Keep the Power

Take these steps to keep your security system functioning during a power outage:

  • Make sure you have a newer battery. Batteries last about 4 to 5 years and provide power for about 12-36 hours depending upon your system. An older battery may only last a few hours.
  • If your home/business is powered by a generator, be sure that your alarm┬ásystem is one of the circuits being powered by the generator.
  • Locate your security system manual and learn how to silence your alarm in case it continues beeping to alert you of a power outage.
  • Write down the password to your system and keep it in a safe place so you’ll have manual access to silence the power outage alarm.

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