Why Home Security Systems Randomly Go Off

It’s happened to all of us—you’re home nestled into the couch when out of no where the shriek of the alarm system goes off, sending you flying. After examination, no doors seem to be jarred, windows opened, or evidence of an intruder, so you’re left a little puzzled and maybe slightly on edge.

False alarms occur quite often, and there are many causes for systems going off without reason or warning. Luckily, you can control most of them—if you’re aware of what to look for. To help, here’s a list of some common reasons home security systems act, up and what you can do to stop your alarm from going off for no reason.

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