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Guardian Security Solutions was opened in early 2005 by Nick Nicolacopoulos,primarily as a Lethbridge and area residential alarm company and has evolved into 2 locations (Lethbridge and Calgary) almost 10,000 customers and 15 employees. We design, install and service residential/commercial/industrial alarm panels, surveillance systems, access control systems, structured wiring, Intercom systems and Multi room audio with certified electronics technicians on staff.

Guardian is the local Lethbridge and Calgary Authorized dealer for Securtek Monitoring Solutions, a Canadian ULC certified monitoring company serving over 60,000 customers in Western Canada. Guardian offers professional and reliable security for home, business or industry 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We install advanced wireless and wired equipment from top manufacturers to provide our customers with seamless systems that are customized to suit the customer's individual needs and budget. We are committed to work closely with the customer to guarantee an exceptional customer experience.


Focused on Service Excellence, Guardian utilizes the attributes of our people and advanced technology to be the consumers first choice for making homes, businesses and communities safer places to live, work and raise families. Guardian continually leverages it's strengths in order to reach its goal of being recognized as the security leader for personalized service and business excellence.


Our Salespeople and Technicians are trained seasoned professionals with industry certification in design and low voltage installations (i.e. Alarm panels, Surveillance systems, Access control, Multi room audio and structured wire). We Offer 24/7 on call service 365 days per year.


Guardian has showrooms/offices in both Lethbridge and Calgary where customers can view our products first hand and determine the best product to suit their needs and lifestyle. In addition customers can visit us at anytime during business hours for service or to ask us questions.

Learn More about Security Systems in Calgary

At Guardian Security Solutions, we are serious about protecting your family and your home, and we know you are too. Read through our blog to find useful information on security systems including home security, business security and much more. If you have any questions or would like to schedule your installation in Calgary or Lethbridge, give us a call today!

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    Use access control to keep your business safe during COVID-19


    The COVID-19 global pandemic presents a number of serious challenges for business owners, not the least of which is ensuring that employees and clients can visit their establishments in a safe manner.

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    How to improve your access control system


    Access control is the cornerstone of commercial security. Ensuring that only authorized people can reach sensitive areas and that you can monitor who goes where and when is crucial to the safety of your employees and customers.

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    5 Ways Security Cameras Can Help Your Business


    If you run a business, you may be wondering whether it’s worthwhile to have a surveillance system installed. Here are five key reasons why security cameras are a great investment for your company.

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    5 Benefits of Thermal Cameras


    Thermal imaging cameras detect the temperature by capturing infrared light. While the COVID-19 pandemic has put them in the spotlight due to their potential fever detection applications, they’re an all-around great investment for companies who need an extra bit of security.

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    Can thermal temperature detection help control COVID-19 infections?


    The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a wave of interest in thermal imaging cameras, especially those sensitive enough to detect small changes in body temperature, as they could be used to detect fever in sick people.

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    How to Keep Your Business Safe and Secure During the Pandemic


    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink many aspects of our lives. For owner-operators of retail stores and other establishments, it means facing a higher risk of break-ins.

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    4 ways your security system can save you money


    There are a number of financial benefits that come with installing a security system on your commercial property. Of course, it’ll protect you from vandalism and theft, but it’ll also save you money in the following four ways.

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    How to secure your healthcare facility


    Healthcare facilities of all types and sizes need to be serious about security. They typically keep a lot of medication on hand, some of which could have considerable value on the street and can be targeted by thieves. Here are the layers of security needed for your facility.

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  • 19/03/2020
    Should your security cameras be hidden or visible?


    One of the first decisions you’ll have to make when installing a commercial surveillance system is whether you want your cameras to be visible or hidden. There are pros and cons to each, and here’s what you need to know to make an informed choice.

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  • 19/03/2020
    4 reasons security systems fail


    Having a security system is crucial to ensuring your business is secure and your employees are safe. However, these systems can fail. Here are four common reasons this happens.

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  • 19/03/2020
    How to prevent employee theft


    According to the Retail Council of Canada, which represents over 45,000 stores across the country, employee theft costs businesses about $1.4 billion every year. Smaller businesses can struggle because of this, and that’s why it’s important to take steps to prevent it. Here’s what you can do.

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  • 19/03/2020
    4 pillars of commercial and industrial security


    Regardless of the industry or sector you’re in, there are four basic areas of security that every business should cover. Here’s what you need to know about them.

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  • 19/03/2020
    5 big security camera mistakes to avoid


    Cameras are a key part of your business’s security system, but they won’t be much help if they’re poorly placed. Here are five common security camera mistakes it’s best to avoid.

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  • 19/03/2020
    What to do after a break-in at your business


    A break-in at your business can have devastating material, financial and psychological consequences. If your business has recently been targeted by thieves or vandals, or if you want to make sure you and your employees are prepared, here’s what to do following a break-in.

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    Can surveillance equipment save you money on insurance?

    Surveillance equipment plays a big part in keeping your property secure. Not only does it deter criminals, but it can also provide evidence in the case of a crime, help you avoid trip-and-fall lawsuits and improve the productivity of your employees. These aren’t the only benefits of security systems and cameras, however. In certain cases, they can even help lower your insurance rates. Here’s what you should know.

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    5 steps to take after a burglary

    Nobody wants to arrive home or at the office to find a broken window or other sign of a break-in. Unfortunately, burglaries take place every day, and while you may hope it never happens to you, if it does, it’s important to know how to respond. Here are the five steps you should take if your home or business gets burglarized.

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  • Commercial Security Habits
    How to foster good security habits with your employees

    No matter what type of business you run, or what the size your team is, every company — including yours — should have some sort of security policy in place. 

    While your ideal security solution will depend on the sort of work you do, it’s important that all of your employees work together to keep your business safe. Here’s how to foster a culture of security within your team.

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    5 signs it’s time to upgrade your surveillance equipment

    Are you wondering if your security system is in need of an upgrade? If it’s been awhile, chances are the answer is yes. In fact, most security equipment needs to be modernized at least every ten years or so. However, there are more concrete ways to tell if your system is outdated. Here are five signs that it’s time to replace it.

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    Why one-size-fits-all security solutions don’t work

    As a business owner, you should be wary of off-the-shelf security solutions. While universal remedies to security risks may make for good advertising copy, in reality, a one-size-fits-all approach is inadequate. Keep reading to learn why you should instead opt for a customized commercial security system or commercial alarm systems for your Calgary business.

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    Keep Your Calgary Business Secure with Indoor CCTV

    Retail stores are an obvious target for thieves. With high-value merchandise and cash on premises, retail stores can provide easy opportunities for profit—at your expense. As a store owner, it’s essential that you have robust security in place, from intelligent alarm systems to commercial surveillance cameras (including both outdoor and indoor CCTV). Here are three of the most effective security measures for retailers to consider.

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" Having used Guardian Security for many years in my business and at my home, I can attest that I have never received this quality of customer service from any other security company. Any question is answered quickly and any issue is addressed thoroughly. I would, and have, recommend Guardian to anyone. "

Tim Rempel

President of Operations/Publisher2R Inc. / Lethbridge livingere

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  • Honeywell
  • Calgary Chamber of Commerce
  • Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce
  • ULC Certified
  • UL
  • Certificate of Recognition



4162 - 3961 52 Avenue NE
Calgary , AB
T3J 0J8

Phone: 403-233-7454

Fax: 403-265-2573 

Email: info@grdsec.ca


1513 3rd Ave S.Lethbridge, Alberta.

Phone: 403-320-0770
Fax: 403-320-0773

Email: info@grdsec.ca

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