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Our security systems section covers all aspects of securing your home with an alarm system. We review home alarm companies, and provide comparison tables to give you insights into pricing, features, terminologies, and more so you can make an informed purchasing decision. We also welcome our reader feedback and allow you to submit your own security system reviews which may be published or integrated into existing reviews.

Home Security Systems Reviews 2015

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 »

What Are the Best Home Security Systems in Canada, eh?

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There’s no place like home. It’s your safe haven after a long day. It’s where your family lives and friends hang out. It’s where your stuff is. Wouldn’t you do everything you could to protect it? Safeguarding your home not only means protecting your loved ones and personal belongings, it also means protecting your largest investment. Below, we review several options for home security systems in Canada... Read More »

Security System Scams: What To Look For

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Security systems are complicated networks of switches and triggers that can be more confusing than anyone might expect. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the difference between a quality system and one that should never be relied on to protect your home and family. Enter the security system salesman. Here are some things to look for to avoid falling for any security system scams... Read More »

LiveWatch Reviews: Are They As Good As They Seem?

LiveWatch Reviews

More than 200,000 people use LiveWatch for their home security needs. Previously known as SafeMart, LiveWatch offers good equipment that is completely wireless and you can self install. Their touchscreen control panel has a built-in camera to capture an intruder if they try to disarm your panel. This is a rare feature that is offered and we think is pretty cool. However, there are some things that LiveWatch could improve upon... Read More »

GuardMe Security Reviews: Too Good To Be True?

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GuardMe Security offers burglar alarms, cameras, fire alarms and home automation to secure your home. They cover 25 of the 50 states but very little has been written about them online. You have to contact them directly for packages and pricing information, which is frustrating. However, when you look at their customer reviews you can see that more than 90% of them are positive. If GuardMe Security covers your area, they may be a viable option... Read More »

Best Wireless Home Security Kit: Piper vs Canary vs iSmartAlarm vs SimpliSafe

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Why should you choose a wireless home security kit over a more traditional, wired security system? Wireless systems are typically cheaper, easier to install and are easy to relocate. DIY wireless system kits are becoming more popular because they come with all the parts you need for comprehensive security monitoring, but without a monthly monitoring fee. How do you know which one is best? Read more to see what your options are... Read More »

suretyCAM Review: Keeping Ohio Secure?

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SuretyCAM is still a relatively small home security company. Their security and automation packages are only available in central Ohio. SuretyCam's DIY solutions, called suretyDIY, are available in the entire U.S., except for Florida. A quick Google search for suretyCAM reviews will reveal that this company is known for its customer service. They backed this reputation up and did a great job of answering my mystery shopping questions on 5 different phone calls I made to them. From what I've learned, they try to understand your needs so that you get the system you want. However, it's difficult to find information on this company. There is practically zero information out there about suretyCAM and suretyDIY unless it's from the company itself. Also, the information below is both about suretyCAM and suretyDIY combined giving the confusing nature of their website (interlinking both services). We try our best to sift through this surety mess for you!... Read More »

Devcon Security Review: Florida Based ADT Dealer

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Go ahead, Google Devcon Security reviews and see what you get. We dare ya! A simple search will show you results including many complaints from customers about improper installations, poor customer service, and more. Lucky for you, most of these are from when the company was selling its own home security equipment and today they have changed their business model to be an ADT dealer instead. So far, it seems to be a better path for them... Read More »

Should I Buy a CPI Security System?

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If you live in Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina and are considering investing in a home security system then you'll want to read these CPI Security Reviews. CPI Security is a regional company that offers most of the things that other home security providers offer: notification alerts, monitoring and customizable packages. However, they don't have the best reputation... Read More »