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In over a decade of researching and writing about home security, we’ve learned the perfect security system for one person could be completely wrong for someone else.
That’s why our home security reviews dig into what each company is best at. With that info you can find a system that’s tailored to your needs, whether you want cheap monthly monitoring, the latest home automation gear, or a system with no contract.
If you are concerned about creating a safe online environment for your kids, consider adding parental controls to your home wireless network. See which devices and software we determined as the most effective when it comes to protecting your children from online risks.
Caséta Wireless by Lutron is an easy, DIY lighting system that supports up to 50 devices. Read our review to find out if it is a good system for your home.
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? iSmartAlarm is an affordable self-monitored security system that offers plenty of flexibility. Read our review to find out if it will work for you.
Kidde is one of the leading manufacturers of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. We’ve chosen a few favorites. Check out our top recommendations.
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…
Compare ADT and Protect America. Both companies offer landline monitoring, but which one is right for your home?
When it comes to security systems, ADT and SimpliSafe are on opposite ends of the spectrum. See them side-by-side and find out which is best for your family.
If you don’t want to invest in a full security system, installing a video doorbell can go a long way in keeping you and your family safer. They not only protect the most vulnerable point of entry to your home (the front door) but also help you keep an eye on porch valuables like newly delivered packages or your favorite lawn gnome when you’re away from your home. Our Ring video doorbell review featuring hands-on setup and testing, images, tech specs, pros/cons of the doorbell, and consumer reviews.
If you are interested in getting a home security system but you lack the interest or the ability to do the installation yourself, consider a professionally installed system. With professional installation, you’ll get a working system right away and without any pressure. Read on to see our recommendations for best home security systems with professional installation.
If your home security system is not using cellular technology, there’s reason for concern. A non-cellular alarm system is much more vulnerable to being compromised. Why are cellular security systems safer?…
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