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Burglar alarm monitoring and maintenance contracts: are they worth the cost?

Burglar alarm monitoring and maintenance contracts: are they worth the cost?

It can cost more than £400 a year to pay for a monitoring and maintenance contract for your burglar alarm. Find out whether there are cheaper alternatives and read our 10 home security tips.

Which? reveals best burglar alarm brands for 2019

Which? reveals best burglar alarm brands for 2019

Our survey reveals the best burglar alarm brands, as rated by alarm owners. Plus, an ex-burglar shares top tips for how to secure your home.

Five burglar alarm buying tips revealed

Five burglar alarm buying tips revealed

Are you considering buying a burglar alarm? Which? expert advice on what five things you should consider, including types of alarms and alarm features, plus tips from burglar alarm owners on what it's worth spending your money on.

7% of burglar alarm owners have had real or attempted break-ins, Which? reveals

7% of burglar alarm owners have had real or attempted break-ins, Which? reveals

7% of the alarm owners we surveyed have experienced a real or attempted burglary, and 1 in 10 have had more than one. Our expert security and burglar alarm advice will help keep you safe.

30% of false burglar alarms triggered by insects inside the home

30% of false burglar alarms triggered by insects inside the home

74% of the alarm owners we surveyed have experienced a false alarm, and for 30% this was due to an insect. Find out how you can avoid false alarms.

Which? reveals the best burglar alarm brands

Which? reveals the best burglar alarm brands

We've asked more than 3,000 alarm owners to rate their alarm company. See ratings for big-name brands including ADT, Honeywell and Yale.

86% of burglars will leave if they hear someone at home

86% of burglars will leave if they hear someone at home

Which? looks at the best ways to protect your home from burglars as research shows that most robberies target unoccupied homes.

Are you taking risks with your home security to save time?

Are you taking risks with your home security to save time?

48% of Brits surveyed admitted to leaving valuables in view when out of the house, and 42% said they don't always set their burglar alarm.

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