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Question DetailsAsked on 3/4/2016

Can someone recommend a good handyman to disconnect home security system in my home in zip code 33716 please

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IF this is an active system be sure to deactivate before disconnecting it. And if hooked to a remote alarm center, be sure to tell them in advance that you are disconnecting it too, because commonly it is set up to detect the phone line being disconnected from it (whether hardwire or landline), and you don't want to be paying the typically up to $100-500 for a false alarm call.

Of course, if tearing this out you want to cancel the remote alarm contract anyway - which may cost you, especially if a system installed by a drive-by salesam outfit. Many of them involves contracts tied to the house for several years when first signed, and they come looking to YOU to pay if the contract is cancelled, even if it was not disclosed by the Seller. May or may not be legal but they will try to recover the cancellation or monthly fee from you. Some even go to the trouble of recording it as an encumbrance on the house, though that should have shown up in the title search it that was done. Some of these fly by night alarm companies get quite nasty - threatening, sending "your account" to collection and credit bureaus and so forth even though you never signed it.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD

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