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MWE Limited: Home for Quality Alarm Systems in Nottingham

  • Burglar alarms & fire alarms
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MWE Limited

Unit 3c
Park Lane
Park Lane Business Centre
Nottingham NG6 0DW
Tel: 0115 822 3997


The Business Of Security Alarm Systems In Nottingham

Security alarm systems are gadgets used to prevent crime and break-ins all over Nottingham and to guard properties as they can significantly lower the possibilities of intrusion and also limit them in case someone makes an attempt. Security alarms use a combination of detectors and motion sensors, and it is better not to use motion sensors alone, as it cannot detect intruders in wide open spaces. An alarm system consists of several components but its core parts are its control panel, keypad, siren, motion detector, and the central monitoring station. Smoke detectors, glass break detectors, panic buttons, pressure mats for under rugs, CCTV to allow monitoring and/or recording inside or outside a home and alarm screens for windows are additional gadgets which can be added to the system. Some security firms supply these gadgets free, if they are given long term monitoring contracts.

Nottingham's Various Burglar Alarm Systems

There are basically two kinds of burglar alarm systems, the closed circuit system and the open circuit system. In a closed-circuit system, the electric circuit is closed when the door is shut, that is as long as the door is closed, electricity can flow through the circuit, but if somebody opens the door, the circuit gets opened, electricity won’t flow and this triggers the alarm. The arrangement is just the opposite in an open circuit system, that is when the door is opened the circuit closes, and the alarm gets triggered, and this is considered inferior to the closed circuit system, as an intruder can neutralise it by cutting the wires. External perimeter security is ensured using gadgets like vibration (Shaker) or Inertia Sensors, Passive Magnetic Field Detection, E-Field, Microwave Barriers, Micro Phonic Systems, Taut Wire Fence Systems, Fibre Optic Cable and H-Field systems. For interiors you need motion detectors which work using radar, photo or infrared sensors, ultrasonic sound waves, microwaves and also glass break detectors, smoke detectors.

Which One To Go For In Nottingham, A Monitored Or Unmonitored Alarm System?

Security alarm systems are basically of two kinds, the monitored and the unmonitored. Once it detects an intrusion a monitored system gives the homeowner 30 to 45 seconds to deactivate it to avoid false alarms, and if that doesn’t happen a message is sent to a central control room. If your system is an unmonitored one it will have alarms and lights fitted on site and once it is triggered neighbours are expected to alert the relevant persons. The control box of the alarm system will be wired to all the components and once an intrusion is detected it will activate sirens, flashing lights and also a telephone digital communicator, which will send out messages. The telephone digital communicator can dial the security company which installed the equipment and play a pre-recorded message giving the address of the house.

Selecting The Right Alarm Company In Nottingham

Look around and ask your friends about security alarm companies and find out about the quality of their services and how fast they will install the alarm. Take quotes from at least three or four companies and also check out how fast they respond to service requests. We offer a range of reasonably-priced options. Ask the company how long it would take them to respond to a home alarm and whether there are any fines for false alarms. Also check out detection coverage. Intruders may know that the alarm is sent to remote locations via phone lines, and so it is vital to keep the phone line underground until inside the home, or the alarm must be sent via mobile phone.

Check Out MWE Limited For Dependable Security Alarm Systems In Nottingham

Just call us on 0115 822 3997 and we will take care of all your worries on the security front.