April 20, 2015
Should I have a Wired or Wireless Alarm System?
Whether you’re considering a wired or wireless alarm system for your home or business, the questions you need to consider are the same. Although both types of system ultimately protect your property, there are pros and cons for both of them.
We’ve listed the advantages and disadvantages of both wired and wireless alarm systems below to help you make an informed decision about the type of alarm most suited to your needs.
|Parts and components are often cheaper than for wireless systems||They take longer to install than wireless systems, which increases the initial cost|
|Can be more reliable in larger properties due to the distance between devices and the panel||Potential to damage décor upon installation if new cables need to be run|
|Can avoid extra cost of range expanders for larger properties||Not cost effective to take with you if you move house|
|No need for battery changes so servicing can be less expensive|
|No damage to décor during installation||Parts and components are sometimes more expensive than wired alarm systems|
|Much quicker to install than wired systems therefore saves on labour cost||Can be less reliable than wired systems in larger properties due to the distance between devices and the panel. *Dependant on property type/layout|
|Your system can be expanded at any time||If used in larger properties, range expanders may be needed, adding an extra cost|
|You can take your alarm with you when you move home|
|Most wireless systems come with inbuilt speech diallers to enable the alarm to contact you when triggered.|
A security system is an intruder deterrent, but it also ensures peace of mind. We understand what some people feel happy with, others don’t, so we always aim to find the best solution to meet your specific requirements.
The best way to start the conversation about whether a wired or wireless alarm system is right for your property, is to arrange one of our free, no obligation security audits for your business or home. That way, we’ll be able to discuss your needs face to face after a proper inspection, and we’ll be able to answer any questions you might have on the spot.
Whether you’d like to discuss wired vs wireless alarm systems or would like more information or advice about your security or our services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can call us today on 01908 483233 or 01205 449399, alternatively send us as email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We cover Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and South Lincolnshire.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.
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