Since 1930, Guardian Alarms has been providing residential and business security, medical alarm, and Security Guard solutions to homes and business throughout North America. When it comes to residential security Guardian Alarm pairs its professionally installed Honeywell security equipment with a UL certified and FM approved monitoring station that utilizes all the necessary redundancies to prevent outages.
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Firstline Security is a California based high-end residential and commercial security provider. They offer tailored security solutions for the healthcare, banking, commercial, and education industries and Executive Residential security throughout California. Through dealers they are able to provide the majority of these solutions throughout most of the United States under the Firstline name.
First Alert, through their Professional Authorized Dealer program offer security services across the United States and South America. Utilizing Honeywell security equipment First Alert, provides alarm and monitoring systems and services for home intrusion, fire, and medical emergencies.
Central Security Group (CSG) is a regional home security provider servicing the southern US from California to Florida. CSG’s network of local dealers who install and service their systems. CSG offer products from a number of different manufacturers, including Honeywell, DSC, 2Gig, and GE Security and will help customers design a truly custom system to match their needs.
Bay Alarm is a family-owned, professional-install security company based in California. In addition to 24-hour monitoring and home automation, Bay Alarm offers residential alarm response and patrol services. Bay Alarm agents also offer daily newspaper and mail pick-up while customers are on vacation.
ASG is a professional-installed “super” regional home security, automation and monitoring company located in major metropolitan areas throughout the East Coast and Southwestern United States. They operate their own CSAA Five Diamond Certified monitoring facility providing 24/7 cellular monitoring for business and residential security and fire. ASG has now merged with Protection1.
Apex Direct is a Canadian based ADT Authorized Dealer. They provide professionally installed, wireless home security systems, and monitoring for burglary, fire, and medical emergencies in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia, and Quebec.
AMP Security provides professionally installed and monitored Honeywell security systems customized to each customer’s needs. AMP Security offers several monitoring options which will impact the monthly rate, equipment selection, and how the system is controlled.
Alarm Zone is a DIY home security and automation provider that offers customized wireless home security systems backed by Protect America, Inc. They sell GE equipment that can be installed with adhesive tape and is monitored through basic landline monitoring for a low monthly price. However, monitoring prices quickly increase if you choose cellular or broadband monitoring. Monitoring prices are also effected by the addition of security equipment such as garage door sensors, fire/smoke sensors, or floor and freeze sensors.
Guardian, the largest, privately held U.S. security company, professionally installs hardwired, state-of-the-art systems that communicate with the company’s Warrendale, Pennsylvania monitoring station via landline and cellular connections. Guardian customers are a loyal bunch, and attrition is lower than the industry average, although complainers gripe about cancellation and billing issues.