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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored 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 home security companies in Boston, MA.

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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.

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Artery Lock Service, Inc.

Established in 1960, Artery Lock Service Inc. is a Medford-based provider of electronic security serving Eastern Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, and Northern Rhode Island. The firm installs and integrates physical and electronic security for homes, commercial premises, schools, and public buildings. It supplies video surveillance equipment which can be remotely monitored via a tablet or smartphone and electronic access control mechanisms, integrated locking systems and the fiberoptic cabling and wireless infrastructure that controls complex security systems.

332 Salem St
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 395-5243


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ASAP/Total Security

For over 30 years ASAP/Total Security has been installing electronic locking solutions for commercial and residential buildings in Greater Boston and the surrounding areas. It supplies keyless locking utilizing hardware keypads, automatic locking, and timed entry, including VPN integration with CCTV. The firm also installs controlled access locks for homes, businesses, or vehicles, that allows the user to determine who can enter, including audio/video intercom systems Additionally, it makes keyless car fobs, some with screens or panic buttons.

Boston, MA 02101 (617) 212-5048


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Astro Locksmith & Supply, Inc.

Astro Locksmith & Supply Inc. installs and repairs security devices throughout the Boston, Massachusetts, metro area. The company installs keyless entry options including electronic and touch screen deadbolts, fingerprint locks, and other types of keyless locks. It also places and tests panic bars for emergency exits, connecting them to alarm and emergency systems, sometimes integrating them with automated controls. Astro Locksmith & Supply Inc. does not provide monitoring services or comprehensive electronic security outside of locks.

669 Washington St
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 448-6554


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Babineau Systems

Babineau Systems is a family-owned security company dedicated to keeping customers safe and protected with the latest in state-of-the-art technology and old-fashioned customer service. The company carries an extensive range of home security systems, surveillance cameras, and fire alarms from top manufacturers, as well as solar-powered camera systems and electronic access control systems and keypads. The company also sells covert security cameras designed to look like common household items like smoke alarms and nightlights, digital and network video recorders, and a range of electronic accessories like adapters, cables, and voltage testers. The company's website features catalogs of electronics and security products and informative articles about alarm systems and home security. Customers can call or email the company to get started designing a custom home security system.

Natick, MA 01760 (781) 330-4534


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Boston Intercom Group

The Boston Intercom Group supplies and fits electronic access control systems throughout New England for commercial clients, municipal buildings, schools, and gated communities. It installs single or multi-buzzer intercom telephone entry systems for sites that don't require separate access control. It also provides video security systems for monitoring or secure entry that can be accessed remotely via smartphone or tablet apps. The firm installs equipment from market-leaders such as Comelit, Von Durpin, and Luxul.

4387 Washington St
Boston, MA 02131
(617) 325-3131


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Buttonwood Communications

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Buttonwood Communications is a full-service systems contractor that has provided security services for homes in Greater Boston since 2010. It specializes in custom-designed fire and security systems that the client can monitor and control from their smartphone or tablet. The firm also provides an optional 24/7/365 monitoring service not based on a long term contract. It uses equipment from world-leaders such as Leviton Security & Automation and Honeywell.

Boston, MA 02122 (617) 379-1949


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Cutting Edge TecSolutions

Located in Quincy, Massachusets, Cutting Edge TecSolutions LLC is a provider of security camera systems for residents and businesses throughout New England. It installs custom designs that can be app-controlled and monitored by the customer, including hidden camera covert systems for single or multiple locations, and fleet tracking. Where possible, it can integrate its system with existing wiring to reduce installation costs. The company gives free estimates and doesn't make additional charges for overnight services or travel within New England.

377 Willard St
Quincy, MA 02169
(781) 234-5488


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Desmond Tech, LLC

Based in Boston, Massachusets, Desmond Tech installs, repairs, and maintains security systems for the city and surrounding areas. The firm uses industry-standard CAT 6 wiring, installing 180 and 360-degree cameras with resolutions of 3 megapixels and upwards. Night vision options are also available. The cameras are linked to a networked video recorder with two hard drives or more for storage. Desmond Tech also installs audio and video intercom systems for entry to larger buildings.

31 Park Dr
Boston, MA 02215
(857) 334-8911


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FB Electrical Systems Inc.

