Since 1800doorbell.com started back in 1998, we continue to get a common question, "How Can I Make my Old Doorbell Louder?" This is a great question How Wired Doorbells Work Most wired doorbells create sound when an internal hammer strikes a small metal plate inside the wired doorbell chime mechanics. When the outside wired push...
Having a doorbell for your large warehouse or business is one of those things you probably haven't given much thought to unless you worked in a larger facility and missed delivery or someone knocking on the door. This is something I never really thought too much about until I started working at 1800doorbell.com. As an...
Whether it's a wired doorbell push button or button for a wireless door chime, installation isn't as overwhelming as you may think. This simple article walks you through basic steps on the installation process of installing your doorbell button.
There are many reasons to replace a doorbell button. First, if it's broken, replacing it is usually easier than fixing a doorbell button. Other times, though, you might just think it's time for a more decorative doorbell button. I mean, c'mon, who doesn't want a kitschy-cool pineapple doorbell button? - It's all too beautiful! On...
More often than not, when your doorbell system stops working, it's the wired doorbell button that's to blame. This articles covers some basic trouble shooting tips you can use to trouble shoot your doorbell button and some basic tips on how to repair it.
If you are having any problems with the doorbell in your home, follow these basic troubleshooting steps to help identify the problem.
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This article covers how to change the tune or melody on your wireless doorbell system. Some manufacturers require the tune change on the transmitters, typically the push button, while others require the change to be made on the receiver (the chime sounder.)
When you need a doorbell system in your home, nothing installs faster than a wireless doorbell system. Basic kits are available online that contain a wireless push button and wireless receiver. Also, there are additional transmitters and receivers available to extend the listening range of your system and to cover more doors.
Products like "doorbell extenders" are available which allow you to keep your wired system and add wireless elements to it. Take a moment to read this article if you would like more information on wireless systems or feel free to call or email us with any questions.
As we age, one of the first things "to go" is our hearing. Things we took for granted in our younger years like hearing the phone ring, the television, or the front doorbell buzz are all things we miss dearly in our older years.
This article reviews the basic steps necessary to install a wired doorbell. Let's face it, not everyone wants, or has the home improvement skills necessary to install a low-voltage electrical component in their home. This article also has recommendations on alternatives to wired doorbells you may want to consider if the install of a wired door chimes seems daunting to you.
The technology behind a doorbell hasn't really changed that much over the last 100 years. As a matter of fact, most of your traditional wired doorbells are pretty much the same, while wireless door chimes offer complex circuit boards to emit gorgeous melodies and sound at long ranges.
This article describes the basic functionality of both wired doorbells and wireless door chimes. By understanding the basic concepts of your product, you can often troubleshoot basic problems and/or identify the replacement parts you need.