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Best Home Security
Companies in
San Diego

Why These Home Security Companies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

A/V Consulting

A/V Consulting has provided security solutions to residents and business owners in San Diego, California, since 2006. One area of expertise includes surveillance equipment, and A/V designs systems based on the clients' custom specifications. High-definition cameras viewable in real-time are integrated with recording devices to identify criminal activity. With wireless network technology, clients can tailor the security features that work best for them. Automatic alarm system activation and deactivation, as well as remote lighting and window shade control, provide convenience and protection.

10897 Portobelo Dr
San Diego, CA 92124



Alarm2000 provides security solutions to the residents of San Diego, California, and the surrounding area. As an IQ-certified security and alarm system company, Alarm2000 employs technicians who are trained in security-specific technology to utilize and install the appropriate equipment and components required for each circumstance. The company provides both hardwire and wireless solutions for surveillance cameras and alarm system installation. With the inclusion of a 24/7 central monitoring station, Alarm2000 provides homeowners with additional security.

3830 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, CA 92130


American Protection Group APG

American Protection Group (APG) is a security firm in San Diego, California, with over 34 years of experience working with commercial, residential, and industrial clients. The company also secures government facilities and construction sites in Nevada, Arizona, Texas, and Florida. APG provides alarm installations and 24-hour monitoring services, either from a central monitoring station or by security guards patrolling the premises. The firm's surveillance installations include live streaming of footage and panic alarms.

945 4th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101


California Audio Video

California Audio Video, which is located in La Jolla, California, serves the greater San Diego area. The company has installed more than 1,000 closed-circuit television systems, including high definition and ultra high definition systems, and can assist with home theaters, lighting, thermostats, remotes, Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant, and other smart home devices. The company, which sells discount televisions, television mounts, speaker systems, and surveillance cameras, is an authorized dealer for Bose, Jamo, Samsung, LG, and Sony.

7660-H 116 Fay Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037


City Wide Protection Services

City Wide Protection Services provides security personnel to clients throughout the San Diego, California, metro area to protect residential sites including apartment and condominium complexes, gated communities, and home owner's associations. Its guards can patrol armed or unarmed depending on the client's preferences and courtesy patrol services are available for routine monitoring. Clients can also opt for bicycle guards in addition or as opposed to standing personnel. City Wide Protection provides in-house training for all of its security staff.

9320 Willowgrove Ave
Santee, CA 92071


Elite Security & Surveillance

Elite Security & Surveillance, established in 1981 as Electronic Security Systems, serves the greater San Diego metro area as a security system installer for homes and businesses. The company installs alarm systems, access control technology, audio systems, and video surveillance equipment. Elite Security & Surveillance technicians are Smart Home certified, while the experienced staff at the company's monitoring center provide 24-hour service that allows them to notify the police instantly when needed.

6350 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115


Halcyon Alarm & Monitoring

Halcyon Alarm & Monitoring is based in San Diego and serves most southwestern states with its security system services and has over a decade of experience in security technology. It offers installation, repair, and consultations for residential and commercial intruder alarm systems. The company also services existing systems. It provides a central monitoring station for its alarm systems. The company also offers business and home automation products and CCTV video surveillance and monitoring.

4901 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92117


HCI Systems, Inc.

HCI Systems Inc. is a security provider based in San Diego, California, that works with commercial clients in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, and in most major cities statewide. HCI designs, installs, and services intrusion detection systems, combining security cameras, motion and sound sensors, and communication control equipment to create a formidable security presence. To provide an additional layer of protection and prevent false alarms, video and audio verification technology can be used to access security systems.

4585 Murphy Canyon Rd
San Diego, CA 92123


Home Alarm, LLC - Authorized ADT Dealer

Home Alarm LLC, Authorized ADT Dealer, is a security system company that has served the residents of San Diego, California, since 2012. The company focuses on installing security cameras, burglar alarms, and integrated motion detectors in residential properties. The firm also offers carbon monoxide, smoke, and flood detector installation. For clients who require smart home installation, Home Alarm LLC integrates smart home technology, such as keyless entry, with existing security systems.

7733 Palm St
Lemon Grove, CA 91945


La Jolla Security Systems

La Jolla Security Systems has provided residential and commercial security solutions in La Jolla, California, since 2009. By networking surveillance equipment to smart devices, clients have remote access to monitor their premises in real-time. Alarms can be armed or disarmed as necessity dictates. Options include integrating lighting, locks, and thermostats into the automatic system to provide convenience and additional security. Access control technology includes fingerprint and optic recognition. La Jolla Security Systems also offers full locksmithing services.

1122 Wall St
La Jolla, CA 92037


SD Smart Engineer

SD Smart Engineer is a company that specializes in home automation. Established in 1997 in San Diego, California, the company offers an all-in-one solution for making homes or businesses smarter, including audio, video, telecommunications, networking, residential and commercial automation, and home theaters. As a full-service engineering firm, SD Smart Engineer can help with the design, sales, installation and programming, and maintenance of CCTV systems, security cameras, remote controls, smoke alarms, video doorbells, and other home automation devices and systems.

Del Mar, CA 92014


Shultz Audio Video

Shultz Audio Video is a technology-centric security firm in Solana Beach, California, that has been working with commercial and residential clients throughout the San Diego, California, metro area for over 25 years. Shultz specializes in designing, installing, and monitoring security and surveillance systems in both homes and businesses. Water and gas leaks, unauthorized access to restricted areas, and workplace emergencies can be monitored and controlled from the company's integrated security systems.

525 Stevens Ave W
Solana Beach, CA 92075


Smart Shield Systems

Smart Shield Systems is an automation, security, and alarm systems business located in San Diego, California. The company primarily handles residential security, installing intrusion detection and surveillance networks. Remote access to cameras gives clients the ability to stream live feeds and pan or tilt camera angles from a smartphone or computer. For small and medium-sized business owners, Smart Shield offers fully automated security, permitting access to burglar alarms, surveillance, and access control from a single app.

8765 Aero Dr
San Diego, CA 92123


Sound Ideas

Since 1978, Sound Ideas has been working with residential clients throughout the San Diego, California, metro area to install home automation and surveillance systems. As a security provider, the company specializes in installing surveillance cameras, with capabilities ranging from simple video doorbells to multi-camera, property-wide surveillance systems that can be accessed from any smart device. Its team of experienced service technicians is available to maintain and repair all installed devices.

7920 Silverton Ave
San Diego, CA 92126


Wave Connects

Wave Connects is a security system provider in Encinitas, that serves clients throughout California and North Carolina. The company primarily works with residential clients, installing burglar alarm systems and surveillance cameras. Its smart home automation services allow clients to interact with their security systems from a variety of devices. Wave Connects also provides access control installations. All technicians are insured and registered Alarm Company Employees with federal background checks and fingerprint screenings.

140 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas, CA 92024


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