Over 100 Home Security Companies Reviewed
Below you’ll find who’s hot and who’s not in our home security systems reviews. Each year we review dozens of home security companies and some stand out above the rest while others trail behind. You’ll find the best home security companies for 2014 at the top of the list awarded accordingly with Gold, Silver and Bronze awards. This year’s reviews resulted in awarding FrontPoint Security as the top home security company. Click on the name of each company to view their full review. To view the full 2014 Home Alarm Awards visit our homepage.
Frontpoint has outstanding customer service, an excellent BBB Rating and a top of the line home alarm system with cellular monitoring. They ranked very high in our assessments of dozens of home security companies.
Frontpoint has an overwhelming amount of positive customer reviews. Home security system shoppers should give them a call and see why we ranked them as number one.
2. ADT Security
ADT Security is the largest home security company in the market servicing over 7 million customers. They have been in the home security systems market for over 130 years. They offer a vast array of services and have some great features with their ADT Pulse offering.
3. Protect America
Coming in a close second place is Protect America. They earned their spot from their Free Equipment, competitive price matching and good BBB rating. Protect America pioneered the do-it-yourself home security system model and they have an extremely competitive offering.
Call Protect America to learn more about their wireless home security systems and competitive price matching.
Vivint was awarded 4th place this year due to their innovative home security and home automation systems. They have a world-class control panel and home automation features. If you are looking for a top-notch system with robust home automation capabilities then check out Vivint.
5. LifeShield Security
All around great company with a very high BBB Rating. They use their own equipment for the home security systems. LifeShield Security is a great alternative to the top rated home security companies.
6. Broadview Security
Formerly known as Brinks but is now under the ADT umbrella. You’ll receive the same service and warranty as ADT Security. Broadview Security requires a professional installation service.
7. Guardian Protection Review
Guardian is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has been serving customers since 1950. With offices or dealers throughout the United States they have become a leader in the home security business.
8. Xfinity Home
Xfinity Home or Comcast’s home security offering was new in 2012. It is broadband only and carries with it hefty installation and setup fees. We only recommend cellular home security systems so Xfinity Home failed to make the best home security company list.
9. Alarm Zone Review
Alarm Zone provides their customers with an affordable home security solution, with free equipment with even the most basic monitoring contract. The downside to this, of course, is that you install the system by yourself.
10. LiveWatch Review
LiveWatch was founded in 2002 by a paramedic and now serves over 200,000 homes and businesses across the country, including the U.S. State Department and Department of Justice. They offer affordable, self-installable, and customizable home and commercial security systems
11. World Wide Security Review
Founded by Keenth F. Mara in 1979, World Wide Security has grown into one of the top 100 home security companies according to SDM magazine. This nationally ranked company provides professional crime and fire protection for its residential and commercial customers.
12. Titan Alarm Review
Titan Alarm was founded by two brothers in 2008, who wanted to create a security company that treated their customers like family. Today, Titan is the fastest growing security company in North America, providing their customers not only alarm systems but also home automation.
13. Sentinel Alarm Review
Sentinel Silent Alarm, Co. was established in 1959 and is the first and one of the oldest alarm companies in the State of Hawaii. Sentinel monitors thousands of homes and businesses on a number of the islands, and gets good marks for its service and reliability.
14. Scarsdale Security Systems Review
Established over 30 years ago, Scarsdale Security has been serving its residential and commercial customers in a number of different states, providing high-quality security services. Mostly operating out of Scarsdale, NY, they have grown to have over 100 employees, and operate from different UL listed central monitoring stations.
15. DRC Security Services Review
DRC Security is a division of the DRC Group, and they’re located in Mobile, Alabama. They offer residential and commercial security systems to thousands of homes and businesses in the Alabama Gulf Coast area in Mobile and Baldwin Counties. Most new customers with DRC will get set up with a cellular 2 GIG system that uses wireless technology.
16. CPI Security Review
CPI has been in business for over 20 years, keeping families and businesses safe in the Southeast. They use 2GIG home security technology in their customer’s homes, which is a fantastic system, and one of the best on the market today.
