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Common home security systems questions resolved on JustAnswer


Some of the security system complaints and questions addressed by Experts on JustAnswer include:


  • My service light is blinking
  • The alarm always defaults to “stay”, even though I request “away”
  • I have a defective keypad, just replaced, but I’m now getting an error code 9
  • I have a Lorex HD DVR Model LHV106000, the fans have failed
  • I have a LW2960 unit with 2 cameras. Recently, it has been beeping almost continually for no apparent reason. Suggestions?

For the purpose of getting helped as quickly as possible when you opt for Expert assistance on JustAnswer, it’s important to have the following details prepared beforehand:


  • The make and model of your home security system
  • The problem or problems you’ve been experiencing
  • The amount of time for which you’ve had the issue
  • Any repairs or troubleshooting you’ve already attempted

Whether you're planning on doing the repairs yourself or hiring a professional, knowing what the exact problem is will always save time and money.