Frequently Asked Questions

What is the USAA Homeowner's Insurance Discount Given for Owning an Alarm System?
USAA customers can expect to receive a premium discount for owning an alarm system. But the size of this discount is difficult to determine. Learn about alarm monitoring services.
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What is the Liberty Mutual Homeowner's Insurance Discount Given for Owning an Alarm System?
Those with Liberty Mutual Insurance may be able to receive a discount for owning an alarm system connected with a central station. Find out the Insurance discount you can receive.
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How Do I Add Panic Switches to My Lyric?
Wireless panic switches that operate at 345 MHz can be paired with a Honeywell Lyric Alarm System. Find out how to pair a panic switch with your Lyric Security Panel.
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How Do I Add Light Switches to My Lyric?
Z-Wave light switches can be added to a Honeywell Lyric Controller by first excluding them from the network. They can then be included as Z-Wave devices. Learn about the Lyric.
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How Do I Set an Entry Delay on My Honeywell Alarm System?
Nearly every Honeywell System has a method for changing the Entry Delay period. These systems usually have two Entry Delay periods that can be used. Learn about Honeywell Panels.
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What is a Self-Contained Siren?
Self-contained sirens should not be confused with standalone speakers. Unlike a speaker, a true siren has a built-in siren driver. Learn about self-contained sirens.
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How Do I Silence the Exit Delay on a Honeywell Lyric Alarm System?
The Lyric has a silent exit option when Arming Away. Choosing this option will silence the system during the Exit Delay countdown. Learn about the Honeywell Lyric Controller.
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How Do I Know Whether to Use 2-Wire or 4-Wire Smoke Detectors?
The typical DIY user will want to use 2-wire smokes since they are easier to install. But 4-wire smokes offer greater flexibility in choosing a zone. Learn about smoke detectors.
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Honeywell Lyric Alarm System vs Tuxedo Touch Keypad
While a Lyric and a Tuxedo Touch might look somewhat similar, they are actually very different. The Lyric is a system, while the Tuxedo is a keypad. Learn about these two devices.
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Why Would I Want a Wired Alarm System Over a Wireless Alarm System?
Although most end users prefer wireless systems, there are still some cases where wired systems are the best option. Learn why you might consider getting a hardwired alarm system.
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