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Best Home Security Companies in Redwood City

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Redwood City Home Security Companies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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P.O. Box 1353, Redwood City, CA 94064

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5.0 (7)
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5.0 (3)

Why choose this provider?

Redwood City Alarms is a locally owned and operated business serving homeowners and families in the metro. It handles full home automation installation that integrates security alarms, locks, lights, and thermostats into one system. Its team installs IP camera systems, video monitoring devices, and carbon monoxide detectors. The staff also provides service contracts for the regular inspection and maintenance of fire alarm systems. The company provides 24-hour monitoring support through its locally based central monitoring station, which has a TMA Five Diamond certification.

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870 Old County Road, Belmont, CA 94002

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4.0 (5)
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5.0 (1)

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DEA Security Systems Co., Inc., has been providing fully integrated solutions and personalized service for residential and commercial clients in Redwood City since 1983. Its team is equipped to develop, implement, and maintain unique security solutions such as IP video surveillance, access and intercom systems, wireless networks, fire detection, and 24-hour alarm and critical condition monitoring. It also sets up home theaters and media servers. DEA Security Systems is a member of the Electronic Security Association.

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541 Taylor Way Suite 2, San Carlos, CA 94070

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3.5 (5)
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4.0 (4)

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West Coast Security, Inc. has been catering to Redwood City-based property owners who seek surveillance and alarm solutions since 2001. Throughout decades of service, its service crew has designed and installed numerous security systems, including surveillance cameras, burglar alarms, fire detectors, and intercom units. It provides access control options that are integrated with new and pre-built devices such as biometric and card readers. It also performs routine system upgrades and tests in accordance with local laws and protocols.

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4123 George Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403

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New Age Communication is an audio and video installation company that serves clients in Redwood City and nearby areas. It offers security and surveillance systems with custom designs. Its camera systems include remote monitoring and utilize HDTV technology to help clients see more detailed video footage. It installs entertainment systems that enhance clients' experience and modern connectivity, providing automation systems, wireless networks, and home theaters. New Age Communication has been in business for over 10 years.

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FAQs

  • Introduction

    The phrase "home security system" is a blanket term for all of the hardware and supporting software that creates a network with the purpose of protecting a person's home, possessions, and family. A home security system can include an alarm, a series of cameras, security lights, and anything else used to protect private property.

    To find the best security system for your home, you'll need to consider your preferences. Some options lean more toward easy installation and customization, while others offer comprehensive monitoring and around-the-clock support.
  • How much is a home security system?

    The total price of most home security systems includes a one-time charge for equipment and installation plus a monthly monitoring fee. The installation/equipment charge is typically around $200 but depends on the equipment you select. For monitoring, expect to pay an average of $15 to $35 per month.

  • Who invented the home security system?

    Marie Van Brittan Brown invented an early version of the modern home security system in 1966 with the help of her husband, Albert. Simple yet highly advanced for its time, Brown's system made use of peepholes, a closed-circuit camera system, a two-way microphone, and an emergency alarm.

  • How much does a home security system cost?

    The cost of a home security system depends on the size of your home and the number of features you choose. Installation costs an average of $200, while monitoring can range anywhere from $10 - $15 per month for a doorbell camera. Every option has its own spectrum of prices. It's best to decide what suits your needs and price it out from there.

  • Are home security systems worth it?

    When deciding if a home security system is worth the investment, it's important to consider everything you're getting for the cost. A safer place to live is the obvious benefit, but you may also be able to lower your homeowner's insurance, protect your valuables, and of course — peace of mind.

  • Are wireless home security systems reliable?

    Wireless security systems are only reliable if they have a wired backup option. Because of the relative inconsistency in the connection of a wireless network, a lapse in latency or even a momentary connection drop can cause problems if there isn't a wired system to fall back on.

  • Do you need a permit for a home security system?

    Many municipalities and local governments require a permit to activate a home security system. The primary reason is that many alarm systems can automatically notify police and fire response, and governments have instituted regulations to prevent false alarms. Check with your county to be sure.

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