Nowadays, there are several systems that can improve the security of a home. These usually work with an alarm. However, for one reason or another, one may be forced to reset the said alarm. Therefore, it is important to know how to go about it. It is to help you in this process that we will, in this guide, show you what to do to reset the house alarm.
What you need to know about home alarm systems
Usually, home alarm systems have 2 separate codes. These are on the one hand the installer code, and on the other hand the master code. The installer code is a code that only the installer of the alarm knows about. It designates a combination of numbers specific to each alarm. Given its sensitive nature, this code is not communicated to users. It can, however, be used to reset the alarm in an emergency.
Next to the installer code you have the master code. Also called a user code, this code is defined by the user. It allows the latter to activate and deactivate the house alarm. If you ever lose or forget your user code, you must reset the alarm to its original state. To do this, you will need to reset the code.
Resetting the house alarm
Resetting the home alarm is appropriate when the system requires it or if the code is lost or forgotten. To do this, you can first call on the installer to give you the installer code that he holds.
Also, if your alarm has a “Reset” button, you can use it to reset the house alarm. To achieve this, you must keep the said button pressed for 8 to 10 seconds. After this action, your alarm will be set to factory condition. From that moment on, all you have to do is enter a new, easier code that you will never lose or forget.
If, on the other hand, your alarm does not have a “Reset” button, you can reset it otherwise.
Reset the house alarm otherwise
Apart from the methods presented above, there is another way to reset the house alarm. This involves first disconnecting the electricity, especially if it is an electrical alarm.
Then you have to disassemble the alarm box to reach the alarm batteries. You will then need to disconnect them. Then you will need to unplug the central alarm system and wait 20 or 30 seconds before plugging it back in.
Finally, you will need to reinstall the whole system. When it resumes, all you have to do is choose a new code. As in previous times, you should also make sure that this is an easy-to-remember code so that you don’t have to reset your forgotten password alarm again.
It is by following one of the methods that we have described for you in this guide that you will be able to reset your home alarm. After this action, all you have to do is make all the necessary arrangements so that you no longer find yourself in an embarrassing situation requiring you to reset your alarm.