Avoiding False Alarms

Considering the advanced technology utilized by modern home security systems, it may be surprising to learn that the cast majority of calls to police are false alarms. In fact, at least 90% of calls prove to be unnecessary. Fire alarms are also susceptible to false alarms in the case of low battery, a loose electrical connection, high humidity or dirt or grime in the sensor chamber. They require the same type of maintenance as that of security alarms. Fortunately, the vast majority are due to human error and homeowners can avoid an embarrassing and potentially costly situation by following these tips:

False Alarms