Providence Home Security Companies

in Providence, RI

213
Home Security Companies are
in Providence

30
Home Security Companies in Providence
are top rated

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Rated by
Arleen C.
"He was excellent. He upgraded us to one of the best alarm systems. We had gotten prices for the same thing that was three to four thousand dollars. I wasn't sure how to work one" of the commands and he came over within an hour to walk me through it again. He found that one of the things that were put on one of the windows wasn't in the right place and that is why I was getting a signal saying something was wrong. He came in, did the work and left. He was a very nice young man.
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Rated by
I J.
"The installers were punctual and they had to come back a second day because of difficulty of the installation. While they were resourceful about how to solve some installation problems," the quality of the installation work was less than top-notch. In some places, loose wires were simply draped from one locale to another, instead of being stapled to a structure or fed through a conduit of some kind. Though we were assured of a neat installation, some areas were left unkempt and debris was left where it fell. The system was explained to us before the installer left, but it turned out that some aspects of the system (which I consider important) were not explained to us. The billing has been unreliable, and the source of some frustration.
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Rated by
Joan L.
"Mr. Cicchitelli came within a day for the estimate and sent the installers just a few days after that. They did a good job, thoughtful about the placement of each item and with minimal" drilling for wiring. They left no mess. They explained the operation of the system well (at least, no trouble so far!) If I had it to do over, though, I might have chosen a wireless system that would not commandeer the phone line if there is a break-in. But I haven't done enough research to make a better decision, if in fact that would be better.

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Angie's Answers

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I second the original question (still unanswered). Speaking as someone who logged in today to try to find an attorney, I see this category as one that's exactly what I have my Angie's List membership for:

1. It's important that I find a good one
2. I'm not an expert enough to know myself who is a good one
3. The industry is full of advertisements and misinformation
4. I wish I knew what experiences other people have had


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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


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I'm not sure Angie et. al. want you to have a complete answer to this question. By re-subscribing at the Indiana State Fair in 2012, I think I paid $20.00 per year for a multi- year subscription. Maybe even less. At the other extreme--and I hope my memory isn't faulty about this--I think the price, for my area, for ONE year was an outrageous $70.00. And they debited me automatically without warning. I had to opt out of that automatic charge. I like Angie's List, but if some of the companies they monitor behaved the way they do in this respect, they'd be on some sort of Pages of Unhappiness. I'll be interested to see if this comment gets published or censored out of existence.
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You have to put your self in the shoes of a business that is in business to turn a profit of some sort. All businesses have different overhead which in turn decides what their bottom line would be on their services. I personally would not go with an unlicensed professional for this type of install. You are messing with gas, venting issues, electrical wiring{electric water heater} and updated code issues such as a drain pan and tempature and relief drain lines for heaters that currently do not have them. I do agree that there are some companies that are way out of line for their installs but most of these companies are the really big companies that have very high overheads  I would assume. Tank type water heaters have changed over the last several years and with these safety changes come bigger prices. The price of steel thanks to China is skyrocketing and tank type water heaters are made of steel. Most wholesale plumbing supply companies cannot match what the big box stores are selling at retail to consumers. I happen to think from research that heaters such as Rheem, Bradford White and AOSmith who have been in business forever make a better product than what you can buy in the big box outlets. You also have to take in consideration the location of the water heater that is being replaced. Is it in the house, basement, garage or attic. Most 40 and 50 gallon water heaters that are purchased in a plumbing wholesale store in Texas cost between 300-340 for a 6 year warranty heater with 6 year on parts and tank. Speaking of warranty. Most big box companies will take a least 24 hours to a week to get your warranty problem taken care of. Most reputable plumbing companies will give same day service if they installed the heater.

So lets break down a typical install at cost to a licensed plumber in Texas

Heater: $315, water shut off $6.50, water flex lines or unions to code $20, gas flex line and cut off to code $12, misc fittings $15, Total $368.50 Lets add a 35% profit which is some what low  for a business $129, Total 497.50

This doesnt  include permits, pan and drain or any venting issues. The vent must go from the heater to the outside of roof using double wall vent.

