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26 Questions: Security Systems
I have just purchased a 3 bed house which I have rewired completely. I have noticed my WIRED home security system is is surfaced layed under the old carpet. It's a good alarm system. I have asked my electrician to chase the same wires into the wall whilst running the new wires inside the wall. He has stated he doesn't touch alarm systems! But all I'm asking him to do is just chase it into the wall not rerun it.
Is this normal?
I now have a wired alarm system with excessive white wires running throughout the house. What makes it worse the wall have now been plastered
Any guidance is appreciated,
- Ycayol 23rd Oct, 2011 Security Systems
Are there any extra locks etc that can be put onto upvc doors and can complete new handles be put on at same time as locks.
- Yfelicity_80 23rd Sep, 2012 Security Systems
Hi I need to install a wired intercom system with camera in our house and my daughters annexe next door which is all on the one electric supply. With the external bell module mounted at the gate.( No need for system to operate the gate)
The builder has put wiring in from the two points where the phones will be mounted inside, going back to the electric fuse box, but it is not yet connected. There is also Cat5E wiring in situ from the main gate where the bell unit will be installed up to the house electric fuse box also not connected. Would this be easy enough for my husband to complete the installation or would we need to get an electrician. No experience of electrics.Thanks for any advice you can give.
Also what kind of cost would be involved just to connect system up if we purchased the system ourselved.
- Ylynnie 28th Jan, 2012 Security Systems
Hi I'm restoring a house, and would like to fit an alarm, could anyone suggest a good one? Thanks Darren
- Ymrsimpson 30th Sep, 2011 Security Systems
We have a Scantronic 9448 alarm and think the battery in the control panel has gone as we cannot disable the alarm if the mains power is cut. Otherwise the alarm works fine.
Is this something I can safely and easily sort out myself? I am not massively 'handy' but at same time don't want to call someone out if this is a 5 minute job!
Also, should I turn off the mains power before I open the control panel and change the battery? I would prefer to keep it on as I don't want the alarm sounding the whole time, but I don't want to electrocute myself!
- Ymwag 13th Jan, 2013 Security Systems
Are the internal cavities same size or almost so we can replace a cylinder lock with a 5 lever mortice once , please ?
Let me have your suggestions.
- Ysal_28 7th Sep, 2012 Security Systems
I want to install some kind of security alarm system, that can be on while I'm in the house, ie at night. but having 2 cats means that motion sensors aren't an option as they just set them off.
Ideally I'm looking for something that will alert when someone breaks in as opposed to when they're already inside anyway.
- Yhils_96 28th Apr, 2013 Security Systems
Our burglar alarm refused to set when we went to bed the other night. I googled it and everything seemed to be suggesting it was the battery. We bought a new battery and it worked for 24 hours and now its broke again which suggests there is no mains power going to the alarm and it had run the battery flat. Can anyone suggest any solutions. The fuses are clear and don't appear to be blown but we haven't changed them.
- Yjoanna12_55 13th Jan, 2013 Security Systems
- Yrjw1988 1st Jan, 2012 Security Systems
Tried to switch on all lights on box out, but internal sensor still lights up
- Ydogsbody 1st Oct, 2011 Security Systems
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