TEST YOUR ALARM ON A REGULAR BASIS AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH.
1- Advise your security of any faults.
2- Advise your installation company of any changes to your risk i.e. threats to your life, building taking place of premises etc.
3- Make sure that your installation company is SAIDSA approved and PSIRA registered.
4- Test your fixed and remote panic buttons.
5- Have dual monitoring i.e. telephone and radio links.
6- Are you aware of the crime trends in your area? If not read the crime reports.
7- Are you aware of the emergency call centre phone number and is it programmed as a pre-set number is your home phone and mobile phone?
8- Do your house keeper/char know the emergency call centre number?
9- Does your guests and children know the emergency call centre number?