Cost of permit on average $60

Most plumbing companies allow for 3 hours of time for a water heater. This includes picking the new one up. Delivering out to house. Draining and removing old water heater. Hauling off old heater. Installing new heater up to code. Going down to city and pulling permit.

Average Labor charges for heater installs $400

That would make this install run without extras on any code issues $957.50

I just had a 50 gallon gas water heater installed in my house for $1200 but I needed a pan installed. I used a licensed plumber.

 

 

 

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That's very difficult to answer without seeing the house. As one poster said, the prep is the most important part. On newer homes that don't have a lot of peeling paint, the prep can be very minimal even as low as a couple or a few hundred dollars for the prep labor.

On a 100 year old home with 12 coats of peeling paint on it, then the prep costs can be very high and can easily exceed 50% of the job's labor cost.

A 2100 sq ft two story home could easily cost $1000 just for the labor to prep for the paint job. That number could climb too. Throw in lots of caullking  or window glazing, and you could be talking a couple or a few hundred dollars more for labor.

Painting that home with one coat of paint and a different color on the trim could run roughly $1000 or more just for labor. Add a second coat  and that could cost close to another $1000 for labor.

For paint, you may need 20 gallons of paint. You can pay from $30-$70 for a gallon of good quality exterior paint. The manufacturer of the paint should be specified in any painting contract. Otherwise, the contractor could bid at a Sherwin-Williams $60 per gallon paint and then paint the house with $35 Valspar and pocket the difference. $25 dollars per gallon times 20 gallons? That's a pretty penny too.

That was the long answer to your question. The short answer is $2000 to $4000 and up, depending upon the amount of prep, the number of coats, the amount of trim, and the paint used.

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Todd said it best.

An itemized list / cost breakdown, more often than not is used against the contractor when it is shared with other builders who will then beat it.

Good contractors use good people, and good people cost more.  Just the cost of having the appropriate insurance / bond can be the difference between winning a job or losing it ot a 'lower bid'.

It is the rule of three; there is Good, Cheap and Fast.  You can have any two:  Good and Cheap, won't be Fast; Good and Fast, won't be Cheap;  Cheap and Fast, won't be Good!

When comparing bids, it isn't the cheapest or the 'nicest' person you should select.   You should understand why there is a large price difference (it shows there are gaps in your design program or what you have asked for specifically, which means there may be arguments later).  If most of the bids are in line, and one is way high or way low,  you want to know why before dismissing or selecting them.

A price-only decision almost always costs more in the long run. 

Good luck!

Home Security System reviews in Providence

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I like Mount Pleasant because I am charged a very minimal amount of money for very good services. They are reliable and dependable. I have been absolutely pleased with the services I have received from this company. I feel very positively about them in general.
- FRANK G.
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I receive good services from
Providence Home Security Companies Provider Name Locked
. They are reliable and friendly. They do what they say they will do when they say they will do it. I have no complaints about this company. I would encourage others to check them out if they are in need of an alarm system company.
- JONATHAN H.
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I love the alarm system. It is a burglar alarm, a fire alarm, a gas sensor, and other various emergency services. The guys who put it in were friendly, eager to please, and just generally nice.
- PAULINE M.
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I think the price could be better but they do a good job. I don't mind paying extra for a good service. We have had one false alarm and it took them awhile to find out what the problem was. Everything has worked right since then, though.
- LORI S.
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They charge a cheaper rate if you get the yearly contract, instead of paying by the month and I really like that. We have not had any problems with the system thus far.
- RONALD A.
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The security system seems to work. We have never had any problems with the alarm. The only time we ever use it is when we are going to leave. Nobody has broke in yet but at least we have it just in case.
- PETER T.
B

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I have no complaints with this company. I'm satisfied with the service I received. They provide around the clock security at a reasonable price. I would recommend this company.
- AMADO M.

