Securing Your Home Security – Setting Up Your System on a Secure Wi-Fi Network

Setting up your Surety system on a secure Wi-Fi network is important to you, and it is equally important to us. We consider ourselves your “privacy champion” in the connected home industry, and it is our priority to help you feel safe and secure as you begin to use our system. While no form of […]

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SuretyDIY is getting a new improved look

Your home is your domain. Helping you make the most of it is ours. As such, it is with pleasure that we share with you how our team has been working to do that even better. Moving forward, you will see a new logo and that we are simplifying our brand name to Surety. As […]

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Alarm.com Automation Scenes

Control your whole home with the push of one button! Map multiple actions to a single button which can be activated within the Alarm.com app or set as a home screen widget on your smartphone. Pre-built scene suggestions can be adjusted and saved, or you can build your own custom scenes. Try editing the sleep […]

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What to Do if You Need to Report a Change of Address

Change of address? No problem! Your system can move wherever you do. Should you find yourself moving to a new address, and you are taking your system with you, please notify us at support@suretyhome.com or by submitting a private message. Please include the following information in your message: 1. Primary subscriber’s name. 2. Existing system […]

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How to Test your Surety Alarm System

After installing your alarm sensors and connecting to your suretyDIY Alarm.com account, you will want to test your system. Even if it is an existing system, it is always a good idea to test and verify that everything is functioning as you would expect. There are a number of things a thorough quick test can verify: […]

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How to Install a 2GIG Take-345 Takeover Module.

The perfect device for people looking to make use of an existing hardwired alarm system with a new 2GIG panel, the takeover module supports up to 8 wired zones and translates them into wireless signals. Installation will be slightly varied based on the existing wired system you have at your location. Some of the common […]

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How to Crack Open your Windows and Still Arm your Window Sensors

A fairly common question posed by security system owners is how they can arm their system while still leaving a window cracked open for air flow. One answer is of course to bypass the zone pertaining to the window you want to leave open, but this is likely undesirable. They may only want to open the window a few […]

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How to Monitor your Garage Door. Always Know if it is Open.

Through Alarm.com there are a number of ways to monitor your garage doors and know whether or not they are open at any time. Three methods are shown below.   1. The Tilt Sensor (RE206 2Gig, RE106 GE) Tilt sensors are easy to install, easy to program, and easy to customize with Alarm.com notifications. A few […]

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Using a 2Gig Doorbell (2GIG-DBELL1-345) as a Form of Alarm Verification.

You’ve likely heard the stories: a homeowner hears a doorbell ring and does not answer it, shortly thereafter a burglar kicks in the door or breaks open a window. It is fairly common knowledge at this point that prior to entry, it is routine that a burglar will directly attempt to survey whether anyone is home. […]

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How to Switch your 2GIG Go!Control System to Surety

Surety provides service for all Alarm.com compatible alarm systems, including the 2GIG GC2 (Go!Control). Note that if you currently have service with another dealer, you won’t be able to activate service until that module is no longer linked to an active Alarm.com account. If your module is 4G and unregistered, it would be ready to […]

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