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How Good Quality Security Systems Can Save You Money

Posted by Hermione Crone
19th October 2016

Despite how much they appear a good deal at the time, consumers should be aware that poor value security systems can actually cost more in the long run. Inept or faulty products will only incur callout charges if something goes wrong, devaluing your initial investment.

More importantly however, is the fact that they may not work properly when you need them most – when someone attempts a break-in of your property.

Before investing in such equipment as CCTV cameras and intruder alarms, you should utilise the experience and know-how of a professional security supplier. Not only do they offer the very best equipment to safeguard your home, but also use trained engineers to install products on your behalf.

Professional Approach

Security companies with many years’ experience in the industry are more likely to offer an enhanced service. They’ll have completed numerous jobs on various property types and have a proven track record to call upon. A good idea is to look for firms with an authentic portfolio behind them.

Recommended security companies are also accredited with the National Security Inspectorate (NSI). This means they comply with all the required European and British safety standards and are able to prove their competence on a regular basis.


A professional security firm will understand what equipment will best suit your home and will fit it correctly.

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A professional firm will send engineers on regular training courses to keep up-to-speed with technological advancements in the industry. They’ll know their equipment inside-out, leading to a highly proficient installation and thus less chance of repair work needed in the future.

You’ll also be given a clear explanation of how the security product works, which can be especially useful in the case of complex IP network systems or Smart Home products. This advice could be crucial in the event of an emergency or dealing with an accidental breach.

Overall, highly professional planning and installation will save you money in the long term as the chance of something going wrong is severely reduced.

Maintenance Packages

The best security providers will offer maintenance packages for a small monthly cost. With one in place, preventative maintenance visits are carried out that will detect any minor issues early. This could save you very costly replacement jobs in the future.


Regular checks through a maintenance package ensure that your home is kept secure and lower any repair or replacement costs in the long term.

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Physical system health checks will maintain equipment to a high working order, reassuring customers that their property remains protected against criminal activity. You’ll also be entitled to telephone support and emergency call-outs by taking out a maintenance package, as well as replacements outside of the warranty period if something goes wrong.

Paying for Quality

Home security is not something to take a chance with. Scrimping on the purchase of CCTV cameras, burglar alarms, security doors and fire alarms could even put your life at risk and is likely to incur additional repair costs in any case.

By employing the services of a professional security firm, you’re guaranteed a first-rate fitting by an experienced engineer. Attempting to install complicated products yourself can lead to mistakes, putting the safety of you and your family at risk.


A shoddy security system could leave your home vulnerable to a break-in.

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High quality security equipment from a reputable supplier, installed to the required safety standards, will turn out to be a wise investment. Not only will they maximise your security but also protect against shoddy home installations and products malfunctioning.

Still considering your home security? You might be interested in our article about whether to choose a wired or wireless system.
If you’re ready to get a quality security inspection on your home, contact us today.

Posted by Hermione Crone
19th October 2016