Angie Hicks, founder of Angie’s List, recently wrote a piece for HeraldNet.com about how to reduce false alarms in the home. Her answer? It’s comes down to your home security system! She writes:
Keep equipment in good repair and consider upgrading. Recently developed technology helps reduce the chances of false alarms by making them easier to use. Examples: disarming a system via text message, monitoring it by video or interacting with it via wireless key fob.
We could not agree more. A good security system that is well-maintained goes a long way in preventing unwanted alarms. Depending upon the area in which you live, false alarms can add up in fines from your local government. To read the rest of Angie’s article, click here.