Alarm systems for your home
A home and its people can be protected from incursions, burglaries, and other hazards with the help of an alarm system. Alarm systems can have many parts, such as motion detectors, sirens, and door and window sensors. Typically, when an alarm is activated, it transmits a signal to a monitoring station, which notifies the necessary authorities. Alarm system notifications can be provided to homes through phone, email, or a mobile app, and they can be professionally or self-monitored. Alarm systems can offer extra functions like smoke and carbon monoxide detection, home automation, medical alert services, and security.
Advanced features to enhance the security of your home
Intruder detection and security sensors Motion detectors in a specific area will sound an alarm if the security system is on. This may deter break-ins Smoke detectors These sensors detect deadly carbon monoxide. Modern alarm systems protect against carbon monoxide with detectors. Panic Button will automatically notify police or security monitoring services when triggered Door, window and break glass sensors assure no intruders can enter your house without the alarm sounding Back to base monitoring services provide an extra level of protection, especially when you are away from home
Pet friendly sensors make sure your alarms don’t trigger when your pet is in the house Real time alert means you are automatically and immediately notified when your alarm is triggered Remote control via smartphone app allows you to arm and disarm your system from any location and is particularly useful when you forget to secure your property after leaving the house Water leaking sensor Water/flood sensors. These sensors can detect water and alarm if activated. In water areas, this can prevent water damage.
We offer an easy installation process for your alarm system
1. Call us to arrange a free property inspection
2. We install the alarm system
3. We provide training & ongoing support
Why Install an alarm System in Your Home?
You and your family might gain a lot of advantages from having an alarm system installed in your home. First and foremost, an alarm system can aid in defending your house and loved ones against break-ins and intrusions. Knowing that your home is being watched for security breaches can comfort you when you are away or asleep. Burglars are also discouraged from breaking into homes with alarm systems since they are less inclined to do so. An alarm system can notify the police or a monitoring agency in case of a security breach, providing a prompt response. Additionally, several insurers for homes give homeowners who have alarm systems installed discounts. An alarm system can offer greater security, protection, and peace of mind.
Tips to consider when installing an alarm system for your home
The number of sensors needed to cover your property depends on its layout and size. How many sensors your home needs depends on its layout and size. Larger homes with more rooms, doors, and windows need more sensors than smaller apartments. To identify intrusions, sensor placement is crucial. An expert can assist you choose and place home sensors.
Choose a user-friendly alarm system. Choose a system with clearly labelled buttons and simple directions. Remote control and smartphone integration let you control and monitor your alarm system from anywhere. Consider a system with customized alerts and notifications so you can pick how and when to be notified of occurrences or changes in your home’s security. A user-friendly system will maximize your investment and provide you peace of mind that your home is safe.
choosing an integrative system. Alarm systems are increasingly integrated with lights, locks, and thermostats in smart houses. This integration lets you operate various devices from one app, simplifying home security and comfort. You can arrange your lights to turn on when you arm your alarm system or your thermostat to a pleasant temperature when you disarm it. Integrating your home security and comfort system with other home automation devices simplifies management.
trying to optimize sensor and alarm location. Sensor location is crucial for detecting intrusions. Door and window sensors should be installed where they can detect openings. Motion sensors should also be placed in high-traffic areas. For efficient monitoring, alarm components like sirens and control panels should be conveniently accessible and visible. By placing your alarm system properly, you can maximize home security.
professional installation. Hiring a professional to instal your alarm system may assure its proper and secure setup. Professionals can properly setup and test your system. A expert can also advise you on system location and customization based on your demands. A competent alarm system installation gives you piece of mind.
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Home Alarm System FAQs
If there is a power outage will my alarm system still work?
Alarm systems have battery backup technologies to keep them running when the power goes out.
I have pets in my home, will they trigger the alarm system?
When establishing an alarm system, consider your pets’ behavior. Modern alarm systems have pet-friendly sensors and motion detectors that can tell attackers from pets. These sensors detect motion based on size and weight, so they won’t alarm when pets walk around the house. These sensors’ usefulness depends on your pets’ behavior and type. Even pet-friendly motion detectors may activate when large dogs jump on furniture or cats climb shelves. If your pets are in places you want to monitor, you may need pet-unfriendly sensors. A skilled alarm system installer can help you choose pet-friendly sensors and detectors. They can also discover sensor placement concerns and suggest remedies to protect your pets and home.
What sensors are required in the alarm system?
The type and level of security you need will determine the sensors you need in an alarm system. Most alarm systems use sensors for doors and windows, sensors that detect when someone moves, and sensors that detect when glass breaks. For a complete security system, you may also need other sensors like smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and flood sensors.
What happens if my alarm is triggered?
Your alarm will sound like a loud siren or alarm if it detects an intruder or threat. Depending on your alarm system, the authorities may be contacted automatically or manually. Some alarm systems can transmit notifications to your phone or other devices, letting you act immediately or check on your property remotely.
Will installing a alarm reduce my home insurance premium?
An alarm system could protect your property from burglary and damage, lowering your home insurance cost. Your insurance provider and policy determine the extent of the decrease and eligibility. Ask your insurance company if installing an alarm system may lower your premium.
Can I be notified when my system is armed or disarmed?
Modern alarm systems can send notifications when armed or disengaged. Your system and settings can send these notifications by text, email, or a mobile app. This function gives you more control and peace of mind over your security system by tracking who enters your home and when.
How long will my siren sound during an alarm?
Your alarm system’s settings determine how long your siren will sound. Until the alarm is disabled or a set time expires, the siren will wail. This time limit can vary depending on the system and the preferences of the user or installer. Some systems have a 15-20-minute default time limit, while others allow longer or shorter durations. For alarm system siren duration, check a professional installer or the user handbook.
What alarm brand will Gorilla security use in my home?
We offer high-quality and user-friendly systems for home protection: Bosch Alarm Systems, Paradox Alarm Systems, Hikvision Alarm Systems, Hills Alarm Systems, Inner Range Alarm System.