Take Care of Motion Sensors Before Turning the Security System On

Take Care of Motion Sensors Before Turning the Security System On Keep all pets, balloons, fans, plants, curtains, heaters and decorations away from all active motion sensors.Bypass any motion detectors, if an animal will be allowed to move freely through the...

Always Secure Doors & Windows Before Turning the Security System On

Always Secure Doors & Windows Before Turning the Security System On Securely close and lock all exterior doors including deadbolts and other secondary locking devices.All windows must be closed and locked to ensure that all contacts are properly aligned.Make sure...

Use Video or Audio Verification

Use Video or Audio Verification When utilized in an electronic security application, it allows the monitoring center to either “hear” or “see” into the protected premise to determine if an intruder is present.Are there different types or methods of audio...

Follow the ANSI/SIA Control Panel Standard (CP-01)

Follow the ANSI/SIA Control Panel Standard (CP-01) CP-01 is a standard that addresses the settings on control panels to avoid the most common cause of false  alarms; user error.Using the CP-01 standard compliant panel reduces or eliminates false alarms caused by the...

Cross Zone

This is an alarm monitoring technique that requires more than one zone in your burglar alarm system to fault or trip before public safety is notified.For example, a perimeter and an interior motion alarm would both have to trip within a specified period of time in...