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Why choose edt?

  • Free initial consultation and design service
  • Expert advice from experienced edt Security specialists
  • Professional installation from highly trained engineers
  • 24 hour help desk support and emergency call out
  • Comprehensive maintenance and warranty contracts

Welcome to edt Security Solutions

We Design, Install, Maintain and Upgrade Intruder alarm, CCTV and Access control systems in Domestic and Commercial premises across the North of England.

To make sure you get the right security system for your needs, and not a one size fits all package email us or call 01274 551520 now to arrange your FREE, NO OBLIGATION SECURITY SURVEY.

Alarm Systems Idle

Alarm Systems Idle

Homeowners invest a great deal of money in their homes, both in the initial purchase and in the furnishings of the home. Yet when it comes to the protection and security of their investment, such as a home security system, they spent next to nothing

Home alarm systems are an almost fool-proof way to decrease the likelihood of a break-in, simply through their presence alone. Should a break-in occur, a functional alarm system will greatly reduce the amount of time that an intruder will remain within your home. It makes a lot of sense to consider installing one of the most affordable alarm systems Idle has to offer, saving you a fortune in the long run.

EDT Security is one of the most competent installers of alarm systems Idle has to offer. We understand that every home is different and every homeowner's needs will vary. Thus, we strive to mold our service to your particular requirements.

Most security systems focus on the vulnerable locations within a home, such as doors and windows, through the use of sensors positioned throughout the house. They are able to alert you immediately to the presence of an intruder. For even greater security, we at EDT suggest the addition of similar deterrents outside of their home, in order to keep potential thieves from accessing the house in the first place.

The two primary styles of alarm systems currently available on the market are unmonitored and monitored alarms. The choice between the two is ultimately a matter of your personal requirement. However, your home security system can include a control panel that connects your alarm system to our monitoring service

The more basic option available is the unmonitored security system. It relies solely upon audible alarms and flashing lights, in the hope that the intruder will be scared away, or that neighbours and passers-by will alert the authorities. Unfortunately, according to a recent survey by a major insurance company, 33% of Britons ignore ringing burglar alarms, often assuming, sometimes incorrectly, that somebody else will report the alarm.

A monitored system works by alerting the monitoring company at the time of an intrusion. The monitoring company will then attempt to contact yourself and your named contacts. If however, they receive no response, they will then contact the relevant emergency services on your behalf, thus ensuring the utmost security for your property and possessions and keeping any damage and theft to an absolute minimum.

When researching the various options of the alarm systems Idle has available, it makes sense to include the installation of smoke and fire detectors. This potentially life-saving step can give you early warning that can stop a small incident from becoming a tragic disaster.

The cost of alarm monitoring will depend upon the security system that you have installed and the terms of the contract that you entered into upon installation. Most competent installers such as EDT can provide you with a unique, tailor made alarm system that will include specialty systems such as panic buttons which can be activated in the event of an emergency and closed circuit cameras that allow both monitoring and recording inside and outside your home.

Installing a security system for your home is the smartest investment that you can possibly make in relation to your home and being sure that it includes all of the necessary components to adequately protect your property is essential. And all that you need to remember to do ? is to set the system when you go out.