How to Install a Doorbell (Wireless or Wired)

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 the other hand, if you’re considering a wireless doorbell for your home or business location, you’ll be happy to know that learning how to install a doorbell¬†is very simple…especially wireless doorbell installation. In fact, compared to setting up a hard-wired system, installing a wireless doorbell is a breeze. With a wireless doorbell system, you won’t need any electrical knowledge or wires (of course) nor will you need a transformer. […]


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How to Install a Doorbell Button

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.


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How to Fix and Replace a Doorbell Button

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.


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Troubleshooting Tips for Your Doorbell

If you are having any problems with the doorbell in your home, follow these basic troubleshooting steps to help identify the problem.
We would be happy to help you find the right product to fix the problem or find the exact doorbell you want. Call us at 800-366-7235 for assistance.


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Changing the Sound on Your Wireless Door Chime

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.)


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How to Install a Wireless Doorbell

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.


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Doorbell Repair – How to Fix a Broken Doorbell or Doorbell Button

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.


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How Does a Doorbell Really Work?

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.


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How to Avoid Interference with Your Neighbor's Doorbell

When we refer to interference when talking about entrance alerts, wireless doorbells, and driveway alarms, we are referencing nearby devices activating your products. A good example would be a wireless door chime ringing, you go to the door, and no one is there. Often times this happens when a nearby device, within range, is on the same frequency of your wireless device.
Privacy codes enable you to modify the frequency, eliminating this interference. This article covers, in detail, how to change the privacy codes on your wireless doorbells.


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How To Change The Privacy Codes on Carlon Wireless Chime Devices

In previous articles we talked about privacy codes, how to eliminate interference among wireless products, and other reason you may want to change a privacy code. This page provides a video demonstration of how to change privacy codes for Dimango, Carlon, and Thomas & Betts wireless door chime products.


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