Frequently Asked Questions

Please click on the questions or titles below to find out more about alarms and home security systems we can install for you. Still have questions? Give us a call on 0800 664 328 or email John.

Why is a Wired Smoke Detector Better?

Very simply, it never stops functioning…no batteries to replace. A wired smoke alarm is also more effective as it causes  your external siren to sound as well as the inside siren, thereby alerting the neighbourhood around you. Secondly, if your alarm is monitored, it alerts the monitoring company that you have a fire/smoke problem, so More Info …

What Happens During a Power Cut?

If the mains power in your house goes off,  the alarm panel has a large back up battery that will run the alarm, and if necessary the sirens. The battery will recharge itself when the power comes back on.

Using Night Watch Mode

Can we have part of the alarm on at night? Answer.   Yes, if there are areas you do not want on (eg. upstairs hall off, but downstairs lounge and hall on ) then we can programme your alarm accordingly. You can activate a particular setting like this by merely pushing one button on the code More Info …

When Your Alarm Goes Off…

When a siren is activated, it’s a shock to the body’s system and extremely painful to the ears. The alarm can literally be heard blocks away from your home or office. The first reaction is to flee from the sound. By default, the siren will continue for five minutes and then reset itself. Should an More Info …