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December 17, 2021

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

An alarm system should safeguard your family. But what occurs if your home security alarms go off in Burlington? What actions should you take to help make sure you and all your family members are taken care of?

Your first priority is to remain calm. Remember that your 24-hour monitoring experts have you covered. Then follow these steps to be prepared for any crisis at your property.

Our 24-Hour Specialists Help You Stay Safe

A security monitoring representative is instantly notified when your Burlington home security alarms go off. When a monitoring professional is alerted, they will reach out to you n a hurry to determine what triggered the security system. Your protection devices will go off due to a range of emergencies, including:

  • Criminal activity

  • Flames or smoke from a fire

  • Water infiltration

  • Accidentally setting off alarm

In circumstances when your system was tripped accidentally—like not recalling that the motion sensors are turned on when you unlock a door— a monitoring specialist will contact you and find out if you need help. Give them your proper code, and they can turn off the alarm.

In the event there is a legitimate crisis, the monitoring agent will send out your local emergency services, including law enforcement, firefighters, and medical professionals, to your residence. They will even function as a contact point when nobody is home. The monitoring agent will even inform authorities which entry sensor was tripped, increasing their preparedness for what could be a dangerous situation. The monitoring expert will stay on the line with you to assist in keeping you in control and inform you what to do next.

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

Waking up in the dead of night to a security warning blaring is terrifying—especially if you have no idea why it’s occurring. The most beneficial thing you should do is stay as calm as possible and take the following actions:

  • Before anything else, get somewhere safe. Gather all members of your family including pets as quick as you can and get into a shielded space in the house or exit as quickly as possible. It's typical to have an urge to feel like you need to deal with the problem on your own, but this can be incredibly dangerous. Alternatively, focus on attempting to keep you and your loved ones secure and let the trained personnel deal with the issue.

  • Secondly, use the smartphone’s convenient security app to remain connected with your monitoring agent. They'll dispatch responders who will be en route to your home in a flash.

  • Third, keep in close contact with your monitoring team and first responders. You can get patched through, so everyone is speaking on the same line. On the other hand, if you’re not able to be in direct contact with your emergency providers, get updates via text. Even if it’s only a false alarm, it's smart to keep adequately communicating with everyone involved so you will be prepared should an actual problem take place.

Be Prepared For Any Emergency in Burlington with Secure24 Alarm Systems

From false alarms to actual emergencies, Secure24 Alarm Systems ensures your loved ones and property are secured. With around-the-clock monitoring, smart locking systems, and a range of sensors, your property will remain the secure environment you’ve always wanted. Create a comprehensive home security package by filling out the form on this page or reach out to (802) 242-6460 to speak with a member of our team.