17. American Security Systems Review
American Security Systems was founded in 1980 by a man named Larry Dolin. He originally worked for General Foods and Procter & Gamble, but he recognized that there was a real need for a security company that provides not only the highest quality products but also amazing service to back it up.
18. All Protection Alarm Review
All Protection Alarm is located in Big Bear, CA and has been operating since 1969. They have thousands of clients and have also performed thousands of successful installations for local families and homes in the area.
19. Alert Alarm Hawaii Review
Alert Alarm Hawaii was founded in 1962 and is completely locally owned and operated. The 125 trained employees show great loyalty to the company, and get high marks for customer service. The headquarters are located in Honolulu, and this is the largest security provider in the Aloha state.
20. The Protection Bureau Review
The Protection Bureau has its headquarters in Exton, Philadelphia and was established almost 40 years ago in 1975. It is a family owned business and is a U.L. listed operating from its own central monitoring station at the headquarters.
21. Acadiana Security Plus Inc. Review
Acadiana Security Plus is a security company that is based out ofLafayette, California. Acadiana Security Plus has been in operation since 1997 andthe company serves all of Lafayette as well as the surrounding areas. They offer security solutions to a wide range of clients that includes both commercial and residential accounts.
22. Central Security Group Review
Central security Group has been in business for over 30 years. The company offers its services in Texas, Georgia, Oklahoma, Florida, Arizona, California, North Carolina, Tennessee, Carolina, Missouri, Kansas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi and Kentucky.
23. Secure Link Review
Secure Link is a security system company that was established in 2009, with their company headquarters located in Tempe, Arizona. The company is a leading provider of residential and commercial security systems, is BBB certified with a rating of A and currently have no complaints filed against them.
24. DynaFire Inc. Review
Dynafire is a Florida based security company. The company has only in business for a few years but it has been quite successful in its short period of existence. The company was established in 2004 andthey offer services to the Florida area.
25. Safe Security Review
Safe security is a company providing security offerings for both residential as well as business clients. The company is headquartered in San Ramon but runs a dealer program and is licensed to operate in 25 states.
26. Tyco Integrated Security Review
Tyco Integrated Security is a company that offers a wide variety of security solutions.The company offers its services on a global scale and has a history dating back to 1874. Tyco was previously known as ADT Business Solutions
27. Kansas City Security Systems Review
Kansas City Security Systems was established in late 1999 and the company is a BBB accredited business with a rating of A+. The company wasformerly an authorized ADT security systems dealer but now deals with Guardian Protection Services.
28. Nationwide Security Review
Nationwide Security is an authorized ADT system dealer and is located in Colorado, serving the greater Colorado region. The business has been in operation since 1977 and is a BBB accredited business with a rating of A.
29. Pacific Alarms Review
Pacific Alarms is a family founded security company that was established in 1953 and provides residential and commercial security services. The company’s main focus is Los Angeles, as well as surrounding areas and specifically Ventura County.
30. Alarmco, Inc. Review
Alarmco, Inc. was established in 1995 in Boise, Idaho. They began servicing local homes and businesses and quickly expended into the design/build space for large commercial clients requiring Technically Integrated Systems and Remote Connectivity Solutions.
31. EPS Security Review
EPS, Engineered Protection Systems, started as a modest operation in 1955 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The company has doubled in size in the past decade and now serves thousands of residential and commercial customers throughout Michigan and other states.
32. Time Warner Cable Security Review
Time Warner Cable is one of the biggest television, Internet, and phone companies in the country. They’ve now been in the security business for over 40 years and currently use SMC equipment and technology.
34. Electronix Systems Review
Electronix Systems is a Long Island-based securities company with over 30 years experience serving the New York metro area. They offer a variety of services for home and businesses including burglary detection, CCTV and digital video recording, card access systems, and armed guard response.
35. Oplink Review
Oplink is a Fremont, California based home security company that uses wireless plug-and-play systems controlled through your smartphone. The company has two home security equipment packages that they design and manufacture themselves.
36. NCA Alarms Review
NCA Alarms was founded in 1997 by James A. Stein, who believed in the Southwest Airlines business model of providing a quality service at an affordable price. Stein was determined to provide customers with quality home security monitoring services.
