General Security

General Security offers a variety of customizable home security solutions to meet customer's needs.

What Sets General Security Apart?

With 30 years of experience in the home security industry, General Security knows what it takes to keep your home and your loved ones safe. General Security, offers different packages geared towards specific safety needs you may need while owning or renting a home.

Their Smart Home Security package uses state-of-the-art alarm technologies to ensure that your home stays safe and allows you to control it all from your smartphone, tablet, or PC. Meanwhile, their Fire and Life Safety package makes sure you’re covered in the event of a fire or carbon monoxide emergency and their Video Surveillance is your extra set of eyes to watch over your home, no matter where you are in the world.


What we like

  • 30 years of experience in security

  • A wealth of smart home technologies

  • The ability to customize your security packages

What we don’t like

  • Typical contract length is 5 years

  • Limited service area

  • Pricing information unavailable online

General Security Packages

General Security’s packages include basic home security equipment, but can be upgraded to meet all of your needs. Upgrade your package for environmental monitoring including carbon monoxide and smoke. Or keep an eye on your home with the provider’s Video Systems package for peace of mind. No matter what plan you pick, their systems are built to monitor your home’s security with ease.

Smart Home Security

Our take

Home security systems continue to evolve as new technology emerges. While, in the past, you’ve had to be at home in order to control your alarm system, this new Smart Home Security system gives you the comfort of knowing that you can keep your family and your home safe wherever you are. This system puts you in control, all from your phone, tablet, or computer.

Package Features

  • Control panel and keypad
  • Door and window sensors
  • Interior motion sensors

Fire & Life Safety

Our take

This package provides alarms and detectors that can aid your family against dangers like smoke, carbon monoxide, or other gasses. When a problem is detected, this system alerts the proper authorities immediately and gives you the best chance to keeping your family safe.

Package Features

  • Smoke and CO detector
  • Smart alarm sensors
  • Control panel and keypad

Video Systems

Our take

The next step in home security is video monitoring. Whether you want to be able to see  the interior of your home, the exterior of your home, or both, General Security has you covered. From knowing who’s at your front door to keeping an eye on your home while you’re away, this video system can help keep your home and family safe.

Package Features

  • Indoor video cameras
  • Outdoor video cameras
  • Control panel and keypad

General Security Equipment and Features

Smart Home Security
Fire & Life Safety
Video Systems
Equipment cost starts at $299.00 $59.40 $139.99
24/7 professional monitoring No No No
Pro. monitoring starts at Undisclosed 36 months Undisclosed
Motion detection Yes N/A No
Video surveillance N/A N/A Yes
Smart home devices Yes N/A Yes

Frequently Asked Questions About General Security


Can I install my own General Security system?

Yes, General Security allows for DIY installation. They also have an online store that allows you to purchase the security components that you want to use in your system.

Do I need a contract?

Yes, you need a contract to work with General Security. The typical contract length for their company is five years.

What areas does General Security service?

General Security has offices spanning from New York to Florida. Though anyone is welcome to buy their DIY equipment.


Written by

Dashia Starr

Dashia researches and writes on all things home automation and security. She focuses on the latest news, products, and providers to share only the best with you.