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December 17, 2021

What Should You Do If Your Home Security Alarms Go Off In Salt Lake City?

A residential security package should protect your home. But what happens if your home security alarms go off in Salt Lake City? What are the right steps to take to ensure you and all your family members are taken care of?

The most important first step is to avoid panicking. Know that your 24/7 monitoring professionals are there for you. Then take the steps described below to be prepared for any urgent situation.

Our Dedicated Representatives Are Focused On Your Safety

A 24-hour monitoring agent is alerted in an instant whenever your Salt Lake City home security alarms go off. When a monitoring professional is notified, they will reach out to you n a hurry to figure out what triggered the alarm. Your protection devices may go off for several different reasons, including:

  • Burglary

  • Flames or smoke from a fire

  • Water infiltration

  • Accidentally setting off alarm

In cases when your system was accidentally triggered—like not remembering that your entry-point sensors are switched on when you unlock a door— an agent will contact you and ask if help is needed. Give them your proper code, and they'll turn off the alarm.

If you have an urgent situation, the monitoring agent will send out first responders, including law enforcement, firefighters, and medical professionals, to your home. They will even function as your proxy in the event you aren't at home. The monitoring agent will even inform authorities which component was tripped, helping them prepare for what might be a life-threatening situation. Then the agent will maintain a connection with you to assist in keeping you composed and instruct you on what to do next.

Steps to Take if Your Alarm Goes Off In Salt Lake City

Getting roused from bed in the middle of the night to your alarm blaring is incredibly scary—even moreso if you don’t know why it’s happening. The smartest thing you can do is stay as calm as possible and take the following actions:

  • Before anything else, find a safe location. Collect your family and pets as quickly as possible and relocate to a secure room in the house or exit as quickly as possible. It's a natural response to feel like you need to deal with the problem on your own, but this is not the best course of action. Instead, put a priority on trying to keep yourself and your family safe and let the professionals resolve the issue.

  • Secondly, use the mobile security application to keep connected with your monitoring agent. They'll notify responders who will be on their way to your home in a flash.

  • Third, keep a persistent line of communication with your monitoring agent and emergency responders. You have the ability to be connected, so representatives of each team are sharing information. Or, if you’re not able to be in direct contact with authorities, you’re still able to obtain notifications via text. Even if your dealing with a false alarm, it's smart to keep adequately communicating to all parties so you know what to do should a legitimate crisis happen.

Defend Against All Security Risks in Salt Lake City with Secure24 Alarm Systems

From burglary attempts to flooding, Secure24 Alarm Systems takes pride in ensuring your loved ones and property are well defended. With 24-hour monitoring, smart locks, and safety alarms, your property will remain the secured refuge you’ve always wanted. Create your ideal home security package by completing the form below or reach out to (801) 895-2509 to get started.