Security Systems in Rochester, MN
If you have a need in your business for access control, camera surveillance, or burglar and fire alarm protection, we're your one-stop solution for security. We're there for you at your home too, delivering burglar and fire alarm systems, camera systems and medical alert systems that allow everyone to have peace of mind. Not only do we design and install your system, we'll then monitor and service it as well. We currently have our own Central Monitoring Station in Rochester where we currently have trained and friendly dispatchers watching over your home and business 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year.
read moreWe are a security-minded company putting you in the driver's seat; we listen to what you say and create a custom system to fit your needs. We are a community-focused company that believes in giving back to the communities in the surrounding area. We know to have a great company you need to have great services, which is why we have our own local sales, installation and customer service right here in Rochester, MN, where we have been since we started in 1968. Custom Alarm is committed to providing 'Peace of Mind' to our customers and community by uniting technology, local expertise, and a 'satisfaction guarantee'.
read moreWhere were you in the year of 1968? Were you working? Raising a family? Playing with the original "Hot Wheels" as a child? Or maybe you weren't even a glimmer in your parents' eye? Our founder, Leigh J. Johnson, was in his basement in Rochester, MN creating this great company, which we know today as Custom Alarm. A company that started out small and now proudly has more than 65 caring employees committed to taking care of our growing customer base. A company that not only provides security solutions for home and business owners, but offers custom solutions to fit any size, budget, or needs.
Commercial Security Systems
read moreThis project was for updating security and life safety systems for an entire school district. The projects took place over a phased approach lasting several years. This project was developed by our team and took close coordination with the manufacturer and several meetings with the customer. They were looking to upgrade several type of systems to improve security both on the life safety side as well as with lockdown alerts. Custom Alarm is a locally owned and operated, security-minded company located in Rochester, MN.
Meet the Team
read moreCustom Alarm is a locally owned and operated, security-minded company located in Rochester, MN. We specialize in fire alarm systems, intrusion, video surveillance, and access control for both residential and commercial owners. Custom Alarm is the trusted security leader and award winning, community-focused company committed to leveraging technology in finding solutions to our customers' needs and dedicated to a high level of customer service.
Fire Alarm Systems
read moreCustom Alarm is your local professional fire alarm provider. Our in-house staff can help you from the beginning of a project by designing the system to meet your needs all the way through to testing and annual inspections of your system. Our team's NICET Certified Advanced Systems Engineer and Life Safety Consultants can work with you directly, your architect or engineer to design and put together a specification of a fire alarm product to meet your insurance requirements and local fire codes. We monitor all fire alarm systems via radio, cellular, or phone line through our Monitoring Response Center.
read moreWe live and work in the community, giving back is part of the Custom Alarm way of life. Which is no surprise because Leigh J. Johnson (founder and chair-emeritus) and Melissa Brinkman (CEO) are very involved in the Rochester community and surrounding areas. They both volunteer their time on a variety of boards and support many organizations, personally and professionally. Custom Alarm encourages staff to participate in local events, serve on boards, and to be active members in the community. Custom Alarm has also been a Minnesota Keystone Program member since 1993.
Commercial Security Systems
read moreCustom Alarm has been protecting businesses for over 52 years! Our security team will help you find a solution to secure your business from burglars and other unauthorized visitors. We offer unique systems that can create an interactive solution to fit your needs. Our security systems use devices such as door, motion, window and glass break sensors to alert our Monitoring Response Center in the event of an alarm. Additionally, when your alarm is triggered, we will have a siren make a high-pitch sound to try to disperse any individuals who may be intruding on your property.
Residential Security Systems
read moreCustom Alarm is your local home security system provider. We understand all homes are not similar, which is why we work with you and your family to put together a customized security solution. Our residential consultants will meet with you at your home to go over options and do a walk-through allowing us to design the right system to fit your family. We also work with a great number of local builders and are able to "pre-wire" your home if you are building a new home. All of our systems are equipped with a keypad to be used for arming and disarming your system on site or you can remotely arm and disarm through an app on your phone.