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A fifth of false burglar alarms are set off by pets

A fifth of false burglar alarms are set off by pets

Pet cats and dogs are among the biggest causes of false burglar alarms, according to Which? research. Find the best burglar alarm for your home from brands including ADT, Chubb, Honeywell and Yale, plus the best pet friendly burglar alarms.

Protect your home with an outdoor security camera

Protect your home with an outdoor security camera

Outdoor cameras from Nest, Hive and Amazon's Ring put through their paces, including how easy they are to set up and if they protect you from hackers.

Should you consider a smart burglar alarm or wireless camera?

Should you consider a smart burglar alarm or wireless camera?

Honeywell and Yale are big names in smart burglar alarms. Should you buy smart home security from them, or a wireless security camera from Hive, Motorola, Nest or more? Know the difference between a smart burglar alarm and wireless security camera and which is best for you.

8 ways older people can stay safer at home

8 ways older people can stay safer at home

The majority of people want to stay independent for as long as possible, but accidents can happen in the home. We explore the simple steps that could keep you safer in later life.

Five ways to keep your home secure this Christmas

Five ways to keep your home secure this Christmas

Follow these five home security tips to ensure you don't leave your home vulnerable at Christmas. It includes advice from experts and reformed ex-burglars, as well as tips on choosing a burglar alarm or smart security.

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.

Save up to £400 on your new burglar alarm

Save up to £400 on your new burglar alarm

The latest Which? research reveals how to cut costs when buying and installing your new burglar alarm, and reveals expert tips on how to save money while keeping your home secure.

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.

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