Ways to Prevent False Alarms

Common Problems That Cause False Alarms
  • Users entering wrong codes.
  • Wandering pets that cause motion detectors to be activated.
  • Drafts from heaters and air conditioning systems that move plants, curtains, balloons, etc.
  • Open, unlocked, loose fitting doors and windows.
  • Improper application or installation of motion detectors.
How You Can Prevent False Alarms
  • Instruct all alarm users on the proper operation of your alarm system.
  • Secure all animals that may activate the alarm when you are not home.
  • Secure all windows and doors before activation of your alarm system.
  • Notify your alarm company of any changes in responsible parties or problems with your system immediately.
  • Have your alarm system checked annually by your alarm company.