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American Alarm & Communications Inc.

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American Alarm offers customers the option of a cellular or landline system and uses both Honeywell and DMP equipment. The landline system requires about the same upfront costs but is five dollars cheaper a month.

Every new American Alarm home security system installed and monitored receives a lifetime warranty with an annual wellness inspection to keep the system in perfect condition. American Alarm provides the following components in their home security systems:

  • Perimeter sensors on doors and windows
  • Interior motion sensors
  • Glass break sensors
  • Keyless entry technology

American Alarm operates its own 24-hour home security monitoring center. The center is UL listed and CSAA certified.

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Pros

  • 24-Hour Monitoring Center
  • Highly Rated

24-Hour Monitoring Center

Since 1971, American Alarm customers across New England have been protected by reliable, responsive home security systems. These security systems are backed by the 24-hour security command center in Arlington, Massachusetts that are ready to dispatch policy support around the clock.

Highly Rated

With an A+ BBB rating and over 40 years of experience, American Alarm has been ensuring the safety of their customers from fire, burglary, carbon monoxide and more.

Cons

  • High Price, No Discounts

High Price, No Discounts

For customers that don't have around $1000 ready for a new system, it might be difficult to get an account with America Alarms.

Since they do not offer promotional packages that include "free" or discounted systems customers need to be ready to purchase the system in full.

This could be a potential barrier for many who want home security but don't have the capital.

Our Recommendation

If you live in New England and are in need of a home security system American Alarm & Communications is a viable option.

They are locally owned and operated and focus all their attention on fulfilling the needs of their customers in the area. Keep in mind that you will have to make a large investment upfront.

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