Alarm Servicing and Maintenance

FHA offers a quick, professional alarm service at a fixed cost. Our services include repairs, callouts, or part replacementto make your system up and running.Our professionals are certified technicians who will ensure the continuous operation of your alarm system in no time.Even if we have not installed your alarm system, we can certainly help you.

Our alarm service package

  • Our technician will check your alarm system's history since the last maintenance service.
  • The engineer will do a visual inspection of all major alarm components, including cabling & connections where accessible for signs of deterioration or damage.
  • The engineer will check and walk test all detectors.
  • We will check the satisfactory operation of manually operated devices, e.g., panic buttons.
  • We will check and test remote signalling equipmentwhere appropriate.
  • The engineer will make necessary adjustments, repair minor faultswhere necessary.Additional costs may apply.
  • We shall retrain the users on using the alarm system if required.
  • Our engineers will make sure the alarm system is back to its operational status.

When to Service your Alarm System?

  • If you haven't had a professional alarm service in the last 12 months.
  • If you have inherited an alarm system with your new home.
  • If PIR sensors and Door Sensor LED lights flash for a prolonged period.
  • False Alarm Activations and difficulty in disarming when activated.
  • Low battery warning and faulty display at Control Panel. This option is only available in specific models.
  • Any other problems with the operation of the alarm system.
  • If the alarm is visibly damaged or any parts have fallen off.

Why Alarm Servicing is important?

  • Regular alarm servicing helps to maintain the performance of an alarm system.
  • Regular servicing of an alarm system ensures the system's reliability and durability.
  • Most alarms need service once a year.
  • It is sensible and cost-effective to have regular alarm services done than to have breakdown repairs.

Customer Review

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Expert Review

2 years ago

This is one of the most popular Yale alarm ever. It is easy to use and very budget friendly. The pet-friendly sensors are only suitable for small pets like a dog that stays on ground. If you have cats, we wouldn’t recommend this alarm. Have a look at our Visonic range.

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M Philips

2 years ago

We have this Risco Agility alarm recommended and fitted by FHA Security in 2019. It has been excellent for us, with the app and phone calls. When our landline went digital, FHA added a new simcard unit so we can continue to get the calls. We really like the hidden control panel and reliable app we have with this system. Great system.

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Expert Review

2 years ago

Fully wired 2 camera systems are what we recommend as a minimum. The Hikvision camera range is reliable, affordable and there is real ongoing cost using it. The app is realible and all recordings are saved in your local harddisc as well.

FAQ

You have various options for home security systems that allow you to manage and control your home security- the most effective ones are burglar alarms, CCTV systems, smart doorbells, sensor floodlights and smart locks. All these systems have distinct features, and it is always recommended to assess your requirement and analyse which one suits your requirement in the best way. You can always choose more than one security system for enhanced protection.

It depends if you are choosing the right system for your requirement. Because sometimes, people end up getting a security system that doesn't offer what the user needs to protect their properties. Home Security Systems are primarily designed to offer protection to homeowners and allow you to keep intruders off your premises. Burglar alarms are one such home security system that people use to secure the premises that alert them if there is any suspected activity. You can always customise these systems based on your requirement. If you are looking for an effective home security system, we can indeed help you with your requirements. You can speak to our security specialists on 020 3137 8727 or 0800 193 8727. Our team shall arrange a short property survey to analyse your property requirement and recommend you with the relevant home security systems.

Security systems are primarily designed to protect homes from intruders by alerting the user if there is an unauthorized entry. The remote access feature of these systems allows users to monitor, manage and control home security anytime. It offers protection and gives homeowners peace of mind. Security systems are available in different categories with their own set of features protecting in different ways. For more details, read through our blog "burglar alarms vs CCTV vs doorbells" and understand each of these systems and their applications in detail.

DIY systems are easily available both online and offline. However, it depends on the brand you want to buy. For instance, if you're going to buy a Yale alarm, you can easily get it both online and offline. But if you are looking for insurance approved or British grade alarms, you will have to consult with a professional security installer that will configure, supply, and maintain the system.

The most common home security system is a burglar alarm that is commonly used against theft. Burglar alarms are designed to trigger an alarm and notify stakeholders in the event of a break-in using several methods. Strategically located sensors of different capabilities notify alarm control panel when their perimeter is breached. The alarm control panel, in turn, actions a series of pre-configured actions to deter burglars and inform stakeholders.

Home Security Systems costs vary depending on whether you have a product you own or lease from a security provider. With FHA Alarms, since you own the product from day 1, there are no ongoing costs for your systems unless there are any ongoing services like extended warranty or subscription charges required as part of the system. On a leased alarm, monthly payments can be anywhere between 30 to 60 per month, so the average cost over ten years will be 3600-7200.00, which comes out to be expensive.

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