Apartment Security Systems Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does it Cost to Install an Alarm System in a House on Average?
It doesn't have to cost anything to install an alarm system. If you use a desk mount, then the process will require no tools and no drilling. Learn the costs of alarm monitoring.
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How Do I Enable Disarm Image Notifications on the IQ Panel 2?
Enable the Qolsys IQ Panel 2 disarm images to be sent via email or text from the Rules section of the Automation card in the customer's home screen. Learn to enable disarm images.
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How Do I Reset My Alarm System?
Power resetting an alarm system involves powering down the panel by disconnecting the battery and transformer and then powering it back on. Learn how to power reset your system.
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Should I Arm My System with My Installer Code?
Arming your system with the installer code is never a good idea. An intruder will be able to use that code to disarm the system. Learn more about system codes and how they work.
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Can I Get an Alarm System w/ Bad Credit?
If you purchase an alarm system outright, then there will be no need for a credit check. But people with poor credit may be denied financing. Learn more about our financing plans.
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How Loud is the Interlogix Simon XTi or XTi-5 Siren?
The sirens inside of the Simon XTi and XTi-5 Systems are both rated at 85 dB. If a user needs a louder siren, a wired siren can be used. Learn about the XTi and XTi-5 Sirens.
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What Does a Burglar Alarm Do?
A burglar alarm is one of the three main types of alarms that can occur on a system. It means that there is some type of intrusion. Learn more about burglar alarms.
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What Exactly is a Duress Code and a Verbal Duress Code?
When a user enters in a duress code or provides a verbal duress password, the central station operator will know to send immediate dispatch. Learn more about duress codes.
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What Does a Home Security System Do?
Some functions of a home security system include sending alerts to an end user or to a central station and serving as a hub for smart home devices. Learn more about alarm systems.
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How Do I Change the Battery in My DSC Impassa?
To change the battery in a DSC Impassa, the inside of the panel must be accessed. A screwdriver is needed to release the battery tab. Learn how to change the DSC Impassa battery.
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