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Burglar Alarms Wells Somerset (BA5): If you're looking at the installation of a burglar alarm system it may be helpful to know that the rates of crime in the United Kingdom have been climbing annually. In 2018-19, out of 1 million break in attempts reported in the UK, 422,000 resulted in an actual burglary on a property in England and Wales. (Source: Statista, Crime and Law Enforcement figures).

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It's an awful truth that lots of families only consider installing a burglar alarm after a burglary on their property. With the police declaring that because 47% of burglaries are committed on the off-chance and you're less likely to be burgled if you have got a system installed, it's definitely worth the investment. You'll find there are a wide range of burglar and intruder alarm systems on the market to match your budget and reduce fears about the possibility of a potential burglary. Choosing a burglar alarm system to suit your needs can be a difficult decision; how do you know which one to install?

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All budgets are catered for across the range of alarm and security systems. From simple battery powered alarms for doors and windows, to full blown, multiple entry point equipment which can call or send a text to you or a dedicated security provider if the alarm is triggered. It's even simple to connect a security camera system into your alarm control unit which will capture any thieves when the alarm is activated. It's worth thinking about, prior to buying your home alarm, exactly what its intended purpose is for.


Audible/Visual Only Burglar Alarms - The simplest of alarm systems, where a blinking light and siren bell outside of the premises gives an indication that the burglar alarm has been set off. This alarm will warn occupants and neighbours but doesn't report the alarm via voice message or text to a mobile.


  • Having any type of intruder alarm installed can help to deter burglary according to the police.
  • Installing is relatively simple and quick.


  • Most people have become "alarm immune" and will just disregard it when it rings.
  • Recognition of the burglar alarm is restricted to those in close proximity.
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Auto-Dial Burglar Alarms - Whilst setting off a bell or siren to warn anyone in the local area, these burglar alarm systems can also send text or voice messages to designated contacts. This permits the alarm control unit to deliver a text or voice message to pre-arranged contacts with some alarm systems even allowing several contacts to be included in a cascade-style system of calling. If several contacts are allowed then if the first individual doesn't acknowledge the warning then the next on the list is sent a message, and so on until verification.


  • Extra fire, smoke, flood and carbon monoxide sensors are available to be connected to many systems of this type.
  • Notifications are dispatched immediately the alarm has been triggered by the system.


  • Devices that are SIM only require the card to have the credit topped up for use and may not work in a weak signal area.
  • If your mobile phone has no signal or has a flat battery, you won't receive a notification from your alarm system.
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Contract Security Monitor Alarms - A complete monitoring and security program can be provided by a specialised alarm monitoring and response company in exchange for an annual or monthly fee. The security company will get in touch when the alarm is activated to give assistance, and will usually install and maintain the equipment themselves as an integral part of the package. These burglar alarms can also be connected with a police response unit for increased security.


  • The deal will often cover any alarm routine maintenance and other repairs.
  • Your alarm system is continually monitored and tracked for alerts by a dependable security firm.
  • Potential burglars are much more likely to be deterred by a monitored alarm system.


  • You might be tied into a long contract with expensive termination fees.
  • The installation must be done by a specialist.
  • Can prove very expensive for some homeowners.
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Smart Home Security - I doesn't matter where in the world you are you can monitor and control your security system and its assortment of cameras and sensors via the internet and an app. With an app and personal account you have the ability to control and view all aspects of your burglar alarm and security system from your compatible tablet, mobile or computer.


  • You do not have to be in your home to manage your intruder alarm.
  • Is easy to install and monitor from your mobile phone using an app.


  • Costs can increase rapidly if more sensors and detectors are needed than are contained in the standard package.
  • Reliant on internet or data signals for warning the homeowner.

Portable Alarm Systems - Typically powered by batteries, these compact gadgets can offer additional security when travelling or can be used to provide extra security to garden sheds and outbuildings where there is no mains power. A solar powered alternative now comes with many of these portable alarms.


  • Simple to install, maintain and inexpensive purchase.
  • Light, portable and easy to install and relocate.


  • Basic security which only provides a local alarm in case of intrusion.
  • Frequent recharging or replacement of the batteries is necessary.


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How do you determine whether to go for a wireless or wired intruder alarm, once you've figured out what your security requirements are?

Wired - Initial costs may be less costly than a wireless alarm, however installation can be complicated and cost more, because of the extra time and skill in laying the cables. The operating costs are virtually zero for a hard-wired alarm as there aren't any batteries required for the alarm bell box or the sensors. The only batteries that are used in a wired intruder alarm might be located in the siren box and control unit as a backup during a power cut. If not installed with care the cables can look untidy as they run around your house.

