Troubleshooting Your Micro Door and Window Sensors

Micro Door and Window sensors are use modern sensor technology that is compact and designed to protect almost anything that opens—doors, windows, jewelry cases, gun cabinets, safes, and more. They provide total home security and are crucial to the protection...

Your Home Security Panel

Protect America’s Simon XT control panel is the brain of your entire alarm system. As you probably know, your panel is one of the most important aspects of your home security system. It is important to understand how your panel works with your...

Troubleshooting Your Smoke Detector

Traditional smoke alarms only sound an alarm for the occupants of a home and do not contact the authorities. Our smoke detectors actually do both. All Protect America smoke detectors are under the supervision of professionals at a monitoring station...

Your Motion Sensor

Protect America’s motion detector sensor uses both heat and movement to detect intruders when your alarm system is armed. Even the slightest movement can be indicative of danger and you'll want to be prepared in the event you're unable to see or...

All about the Firefighter Sensor

Offered only to current customers, the Protect America Firefighter sensor is an amazing little device. Essentially, it links your smoke detectors to your home security panel. If you don't already have a monitored smoke detector, getting a Firefighter sensor will enable monitoring...

Your Keychain Remote

Protect America's keychain remote controls allow you to arm and disarm your home alarm system with the push of a button. You can even enjoy the convenience of turning off your system as you pull into the driveway. If you...

Getting to Know Your Alarm System: Duress Safety Codes

Have you ever considered the notion that a burglar may force you or a member of your household to turn off your home security alarm upon breaking and entering? The thought of it is terrifying at the very least. However,...

Replacing the Battery on a Simon XT Control Panel

One of the most common service questions we answer is "How do I change my alarm system battery?". Changing your security system battery is an important part of maintaining your alarm system. It takes less than 10 minutes, and can be...

Addressing a Sensor Failure

One of the most common home security devices is a sensor. Sensors help connect various entry points or hazards around your home to the central panel that communicates with our monitoring facilities to keep you safe. When a sensor fails,...

How Do Door and Window Sensors Work?

Home security systems are comprised of a few different devices that all work together to form a layers of protection in around your home. Door and window sensors make up the backbone of any home security system and monitor which...