FB Electrical Systems Inc. provides security system installation and maintenance for homes and businesses in Boston and the surrounding areas. Residential options range from basic door and window alarms activated by forced entry to sophisticated surveillance systems that can be triggered by motion sensors. They install custom-designed security and safety systems for business customers, including monitoring for fire, smoke damage, and carbon monoxide leaks, as well as fluctuations in temperature or humidity. The company also provides system servicing for all customers.

50 Kearney Rd
Needham, MA 02494
(617) 212-1708


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Freedom Systems, Inc.

Freedom Systems, Inc. is a family-owned security company that has been providing customers with peace of mind since 1986. The company offers an extensive range of security systems that can be custom-designed to suit any home or small business, including products like state-of-the-art video surveillance cameras, infrared detectors, window contacts, and remote control key fobs. The company also offers professional-grade fire alarms, water and carbon monoxide alarms, temperature sensors, and pool alarms that alert parents and property owners when children get too close to pools and potentially dangerous water features. 24-hour monitoring is available to provide round-the-clock protection and rapid fire, police, and medical response, providing complete security for homes and small businesses. Customers can call or email the company to schedule a consultation.

Mansfield, MA 02043 (508) 339-5988


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GiM Security

GiM Security assists commercial and residential clients throughout the Boston, Massachusetts, metro area, with security installation needs. The company sells security cameras for home or business surveillance which are connected to remote monitoring systems, allowing for constant access to live streams and recordings. Access controls for doors and elevators can be installed for commercial clients, and GiM Security has experience with installing for clients in health care, retail, education, and logistics, among others.

35 Village Rd
Middleton, MA 01949
(866) 472-3979


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Industrial Video & Control

Industrial Video & Control serves the Boston, Massachusetts, metro area, installing a variety of video cameras for security and safety purposes on behalf of commercial clients in industries ranging from chemical plants to manufacturing. As so many of its clients manage industrial sites and rural locations, the company provides an assortment of surveillance trailers for diverse environments. Video management software is also available so that customers can manage, replay, and live stream surveillance footage.

330 Nevada St
Newton, MA 02460
(617) 467-3059


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MediaBR Technologies

MediaBR Technologies is a Malden-based provider of customized security camera solutions for homes and small to medium-size businesses throughout Massachusetts. The company offers free assessments to determine the unique security system for each client. Installed systems come with a minimum 2 years limited warranty and 60 days labor warranty. If equipment malfunctions, they deal with the manufacturer for their customers. Systems include POE 2K or 4K cameras, app-controlled live view monitoring, night vision, and motion detection.

40 Eastern Ave
Malden, MA 02148
(617) 807-0100


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New England Reliance Electric

New England Reliance Electric serves the Boston, Massachusetts, metro area, providing consultation and installation services for fire and emergency alarm systems. It rewires old or obsolete systems, and reprograms them if necessary. The company also offers installation for intercom systems for apartment entry and security verification. New England Reliance Electric does not provide in-house alarm monitoring services, but it does maintain relationships with vendors who do provide monitoring services, and regularly makes recommendations to clients.

407R Mystic Ave
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 396-4646


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Phoenix Security

Phoenix Security Systems Inc. is a locally owned and operated installer of electronic security and surveillance services for homes, businesses, and municipalities. The company has provided security and monitoring throughout Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania since 2010. App-controlled systems for security, fire, carbon monoxide and flooding are available to residential customers. Phoenix provides installation, servicing, and 24-hour surveillance of custom-designed perimeter and interior systems for businesses, schools, and public buildings, which includes fire, flood, temperature, and carbon monoxide monitoring.

11 Middlesex Ave
Wilmington, MA 01887
(978) 661-9091


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Phoenix Security Systems

Phoenix Security Systems offers professional security products and services for residential, commercial, and municipal customers, all at low, competitive prices to fit any budget. The company sells and installs customized, state-of-the-art Honeywell alarm systems, complete with video surveillance and remote access apps that let customers check on properties and control locks from any mobile or laptop device. The company also offers a range of electronic access controls and safety products like carbon monoxide and fire alarms, as well as a range of customized wireless, hardwired, and hybrid systems. Phoenix Security Systems Inc. provides 24/7 monitoring services to ensure that homes, businesses, and municipal faculties stay safe and protected around the clock. Customers can call or fill out the contact form on the company's website to get started with a free security assessment.

