Alarms2024-07-24T16:52:53+00:00

ALARMS

Welcome to Tech My Space’s Alarm Webpage – Your Ultimate Alarm Installation Experts!

Our mission? To fortify your spaces with the power of advanced alarm systems that put you in control like never before. With a dash of technical finesse and a hearty dose of enthusiasm, we’re here to transform your ordinary spaces into tech-savvy fortresses.

ALARMS

There are many different types of Burglar Alarms and Security systems for Home, Retail, Office, and Commercial Properties. Depending on what and why protection is required. TMS has the expertise to keep you and your property safe and protected. The most common Alarm Systems are Intruder alarms AKA burglar Alarms, which can include Life Alarms like Smoke Alarms, Fire Alarms and SOS Alarms. There are also Carbon Monoxide Alarms, Heat Alarms, Flood Alarms aka Water Alarms. We can supply a wide range of protection equipment from basic to systems that can notify you remotely with visual Property Watch conformation.

Securing the property is important but a good alarm should also secure the most import and valuable assets in it, people. This could range from family, staff, and could include the venerable, young people and the elderly.

The good news is, with careful design, all these alarm types can all be combined into a single professionally installed controller. This can increase their function while reducing the overall parts and installation cost. Our standard home security system can combine all, or any mix of these features and is expandable to cover offices and commercial properties and their staff.

Intruder / Burglar Alarms

There are two main types of Alarms, Wired and Wireless. TMS will ask a few questions to help select the most appropriate system for your requirements.

Flood Alarms

Tripped by Water ingress.

Firm Alarms

Tripped by a fire or smouldering –

Carbon Monoxide Alarm/ CO – Tripped if CO levels increase.

Smoke Alarm – Tripped by smoke caused by a fire, (quicker than Heat).

Heat Alarm – Tripped when the temperature rises (Reduces False Alarms).

Personal Safety Alarms

These system help keep people safe.

Personal Attack (PA) – Tripped by remote fob, Panic Button, or code.

Medical – Tripped by remote mobile pendent, remote or Keypad.

Kids Home – Notification sent when the Alarm is set/unset.

Manual Alarms – Remote, pendant, Fixed Button.

No Activity Alarms – No motion detected for a set period while unset.

ALARMS FAQ

Wired or Wireless Alarm?2024-07-18T23:24:37+00:00

Wired or Wireless Alarms, which is best? A new wired alarm can run for many years without any maintenance, but we would recommend it’s serviced at least every 3 to 5 years. A wired alarm is best installed in a new build or during renovation. A Wireless Alarm is quick and neat to install in a furnished property but will require the batteries to be replaces every 2 to 3 years. The answer depends on the property, budget and your requirements, so why not let our expert engineers do a free local on-site survey.

Do alarms require contracts?2024-07-18T22:20:35+00:00

At TMS we do not up sell annual Alarm Contracts or enforce fixed lock in or maintenance periods. We simply check the system when requested and our smart alarms can notify us if there are any problems. If your questioning “security system contract vs. no contract systems”, we believe purchasing and owning the system, without a contract makes financial sense.

How can I stop false alarms from bugging me?2024-07-18T23:29:30+00:00

To avoid false alarms, we make sure the sensors are set up properly and teach everyone how to use the system. If you want to reduce false alarms on an office or home security system that already been installed, call us, we have the expertise to advise about stuff that might accidentally trigger it or replace and upgrade faulty parts.

Will my alarm system keep working during a power outage?2024-07-18T23:29:38+00:00

Alarms in a Power cut should NOT activate and continue to run normally for many hours. All TMS Alarms and most security systems have backup power systems, usually a battery that kick in if the power goes out. So even if the lights go off, your security won’t. If your alarm goes off in a power cut, it’s faulty and needs a service, the good news is the parts are usually cheap.

Oops, what if I accidentally set off my own alarm?2024-07-18T23:29:48+00:00

Accidental Alarms, No biggie! It happens. All our systems have an easy and quick way to stop a false alarms. You might need a code or button to hush the noise.

Can I control my alarm system with my phone?2024-07-18T23:30:43+00:00

App Controlled Alarms are Absolutely the way forward! All our new alarm systems can be armed or disarmed remotely using their own smartphone apps. These apps can also control other features like gates, and intercoms, they can also ping you if something happens, especially useful if you have CCTV on the same app.

Can Alarm Systems handle Pets without going crazy?2024-07-18T23:58:26+00:00

Sure thing! TSM can design and install pet friendly alarms and security systems, so they won’t mistake your furry pals for intruders. These sensors (PIRs) know the difference between pets and people.

How much does a security alarm system cost?2024-07-18T23:31:11+00:00

Alarm Costs vary depending on many aspects like size, functions, wireless or wired, app control etc. With TMS you pay for the equipment and installation, then you have the option to have the system tested either annually or as required. As you fully own the complete system with all its documentation, you can choose who and when any testing or servicing is done. We recommend all alarms have an annual service, but at TMS we don’t lock you into any service contract.

Are alarm systems worth the investment?2024-07-18T23:30:57+00:00

Cost Effective Alarms are what we specialise in, and we have the experience to achieve just that. We tailor every install to the customer, thier property and requirements, all while minimising the cost. The main benefits of a security system fitted by TMS is it can protect your home from break-ins, fires, floods, and other troubles. It’s like having your own personal security team, without the ongoing costs.

Can I install a home alarm system by myself?2024-07-18T23:31:04+00:00

Although there are DIY home alarm installation alarm kits, they are usually basic, with few functions, limited coverage and almost always look like a DIY installation. A well installed Alarm will reduce the likely hood of a burglary and should the worst happen, it will activate. TMS have “repaired” old DIY alarms that could never have responded correctly. Common search terms: “DIY home alarm installation guide.”

Alarm Systems – Do they work?2024-07-16T14:57:54+00:00

An alarm system is like a high-tech guardian for your home. It has special sensors that can detect when doors or windows open, or if there’s movement inside. If something fishy is going on, it can either make a loud noise or send you a notification, just like a watchful buddy.

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