37. Mountain Alarm Review
Mountain Alarm started in 1952 as a door-to-door fire alarm sales company. For the past 30 years now, the company has forayed into the security systems business while maintaining their fire protection services.
38. Slomin’s Review
Slomin’s is a family-owned and operated company with over 90 years of home and business service experience. What started as a kerosene delivery service in 1923 has grown to become one of the nation’s leading home security, heating, and cooling companies.
39. Matson Alarm Review
Founded in 1974 by Larry and Mike Matson, Matson Alarm Company is the largest locally owned and privately held company of its kind in Fresno, California. They offer a basic cellular package using very high quality Honeywell products.
40. Cannon Security Review
Located in Saint John, New Brunswick, Cannon Automation Security Experts offers interactive security with home automation systems. The top-of-the-line security technology that they use is what makes them stand apart in Canada as one of the most cutting-edge security companies.
41. Omega Security Review
For over 2 decades Omega Security has been serving the people of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. They provide both residential and commercial security at a reasonable price, and they’re a company that are well-respected by their community.
42. American Alarm Review
Founded in 1971, American Alarm began with three engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, or MIT. Today, American Alarm is considered New England’s largest independent security system provider.
43. Sonitrol Review
Sonitrol has provided customized security solutions for homes and businesses for over 50 years now. Their integrated security solutions protect their customers with packages for intrusion, video surveillance, access and fire detection
44. My Alarm Center Review
My Alarm Center is lately being recognized as one of the premier security providers in the country. They offer residential and commercial security services that are highly certified and insured. Their wireless program quickly connects you directly.
45. All-Guard Review
Established by the Cooke Family in 1952, All-Guard is one of the leaders in protecting families, homes, government buildings, businesses, and schools for well over 50 years now. All-Guard works with over 15,000 customers, from schools to homes
46. Bulldog Security Review
For over 10 years now Bulldog Security has been serving the people of Atlanta, Georgia with their quality services and Honeywell security products. They offer month-to-month contracts, which is a nice feature for those who are tired of having to sign large contracts
47. Atkins Systems Review
Atkins Alarm Systems, Inc. has been serving the Metro Atlanta and North Georgia area since 1983. They pride themselves on providing a full line of security cameras and systems to meet their residential and commercial customers’ needs.
48. Sentry Security Review
Sentry Security has been operating out of the greater Chicago area since 1985, providing high quality residential and commercial security services. This local, independent company is also committed to providing high quality products that customers can depend on.
49. Urban Alarm Review
Founded in 2003 by Miles Fawcett, Urban Alarm serves only the DC area, and was created with a spirit of investment in the local community. After Mr. Fawcett was a customer of national security companies for a number of years
50. Devcon Security Review
Recently Devcon security was acquired by the huge company known as ADT. But Devcon has been around for years providing residential and commercial services across the United States. There are a wide variety of alarm systems that they sell
51. Blue Ridge Security Solutions Review
Blue Ridge Security Solutions began as a subsidiary of Blue Ridge Electric Corporation, and have established themselves for over 16 years as one of the premier security companies of the Southeast. They have over 35,000 clients
52. Arkansas Security Review
Arkansas Security has been in business for over 15 years, and prides themselves on providing high quality security solutions for their residential and commercial customers. They serve a large number of cities across Arkansas, as well as a handful of cities in Missouri.
55. Gillmore Security Review
Gillmore Security has been protecting the people of Northeast Ohio for over 40 years. Founded by Alan H. Gillmore, Jr. in 1971, the company is a third generation family business that provides both residential and commercial security systems.
56. Washington Alarm Review
Washington Alarm is family owned in Seattle, and systems are entirely cellular-based using 2GIG, wireless equipment. They have a consistent A+ rating with the BBB, and they’ve been serving Puget Sound for over 70 years.
57. Alarm Force Review
Founded in 1988, Alarm Force is a very popular company for home security, two-way emergency response systems, as well as video surveillance. They are most prevalent across Canada, but they’re having a growing presence in the United States as well.
