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December 17, 2021

What Happens When Your Home Security Alarms Go Off In Prescott?

A residential security package should defend your property. But what happens if your home security alarms go off in Prescott? What should you do to be certain you and your family are taken care of?

Your first priority is to remain calm. You should understand that your around-the-clock monitoring experts have you covered. Then proceed with the recommended actions to be fully equipped to handle any emergency.

Our 24-Hour Specialists Are Focused On Your Safety

A security monitoring representative is instantly notified as soon as your Prescott home security alarms go off. After an agent is informed, they will reach out to you without delay to figure out what set off the alarm. Your protection devices can go off in various situations, including:

  • Break-in

  • Smoke

  • Water infiltration

  • Alarm tripped by accident

In situations where the alarm was set off by accident—like forgetting that the motion sensors are switched on when you open a window— an agent will contact you and find out if help is needed. Provide your predetermined password, and they'll deactivate the alarm.

In a true emergency, the monitoring agent will summon emergency personnel, including firefighters, EMS, and law enforcement, to your home. They can also serve as a contact point if you are not on site. The monitoring agent also can inform authorities which security device was tripped, giving them a forewarning for a potentially dangerous situation. Your monitoring professional will stay on the line with you to keep you composed and let you know what you should do.

Steps to Take if Your Alarm Goes Off In Prescott

Being awoken in the middle of the night to your alarm echoing through your house is terrifying—particularly if you aren’t clear as to why it’s occurring. The smartest thing you should do is remain calm and take the following actions:

  • In the first place, move to a safe place. Collect all members of your family including pets in an expeditious manner and relocate to a secure room at your property or depart the home if needed. It's a common tendency to feel like you need to deal with the problem on your own, but this is not the best course of action. Instead, focus on trying to keep you and your loved ones secure and let the professionals resolve the crisis.

  • As a second step, utilize your smartphone’s convenient security app to keep in communication with your monitoring team. They'll dispatch authorities who will be en route to your property in a matter of moments.

  • Finally, keep a persistent line of communication with your monitoring team and emergency professionals. You can get conferenced in, so representatives of each team are talking together. Conversely, if you’re not able to speak directly to emergency services, you can still receive updates through text messages. Even if your dealing with a false alarm, it's a good idea to thoroughly communicate with everyone involved so you will be ready should a real emergency take place.

Get Protection For All Types of Emergencies in Prescott with Secure24 Alarm Systems

From burglary attempts to flooding, Secure24 Alarm Systems takes pride in ensuring your loved ones and property are secured. With 24/7 monitoring, home automation, and entry-point sensors, your home will turn into the safe haven you intended it to be. Design your ideal home security plan by filling out the following form or call (928) 888-9024 to speak with a member of our team.