All Home Security Companies in Providence, RI

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A & A ALARM SVC INC

14 BIRCHWOOD DR
Portsmouth

A & B SECURITY

61 ALDEN PL

A & E FIRE ALARMS

1206 HARTFORD AVE
Johnston

A & K SAFETY SYSTEMS

PO BOX 9613
Warwick

A & R Electric

Chepachet

A ALARM CONCEPTS

PO BOX 15351
Riverside

A CONTINENTAL ALARMS

1910 Smith St Ste 11
North Providence

A PLUS AUTO SERVICE,INC.

1208 Atwood ave.
Johnston

A TECH SECURITY

1 WATER ST

A-R DATA SYSTEMS

1343 PLAINFIELD ST
Johnston

A2Z Renovations LLC

116 Tupelo St
Bristol

AAA ALARMS & FIRE PROTECTION

798 PROVIDENCE ST
West Warwick

AAA CUSTOM ALARM SYSTEMS

643 EAST AVE
Warwick

ABSOLUTE SECURITY SYSTEMS

575 PARK AVE
Cranston

ACE SECURITY

180 REYNOLDS ST

ADI

42 WALNUT ST
Warwick

Adirondack Resource Management

2 WARREN AVE
North Providence

Admiral Fire, LLC

130 Stedman Ave.
Pawtucket

ADT Providence

121 Empire St
Providence

ADT Providence

10-98 Finance Way
Providence

ADT Providence

154-196 Union St
Providence

ADT Providence

885 South Main St
Providence

ADT Security Services

202 Atwood Ave
Cranston

ADT Security Services

356 Brook Street,
Providence

ADT Security Services

68 Dorrance Street
Providence

ADT Security Services

878 Park Ave
Cranston

ADT Security Services

250 Main St
Pawtucket

ADT Security Services, Inc

75 Byfield St
Warwick

ADT Warwick

75 Byfield St # 2
Warwick

ADTsecurity services

404 Bald Hill Rd, Warwick, RI 02886
Warwick

ALARM COMMUNICATION ELECTRONIC

35 AGNES ST
East Providence

ALARM CONCEPTS

400 RESERVOIR AVE
Providence

ALARM DEVICES SUPPLY OF RI INC

115 NIANTIC AVE
Providence

ALARM TESTING & TECHNOLOGIES

133 HALLENE RD
Warwick

ALARM-PRO FIRE SYSTEMS

35 AGNES ST
East Providence

Alarm.com

8150 Leesburg Pike

ALERT USA

379 5TH AVE

Alliance Security

60 Jefferson Park Road
Warwick

Almada Electric

81 Blanding Avenue
East Providence

AMC Computer Corp

337 Tinkham St.

AMERICAN FIRE ALARM

PO BOX 840
Greenville

AMERICAN SENTINEL SECURITY CRP

105 SOCKANOSSET CROSS RD
Cranston

ANGUS MAC COLL ELECTRIC

20 ARNOLD AVE
Jamestown

Apollo Safety. Inc.

57 Walnut Street

APPLE VALLEY ALARMS LLC

435 SAW MILL RD
North Scituate

APPLIED SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES

1579 POST RD
Warwick

Audio Dezign

360 W Main Rd.

Azverde Electric Co.

