Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Can I Save on My Homeowner's Insurance by Owning a Security System?
A homeowner can expect to save 5% to 20% on their homeowner's insurance by owning a monitored security system. Find out how much you can save on homeowner's insurance.
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What Does the Yellow Triangle Mean on My Alarm System?
Some systems will display a yellow triangle to indicate a trouble condition. Fixing the problem and providing the Master Code should clear it. Learn about trouble conditions.
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How Much Does it Cost to Put in a Security System?
The cost of an Alarm Grid Security System is the price of the equipment plus the monthly monitoring fee. Find out how much it costs to add an alarm system to a home or business.
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How Do You Bypass a Zone on a DSC Impassa?
The DSC Impassa has a Bypass button on the front that takes the user to a zone bypass menu. The user can choose which zones to bypass. Learn how to bypass zones for a DSC Impassa.
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How Do I Install a Wireless Door Sensor on a Sliding Patio Door?
On a sliding door, the magnet and sensor should be aligned so that they separate whenever the door is slid opened. Learn how to install a door sensor on a sliding door.
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How Do ADT Security Systems Work?
A security system set up by ADT will work in the same way as any other alarm system. The system will send a message to a central station when an alarm occurs. Learn more about alarm systems.
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What Does Chime Control Mean?
When a person is discussing "chime control" on an alarm system, they are talking about the security panel's chime settings. Learn about the different chime control options.
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What are Microwave Motion Sensors?
A sensor that uses microwave radar signals to detect the presence of motion is called a microwave motion sensor. Learn more about microwave motion sensors and how they work.
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What Is the History of Honeywell Security?
The History of Honeywell's security division can be traced to 1929, when Ademco was founded. Ademco would later be acquired by Honeywell. Learn the history of Honeywell Security.
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How Do I Put My Honeywell T6 Z-Wave Thermostat in Hold Mode?
A Honeywell T6 Z-Wave Thermostat can be put into hold mode by choosing the hold temperature and then setting the hold. Learn how to put a Honeywell T6 Thermostat into hold mode.
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