Wireless - Wireless systems, though a little more pricey than a wired version with similar capabilities, have fallen in price to make them affordable for everyone in Wells. You may be capable of installing a basic wireless alarm on your own, but if in doubt it is always a safe bet to bring in a specialist alarm company, who can provide advice and expertise from start to finish. Good quality batteries are needed for the alarm bell and all sensors, and they will have to be checked frequently.

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While it is possible for you to install a burglar alarm system yourself, it is recommended to employ the services of a specialist security installer. You can find many contractors and burglar alarm companies in the Wells area who'll help you in picking a system to meet your needs.

A decent Wells security company will take notice of your concerns and provide you with a system that will be a perfect match for your situation. Even if you've fully explained your requirements, some burglar alarm installers will ask if they can do an on-site survey to ensure there is no area that you might have forgotten about, and to establish the perfect design for your system.

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Before any installation takes place, check your buildings insurance to see if you are eligible for a discount. If you are able to meet your insurers burglar alarm standards, you might be surprised to get a discount on your policy charges.

You will need to verify that your selected burglar alarm company is a certified provider with either the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) or the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB). Such accreditations show the customer that they'll be getting the best quality service available from a qualified and trusted company in Wells.

You need to be aware that only NSI or SSAIB certified burglar alarm systems that have been fitted by a licensed company can be that is linked to the police response team. If you pick an installation team that does not have this approval your security system will not be able to connect to the police response program. If your system sparks off too many false alarms you might be removed from the police response system, and so as to avoid this they require your alarm to be maintained frequently by an approved company.

Moreover, you won't have to panic if you happen to live somewhere outside of Wells, since such alarm installation services are available in South Horrington Village, Woodbury, East Horrington, Worminster, Milton, Haybridge, Upper Coxley, Keyward, Wookey, Pilton, Dulcote, North Wootton, Croscombe, Easton, Launcherley, Dinder, Upper Milton and other surrounding areas. Checking this out will make sure that you are accessing local providers of burglar alarms. Wells home and business owners can utilise these and numerous other similar services.

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Perimeter Security Wells

Perimeter Security Wells

A perimeter security system can provide extra protection for your home in Wells, and could either operate as a standalone measure, or be built-into your existing alarm equipment. Its main job is to alert you if an individual should come inside outer boundary of your property, and before they even reach your home.

A simple perimeter device can be arranged to alert you, and the person on your property, that they've been recognised by creating a doorbell type of sound much like shop entry warning systems. For those who take their perimeter security extremely seriously, there are even cutting-edge options that include seismic detection, ground radar, motion cameras, infrared sensors and laser beams to secure their property.

A passive and very simple, yet efficient, form of perimeter security is the basic spikey fence or wall topper. They do not give you any warning, but the small rigid plastic spikes can stop unwanted ingress to your property boundaries by establishing a physical, painful barrier to anybody trying to scale your wall.

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Occasional maintenance is vital if you wish to keep your burglar alarm in Wells working in the way that it should. Changing batteries in sensors or remotes and other basic servicing tasks, can be easily done by the householder in most cases. A trained alarm technician will be required to assist with more technical servicing and repairs.

If you're using a security firm for the provision of your alarm system their contract and pricing will probably include regular maintenance and there'll be defined periods where maintenance has to be performed. You shouldn't have any problem finding a reputable burglar alarm engineer to help you keep your system up and running, if you have a standalone system that is not covered by a contract.

In the case of external alarm sirens, the batteries will perhaps need changing at some stage during their service life. A skilled person will be needed to change the lead acid or lithium-ion rechargeable batteries which are used as a power backup in many sirens, since these have a finite life.

The regular maintenance of your burglar alarm is important if you want to keep your family and property safe at all times. (Tags: Burglar Alarm Maintenance Wells, Alarm Maintenance Wells, Security Alarm Maintenance Wells, Intruder Alarm Maintenance Wells)

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If you select your Wells alarm installer company wisely they should have the ability to assist you with burglar alarm repair, home alarm system maintenance, security lighting in Wells, intercom system installation, remote home monitoring, domestic alarms, burglar alarms for the elderly in Wells, home security systems with cameras, carbon monoxide alarms, smoke & fire alarms, pet friendly burglar alarms Wells, business CCTV systems, burglar alarms for the deaf, commercial property security, house alarms, fire detection systems Wells, perimeter security Wells, monitored alarms in Wells, security alarms, alarm installation, fake burglar alarms Wells, intruder alarm installation, smart burglar alarms Wells, home alarms, wireless burglar alarms Wells, commercial alarms, business security alarms, dummy burglar alarms Wells, burglar alarm installations, commercial alarm installations, alarm servicing and any one of a hundred different alarm installation services in Wells. These are just a few of the tasks that are performed by those specialising in burglar alarms. Wells specialists will be delighted to keep you abreast of their whole range of services.