31 Sleepy Hollow Drive
Cumberland

Bashaw Electric

164 Kimball St
Providence

Belcher Electric

55 Hawthorn Circle
Woonsocket

Best Medical Alert LLC

8310 Allison Pointe Blvd

BJ'S - Coventry

790 Centre of New England Blvd
Coventry

BLUE SKY TECHNOLOGIES

395 TUCKERMAN AVE
Middletown

Bolt Security

10 Dorrance St
Providence

C M IT SOLUTIONS

796 NOOSENECK HILL RD
West Greenwich

C W ELECTRICAL SVC INC

63 Poplar St
Newport

Call Chris

111 Briarwood Dr

CAMERAS INSTALLED

1676 HARTFORD AVE
Johnston

CAMSCO SECURITY SYSTEMS INC

95 EXETER RD
North Kingstown

COLBERTS SECURITY SVC

150 CAROLINA AVE
Providence

CONFIDENT SECURITY

187 EAST ST
Pawtucket

COOL GEEKS INC

35 STATE RD

CRANSTON COLLISION & AUTO REPAIR CENTER

30 WALNUT GROVE AVE
Cranston

Cranston Locksmith

1370 Plainfield Pike
Cranston

CRESCENT ALARMS

36 WILLIAM SISSON RD
Little Compton

CRIMSON SECUIRTY SVC

594 AIRPORT RD

danco security

36 Westminster St

DATA COMMUNICATIONS INC

PO BOX 82
East Greenwich

DELUXE ELECTRONICS CO

266 WASHINGTON ST
Warwick

DEMARCO ALARM SYSTEMS

PO BOX 1873
Providence

DETECT FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS

230 CONANICUS AVE
Jamestown

DETECTION TECHNOLOGY

1240 PAWTUCKET AVE
Rumford

DICK'S ELECTRIC

34 WELBY RD

DICTOGRAPH SECURITY SYSTEMS

1240 PAWTUCKET AVE
Rumford

Dimery Electrical

10 King Philip Ave
Barrington

DONALD G PICK ELECTRIC

33 GROVE AVE
North Kingstown

Double D Distribution

1613 Warwick Ave.
Warwick

Dubini CCS

4940 York Blvd

EAGLE ALARM SYSTEMS

20 HINES FARM DR
Cumberland

EASTERN SECURITY SYSTEMS

307 BRANCH AVE
Providence

ELECTRO ALARM SYSTS

82 JUNIPER DR
West Warwick

ELECTRONIC ALARM SYSTEMS INC

2525 W SHORE RD
Warwick

ELISSA M CONTILLO

236 BROADWAY
Providence

EMERGENCY FIRE SYSTEMS

19 HIGHLAND AVE
Coventry

ENGINEERED SECURITY SYSTEMS

2 Celestial Dr Unit C
Narragansett

EP Stereo Plus Inc

216 Warren Ave
East Providence

Ferdie's Key Shop

234 East Ave
Pawtucket

FIRE ALARM SVC & TESTING

74 HONEYMAN AVE
Middletown

Flint Audio Video

77 E Main Rd
Middletown

Frontpoint

1568 Spring Hill Rd.

G L LAPIERRE & CO DETECTIVE

610 DOUGLAS TPKE
Harrisville

G W ALARM LINE

706 ACUSHNET AVE

HOME ELECTRONICS

7 SCAPA FLOW RD
Charlestown

INFERNO AUDIO

10 COLUMBUS ST
Woonsocket

J R ALARMS

188 MAPLE ST

J-KOR SECURITY SYSTEMS

611 Plain Meeting House Rd
West Greenwich

JABBOUR ELECTRONIC SUPPLIES

345 FOUNTAIN ST
Pawtucket

JCM ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR

63 WINTERVILLE RD

JD Electric

48 rowe Drive
Cranston

JM Communications

48 North Williams Street
Johnston

JM Communications

48 N Williams St
Johnston

LA CHASE AUTO RECOVERY INC

PO BOX 3662
Newport

Link Home Security

3293 Harrison Blvd

Lock and Tech USA

11 S Angell St
Providence

Mallozzi Electric

339 George Waterman Rd
Johnston

MARKLAND TECHNOLOGIES

222 METRO CENTER BLVD
Warwick

MASTER SECURITY SYSTEMS INC

307 BRANCH AVE
Providence

MBL Enterprises Inc.

250 Lexington Ave
Providence

MESSENGER SECURITY SYSTEMS INC

4213 MAIN RD
Tiverton

METRO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS

655 KILLINGLY ST
Johnston

Miracle Motors Inc.

