Elk Grove Home Security Companies

in Elk Grove, CA

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Home Security Companies are
in Elk Grove

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Home Security Companies in Elk Grove
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Max N.
"The system works fine, and I haven't had any problems with it. My main issues are dealing with Simplysafe. When I called as a prospective customer a couple times, my calls were" immediately answered. Every time I've called since for support, there is a long wait to get to someone. Also, they don't have any off-hours alarm service support. The hardware works, but the company obviously is focused more on getting new customers than providing support to those they have.
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Johnine C.
"Extremely well from initial contact with representative, through and including installation. The company is very extremely customer service oriented. I have received numerous follow-up" calls at each stage of the process. Prices are very competitive and the employees seem satisfied with working for the company.
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Asim R.
"Awesome. Its great so far. Very easy to install. Great customer service. We are not locked in a contract and the monthly cost is about $25/month, much cheaper than other options.

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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 Elk Grove

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completed on time and explained everything they were very responsive .We felt they were much better than ADT system . The installed smoke and heat sensors in fire prone areas Kitchen Living room with fireplace and garage. ADT said not necessary . They were a pleasure to deal with thank you angies list we found them from your list.Would recommend as a top notch company
- Jeffrey M.
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I highly recommend this company. There price is very reasonable and no contract. The monitoring service great. I am very satisfied
- Lacey S.
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My problems with
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Ct (corporate headquarters) . I had to sign a contract for 6 years originally, and when I went to cancel it by phone, at the end of the contract but within the 60 days, I was told that they needed it in writing. Since it was at the end of the 60 days, they would not honor my request, (even in writing I was told) and I was forced to pay for another year which I did not want. Now that I'm out from under their clutches, they will not reset my access code, to default so that I can have another security company work on my system. Their customer service is horrible, and it galls me that a system I paid for and is in my house, I can't use, unless I replace the main mother board, which is 100's of dollars, I'm being told. This is just not right, and companies like this should be OUT OF BUSINESS. They are suppose to be here to protect you, but instead they do this. The company I use now which I got from Angies list, states to me that they reset the access code,all of the time for customer who want to leave. Be very wary of this company, when you Google them there will be a link
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complaints and reviews. Please review, I wish I had done that originally.
- jeffrey R.
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I am extremely pleased with
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's work and would highly recommend
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. He was prompt, personable and respectful. He went beyond the call of duty. From my very first call for information,
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was cooperative and helpful. The installation was smooth and he took a lot of time to explain the system to me. I am very happy that I chose
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and I would rate them A+ if that rating was available.
- Ruth H.
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We had a great experience with Freedom System!.
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was quick to come out and meet with us regarding an alarm system. We appreciated all his knowledge and suggestions. Our alarm system is great, and we know if we have any questions or concerns, he and his staff will be right there to help us!
- Laura L.
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I called about an estimate and they returned my call immediately and set up an estimate appointment. They gave me a menu of options and tailored an estimate based on my options. There was no hard sell and they showed me a range of items to fit our budget. The installation crew were very professional, punctual, and knowledgeable. The crew cleaned up after themselves each day and worked diligently. They gave a complete tutorial on how to work the new system and made sure I knew how to work the system thoroughly before they lefty house. They completed the job exactly when they said they would and for the exact price agreed upon. I am very happy with their product, services and I'd absolutely recommend them to friends.
- Yvette C.
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I bought a starter kit for
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using a great discount promo from Angie's list. Bought directly through Angie's list and had it delivered. This is a self install alarm system. I needed another $150 in additional sensors to have a complete system. The deal direct from Angie's List was 20% lower than any other discount I could find online for
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. The system is easy to install and the monitoring service has no annual contact obligations. The monthly fee for monitoring is very reasonable considering all the features that it has. My favorite feature of their monitoring package I bought so that I can use my iPhone to monitor and set my alarm. It's a very powerful and flexible system that I highly recommend. It's allows for complete customization, so I can turn on or off various zones depending on my needs very easily. I can name different sensors so I know exactly where the problem may be, I also bought freeze and water sensors so my home is protected and safe even when I'm not there 24/7.
- DAVID O.

All Home Security Companies in Elk Grove, CA

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Adapt Electric

5212 North Ave
Carmichael

ADT

4125 NORTHGATE BLVD
Sacramento

ADT Elk Grove

9081 Elk Grove Blvd
Elk Grove

ADT Elk Grove

8941 Elk Grove Blvd
Elk Grove

ADT Elk Grove

1013 K Street
Sacramento

ADT Fairfield

711 Madison St
Fairfield

ADT Fairfield

744 Texas St
Fairfield

ADT Fairfield

321 Texas St
Fairfield

ADT Fairfield

601-699 Washington St
Fairfield

ADT Fairfield

1652 West Texas Street
Fairfield

ADT Orange

1030 15th Street, Suite 100
Sacramento

ADT Roseville

126 Main Street
Roseville

ADT Roseville

112 Pacific St
North Highlands

ADT Roseville

315 Main St
Roseville

ADT Roseville

8218 Deer Spring Cir
Antelope

ADT Roseville

15th Street,
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

815 11th St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

915 I St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

700 K St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

1808 Capitol Ave
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

1500 7th St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

925-999 R St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

1526 U St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

828 I St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

1401-1411 O St
Sacramento

ADT Sacramento

4128 North Freeway Boulevard
Sacramento

ADT Sacramentoq

816 12th St
Sacramento

ADT Security Services, Inc

4608 Roseville Rd
North Highlands

ADT Security Services, Inc.

4725 Enterprise Way
Modesto

ADVANTAGE SYSTEMS

8716 LODESTONE CIR
Elk Grove

AK Security Solutions

29720 Quinkert St

ALL YEAR HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

801 Plaza Ave
Sacramento

Alpha Alarm & Audio Inc.

