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Abt's Custom Security Ensures Your Peace of Mind.

An in-home security system or business security system is an invaluable investment for you and/or your family's peace of mind. In addition to being a proud and trusted retailer of appliances and electronics, Abt is proud to offer custom security systems to our Chicagoland customers and to our customers in parts of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. Our custom security systems combine advanced home/business security technology with award winning customer service to help you protect what matters most. With over 87 years of electronics experience, Abt cultivates cost-effective, high quality, and practical management solutions, that are designed around your unique security needs. To do this, Abt offers a free in-home site survey, where we come out to your home or business, letting us inspect and discuss all of our services, your individual security needs, as well as to ensure that all of your concerns or questions are addressed.

With Abt's Custom Security you will receive...

  • 24/7 Quality Abt Customer Service
  • Licensed & Certified Sales, Installation, and Support
  • C.N.A. Insured with complete service and warranty on all aspects of the work
  • Control temperature, watch live video, arm/disarm your system, and more from any web enabled device.

Our Custom Security Team Offers:

  • New installations or utilize parts of your existing system
  • Residential and Commercial Installations
  • Many types of security systems, including burglary, Fire, cameras, and access systems.

Discounts are available for police, fire, EMS and judicial personnel upon request.

Contact any of our security consultants today to find out more information and/or set up your free in-home site survey by calling 847.544.2274 or emailing [email protected].

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Abt Custom Security - Professionally Monitored Security

Professionally Monitored Security

Keep your property safe with 24/7 professional monitoring and emergency response. Abt Custom Security systems are monitored by licensed central monitoring stations across the country, so you can count on help whenever you need it.
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Abt Custom Security - Professionally Monitored Security
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Dedicated Connection

Abt Custom Security uses a tamper-resistant cellular connection, dedicated solely to your security system. This signaling technology is reliable, and works even if your phone line, cable, broadband and power are down.
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Total Control From Anywhere

Arm and disarm your system from anywhere, check your system's status and view recent activity at home using's powerful smart home security app.
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Unique User Codes

Easily create and disable user codes. Give each user a unique code, then see who has armed or disarmed the system, and when. You can disable codes within minutes from your computer or tablet.
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Stay aware of important activity at your property anytime, not just when there's an emergency, with customizable text, push notifications and email alerts.
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  • Unique User Codes - Give each user a unique code, then see who has armed or disarmed the system, and when
  • Notifications - Stay aware of important activity at your property anytime
Alarm System & Professional Installation Monitroing Starting at $45/month, installation:$349* - Includes control panel, motion detector, touch screen keypad, and more. *Requires a 3-year minimum monitoring contract. Wireless repeater may be required for an additional cost, at time of installation. Alarm System & Professional Installation Monitroing Starting at $45/month, installation:$349* - Includes control panel, motion detector, touch screen keypad, and more. *Requires a 3-year minimum monitoring contract. Wireless repeater may be required for an additional cost, at time of installation.
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Abt's Custom Security Featured Services

