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December 17, 2021

What Should You Do If Your Home Security Alarms Go Off In Lima?

A security system should defend your property. But what occurs in the event your home security alarms go off in Lima? What should you do to help make sure you and your loved ones are safe?

Your first priority is not to panic. Remember that your 24-hour monitoring professionals are there for you. Then proceed with the recommended actions to be ready for any emergency.

Our 24-Hour Specialists Are Focused On Your Safety

A 24-hour monitoring agent is instantly notified when your Lima home security alarms go off. Once an agent is notified, they will reach out to you n a hurry to ascertain what caused the security system. Your alarm can trip for several different reasons, including:

  • Burglary

  • Fire

  • Flooding

  • Accidentally setting off alarm

In cases when your system was accidentally triggered—like forgetting that the motion sensors are switched on when you open a window— a representative will contact you and figure out if you need help. Give them your passcode, and they'll cancel the alarm.

In the event there is a legitimate crisis, the monitoring agent will dispatch your local emergency services, including law enforcement, firefighters, and medical professionals, to your property. They also have the ability to function as a contact point in the event you aren't at home. Your monitoring team also can inform authorities which entry sensor was set off, increasing their preparedness for a potentially hazardous environment. Your monitoring professional will stay on the line with you to keep you calm and let you know what the next steps should be.

Here’s What You Should Do if Your Alarm Goes Off In Lima

Being awoken in the dead of night to an alarm going off is terrifying—especially if you don’t know why it’s happening. The smartest thing to do is remain calm and proceed with the following:

  • In the first place, get somewhere safe. Gather your loved ones as quick as you can and relocate to a protected area in the house or exit as quickly as possible. It's a common tendency to feel like you need to deal with the problem by yourself, but this is not the best course of action. Alternatively, focus on attempting to keep you and your family members safe and let the professionals deal with the problem.

  • Secondly, take advantage of your smartphone’s convenient security app to keep in touch with your monitoring staff. They'll dispatch emergency professionals who will be in transit to your home in a matter of moments.

  • Lastly, keep in close contact with your monitoring team and emergency professionals. You can get patched through, so representatives of each team are talking together. Conversely, if you’re not able to be in direct contact with your emergency providers, you’re still able to obtain updates via text. Even in false alarm situations, it's a good idea to thoroughly communicate with everyone involved so you know what to do should an actual problem happen.

Defend Against Any Emergency in Lima with Secure24 Alarm Systems

From fires to break-ins, Secure24 Alarm Systems takes pride in ensuring your family and your home are completely protected. With around-the-clock monitoring, home automation, and entry-point sensors, your home will turn into the secure environment it's supposed to be. Create the perfect home security plan by completing the form on this page or dial (419) 359-8743 to take the first step toward a secure property.