59. Five Alarm Security Review
Five Alarm Security’s headquarters are located in Carlsbad, California and have been in business for over ten years serving individuals and businesses. The security company is family owned and operated and provides their customers with high quality equipment
60. Koorsen Fire & Security Review
Koorsen Fire & Security headquarters is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Even if you are not in the Indiana areaKoorsen Fire & Security serves customers throughout the southeast and Midwest regions of the United States.
62. Digital Witness by Interface Review
Digital Witness by Interface’s headquarters is located in Plano, Texas. Digital Witness by Interface serves customers all over the United States providing security to more than a hundred thousand customers.
63. Amherst Alarm Review
Located in Amherst, New York, Amherst Alarm Company has been in business since 1984 and serves Western New York for all of their alarm system needs. This locally owned security company has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau
64. EMC Security Review
EMC Security offers home and business security at an affordable price with no long term contracts. The company has been in business since 1998 and is now serving over 70,000 homes and businesses in their Georgia market.
68. Smith Monitoring Review
Smith Monitoring is a well known Texas security company that works with a “no pressure sales structure” that is meant to benefit customers and employees. This is a step away from the old door-to-door sales pitch
69. Central-Alarm Review
Central-Alarm is a Tucson, Arizona-based alarm company that claims to be able to suit any budget for the needs of commercial and residential security, as well as guard services. They not only serve Tucson, but they also work with all Southern Arizona regions.
70. Bulwark Security Review
Bulwark is a family owned and local security company that operates in Phoenix, Arizona. They have consistently earned A+ ratings from the Better Business Bureau, a Super Service Award from Angie’s List
71. Advent Security Corporation Review
Advent Security Corporation has been operating for more than 30 years on the East Coast in Bucks County, Chester Country, Montgomery County, Delaware County, and Philadelphia. They claim to be the most experienced residential and commercial security company
72. SEI Home Security Review
Security Equipment Inc., or SEI, was founded in 1969 and specializes in full-service security systems for residential and commercial customers. This includes fire and intrusion alarm programs throughout the Midwest.
73. Security Systems of America Review
Since 1972, SSA has been providing residential and commercial security services to Pennsylvania and the tri-state area, including Ohio, West Virginia, and Maryland. They use the latest technology
74. Security Systems Inc. Review
Security Systems Inc. has been providing the people of Kentucky with commercial and residential security services since 1989. They are completely family-owned and operated in Kentucky, and they have licensed technicians who are available for support 24/7.
75. Forward Home Security Review
Forward Home Security is a dependable provider that not only offers a number of security packages to their customers, but also use their own security services themselves. This is a nice added sentiment, considering that most other home security providers do not make this claim.
77. Safeguard Security Review
Safeguard is a locally owned family business that has been operating for more than 50 years. They offer services to both residential and business customers. They pride themselves in being Arizona’s largest family owned and operated security company.
79. SimpliSafe Security Review
Simplisafe has been able to take the complicated market of home security and create a simple way for customers to be protected. They offer DIY installation with top quality products that are easy to install.
80. Bates Security Review
Based security is headquartered in Lexington Kentucky and is a family owned and operated security company. They offer a local customer service center and focus the business on providing the best service in the industry
82. Link Home Security Review
Headquartered in Utah, Link Home Security is a leader in “Do It Yourself” home security systems. They have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and have been featured on TechBragains as a premier company, for the DIY installer.
86. Doyle Security Review
Family owned since 1919, Doyle Security is a company that is steeped in tradition and takes pride in offering exceptional security systems for their clients. Their founder, John A. Doyle began by providing security services for the people of Rochester.
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87. A.Com Security Review
A.Com was established in 1973 and is one of the largest privately owned security companies in the country. This enables them to control the training of employees and maintain a high level of service that is provided consistently to customers.
88. Peak Alarm Company Review
Peak Alarm Company has been in business since 1969 and has been serving the Salt Lake City Utah valley and surrounding areas for over 40 years. This family run business has grown to become one of the fastest growing companies in the region.
89. First Alarm Security Services Review
First Alarm is a premier provider of security systems to home and businesses in northern California. They have been in business for over 40 years and are known for their safety and dependability.
