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FALSE ALARM PREVENTION
A mistake can be very burdensome. There are even some that
affect not only the life a single person, but a host of people
connected to his/her life. The video monitoring system has been
widely used in protecting a home against any form of criminal
activity. It is a system which is monitored by experts who are
awake all the time ready to rescue.
But this system is very important. It can't waste any second of its
time from attending troublesome false alarms. Not only that the
time was wasted, the chance of immediate rescuing real cases
will be minimized. Not to mention that there are also costs pent
from the resources of the business.
This is the reason why service providers imposed a payment for
every false alarm made by a homeowner. They thought that by
doing so, users will be aware of using the system more seriously.
This is life at stake, so it is important to use their time and resources
TIPS FOR REDUCING FALSE ALARMS
One cause of a false alarm is the incorrect input of
the key code. Often times, most new users and
old people commit this mistake. The alarm
goes off for several wrong password inputs
made causing an activation of the alarm.
To avoid this, it is better to write the code on
something that a user can keep safe. On the
phone or a notepad that is always brought along
Everyone in a home must be trained on how
to use the system; babysitters, relatives,
children, visitors, etc. According to service
providers, these people often trigger the false
1. Secure a
copy of a key
2. Train all
Before turning on the alarm, secure that all
doors and windows were closed tightly
because wind blows can open them. Sudden
opening of windows can also trigger the alarm.
4. Keep the
3. Secure that
the doors and
There are systems that can recognize and
differentiate a pet's press with a human. This
is not a problem wtih the service providers,
but to some which don't have, it is better to
keep the pets away from the system.
Detectors are very sensitive to motion. Any
senses movement will instantly alarm the
system. Many false alarms are triggered by
hanging object near the detectors so to
prevent this, it is important to remove any
objects near these devices.
5. Remove all
Alarm system can be triggered by weak
batteries so in order to avoid this, check the
battery of the system daily. Most cases,
batteries last from 24 to 48 hours.
7. Check the
6. Check the
As the battery is checked out, check also
the system's performance after replacing
the battery. If the system still malfunctions,
ask an immediate assistance from the
service provider this is because there are
some cases of false alarms which are
triggered by faulty equipment.
Both the homeowners and the system providers will gain benefits
from taking these tips of false alarm prevention – reduction to
cost, and resources. Even more, the real cases will be instantly
FALSE ALARM PREVENTION
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