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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 »

Scout Reviews: Modernized Security, Without a Contract

Scout Alarm Review

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?

Remocam Review

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, we ... Read More »

Best Security Systems with Free Installation: FrontPoint vs Protect America vs LiveWatch

Free Installation Security Systems

This article is dedicated to explaining the installation process for each of the companies ranked in our 2015 Home Security Systems Review with free installation. We have ranked the companies in here 1-7 to help you see who comes out on top and who falls short. We want you to know what you're getting into before you buy a system and we think this article can help you. Find out how difficult it is to install these top rated security systems by reading this article... Read More »

Best Security Systems Without a Contract


For Security  Visit Website Read Review For Complete DIY Visit Website Read Review For Video Visit Website Read Review Our Top Three No Contract Security Systems Below we’ve listed our top three security systems without a contract. They each serve a specific purpose, as opposed to three closely related systems. Each of these models has a specific lifestyle in mind; whether you ... Read More »

iSmartAlarm Review: Our Experience With iSmartAlarm

iSmartAlarm Review

If you are like us, you are probably thinking, "Is iSmart the latest creation by Apple?" No, it's not. So, if Apple did not make it, what is all this buzz about the iSmartAlarm? We've tested it out to see. Read our iSmartAlarm Review to find out how the system works, some pros and cons as well as what we love and what they could improve upon. Learn more about iSmartAlarm, including the installation process, by reading our firsthand account... Read More »

What’s the Cheapest Security System That We Recommend?

What's the Cheapest Security System That We Recommend?

Protecting your home from an intruder doesn't have to kill your budget. Some of the best home security providers offer a cheaper package to fit into your budget. We review the five least expensive systems available and discuss whether they are monitored or not. These security systems are likely to be the most basic offerings a company has with no security cameras, home automation, etc. However, there are some instances that may surprise you - they did us!... Read More »

2GIG Review: The Future of Home Security?

2 Gig Review

Unless you're a home security expert, you've likely never heard of 2GIG - a next-gen, wireless home security and automation system that could be a game changer in the way home security systems operate in the future. As its website suggests, "Make any home a smart home;" Linear's 2GIG Technology system is best described as a smart phone for your residence. The products are available through select home security system providers, or you can go the DIY route. However, does 2GIG home security and automation live up to its hype? Read our 2GIG review to see if this could be the best home security product for your home... Read More »

LiveWatch vs Frontpoint: Compare The Best Cellular Security Systems

Livewatch vs. Frontpoint

LiveWatch and Frontpoint are both ranked in our top three for best home alarm systems. Both companies have great reputations when it comes to customer service and their security packages perform well. In this LiveWatch vs Frontpoint article, we have put these two head to head so you can see what the similarities and differences are between them at each price point. But, remember, it's not all about price - if you are looking to make your home more secure, you want to carefully consider the tradeoffs of each company at each price tier... Read More »