Which Type of Alarm is Best? Home Security Made Simple!

Best Home Alarm List

We are surrounded by more information than ever before. Informed choices should be easy, right?

The problem with having so much is OVERLOAD! Too much information from every angle can leave you feeling paralysed. So many alarm types! It shouldn’t be so difficult to protect your home and family!

We’re going to cut through all the fluff to the facts you need to know. A list of the types of home alarms available, what they do and who they suit best. Click on the numbered titles for more detailed information.

A simple guide to types of homes alarms

  1. Wired alarms
  2. What they are: An external bellbox and internal sensors are connected to the mains electricity. Permanent fixtures. The traditional type of burglar alarm.

    What they do: Provide a visible deterrent to burglars. Battery back up takes over in the case of a power cut. System can be added to and expanded to include more equipment for extensions.

    Best for: Forever homes, larger properties, areas with unreliable mobile signal, business premises.

  3. Wireless alarms
  4. What they are: An external bellbox and internal sensors powered by batteries. A modern advance on the traditional alarm type.

    What they do: Provide a visible deterrent to burglars. Remove the need to hide cables. Can be added to for extensions. Can be taken with you if you move house.

    Best for: Already decorated homes, faster installation, rental properties.

  5. Pet friendly alarms
  6. What they are: An external bellbox and special pet-friendly sensors (weight or height detection), either wired or wireless.

    What they do: Provide a visible deterrent to burglars. Allow pets to roam freely without causing false alarms. Protect your furry friends as well as your home.

    Best for: All animal lovers. Owners of dogs and servants of cats.

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  7. Zonal alarms
  8. What they are: An external bellbox and internal sensors, either wired or wireless.

    What they do: Provide a visible deterrent to burglars. Allow you to protect parts of your home while you are in other areas. Keep napping toddlers safe upstairs while you’re in the kitchen or living room.

    Best for: Anyone that works at home, stay at home parents, families with children gaining independence, homes with visiting services (dog walker, cleaner etc).

  9. Smart alarms
  10. What they are: An external bellbox and internal sensors, either wired or wireless. Controlled by an app on your phone or tablet.

    What they do: Provide a visible deterrent to burglars. Allow you to control your security with a convenient click from anywhere. Notifications tell you what’s happening and who’s doing it.

    Best for: Tech lovers, busy parents that need to know the last one out set the alarm as they left, working homeowners who want peace of mind.

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  11. Monitored alarms
  12. What they are: Any of the above types, linked to an Alarm Receiving Centre for immediate action if triggered. Police reponse if certain conditions are met.

    What they do: Provide a visible deterrent to burglars. Give you peace of mind that your alarm will never be ignored. Automatic alerts sent out to you or other keyholders, as well as the monitoring station, if the alarm is triggered. Acts like a full-time security guard.

    Best for: Anyone that wants 24/7 peace of mind.

    Who can you trust for the right type of alarm?

    For something as important as home and family security you need to know it’s right. Falcon take away the stress of searching and sifting through the information.

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