Costs of alarms

Amateur Alarm Installers Are Leaving Users Vulnerable To Crime

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In the last couple of weeks, we have been invited to look at a couple of security systems installed by other companies. What we have seen, if you pardon the pun, is alarming. Modern professional alarm panels are very sophisticated with over 500 installer settings, (the same cannot be said for DIY systems as these are [...]

Foiling The Van Thieves

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In recent months there have been thieves who specialise in stealing power tools from vans parked outside of the owners homes. They drive around at the dead of night selecting vehicles to target. They have a master key that allows them to unlock the van and turn off the van alarms. Even CCTV does not [...]

How To Save On Your Electricity Bill!

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An interesting article on why it is important that people select professionally certified security companies for alarms, CCTV etc. click here   Of course if you are only interested in getting it for the lowest price, my advice is don’t bother to have anything, because I can almost guarantee it won’t work properly and so [...]

Seriously Good Security For People Who Take Their Security (And Welfare) Seriously

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Our new tag line (above) that I recently introduced, isn’t simply a play on words. It is intended to make potential clients think seriously about making a choice if they plan to make an investment in security, because that is how security should be looked upon, as an investment. Your return on this investment is [...]

We don’t do heart surgery!

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This might seem a bit obvious, but perhaps it is something I should consider turning my hand to? Why you might ask? It is becoming increasingly apparent that people are buying security from everyone else other than professional alarm companies. You only have to take a glance at the upper levels of properties to see [...]

Don’t Come Home to This – A True and All Too Often Sad Tale of Burglary Victims

– Posted in: Alarms, Burglaries, Costs of alarms, Crime prevention, Electronic security, Fast Track, Home alarms, Home security, Security, Theft

We had a referral this week from a client whose friends were burgled while abroad on holiday. This is the story of that experience, with the kind permission and pictures supplied by the victims. We never disclose details of our clients so some detail is excluded to ensure that their identity is not compromised. We have also [...]

Do you value your time?

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As our previous post identified, not all businesses that you deal with think that your time is valuable. At GuardHome we certainly do! How would you know this? Quite simply, it is written into our company charter that we will always give you a specific date and time for any appointments that we make with [...]

What’s the true cost of an alarm?

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Nobody likes hidden extras and extra expense so at GuardHome we make a point of being very up-front about what it will cost to own one of our alarms and we also don’t have hidden extra costs or other nasty surprises. Unfortunately, that cannot be said for some other suppliers so let’s just highlight the [...]