Strauss And SEi - Better Protection, More Options

Strauss Security Solutions is pleased to announce we recently merged with Security Equipment Inc. (SEi). We feel this partnership will allow us to offer the highest quality customer experience, while bringing together Strauss’ 92 years and SEi’s 50 years as security providers.

As a full-service security and locksmith company, we offer security solutions such as access and automated control systems, security cameras, security systems, safes, keyless entry locks, door hardware, fire and environmental hazards detection and more.

With over 90 years in the security business under our belt, it’s safe to say we know how to keep you safe!

Call 515-276-7030 today for a FREE security quote or fill out the form to get started now.

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Home Security

Protect your family and automate your living spaces with custom security solutions, providing whole home protection that fits your lifestyle.

Business Security

Safeguard your business and protect your employees with a fully integrated security system, providing whole business protection for one or multiple locations.


Speedy, efficient and professional locksmith services include lock out service, lock repair/replace, re-key services and high security keys/locks.


Our full-service showroom features a huge selection of residential and commercial designer hardware and security safes for your home and commercial properties.

We Protect What Matter’s Most to You

From installation to monitoring to service, Strauss does it all!

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Security System

Monitor your premises, anytime, anywhere from your smartphone, PC, laptop or tablet, with our advanced security systems from the world’s leading brands.

Customized Alarm Systems | Burglar/Holdup Alarms | Motion Detection | 24/7 Monitoring | Wired/Wireless options

Video Surveillance

Strauss sells, installs, monitors and maintains video surveillance solutions for residential and commercial properties to meet your specific needs.

Video Surveillance Systems (CCTV) | Video Doorbell | IP/HD Digital | Wireless/WiFi | On-the-go Mobile Control

Access Control

Access Control Systems offer the perfect combination of security and convenience by allowing access to sensitive areas of your home or business, eliminating the need to hand out keys.

Keyless Entry/Intercom/Video Systems | Card/Fob Access Systems | Web Hosted/Cloud Security | Padlocks


Simple, mobile and enjoyable – automate your life with advanced integrated systems. With smart apps to power your lifestyle, the only limit is your imagination!

Lock Control | Light/Temperature Control | Garage Door Control | Wireless Access | Notification Alerts

Life Safety

Life saving fire prevention and safety monitoring provides peace of mind and helps prevent excessive damage to your home/business with 24/7 reliable coverage.

Fire Monitoring | Carbon Monoxide Monitoring | Combustible Gas Monitoring | Water Detection Monitoring

For over 90 years, we have put security and safety first

Strauss Security Solutions is a full service security and locksmith provider, serving Des Moines, West Des Moines, Urbandale, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, or anywhere throughout Iowa.

Everything You Could Ask For and More

Since 1927 we have been providing the peace of mind you can depend on.

Fast, Local Response

Our UL Listed Monitoring at SEi’s Customer Care Center keeps watch over our customers alarm systems 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Proven Track Record

Strauss Security Solutions is a family-owned, full-service residential and commercial security company that has been serving Iowa for more than 90 years.

Customized Solutions

We provide highly advanced security systems that are customized to your specific needs, to keep your home or business as safe and secure as it can be.

Expert Service and Maintenance

Strauss proudly employs the most talented people in the industry who make it their mission to make our customers and their safety the #1 priority.

Integrated Security Systems

Smart Security systems allow you to maintain complete control of your property at all times and monitor remotely from hundreds of miles away.

Advanced Technology

We stay on the forefront of leading technologies and offer solutions from a wide range of manufacturers.

Call 515-276-7030 today for a FREE security quote or fill out the form to get started now.

Strauss provides residential and commercial security that’s unmatched anywhere else.

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What Our Client’s Say

"Highly recommend them!"

“Strauss Security Solutions is great to work with. They protect both my home and my business. Always deal with local people as far as account questions and technicians.”

Ben Buenzow

"Phenomenal experience from start to finish!"

“The team that I worked with at their showroom in Urbandale – Justin, Clayton, and Dan – were incredibly knowledgeable and accommodating. We needed our locks changed ASAP and Strauss delivered! You’ve gained a new, loyal customer!”

Kim Dewey

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