A device that is meant to alert you, such as an alarm buzzer or telephone ringer
, should be higher.
Turning your telephone ringer
off or down will avoid having your absence advertised by long, loud ringing.
* Turn your telephone ringer
down so no one outside can hear repeated rings, and review your answering machine message to make sure it does not imply you are away.
Just as significant were the 300-percent increase in worker satisfaction with the reduction of speech noises, and the 140-percent boost in satisfaction with respect to other facility noises and telephone ringer
* Turn telephone ringer
off so that burglars can't hear the phone ring.
This includes Environmental Control Units (ECU), electronic appliance switches, switch mounting systems, home automation systems, signaling and alerting devices, home alarms, television adaptations, smoke alarm and telephone ringers