679 Warwick Ave
Warwick

Mobile & Home Electronics DBA AVolutions

86 Follett Street
East Providence

MODERN SECURITY SYSTEMS

71 Limestone St
Warwick

Modern Security Systems

71 Limestone St
Warwick

MONAHAN BROTHERS FIRE PROTCTN

317 SMITHFIELD AVE
Pawtucket

Monitronics Security

2350 Valley View Ln

MT PLEASANT ALARMS INC

85 ACADEMY AVE
Providence

MULTI TECH SOUNDS & COMMS

18 MOCCASIN TRL
Cranston

My Utility Brokers

9344 Tarryton Ave.

My Virtual Monitoring

923 State Road

NATIONAL SECURITY CORP

65 NEWPORT AVE
Rumford

NEW ENGLAND CUSTOM ALARMS

PO BOX 6977
Warwick

New England Dispatch Inc

50 hatherly st
North Providence

NEWPORT LOCKSMITH

227 Goddard Row
Newport

NextAlarm

3330 Cumberland Blvd

NORTHEAST SECURITY INC

1 FINANCIAL PLZ
Providence

NORTHEAST SECURITY SYSTEMS INC

400 RESERVOIR AVE
Providence

P & J ALARM

32 OLD RACCOON HILL RD
West Greenwich

Petro Home Services

550 Fish Rd
Tiverton

Petro Home Services

50 Houghton St
Providence

Petro Home Services

1182 River St
Woonsocket

Petro Home Services

141 Knight St
Warwick

Phoenix Custom Construction

128 Gansett Avenue
Cranston

PHOENIX FIRE ALARM INC

11 DOLORES CT
Warwick

PHOENIX SECURITY

882 BROAD ST
Providence

PRECISION POWER LLC

341 NOOSENECK HILL RD
Wyoming

PRIME SYSTEMS INC

96 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick

PROTECT ALL SECURITY SYSTEMS

250 CHIMNEY ROCK DR
North Kingstown

Protect Your Home

3750 Priority Way S Dr

R B ALLEN CO INC

263 MORSE AVE
Woonsocket

R B RECOVERY & ASSET MGMT

PO BOX 299
Manville

R C SMITH ELECTRIC

84 PEACOCK RD
Warwick

RES-COM SECURITY INC

80 Stubble Brook Rd
West Greenwich

RHODE ISLAND ALARMS INC

692 COUNTY RD
Barrington

RI SECURITY SYSTEMS

3016 POST RD
Warwick

SAFE & SOUND SOLUTIONS

21 BELL ST
Woonsocket

SAFE-HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS

37 NORTH BLOSSOM ST
East Providence

SAFE-HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS

95 HATHAWAY ST
Providence

SafeMart

522 W. Bertrand Avenue

SECURITY ALARM FINANCING ENT

575 PARK AVE
Cranston

SECURITY CONCEPTS

51 Manhasset St
Cranston

SECURITY FENCE CO

124 RESERVOIR AVE
Pawtucket

Security One

11601 Wilshire Blvd

SENTRYNET INC

517 N BAYLEN ST

Shamrock Electric, Inc

800 Aquidneck Ave
Middletown

SHANIX INC

40 WORTHINGTON RD
Cranston

SimpliSafe Home Security

294 Washington St.

SONITROL SECURITY CO

200 Metro Center Blvd Ste 14
Warwick

SOS ALARMS

1579 POST ROAD
Warwick

SPS SECURITY PROD SYSTEMS LLC

10 HIGH ST
Narragansett

STATEWIDE ALARM SYSTEMS INC

6 COOK RD
Cumberland

SURVEILLANCE & SECURITY SYST

PO BOX 1395
Coventry

SYQUEST

222 METRO CENTER BLVD
Warwick

TCI

997 WATERMAN AVE
East Providence

Thibault Electric

106 Gardners Neck Rd

TITAN BUILDING SYSTEMS INC

21 SABIN ST
Pawtucket

United Security Service LLC

1354 Broad Street
Providence

UNITED SECURITY SYSTEMS

910 W SHORE RD
Warwick

USAA

9800 Fredreicksburg Rd

VMS Alarms

60 Jefferson Park Road
Warwick

VMS Alarms

60 Jefferson Park Rd
Warwick

Wave Technologies

11 South Angell Street #373
Providence

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