Frequently Asked Questions

What Happens During an Alarm?
The purpose of an alarm is to let others know about an emergency. A security system takes multiple actions to make this possible. Find out what happens during an alarm.
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How Loud Should My Siren Be?
When installing a new system, you should make sure that the siren can be heard throughout the premises. Most sirens are at least 85 decibels. Learn about alarm system sirens.
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Can I Test My Security System Myself?
Performing your own alarm system test is very easy. You will need to test your system once a year to maintain a current Certificate of Alarm. Learn about testing your system.
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How Often Should I Test My Alarm System?
Alarm Grid recommends testing all the sensors on your system at least once a year. A good time is when you go to reapply for a Certificate of Alarm. Learn about system testing.
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Can Alarm Grid Accept Tax Exempt Certificates?
Customers must send copies of their tax exempt certificates to Alarm Grid before ordering and send updated copies before they expire. Learn about our tax exemption policy.
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Which Response Types Can I Use With the Honeywell SiXPIR?
The SiXPIR has a limited selection of Response Types available. The available options are all Response Types you might use with a motion sensor. Learn about the SiXPIR.
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Can I Choose Which Central Station I Use with Alarm Grid?
All Alarm Grid customers who receive central station service are connected with Criticom Monitoring Service. Customers cannot select a different station. Learn about Alarm Grid.
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What is Good About No Contract Monitoring?
A major benefit of Alarm Grid monitoring is that it is no-contract. You can leave Alarm Grid at any time without paying cancellation fees. Learn about no-contract monitoring.
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Are Door and Window Contacts Tamper Proof?
Most door and window contacts have protections put in place to prevent intruders or other people from tampering with them. Find out how door and window contacts are tamper proof.
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Why Are The Zones On My 2GIG TAKE-345 All Showing Low Battery?
When the backup battery for a 2GIG TAKE-345 Wired to Wireless Converter is low, all the associated zones will show a low battery. Learn about the 2GIG TAKE-345 Converter Module.
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