the fitting of a hard-wired alarm will probably more because of the extra labour in laying the cables through your property. Operating costs are zero for a hard-wired alarm because there aren't any batteries required for the sensors or the alarm bell box. Maintenance is limited to dusting sensors and checking the battery back-up in the external bell box and the control unit on schedule as set by the alarm manufacturer. Some people in Ely find the sight of the alarm system wiring to be an eyesore around the home.

Wireless - Wireless systems, although a little more pricey than a wired version with the same functions, have fallen in price recently making them affordable for everyone. They are also much easier to install, and even folks with quite basic DIY skills ought to be able to get a wireless alarm installed and operating in no time at all. Good quality batteries are needed for the alarm bell and all sensors, and they will need to be tested regularly.

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No matter what burglar alarm system you opt for, it is usually wise to hire a reputable local company for the installation and upkeep. In Ely you have a good choice of companies available, and it is always best to get several quotations.

An established Ely burglar alarm installer will carefully consider your requirements and provide options that satisfy your exact needs. Even if you've described your requirements, many alarm installers will ask if they can do an on-site survey to make sure there is no area you may have missed, and to figure out the perfect design for your burglar alarm system.

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Before any installation takes place, check your buildings insurance policy to determine whether you are entitled to a discount on your building and contents cover. Some savings are there to be made to your building and contents insurance by getting a professionally fitted and approved intruder alarm installed on your property.

You will need to check if your selected alarm installation company is a recognised provider with either the NSI (National Security Inspectorate) or the SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board). By using a certified security company in Ely, you can trust the confidentiality, work and professionalism that are the mark of a first-rate burglar alarm installer.

A monitored alarm system that's linked to the police response team has to be professionally installed and conform to NSI or SSAIB guidelines. If you do decide to be a part of the police service you must have proof of approval by the SSAIB or NSI from your installation company, and verification of compliance for your burglar alarm system to their guidelines. It is also worth mentioning that in order to remain in the police response service you have to have your burglar alarm maintained and serviced regularly by an approved and accredited company.

If you live outside Ely these alarm installation services are also available in Kennyhill, Little Downham, Burnt Fen, Witcham, Chettisham, Isleham, Witchford, Haddenham, Mepal, Coveney, Stretham, Soham, Prickwillow, Littleport, Little Thetford, Queen Adelaide.

Smoke/Fire Alarm Installation Ely

Smoke and fire alarms are required in every home and business in Ely, and can be hooked up quite easily into the majority of security systems. If you are setting up a new home security system, hard-wired and wireless, keep an eye out for one that incorporates a smoke or fire alarm, or one to which these options can be added at a later date.

The most basic fire alarms in Ely are standalone battery powered gadgets that can offer protection anywhere inside your home, with simple installation. While these provide an excellent alternative to a hard-wired device with battery back-up, there is an inclination to take out the battery when the alarm starts to emit a battery warning sound, thus rendering it pointless.

A system that is integrated with your home's intruder alarm system will alert the whole household instead of a solitary area. This guarantees a speedy and safe evacuation of your entire family if there should ever be a fire. (Tags: Fire Alarm Installation Ely, Fire Alarms Ely, Smoke Alarms Ely, Smoke Alarm Installation Ely).

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Recent Cambridgeshire alarm customer projects: Mr and Mrs Gaffney were asking about price quotes for having an intruder alarm installed on their apartment in Holywell, Cambridgeshire. Miss Theia Jenkins was thinking about getting an intruder alarm fitted to her detached house in Isleham, Cambridgeshire. Miss Felicity Bains in Wilburton, Cambridgeshire wanted a burglar alarm installed. Mr and Mrs Locke were asking about quotes for getting an intruder alarm installed on their apartment in Barnack. Wyatt and Nadia Stewart were enquiring about having some smoke alarms fitted to their terraced house in Holywell, Cambridgeshire. Aminah Knowles in Great Shelford wanted a home security system installed. Mr Kuba Hardy was asking about getting a fire alarm installed on his semi-detached house in Tydd St Giles. Rosemary Milward was asking about quotes for getting a fire alarm installed on her detached house in Sawston, Cambridgeshire.

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In The Oakery, Staples Lane, Common Road, Church Road, St Ethelwolds Close, Clay Street, Dockings Lane, The Grove, Astley Close, Sandys Crescent, Chapel Lane, Barton Road, St James Close, Coates Drove, Sycamore Place, Broom Close, Brookside, Carter Street, Bishop Laney Drive, Speed Lane, Branch Bank, Shepherds Drove, Beech Lane, Buckingham Drive, Angel Drove, The Drove, Cedar Court, Simeon Close, Burnt Chimney Drove, Church Street, homeowners have just recently had alarm installation work carried out. And in these postcodes CB6 3AP, CB6 1WA, CB6 1DU, CB6 3EB, CB6 1BT, CB6 1AH, CB6 3EJ, CB6 3DR, CB6 2WW, CB6 3AH.

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