Burglar Alarms Prescot

Burglar Alarms Prescot Merseyside (L34): With the worrying thought of crime levels soaring annually there's never been a more suitable time to install a burglar alarm for your business or home. Records show that there were over a million burglaries and break in attempts in the British Isles in the year 2018-19, and from this figure in England and Wales there were around 422,000 reported burglaries from property. (Source: Statista, Crime and Law Enforcement statistics).

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It's a horrible truth that most homeowners only consider fitting an intruder alarm after a burglary on their home. As forty seven percent of burglaries are reported as being on the off-chance by the police, their best advice is to deter would be thieves by fitting an intruder alarm system to your home or business. There are a variety of different burglar alarm and security systems on the market to suit your budget and lessen concerns about the possibility of a burglary. Picking a burglar alarm system that matches your needs can be a difficult decision; how do you know which type to install?

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There are alarm and detection devices available for all budgets. From straightforward battery powered alarms for doors and windows, to full scale, multiple entry point equipment that can call or send an SMS text to you or a dedicated security company when the alarm is activated. There are also wireless and wired alternatives, and a lot of them can be linked with CCTV cameras to record any intruders for later identification. Consider your own location and surroundings before choosing a home alarm and weigh-up what sort of alarm is needed for your situation.


Visual Only/Audible Alarms - Usually an exterior bell box with an obvious flashing light that sounds whenever the alarm has been triggered. This alarm alerts occupants and neighbours but does not report the incident via SMS or voice message to a smart phone.


  • Simple installation can be accomplished by anybody with do-it-yourself skills.
  • Police forces all around Britain say that any security system may prevent break-ins.


  • Many people nowadays have become "alarm immune" and will ignore it when it goes off.
  • Knowledge of the alarm ringing is limited to those in close proximity.
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Auto-Dialler Burglar Alarms - These have the features of a visual audio intruder alarm, but can also dial out via landline to send a recorded voice message, or send a SMS text via a prepaid SIM card. Typically up to ten contacts can be alerted by SMS or voice message, of any alarm going off, with the order chosen by the alarm owner. If multiple contacts are used then if the first one doesn't respond to the warning then the second on your list is sent a message, and so forth until acknowledgment.


  • Additional fire, smoke, flooding and carbon monoxide sensors are available to be connected to most systems of this kind.
  • Communications are sent immediately the alarm has been triggered by the system.


  • SIM only devices require the card to have the credit topped up for use and may not work too well in an area with a weak signal.
  • You must have your mobile with you at all times, switched on and be in a good signal area to receive a message sent out by the system.
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Contract Security Monitor Alarms - By paying an annual or a monthly fee you will be able to have your burglar alarm system closely monitored by a trained security team. These security companies provide an end-to-end solution by installing, maintaining and monitoring your house alarm and contacting you when the alarm is initiated. If you also need the additional service of a local police response unit, these monitored alarm systems can have the capability to link to them directly.


  • The agreement will frequently cover any repairs and maintenance that is required.
  • Round the clock monitoring of your home or business by an established security company.
  • Premises protected by monitored alarms are much less likely to be targeted by potential criminals.


  • The installation must be done by a professional.
  • Monthly or annual fees can prove quite expensive.
  • Expensive cancellation fees and long contract periods.
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Smart Home Security Systems - Irrespective of where you are in the world you can control and monitor your security system and its range of sensors and cameras through a secure network and an app. With an app and personal account you have the ability to observe and manage every aspect of your security system from any compatible laptop, mobile or tablet.


  • Securely log in to access your intruder alarm via your iPhone or Android mobile.
  • You don't need to be in your house to manage your burglar alarm.


  • The system is dependent on good data signal and internet speed for the software to work effectively.
  • Can become expensive if extra sensors are required.

Portable Alarm Systems - Normally powered by batteries, these small devices can offer additional security during travel or can be used to provide supplemental security to outbuildings and garden sheds where power is unavailable. A number of portable alarms now come with with a solar power alternative.


  • The cheapest and easiest of all the alarm alternatives to set up.
  • Can be relocated to satisfy your requirements.


  • Requires recharged or fresh batteries to work effectively.
  • Offers a relatively restricted level of security with limited uses.


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How do you figure out whether to choose a wired or wireless burglar alarm, once you've figured out what your precise security requirements are?

Wired - Initial costs can be less costly than a wireless alarm system, but installation can be complicated and cost more, due to the extra time required for laying the cables. A wired burglar alarm is low maintenance and inexpensive to run, needing only mains electricity for the alarm system to function (and no expensive batteries). Servicing is reduced to cleaning sensors and checking any battery back-up in the control unit and external bell box on a routine schedule as set by the manufacturer. Some people in Prescot find the sight of the alarm system wiring to be an eyesore around the home.

Wireless - Wireless burglar alarms, though slightly more expensive than a hard-wired system with similar capabilities, have reduced in price to make them affordable for everybody. They're also far easier to fit, and even folks with quite basic do-it-yourself skills should be able to get a wireless alarm installed and operating without much difficulty. A wireless security alarm needs the siren box, sensors and other detectors to have fully charged batteries regularly, to keep the device working correctly.

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Whilst it is possible to fit a burglar alarm system on your own, it is recommended to employ the services of a reliable alarm installer. In Prescot you've a good choice of companies available, and it's advisable to get more than one quote.

A professional Prescot burglar alarm company will carefully consider your requirements and come up with solutions that meet your precise needs. Even if you have fully explained your exact requirements, most alarm installers will ask if they can do an on-site survey to ensure there are no areas you may have overlooked, and to figure out a design for your burglar alarm set-up.

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Get hold of your household or business insurer prior to installation, to ascertain if there might be any discount on your policy for an acceptable security alarm system on your home. Some savings can be made on your building and contents insurance by getting a professionally fitted and approved security alarm installed on your home.

You should find out if your selected alarm installation company is an approved provider with the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) or the National Security Inspectorate (NSI). The NSI and SSAIB certifications emphasise the company's dependability within the security and alarms industry.

A monitored intruder alarm that's linked to the police response team must be fitted professionally and conform to NSI or SSAIB guidelines. Without this proof of approval and alarm system compliance you won't be able to hook up with the police monitoring unit. It is also worth mentioning that to be able to stay in the police monitoring service you must have your burglar alarm system serviced and maintained routinely by an accredited and approved security company.

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A perimeter security system can be non-aligned with a pre-existing security alarm on a home or business premises in Prescot, or it can be built-into an active control unit for added convenience. Its key job is to provide protection to your premises by giving warning before an intruder has a chance to enter the building.

A basic perimeter device can be set up to alert you, and the person on your property, that they have been detected by making a doorbell sort of sound pretty much the same as shop entry systems. There are more technical perimeter systems which can utilise laser beams, infrared sensors, ground surveillance radar, seismic detectors and CCTV.

Even a passive and simple product like a spiked plastic fence and wall topper can deliver perimeter security on a budget. They don't raise the alarm, but even these small spikes can deter trespassers from crossing your boundaries by establishing a physical, painful obstacle to anyone attempting to climb over your wall. (Tags: Home Perimeter Security Prescot, Perimeter Security Systems Prescot, Perimeter Security Prescot).

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