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It's kind of like hiring the kid next door.  

Except this kid has 40 years of experience, certified and licensed technical experts, and budget-friendly solutions to your problems.

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Property Managers

As the manager of your facility, you are tasked with protecting the people on your property, while balancing a budget.  American Alarms will work with your unique needs to provide a service that is unmatched in the industry.

> Property/Asset Managers

> Administrators

> Facility and Plant Managers

> Director of Building and Grounds

Building Project Stake Holders

Large project management has enough hurdles to navigate in the building process. American Alarms will take some of the headache away. Choose your own installer, cut out unnecessary markups and rely on an experienced expert in  design and permitting.

> Electrical Contractors

            > General Contractors

            > Architects


Property Owners

Small business owners and real estate investors need peace of mind while protecting the people, property, and profits that you depend on.  As a small business rooted in Des Moines, Iowa, American Alarms is ready to partner with your business to build a safety partnership.

> Small Business Owners

> Real Estate Investors

> Business Managers

Who Are We ?

About Us

For generations, American Alarms has been the go-to resource for protecting people, property and profits with carefully designed and integrated electronic systems. In fact, our company founder Bill Jacobs started in the electrical representative and fire alarm business in 1963, at age 17, while still in high school. In 1983, American Alarms got its start, and ever since we have served our community's safety and security needs. 

  • Local Dedicated Customer Service 

  • Fastest Response in the Industry

  • Locally produced parts (most are made in the USA)

  • Certified & Licensed

24 Hr

Emergency Response


Safe Customers


Our technicians and designers that are licensed and certified.

Do you want to save BIG money on your property insurance?

In the fire protection business, we hear stories every day about building owners and property managers who saved 10-40% by upgrading or adding fire protection systems. Here are some of the ways you can too.

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