Security System FAQs
If you can’t find the answer to your question in the list of frequently asked security questions below, please see our Customer FAQs for more information or call us at 1.844.734.7233.
What is the cost of a security system?
What does an alarm system consist of?
What is the response time if my alarm goes off?
QEI Security & Technology uses Affiliated Monitoring, a TMA 5-diamond rated monitoring station. Their response time is 45 seconds.
Do I need a landline telephone for my security system?
How do I get a discount on my homeowner’s insurance when I purchase a security system?
Does QEI do background checks on all employees?
Is QEI Security & Technology licensed, bonded and insured?
Are you an authorized dealer or do you use subcontractors?
No, we are not a dealer. When you sign a contract with QEI Security & Technology, it will not be sold to another company. We also do not use subcontractors. All QEI Security & Technology staff members are full-time employees.
Can I operate my alarm and stay inside my home or business?
Can I set my alarm with a pet left inside?
Yes, when designing your security system, your QEI Security & Technology consultant will determine the best solution that offers you protection, but decreases the chance of false alarms due to pets. Read why monitored security is a lifesaver for pets.
Does the alarm work when power is out?
Free Home Consultation
For some homeowners, peace of mind means every single first floor window is protected. Other homeowners feel that is overkill and simply want to add a few shock sensors that will react if someone bangs on an exterior wall, window or door. At your home consultation, your consultant will explain different ways to protect your home. You will then determine which option makes you the most comfortable and fits within your budget.