Sterling Protective Services is a provider of home security in Columbus and is a certified partner of Honeywell security systems, home automation, monitoring, and more. We are locally owned and operated. Call today for professional installation and monitoring services that are close to home.


As a local security company, keeping the Columbus, OH community safe is important to us. It’s our home too, and we prioritize keeping households safe.

Our team knows that home is a place where you should feel at ease. At Sterling, we work with you to create a fully customized plan for your home security needs, with monitoring services, cameras, window sensors, and more. Our in-house residential experts will design a smart home security plan that can help put your worries to rest when it comes to your family’s safety.

Sterling Protective is a full-service provider of affordable home security and automation systems. We don’t believe in a one size fits all solution. We understand that every family and home is different and requires a unique plan for protection. Whether you’re looking for Wi-Fi solutions, exterior cameras, video doorbells, we can deliver everything you need for professional monitoring. Our locally based team guarantees your house is protected 365/24/7.

We’re committed to creating safer neighborhoods in Columbus and Central Ohio for all homeowners and their families. We ensure all home automation systems and devices are installed properly and connected, using the latest wireless protocols. This type of fully automated security system will help law enforcement and emergency personnel receive quick alerts if your household needs assistance.

Contact a local Columbus security provider today!


Columbus Home Security Systems

Security systems, home automation, monitoring, and more. All installed and monitored locally, right here in Central Ohio.

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Security Systems

Not all equipment and software are created equal. Our systems are built with high-end products and superior technology, making our systems extremely secure and less vulnerable to hackers than our competitors. Already have an existing system? We can help. If you’re not getting everything you want out of your current solution, or it’s not as secure as you initially thought, then it’s time to get an update!

  • Modern touchscreen touchpads
  • Entryway
  • Motion detectors and
  • Glass break window
  • Smoke alarms/Carbon Monoxide/Flood alarms
  • No phone line needed
  • Wired or Wireless Home Security systems
  • State of the art
  • Burglar Alarm
Mobile App for Home Security


We understand the importance of having 24/7, on-demand access to your security system. That’s why we have developed our mobile app equipped with a virtual keypad allowing you to always stay in control of what’s happening in your home.

  • Access your system from your smart devices
  • Get emails and texts alerts
  • Get interactive – Control your video doorbell, thermostat, door locks, and garage door opener from anywhere
  • Compatible with Amazon Alexa
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Stay in the know of what’s happening outside your house at all hours of the day and night. Video surveillance cameras and software are among the best ways to feel more safe and secure in your home, whether you live alone or with your family. Our security camera products don’t stand out and are less obvious to the public eye.

  • Video Doorbell
  • Indoor/Outdoor cameras
  • Cloud base recording
  • Night vision
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Our professional monitoring service provides peace of mind and sets us apart from other Columbus home security companies. All monitoring is done here in Ohio and is concentrated on customer service. We offer 24/7 service to customers, so you have a quicker connection to local law enforcement and emergency services if your home security system picks up any issues.

  • Professional monitoring starting at $35/month
  • 24/7 monitoring at our Ohio-based Central Station
  • Yard signs and window decals


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Quicker, more comprehensive, high-end install in only 5-7 business days.

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No waits! We provide a fast, local response to all inquiries. We can meet with you tomorrow.

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Get real-time customer service help from our local, in-house residential security experts.

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Sterling promises to provide you with excellent customer service and installation as a local security company. We are in a prime, convenient location for customers in Columbus, Ohio. We are located only 20 minutes from the Columbus Zoo in Dublin, Ohio, and 15 minutes from The Ohio State University.


How fast can I get my home security system in Columbus?
Our experts can install your security system within 3-7 business days.

Can I control my system with my smartphone?Yes, your system can be controlled with your smartphone using an app.

Does the alarm system work when there is no power?
Your system has a built-in battery backup which keeps your system powered 8-12 hours in case of a power outage. The battery recharges once power is restored, and your household electricity powers your system. We also offer wireless home security options.

What if there is a false alarm?
Our monitoring center will always call your residence or emergency contact list to verify alarms and cancel if they are false alarms. There is no charge to you for this service.

What if I have an existing system I want to upgrade?
System upgrades are a huge part of our business, and we try to utilize working, existing equipment whenever possible; this also helps reduce installation charges.

Can video doorbell cameras be included with my system?
Yes, Sterling offers video doorbells, and they are a very popular add-on item that addresses many outdoor worries.

What’s better, glass break sensors or motion sensors?
Both can be effective ways to protect your windows and glass. Your goals, budget, and pets in the home will determine the best approach for you.

Do you provide home security services near me?
We currently provide service to the Central Ohio area. If you live in the greater Columbus area or surrounding cities, call us to request a quote at (614)-771-4343.

Where is your security monitoring center located?
Our service center is located right in Columbus, Ohio, unlike other companies. Our locally based team guarantees your home is monitored 365/24/7.

Does Sterling Protective offer business or commercial security solutions?
Yes, we do. Sterling offers state-of-the-art business security solutions. Please contact our office for more information or check out our services.


(614) 771-4343