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When all is said and done, reviews and testimonials are the lifeblood of any Wells business, and having complimentary reviews can mean the difference between gaining a possible client or watching them go elsewhere for their assistance. If someone you've hired has done a good job, let others know how they did, by leaving them a nice review and sharing your experience with the world. Both the company itself and prospective future customers can benefit from this sharing of your first hand experience. If positive or negative reviews helped you to decide on the best company to employ for your project, you will understand how helpful this can be. Even if a specific company website appeared impressive, in the absence of any compelling reviews you might well have looked elsewhere for an alarm installer.

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However, when you're on a company's own website, how can you trust the reviews? Did real people who were happy with the service create these reviews, or were they penned by an over-zealous employee seeking to drum up more work?

An excellent way to look for frank and authentic reviews is to look at the Google My Business reviews. This is THE review website for determining the reputation of a business, and also impacts a business's ranking in search engines. Another alternative when you are seeking to leave reviews for a reliable local service or business in Wells, is Bing Places for Business, which is Google My Business's main rival and the second largest review platform on the net. You can help to enhance the profile of a company that worked successfully on your project by writing an honest review on one of these sites, and in the process build a rundown of the standards and reliability which they exhibited. Twitter and Facebook pages are also a good place to leave testimonials for your company. Regularly used in the marketing and promotional advertising of most small companies in Wells, such social media platforms are incredibly influential. If you add your own positive reviews, this can help to reinforce their marketing message.

Going 'traditional' is obviously still appropriate, and you could hand write a thank you letter and send it in to the company. Still important in an internet crazy world, these letters can be scanned or photographed for use on the company website, or added to a review portfolio that could be used in one on one meetings with potential clients. Regardless of how you create a review it is a wonderful feeling to think that you may have helped a small local business get a stronger foothold in a competitive market.

Wells Burglar Alarm Questions

Wells Burglar Alarm Questions

Only recently I was looking at the typical questions that home owners in Wells ask in relation to burglar alarms. Quite a few of our visitors have sent in compelling enquiries that might be worth mentioning here. The most germane ones seemed to be, "What is the best home burglar alarm system?" "Do you set burglar alarm at night?" "Should I get a burglar alarm?" "Why is my burglar alarm going off?" "What are the advantages and disadvantages of burglar alarm system?" "How much is a burglar alarm in Wells?" Hopefully the majority of these questions have been addressed somewhere on this page, and if that is not the case a burglar alarm "Questions and Answers" feature is a feature we'll be introducing before very long. Thank you to Marc Mackenzie, Pamela Rawlings, Nathaniel Swales and Diana Gardner, for submitting these great questions. We also received offerings from Xavier Wall in North Wootton, Eliza King in South Horrington Village and Nicolas Randall in Dulcote.

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A great deal of facts and information on alarm installation is available on one of the alarm installation forums, so it would be a wise idea to head on over to one of the alarm installer forums, discussion threads include things like trade membership, name & shame, service and product news, non-compliant installations and regulations & standards. The dedicated Wikipedia "Security Alarm" page is the spot to head for facts on cross-zoning, alarm monitoring providers, broadband alarm monitoring, designs of burglar alarm, wired, wireless & hybrid systems, sensor types and alarm connection and monitoring. To get the low down on the latest burglar alarms developments on social media, check this out. To read an interesting and informative article about intruder alarm installation check this out. To browse and shop for wireless alarms, wired alarms, alarm accessories, alarm kits and smart alarms, visit Amazon. See how to install a Yale burglar alarm on YouTube here.

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Also find: Woodbury burglar alarms, Launcherley burglar alarms, Keyward burglar alarms, Pilton burglar alarms, Upper Coxley burglar alarms, Wookey burglar alarms, South Horrington Village burglar alarms, Upper Milton burglar alarms, Croscombe burglar alarms, Dinder burglar alarms, Worminster burglar alarms, North Wootton burglar alarms, Milton burglar alarms, East Horrington burglar alarms, Easton burglar alarms, Dulcote burglar alarms, Haybridge alarm installer services and more. The majority of these places are serviced by companies who install burglar alarms. Wells homeowners can get quotes by clicking here.

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