Check and replace the batteries in the alarm panel every six months.
If there are pets living in your household, consider limiting their access to areas with motion sensors or utilizing pet immune sensors.
Look for items that can move within the “view” of your alarm motion detector, causing false alarms, such as balloons, plants, and curtains when cooling and heating systems are in use.
Ensure all doors and windows are closed and secure before arming the alarm system.
Communicate with other residents in the household that you are arming the alarm system, especially when they are not present in the house.
Ensure all residents in your household are properly educated on alarm operations and know the alarm codes.
Educate residents of the household on how to cancel accidental alarm activations.
Notify your alarm company before changing alarm codes.
Have your alarm system serviced regularly to prevent false alarms.
If you believe your alarm system is not working properly, contact your alarm provider immediately.