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Home Security Systems Reviews 2016

Home Security Systems Reviews

The security industry is highly competitive, from local mom and pop companies to international giants. It is a relatively easy industry to enter, but a very hard one to offer a consistently great product and service over time, especially with new technologies being released every day. It has become difficult to keep up with all the changes and wrap your head around the latest and greatest house alarm offerings. With so many to choose from and so many things to consider, how do you know which home alarm system is right for you? Our home security systems reviews cover the top contenders and bring you our findings in our regularly updated reviews... Read More »

Home Security System Cancellation Policies


No one goes into a security contract expecting to cancel, but life happens and cancellation is sometimes necessary. And a lot of home security companies aren’t known for making their cancellation policies easy to find (after all, they don’t really want you to cancel). That’s why we’ve dug in and researched the cancellation policies of some of the top home ... Read More »

Best (and Cheapest) DIY Security Measures


The FBI reports that there were an estimated 1.7 million burglaries in 2014, the latest year for which statistics are available. The average loss of property was $2,251 per household. Certainly, no one wants to become part of those statistics. With improvements in home security technology, though, it has become easier than ever to safeguard your home and family. There ... Read More »

Silent Alarms: How They Work, and How to Set Them Up


What do you do if a burglar is in your home at the same time as you? You hide and hope you don’t get caught but you can’t make a sound. That means no calling the police. If you have a silent alarm set up you may be in luck. You could press the panic button to alarm authorities without the siren going off in your house. Or, a scarier scenario, the burglar has found you and told you to shut off the alarm. You can enter the duress code to turn the siren off, but it continues to alert the authorities. Find out how to get this set up and why it’s so important... Read More »

Scout Reviews: Modernized Security, Without a Contract


Scout offers some great-looking equipment that not only performs well but is also reasonably priced. Before Scout was created, the founder was searching for a home security system and felt that the industry was 20 years behind the times and outrageously expensive. So he decided to create his own security company with more affordable options: Scout. With Scout you have the option to monitor the system yourself or have it professionally monitored. You get to choose the equipment needed for your home and best of all...no contracts! Read further to learn more about Scout Alarm... Read More »

Remocam Reviews: The First IoT Camera?


  View on Amazon  Visit Website Even though Remocam has only been on the security scene for about two years, it’s an impressive little Wi-Fi camera that bests the Nest Cam in features and functionality. And although we do always recommend professionally monitored systems, Remocam offers security basics that can help you feel a little safer like 2-way voice, motion-sensing image capture, and a 335°+ view. Retailing at $200, ... Read More »

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