NBN and Alarm Monitoring

The NBN Will Affect Your Back to Base Alarm Monitoring System If you have a  back-to-base security alarm system it will definitely be affected by the NBN. Read on and I’ll explain why and show you what to do. Some things go well together: Bacon and eggs, mashed potato and gravy, spaghetti and meatballs. Then there

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Next Generation Home Security Systems

It’s been a while coming, but we’re finally seeing some really useful innovations in home security systems. And honestly, it’s about time. In fact the only real ‘innovation’ I have seen since I started in 1981 is the introduction of a codepad to turn your alarm on and off. Before that, systems used a key-operated switch.

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Steve Corless

Alarm System Terminology

Like most industries, the security alarms industry has its share of confusing lingo and terminology. Here are some of the more common ones you’re likely to come across while researching Home Alarm Systems: CONTROL PANEL “This is the “brains” of the system. It consists of a metal or plastic enclosure, the ‘motherboard’ and a back-up battery.

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Hardwire Alarms Versus Wireless Alarms

Hardwired versus Wireless Alarms Thankfully huge advances have been made in wireless technology over the last 10 years. Wireless technologies such as blue tooth, wi-fi and Near Field Communication that we rely on everyday were not even thought of 15 years ago. It’s only relatively recently that we could count on blanket mobile phone coverage in metropolitan

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Before You Get Home Security Quotes…

Unfortunately, a lot of people that call us for a quote have just had that awful experience of being broken into. I sincerely hope that’s not the reason you’ve reached our site. If you have had a break-in, it can be tempting to go with the first home alarm company that you call, and that’s understandable. But its a good idea to spend

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The Importance of Money Back Guarantees

Every alarm company should be fully accountable for its work.  I’ve had several experiences with customers who have been told one thing from a salesperson but when the installer arrives, the customer is told something completely different.  If you aren’t pleased with the job in every way, you shouldn’t have to pay for it. Make sure that any

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