Wilmington, MA 01887 (978) 661-9091


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Safety Signal Security Systems

Safety Signal Security Systems provides top-quality security services at competitive prices to customers throughout Northeast Massachusetts. The company has been helping to protect homes for more than 50 years with an extensive selection of home security and surveillance systems, all custom-designed to meet each customer's unique needs and budget. Customers can choose from a range of high-tech video cameras, recorders, monitors, alarm systems, motion detectors, and electronic access devices, as well as 24-hour monitoring service to alert police, fire, or medical services during a break-in or fire. The company also offers a range of keypads, fire alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, water and temperature detectors, and intercom systems, all expertly installed by a team of certified and highly trained technicians. Customers can call or fill out the contact form on the company's website to get more information about services and price estimates.

Millis, MA 02054 (508) 376-2238


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Sentry Protective Systems

Sentry Protective Systems has earned a reputation as "New England's premier alarm company," with a friendly, knowledgeable staff, 24/7 customer support, and a menu of state-of-the-art services at competitive prices. The company offers custom-designed home security systems for any customer's needs and budget, from basic door alarms and keypads to complete home video surveillance with integrated fire and carbon monoxide alarms. Business owners can choose from a range of the latest security products like keyless access systems, video cameras, and the Sentry Total Connect Remote Video Surveillance Monitoring that lets customers check on homes and businesses from any location on their mobile device or laptop. 24-hour monitoring service is available to alert police or fire stations in the case of a fire or break-in, giving customers peace of mind that their properties and families are safe and secure.

Billerica, MA 01821 (617) 532-1013


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Sentry Protective Systems, Inc.

Sentry Protective Systems, Inc. offers security installation and repair services to customers within the Boston, Massachusetts, metro area. It assists both home and business owners, selling and installing alarm systems for fire or intrusion and providing video surveillance systems. The company offers education and assistance with programming equipment for remote viewing and control by customers. Sentry Protective Systems, Inc. provides alarm monitoring and emergency response services through a central station employing certified operators.

8 Irene Ave
Billerica, MA 01821
(617) 532-1013


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Sprint Security

Sprint Security has been protecting customers since 1978, with a friendly, experienced staff, 24-hour monitoring, and an extensive selection of products and services for every homeowner's needs and budget. The company provides a full range of home security systems and equipment like video cameras, keypads, and remote entry devices, as well as 24-hour monitoring for customer security. The company also offers fire alarm systems, home theater and entertainment systems, and intercom systems, all custom-designed and installed by a team of certified technicians. Additional services and products include wifi thermostats and smart locks that can be controlled from the customer's smartphone, custom electronic or remote lighting controls, and networked surveillance systems for complete home protection. Customers can call, email, or use the contact form on the company's website to get started with a design consultation.

Waltham, MA 02451 (781) 891-6633


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Startec Communications, Inc.

Serving Eastern Massachusetts for over 12 years, Startec Communications Inc. is a family-owned designer and installer of electronic security systems for the home. Based in Hingham, Startec wires burglar and fire alarms into new and existing properties, monitoring the system from their UL and FM listed central station. Their alarm installation options include detectors for broken glass, smoke, and heat. They also provide intercom systems, pet-friendly motion detectors, and controls for lighting and home automation.

8 Pequot Way
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 740-7898


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Wayne Alarm Systems

Wayne Alarm Systems has been keeping customers safe since 1968 with a range of professional services and a knowledgeable staff dedicated to excellence and customer satisfaction. The company provides an extensive selection of high-quality products and services for home and business owners, including custom-designed security systems, fire alarms, and fire suppression systems, all professionally installed by a team of highly trained technicians. The company also offers a range of monitoring packages designed to provide a fast response 24 hours a day in the case of a break-in, fire, or medical emergency. The company also sells and installs custom home automation systems that let customers control lights, climate, and security from their mobile device or laptop, and GPS tracking systems for fleet and company vehicles. Customers can read about the range of services on the company's website and fill out the online contact form to get information about products and pricing.

Lynn, MA 01902 (781) 595-0000


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