P.O. Box 911
Dixon

Alpha II Omega Construction

10151 Kuhn Ranch Way
Elk Grove

Amazing Insurance Services, LLC.

4220 Florin Road # 109
Sacramento

AMERICAN ALARM & ELECTRONICS

1401 EL CAMINO AVE
Sacramento

AMERICAN LENDERS SVC CO

8690 W STOCKTON BLVD
Elk Grove

ARTSS SECURITY

6511 ELVAS AVE
Sacramento

ASTRO SECURITY

4799 24TH ST
Sacramento

Audiosports

711 E Bidwell St
Folsom

BAY ALARM

3475 ORANGE GROVE AVE
North Highlands

BAY ALARM CO

925 YGNACIO VALLEY RD
Walnut Creek

Beachum Construction

520 9th Street, Rm 203
Sacramento

Best Medical Alert LLC

8310 Allison Pointe Blvd

Best Security Products

2741 Fruitridge Road
Sacramento

Beutler Corp.

Mcclellan

Brian Faricy

904 Tanner Ct
Folsom

Buresh Electric

7236 Greenhaven Dr Apt 106
Sacramento

Business Finance Store

Castle River Way
Sacramento

California Security Pro - ADT Authorized Dealer

2551 San Ramon Valley Blvd
San Ramon

Capital Connect

2900 E Broadway Blvd

CAPITOL ELECTRIC

7485 RUSH RIVER DR
Sacramento

CENTURY HOMESTEAD

4580 POWER INN RD
Sacramento

Citrus Heights Adapt Tech Electrician

7731 Saybrook Dr
Citrus Heights

CPP ALARM & VIDEO

1808 Woolley Way
Sacramento

CRIME ALERT SECURITY

2430 Glendale Lane
Sacramento

CSV Systems

Orangevale

Davis Electric & Systems

PO Box 6176
Vacaville

Defining Systems, Inc

691 Astill Way
Roseville

Duck's Home Theater

108 Arbuckle Ave
Folsom

Eartronix Security Solutions, Inc.

1652 W. Texas Street
Fairfield

El Dorado Alarm & Home Theater

PO Box 2512
Fair Oaks

EL DORADO BUILDERS EXCHANGE

3430 ROBIN LN
Shingle Springs

Excelon Audio Visual

9576 Gardella Way
Sacramento

fast security patrol

5325 elkhorn
Sacramento

First Solutions, Inc.

PO Box
Sacramento

Flex Alarm LLC

2121 Natomas Crossing Dr
Sacramento

Folsom Car Stereo

711 E. Bidwell St. Suite 1

Frontpoint

1568 Spring Hill Rd.

Future Energy Savers

9721 Kent Street
Elk Grove

H F SCHWARTZ BUILDERS

3941 PARK DR
El Dorado Hills

Home Guard alarm

2741 Fruitridge Road
Sacramento

iAlarm Systems

9299 E Stockton Blvd., Ste#40
Elk Grove

iGuard Alarms

607 Thunderbird Ct
Roseville

Infinity Technologies

775 Sunrise Ave.
Roseville

J R Putman Inc

11330 Sunrise Park Dr Ste A
Rancho Cordova

J SMITH & SONS INC

709 W STADIUM LN
Sacramento

Lewis Electrical Solutions Inc.

8133 Rattan Way
Citrus Heights

LifeLine Security & Automation Inc

2081 Arena Blvd Ste 260
Sacramento

Link Home Security

3293 Harrison Blvd

Link Systems Inc.

8417 Washington Blvd.
Roseville

LIVE WIRE INSTALLATIONS

6920 Fair Oaks Blvd # 301
Carmichael

Maximum Electric

2605 Knollwood Dr
Cameron Park

Maximum Security Alarm Inc

1010 Hurley Way
Sacramento

Mr Surveillance

4107 73rd Street
Sacramento

NextAlarm

3330 Cumberland Blvd

NIGHT VISION PRO

4523 Tegan Rd
Elk Grove

P&E Auto Repair

10751 Folsom Blvd
Rancho Cordova

Phones Plus

8690 Elk Grove Blvd Unit 6
Elk Grove

Platinum Private Security

P.O Box 277964
Sacramento

POWER FACTOR ELECTRIC, INC.

4095 Delmar Ave Ste 7
Rocklin

PRIME TIME HOME THEATER

2201 FRANCISCO DR #140
El Dorado Hills

Proclarity Audio Visual

P.O. Box 13221
Sacramento

Protect Your Home

3750 Priority Way S Dr

R & D Enterprises

326 Trinity Way
Lodi

Ray O Cook Heating & Air

889 Riverside Ave
Roseville

RC Security

2725 W Capitol Ave
West Sacramento

Robinson I.T. Consulting

7320 Washburn way

RTV ELECTRONICS

5210 WINDING WAY
Carmichael

Ryan Electric

9639 Redbud Ln

SAFE SIDE SECURITY INC

1240 Commerce Ave
Woodland

SafeMart

522 W. Bertrand Avenue

Security One

11601 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles

SECURITY SYSTEMS UNLIMITED

9205 BROWN RD
Elk Grove

Security Tech Protective Services

2941 Fulton Ave Ste A
Sacramento

SELECT SECURITY

PO Box 1707

Senergy Group Inc

765 Eubanks Dr.
Vacaville

Sierra Group

560 Riverdale Dr
Glendale

SimpliSafe Home Security

294 Washington St.

SULLIVAN SECURITY COMMUNICATIO

4830 SORENTO RD
Sacramento

V3 Systems

160 Blue Ravine Rd Ste F
Folsom

VPS Security System integrators

11382 Amalgam Wy
Rancho Cordova

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