AlarmQuest Acquires N.C.-Based Homeguard Burglar & Fire Alarm

Homeguard marks the second acquisition by AlarmQuest in the Gastonia market, expanding its reach in Western North Carolina.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — AlarmQuest, based here, announces the purchase of certain assets of Homeguard Burglar and Fire Alarm, for undisclosed terms.

Founded in 1978 and based in Gastonia, N.C., Homeguard provides both residential and commercial security and fire protection. Homeguard marks the second acquisition by AlarmQuest in the Gastonia market, further expanding its geographic reach in Western North Carolina.

“We have known Sam Barnette and Homeguard for a very long time. He and his family have been leaders in the security industry for over 43 years. Their legacy and brand complement our 2021 acquisition of Gastonia-based Metrolina Alarms, giving AlarmQuest a formidable presence in the Gastonia and surrounding markets,” says AlarmQuest CEO Jay Brown.

Brown continues, “We will honor their stellar reputation by strengthening our ability to offer a vast array of security and fire solutions while enhancing our exceptional white glove service to the homes and businesses located there.”

Barnette explains he had other offers for his business but decided striking a deal with AlarmQuest was best for himself me and his clients.

“I have no doubt my company and my clients will be in great hands with Jay and his team,” he continues.

With offices in Winston-Salem and Statesville, N.C., AlarmQuest is an independently owned commercial and residential security alarm business servicing customers throughout the Southeast. The company provides Cloud-based access control, commercial fire and life-safety and video surveillance solutions.

AlarmQuest is an authorized dealer for Digital Monitoring Products (DMP), and Eagle Eye Networks, according to its website.

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