Securely close and lock all doors and windows.
Be sure that any person who has access to your property knows how to properly operate your alarm. This includes family, employees, cleaning crews, neighbours, etc. Everyone with a key to your home or business must be trained on how to set and disarm your system, including instructions on how to cancel an alarm.
If you accidentally set off your alarm system, DON’T PANIC, you have time to enter your pass code to disarm and reset your alarm system.
If you accidentally set off your alarm system, DO NOT leave your home or business until you have talked to your alarm company/monitoring station. Call your alarm company and give them your pass code or ID code and notify them that the alarm was false.
If you are having excessive false alarms, contact your alarm company to help identify any problem zones in your home or business. The alarm company can inspect this area and your alarm system and make recommendations to help reduce the number of false alarms.
If you are having excessive false alarms, have the alarm company make contact with you or another responsible party first and get permission to dispatch the police when the alarm is set off.