90. Richmond Alarm Review
Richmond Alarm was founded by Samuel Boggs in 1947. The security system company was originally called Southern Burglar Alarm Company. They are one of the oldest security system companies within the state of Virginia.
91. ASG Security Review
ASG Security is among the top ten largest security system companiesin the United States. In 2002 the security system company was established with the goal of becoming one of the biggest security companies in the industry, while providing supreme customer service.
92. Global 4 Security Review
Global Security began in 1988 and built a foundation on providing customers with high quality customer service. Instead of getting an automated messages or a system that directs you to multiple departments
93. Safe Touch Security Review
Safe Touch Security Systems is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. This security system company serves several different areas including Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee, Florida as well as the Savannah, Georgia region.
94. B-Safe Security Alarm Review
B-Safe Security’s headquarters are located in Wilmington, Delaware and the company provides service for forty two cities including: Aldan, Bladwin, Boothwyn, Brookhaven, Broomall, Chester, Chester Heights, Clifton Heights
97. Fire Protection Inc. Review
Fire Protection Inc. is a Seattle-based fire protection and security company with over 35-years experience servicing Washington residents and businesses. As the company name implies, Fire Protection Inc., or FPI
98. Loud Security Review
Loud Security is an Atlanta-based home and commercial security company that serves customers in 15 states. They offer a variety of Honeywell and First Alert security systems in addition to access control systems, fire protection
99. Monitronics Review
Monitronics is the country’s second largest provider of home security equipment and monitoring services. The company is based in Dallas, Texas but serves over 1 million residential and commercial customers across the nation
100. Reliable Home Security Review
Reliable Home Security is a home security company based in Denver, Colorado, servicing areas throughout the state. They are an authorized detailer and professional installer of Monitronics home security systems
101. Atronics Alarm Review
Based in Lenexa, Kansas, Atronic Alarms has been in business for over 31 years. They offer both residential and commercial security systems and monitoring along with fire protection, intrusion systems, automation and energy management systems
102. Crime Prevention Security Systems Review
Crime Prevention Security Systems is a locally-owned and operated residential and commercial security company that services the Orlando, Gainesville, and Ocala areas in central Florida. They offer monthly security monitoring services
103. Safe Home Security Review
Safe Home Security gears its business model toward giving the customer, new or existing, total control over their system and account. Their website has a variety of tools that allows the customer to monitor their service plan
104. Stanley Convergent Security Solutions Review
Stanley Convergent is a division of the Stanley Black & Decker Company and is the 2nd largest security company in the country with 75 offices nationwide. They offer a wide range of security products, software, and services
105. SMG Security Systems Review
SMG Security Systems is a relatively small security company based just outside of Chicago, Illinois with 28-years experience in the industry. They are a full-service alarm and security company offering alarm systems
106. Integrated Security Group Review
Integrated Security Group is a Connecticut-based commercial and residential security system provider with 25-years in the industry. They service customers throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island
Alarm Systems Reviews Award
This years award goes to FrontPoint Security for their friendly customer service, clear pricing and outstanding user reviews. FrontPoint is BBB Accredited and holds an A Rating. Congratulations FrontPoint Security for winning the 2014 Best Home Alarm Award!
Home Security Systems Reviews
Our home security systems reviews are not biased and are independently conducted. There are a lot of factors that go into awarding a company for a combination of the best security company. Dozens of companies are reviewed and ranked each year. Only the best home security companies stand out and receive awards.
Home Alarm Systems Reviews
Our goal and besthomealarmsystemsreviews.com is to provide you with unbiased home alarm systems reviews that not only save you time when conducting your research but provides you the insight you need to purchase the best home security system for your family. We review the entire company along with their home security offering. It’s a complete package since you each security company includes monitoring we look at every aspect of the company like customer service, equipment, pricing, technology, monitoring plans and warranties.
|During the review process our editors rank the home security companies and their systems on many factors. In the process of ranking them several stood out in various areas.|
|Overall Winner||FrontPoint Security|
|Best Customer Service Record||FrontPoint Security|
|Best Value||Protect America|
|Best DIY Installation Model||FrontPoint Security|
|Best Professional Installation||ADT|
|Best Home Automation Features||Vivint|