Frequently Asked Questions: Moving or Unplugging System Hardware


Door contacts can be removed. It is recommended that a technician remove them from the system so that other devices can be used during a remodel. If the door is being replaced, special care should be given to the wiring during this time. Charges may apply if a technician is sent.

You should be able to paint around detectors – DO NOT PAINT THE DETECTORS. If you wish to take them down, you should schedule a service call.

The wall transformer is the source for electrical power to your alarm system. In addition, the alarm system is powered by a 9 volt or 12 volt battery in the control panel. Disconnect both power sources and the system will be powered down.

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