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Our home security section encompasses all aspects of securing your home and safeguarding your belongings. We review security systems and provide home safety checklists, burglaries statistic infographics, and more to help you keep your family, loved ones, and property safe and secure.

Vivint vs Frontpoint: How Do Our #7 And #1 Picks Compare?


Who wins in the battle of Vivint vs. Frontpoint? Great question! Vivint offers great monitoring 24/7, a lifetime equipment warranty, and innovative technology. However, Frontpoint comes out on top offering 24/7 monitoring as well as shorter contract lengths, easier installation, better package options, and outstanding customer service. Read on to go into further detail. vs Key Differences: Vivint vs Frontpoint ... 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 »

2016 Home Security Survey

2016 Home Security Survey

Asecurelife.com has been researching, analyzing, and ranking home security companies for over 7 years, and every year we look to the customer reviews and feedback people leave online to help guide our ranking of each security provider. We need your help! This year, we’re asking for your help. We need five (or less) minutes of your time to answer a few questions ... 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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