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Do Ring’s Smart Home Products Use a Lot of Electricity?

Ring Floodlight Cam wall mounted - front view

Smart home devices might seem like they use up a lot of electricity, but is this true? How much energy is being used by your Ring devices? Ring’s smart home products do not use a lot of electricity. Even the most power-hungry Ring devices are still only using a small amount of electricity and shouldn’t … Read more

“Turn Off” Ring Alarm: How To Remove The Battery Of The Base Station

The now removed battery within the Ring Alarm Base Station

The Ring Alarm system is great, offering homeowners a simple way to install and manage their home’s security system. But sometimes you want to turn off the alarm system completely, which is difficult considering that the Base Station has a internal battery backup. This article discusses how to turn off the Ring Alarm system (by … Read more

How Best To Screw In Ring Alarm Sensors (& Which Screws To Use)

The four screw holes of the Ring Motion Sensor back plate

Using the double-sided adhesive tape to mount your Ring alarm sensors is convenient, but it’s not the most secure option. Screwing your Ring sensors to the wall means that they won’t be going anywhere. They will stay in the position you need them in, so you don’t have to worry about the adhesive tape falling … Read more

Why Your Ring Sensor Keeps Going Offline (& How To Fix It)

One Ring Motion Sensor showing as offline in the Ring app

Ring’s security sensors are a great way to get some extra piece of mind when it comes to home security. These sensors take old school home security systems and add a smart technology twist that keeps you up-to-date on everything from a window opening to your basement flooding. However, this technology is only as good … Read more

When Your Ring Alarm Sensor Keeps Saying Tampered

Getting various tampered errors for my Ring Alarm contact sensor

Ring security sensors are a great choice for adding some extra protection to your home security plan. However, what do you do when those sensors start sending you false alerts? The tamper alert is designed to let users know when someone has tried to physically damage the sensor. There are also glitches that can cause … Read more

How Do You Unstick Or Remove a Ring Sensor (Contact or Motion Sensors)?

Me holding one of my Ring Contact Sensors

We tend to forget about the placement of our bring sensors and once they’ve been up for a while, but there’s actually plenty of good reasons why you’d want to move a Ring sensor after you’ve installed it. You might want to move your Ring sensors in order to improve the plan for your home … Read more