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Home Alarm Systems Made Simple...and Smart!

House alarm prices

We are really proud of our home alarm starter package from £485 inc VAT. You will get a Texecom system including:

  • 1 door contact
  • 3 wireless PIR movement sensors (pet friendly options available)*
  • 1 external bell
  • 1 internal warning device (speaker)
  • 1 keypad
  • 1 decoy bell
  • Installation by an NSI Gold approved company

This is the ideal solution for the first time alarm purchaser or the homeowner on a budget and comes with a pet friendly option.

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* Blake's home alarm starter pack is a starting point that can be built upon and customised to meet your requirements. This could include pet-friendly sensors, a smart alarm system that can be controlled via a mobile app and much more!

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Please pass on my thanks for the install today. I am over [the] moon with the work and how good Darren was at explaining everything. So a big THANKYOU to Darren and to Ashley..
J Green, Southend on Sea

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Upgrade to a Smart Alarm 

Upgrade to a Texecom Smartcom system - prices start from an additional £125 inc VAT.*

Forget pin codes and sequences - now your home alarm system can be controlled at the press of a button!

  • Unset the alarm to let the cleaner, babysitter or dog walker in while you're at work
  • Activate your Smart Home Alarm in seconds while you're on the go
  • Set your home alarm at night from the comfort of your bed

Maintenance prices start from £68 + VAT.

Complete the form to request a quote or click the button below to learn more about smart home alarm systems. 

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*These prices only act as a guideline and are based on an upgrade to an existing Smartcom compatible Texecom alarm system or as an addition to Blake's home alarm starter package. Additional fees are required to replace your existing alarm system to be Smartcom compatible.

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Will my burglar alarm be Pet-friendly?

Blake Fire & Security Systems recognise that not all family members are human. Our home alarm systems can be pet-friendly too, so your cats and dogs won't set your alarm off. Read more about systems that can work with your animals here.

Can I have wireless or does my home alarm need to be wired?

There's no easy answer, it all depends on your circumstances. Call us and we will talk you through the options. But don’t forget to click the green button below to get a site survey so a professional can assess your circumstances and ensure you get the perfect system, designed specifically for your home. 

What towns in Essex can Blake's cover?

We are based in Southend-on-Sea but our engineers and installers are happy to install, maintain and monitor burglar alarms for homes in other parts of Essex - like Basildon, Brentwood, Chelmsford and Colchester, for example.  We also work in the various London boroughs.

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Thank you very much for the upgrade of the alarm last week. My wife said your engineer was very efficient and hardly knew he was here.
D Shorland, Hadleigh

Is a maintenance contract absolutely necessary?

Regular maintenance is critical to keep your home alarm system fit for purpose. Your alarm will last for years but, rather like your car, it needs regular servicing. This is something the police recommend. Read more here.

What’s a monitored system and do I need it?

Sadly, as many as 75% of burglar alarm activations are ignored by other homeowners. Blake Fire & Security Systems offer you the option of using our NSI Gold monitoring partners, Southern Monitoring. This means your property is monitored 24/7 and the Police will be notified and respond in case of an emergency. But see will the Police come? section below. Read more about our Monitoring service.


Will the Police come?

According to the MET as many as 92% of alarm activations are false. The police will not automatically attend an alarm activation unless specific quality criteria are met. The good news is Blake Fire & Security Systems can design and install a home alarm system that complies with these requirements. Your home can be as safe as houses with us. For more information read this blog post about Police requirements.

What about Key Holders?

To qualify for a full Police response, there need to be two Key Holders at least. These need to be contactable and trained to operate the system. If you are struggling to complete your Key Holder list Blake Fire & Security Systems offer to be the Key Holder for you, even on a temporary basis. This service is limited to monitored systems only! Click here to find out more about our Key Holder Service.

We’re fully insured, engineers are SIA licensed and available 24 hours a day. 


Beat the Burglar

Many people leave their homes vulnerable to intruders. Thankfully there are a number of simple measures you can put in place to keep the burglars OUT!

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Dedication to Accreditation

Why you should choose Blake Fire & Security to design and install your home alarm system


Long track record - our family-run firm has been installing burglar alarms since 2002. We're going nowhere, your guarantee will be honoured!

Dedication to Accreditation - if we're not qualified to provide a service we won't offer it to you! Simple.

Experience & Expertise - we're professional and fully qualified so you get the system that is perfect for your circumstances.

Who is in your home? – your engineer is always trustworthy, polite and fully qualified, with regular checks to ensure this.

Quality workmanship and service - we're passionate about your security, our standard of work and the way we deliver it to you.

Blake Fire & Security Systems have both NSI Gold and SSAIB approval! This means you get:

Bespoke system - designed to perfectly fit your family's requirements.

Highest quality systems - we only provide systems that last and look good.

Police and Insurance recognition - our work is guaranteed to be of the highest standard, both Police and Insurance companies acknowledge this.

Regular and reliable monitoring and maintenance - ensure your systems works in your time of need and that someone is always watching over your home!

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