Causes of False Alarms

Mar 26, 2019

Prevent the frustration and fees of false alarms caused by your home security system. The list below contains several of the most common causes of false security alarms, so arm yourself with this knowledge so you can help prevent them.

False security alarms take up the valuable time and resources of our local law enforcement officials, and many cities and towns now charge homeowners false alarm fees to reinforce how important it is to prevent false alarms. read more

Why Night Staff Should Have Fire Alarm Training

Jun 30, 2018

For years I traveled as a Sales Rep.  I can't tell you how many times in those years the fire alarm went off during the night.  The entire hotel had to be evacuated and the night staff had not a clue of what to do.  In almost every case it was a nuisance alarm.  In another incident at a hotel that I frequented often, the fire alarm went off at 2:30 am.  I got dressed to evacuate and the night manager was in a full-fledged panic, as he had no idea what to do.  I can tell you this is not the exception.  Very rarely does the night staff get any training on that red box on the wall. read more