Remotely Arm/Disarm
Remotely arm / disarm your security system
Ever forget to arm your home security system? No problem. You can easily arm or disarm your home automation system remotely using our smartphone app, or your web-enabled PC. This makes it easy to let people into your home and eliminates having spare keys floating around. You can also automate your system to send you email alerts when pre-selected events happen, such as a garage door opening, a medicine cabinet or gun case opening or an alarm being turned off.
Automatic Electric Locks
Secure your home remotely with automatic electronic door locks
Instead of losing traditional keys, smarten up your door locks with discrete number pad alarm systems that allow you to change the entry code remotely, and come with two classic keys. You can even unlock doors remotely, whether a service person is coming to the house, the kids got home before you, or you need to let the dog-walker in when away from the house. A full-inch deadbolt and SmartKey Security™ technology protects against advanced break-in methods and allow you to reset the code in seconds. No matter where you are, you know your space is safe
Wireless Security Cameras
Monitor your home remotely with wireless security cameras
Keep an eye on your entire home from anywhere, whether you’re inside at the kitchen table or heading back during your commute on the train. These smart systems allow you to log into your cameras from anywhere via smartphone, computer or tablet. See it all in HD with wireless cameras. Look for models that let you hear and speak with visitors, too. You’ll be able to say hello to your family as they get back from after-school sports—or hear what intruders say. Note: Wireless cameras are only available for home systems. Commercial systems require wired versions.
Smart lights
Remotely control your smart lights indoors or out
Whether you forget to turn the lights off as you leave the house or want to control your home’s lighting on extended vacations, smart lights are the answer to saving money and protecting your investment. Make home automation a part of your custom security system— it’s an easy, cost-effective way to keep your space safer. Control outdoor and indoor lights from your smart device. Even turn them off from bed with a single tap.
Manage energy costs with a smart thermostat
While it can seem like energy costs hardly ever go down, management will save you money on utility bills and help your family live a greener lifestyle. Controlling your thermostat is as easy as activating your home automation system or checking your devices via the app. You can adjust and monitor your thermostat from anywhere, and that makes it easy to keep the heat down (or the air conditioning up) during the day, then turn it back to a more comfortable level before you head home. Note: Thermostat systems are typically not installed in commercial buildings.
Smoke Detector
Breathe easier with monitored smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detection.
Our home security and automation products aren’t just watching for intruders and saving you energy—they’re monitoring environmental threats around the clock. As soon as CO, smoke or fire is detected, our 24/7 specialists will dispatch help immediately. Whether you’re asleep or away, you’ll want the extra protection. You may qualify for an additional homeowner's insurance discount for monitored smoke and fire detection—check with your agent.
Track Your Smart Phone
Your Home Automatically Tracks Your Smart Phone
Geo-Services provide unprecedented control over your home automation system with smart technology that can remind you to adjust home lighting, your HVAC or other accessories based upon the location of your smart phone.
Smart doorbells that alert you from anywhere
Video doorbells aren’t new, but the next-level of protection offered by Abt’s security system is unmatched. Some models have wide fields of view that can time in 150° of vertical view, meaning nothing escapes our watch (or yours). Two-way audio allows you to speak with whoever’s at the door, whether that’s asking the mail delivery person to leave the package inside the screen door or hearing a message left by a neighbor. Models with night vision can even see potential intruders when the porch lights are off.
Garage Door
Control your garage door from anywhere.
Did someone leave the garage door open? Stop guessing and know for sure with the LiftMaster MyQ® garage door controller. You can use your smartphone to check the status of whether the garage door is open or closed—and even remotely open or close it. It can also automatically close the garage door at a pre-set time after your security system is armed.
Water Meter
Water meters that keep track of leaks, usage and more
Instead of waking up to find the carpet soaked and your water tank empty, equip your utilities with a smart water valve and meter. These systems can detect leaks immediately, monitoring how much water you use and helping you to know that your home is as protected as possible. When installed, you’ll be able to set up parameters to help the device shut off your water supply the moment a leak occurs. Your home’s structure will be safe, and so will your utility costs.
Commerical Camera
Keep your business safe with optimized access control for employees, independent staff and others
Giving each employee a classic key isn’t the safest way to keep your business secure. They can be copied, staff members can lose them and there’s no way to keep track of them. Instead, make the most of smart technology with next-gen access control. The alarm and video integration system works with your smartphone, allowing you to buzz people in, lock doors and unlock all from an app. You can add multiple user cards at once, deactivate them, set dates and more. Even set and edit schedules. Whether you’ve got one location or many, our security system is ready to evolve as you do. Note: all commercial installations require wired cameras
Commerical Camera
Wired cameras keep you safe even when your internet isn't dependable
Hardwired camera systems are designed with the highest tier of security in mind. Unlike wireless models, these more permanent versions will continue to stay on and watchful even if your Wi-Fi cuts out. And since you never have to worry about adding, changing or recharging batteries, this system is one of the most dependable ways to keep your home safely monitored. One con is the installation of multiple wires can be more involved than just adding a wireless camera or two to your home, but with Abt's experts, the job won't take long and is sure to be done well.

For more information on any of the services we offer, please contact our Security Department at 847.544.2274 or email us at [email protected]