We recommend you test your home security system regularly to ensure continued protection and proper system operation.
While the steps can vary depending on the model and manufacturer of your control panel, in general, these would be the steps:
You can also request a system test by contacting Central Station at 1-800-937-8268 or 1-800-638-7077; or request a test online via our Customer Portal. For requests via the Customer Portal, you will need to have an online account. If you don’t already have one, follow these simple instructions.
Call into the Central Station at 1-800-937-8268 or 1-800-638-7077; or request a test online via our Customer Portal. For requests via the Customer Portal, you will need to have an online account. If you don’t already have one, follow these simple instructions.
You will need to speak with someone at your branch office service department during normal office hours. You can contact your local branch for more information.
Your home security system may beep for several reasons including low batteries, maintenance required, or after a power outage.
Visit our video gallery for tips on how to stop the beeping on your system. If that doesn’t work you will need to speak with someone at your branch office service department during normal office hours. You can contact your local branch for more information.
In an emergency after normal business hours, an operator may be able to have an on call technician contact you for immediate assistance on some panel/system issues.
Yes, Vector Security Monitoring Centers use uninterruptible power supplies, so your security system is always monitored, even if local power goes out.
At Vector Security, your safety is our number one priority. With seasonal hurricanes, blizzards and storms potentially occurring throughout the year, power outages are possible. Rest assured that even during a power outage, our Monitoring Centers are fully functional to provide you with uninterrupted alarm monitoring service.
In the event that you incur a home loss, we recommend you place your system on test until you have a clear timeframe for rebuilding or relocating. To suspend service, please email us at email@example.com with your request, including your full name and service address. We will suspend your service as soon as we receive your written request.
Please be advised, like you, some of our branch locations in affected areas may have experienced power outages as well. As a result, our service and installation technicians may not be able to reach you immediately. We ask for your patience as we return to full capacity.
You can learn more on our power outage recovery page.
As more and more consumers eliminate their traditional phone lines, the good news is you don’t need a phone line to have your alarm system monitored. We have wireless systems that run on cellular technology. Please contact us to schedule an appointment for a representative to evaluate your existing system to determine if you’ll need to upgrade to a wireless system if you do decide to cancel your phone line.