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Welcome to Alarming Ideas
Security equipment sales and installation
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Family Owned since 1983

Alarming Ideas is a family owned and operated security equipment dealer and installation company. Since 1983, we have been providing security systems and monitoring services for both residential and commercial clients throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. Our security system packages are offered with no monthly fees, no long term contracts, and come with an exclusive ten-year warranty. Plus, our security systems can be operated right from your mobile device and include a notification feature when your children get home.

Our Products


Security Cameras

We provide weatherproof dome cameras, infrared bullet cameras that can see in the dark and are viewable from your smartphone. We also install hidden cameras to catch someone in the act without them knowing they’re on video.


Motion Detectors

Door and window contact is low profile protection for doors and windows. Glass break detectors stop intruders before they can enter the house. Pet immune motion detector limits false alarms due to pet movements.


Panic Buttons

Keychain remote can report a medical, fire or panic emergency with one button! Key Pads are user friendly, and contain a built-in panic button.

Frequently asked questions

Monthly monitoring provides professional services to keep track of your home security system. A person will be on call 24/7 to quickly respond to an alert from the system.

No. While you do need to sign a contract for monthly monitoring, the services are provided on a month-to-month basis.

Monthly monitoring is very affordable for the services and safeguards it provides. You pay $30/month.

The systems we install are monitored by the USA Central Station Alarm Corporation. They are a UL-certified monitoring station based in Milford, Connecticut, and have been monitoring our customers’ security systems for the past 35 years.

We offer an exclusive 5-year warranty on both parts and labor for the home security systems we install.

The cost of a home security system depends on a variety of factors, including how many different types of equipment you want to install and how large your property is. We have systems starting at around $249.

Yes! A home security system safeguards a property against theft and damage, reducing the possibility that a homeowner will have to make a claim on their policy. Insurance companies reward the policyholder by reducing their premiums, usually by 10 to 22 percent.

Yes, we offer both wireless and hardwired home security systems.

Yes. Once you purchase a home or business security system, it’s yours to keep.  We can remove it from your location and if your next location is in our coverage area, set it up for a small installation fee.


Alarming Ideas aims to provide each and every customer with a great experience. View messages from our clients about their experience working with our security system team from all over eastern Connecticut. Have something great to say about Alarming Ideas? Please leave us a review on Google or on Facebook! We would love to hear about your time working with our team.