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    Adding a motion dector for house alarm to pet flap?

    Security Specialists

    Can I extend my house alarm to a pet flap? By that I mean, just as you have motion dectors on windows as part of a home alarm system, could I attach one to my pet flap too?

    Asked by Carol on 30th May 2022
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    JS Security Solutions

    "In theory yes.

    Depending on the systems capabilities, you can either have it to notify you locally by making a sound or have it so it triggers the alarm off every time.

    Again, it really depends what system you have and it’s capabilities, normally your standard DIY alarms won’t incorporate this function but if you have had it installed by a reputable company, the likeliness is it will.

    Hope this helped.

    Steve"

    Answered on 8th Jun 2022 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    System2000 Security Ltd

    "Don’t as every time the cat or dog goes out the alarm is going to sound resulting in many false alarms"

    Answered on 8th Jun 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    Secure Environments ltd

    "You could possibly add a door contact or vibration sensor but it would probably need to be a witless device"

    Answered on 8th Jun 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report

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