Q:Does the wireless burglar alarm system need to be reset by a technician after activation?
A:If your wireless burglar alarm is tripped for whatever reason, it typically does not need to be reset or even checked by a technician (unless a defect caused a false alarm). However, if your area has experienced a power outage or something similar, then in order to reset your system you may have to enter your code or password to activate. If that doesn't work, then check for a trouble light to see whether the battery needs to be changed. Call your company's customer service for further instructions.
Q:How do I partially arm wireless burglar alarms DIY system?
A:Every home security system may have a "home" or "stay" mode which you could select on the system keypad in order to partially arm your system. This will activate the sensors and sirens used to protect the perimeter of your house, and temporarily disable the sensors inside the house.
Q:Does the wireless burglar alarm work when power is out?
A:Yes, a wireless burglar alarm will work even when the power is out. The alarm system will have a backup battery that is responsible for powering the system in the event of a power outage. However, it is important to remember that backup batteries cannot last indefinitely. Some may last up to 24 hours or more. You can get more information about the backup battery from the security company you have chosen.
Q:How fast is wireless burglar alarm and security response time?
A:The wireless burglar alarm and security response times are not standard for all users. For example, some events may receive a response within fifteen seconds while others experience a wait of thirty minutes. When a security alarm goes off, there is a process in the monitoring center to verify if the emergency is legitimate and then the response is given.
Q:How often do the batteries need to be changed on my wireless burglar alarm?
A:The lifetime of batteries will vary from company to company. Most alarm systems have indicators of low battery. For example, a beeping keypad will indicate a low battery or battery failure. The display panel of a control system may also display a sign for low battery. You must make sure you replace the battery if you come across such indications.
Q:If we move, do we have to buy a new wireless burglar alarm system?
A:If you already have a wireless burglar alarm system installed, you don't necessarily have to purchase a new one when relocating. Wireless alarm systems are easy to install and uninstall. You can simply detach the components from their positions without having to worry about extensive wiring. When you move to a new house, you can easily set up the wireless alarm system.
Q:What should I do if the wireless burglar alarm system is not working properly?
A:If the wireless burglar alarm system is not working properly, check the following: batteries of the alarm and receiver, wireless signal reception (make sure no object in the path is disrupting signals), and power supply. You can also check the manual for troubleshooting tips. If you cannot pinpoint the exact issue, it is recommended you call for professional help.
Q:Who is responsible for making sure my wireless burglar alarm is working?
A:If you have installed a burglar alarm, it is crucially important that the alarm is functioning properly. Make sure you check and replace the batteries ever few weeks. Also make sure the sensors and other devices are connected to the control panel. Most alarm systems have a backup battery. However, the lifetime of these batteries will vary. If you come across a technical issue, seek professional help.
Q:Can burgulars program their phones to your wireless alarm system?
A:Yes, it is possible for burglars to use their phone or other devices to control your wireless alarm system. They can either suppress the alarms or create multiple false alarms to show that the system in unreliable. This usually happens when the alarm systems have not been secured properly and the negligence can make alarm systems vulnerable to hacking.
Q:Can i have a burglar alarm without wiring?
A:Yes, a number of wireless burglar alarms are available in the market. They can easily be controlled with the help of cellular signals and remote controls. Generally, wireless burglar alarms are more expensive than hardwired alarm systems. However, they are less invasive because they are easy to install and you do not need to drill holes or worry about wiring. Since the installation is easy, some owners can install wireless alarms on their own.