Door Sensor Keeps Beeping

Three steps to take to stop the beeping.


December 18, 2020

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Our alarm systems are a key part of our homes, keeping us safe from potential problems both outside and inside the house. However, sometimes they do their job too well and will alert when there isn’t actually an issue. Fortunately, there are ways to address surprise beeping so your system can go back to doing its job of protecting your home.

The number one way of preventing unwanted beeping is so stay on top of changing batteries and keeping an eye on the sensors. But that is not always foolproof. Calling the company that made the sensor or working with the home security company that installed it are both options when it comes to reducing the number of problems with beeping door sensors. This can make a security system easier to work with, and can also help that system stay at tip-top shape.

Beeping door sensors mean attention is needed

When a sensor is beeping and it has not been breached, the sensor needs a little attention. Fortunately, there are some things a homeowner can do. These include:

  • using a lubricating spray on a stuck switch

  • replacing batteries in the sensor

  • replacing the sensor

There are a few reasons why a sensor could be trying to get your attention. Sometimes a power surge or other type of equipment failure can cause a door sensor to start beeping. In other cases, it can be something as simple as a glitch in the sensor, faulty batteries, or could require a replacement.

This is important since finding the source of the problem is the first step to correct it and potentially reduce the chances of it happening again. It’s generally not possible to stop all instances of a surprise beeping, but it’s often possible to reduce the number of times it occurs. Additionally, it can help the homeowner learn more about their system, so future problems can be corrected more easily.

When you’ve found your perfect system, it’s not too difficult to correct issues and keep the system working well. It’s a great way for you to have peace of mind, and to make sure you understand how your security system works. Once you understand how your system functions, it’s much easier to find and resolve the issue of the beeping.

At Brinks Home™, we want to provide you with best-in-class home security. We are always available to solve your unwanted beeping, and work with you so you only notice your home security when it protects your home. Give us a call today.

Linley Stringer is a copywriter for Brinks Home. She is passionate about telling stories that keep consumers informed and protected.

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