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Best Security Lights for Outside Your Home

Best Security Lights for Outside Your Home

UNC Charlotte’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology conducted a study of over 400 incarcerated burglars to uncover what motivates them and if there were any specific deterrents that they encountered. One of the most commonly mentioned deterrents was a lack of hiding spots available on well-lit properties…

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SimpliSafe Home Security Review | Affordable Basic Home Security without Contracts

SimpliSafe Home Security Review | Affordable Basic Home Security without Contracts

SimpliSafe is your best option for cheap professional monitoring with no contract. Systems are contract-free, inexpensive, and easy to set up. Small drawbacks include limited home automation and the lack of an outdoor camera…

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Ring Alarm Security System Review 2019

Ring Alarm Security System Review 2019

Ring offers an inexpensive, install-it-yourself security system with a great monitoring price. As a newer system, it’s still being fine-tuned, so there are some kinks. Is the Ring security system the latest and greatest in home protection? We decided to find out by testing the system in a team member’s home. Our verdict—we think it has potential, but it’s still too early to tell.

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Frontpoint Security Review: Easy DIY Installation and Great Service

Frontpoint Security Review: Easy DIY Installation and Great Service

Frontpoint strikes a happy balance between a premium DIY installation experience and superior customer service. Read our review of Frontpoint home security plans, prices, customer service, and more.

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Vivint Review | Affordable Monitoring and High-End Equipment

Vivint Review | Affordable Monitoring and High-End Equipment

Vivint is one of the only big security companies to offer a contract-free security option. This customer-first thinking is a big part of why we recommend Vivint over other security companies. Read on for a full review of Vivint home security….

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ADT Home Security Review | Fast Installation and Superior Monitoring

ADT Home Security Review | Fast Installation and Superior Monitoring

ADT Home Security is the most familiar name when it comes to monitored security systems, but does it still match up against the competition? Read on for a full ADT Home Security system review…

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Best Apartment Security Systems for Renters: Flexible and Affordable

Best Apartment Security Systems for Renters: Flexible and Affordable

When you rent a home, you may be restricted as to what changes you can make to the unit. Maybe your living situation is temporary and you don’t want to be locked in to a monitoring contract and a system you can’t take with you. Whatever the situation, as a renter, you have a unique set of circumstances that may make finding the right home security system tricky. Lucky for you, we have our top five picks for home security systems that suit a renter’s needs…

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Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

Best & Safest Starter Cell Phones for Kids

Getting a phone for your kids involves a lot of decisions: When is the right time to give your kids a phone? How old should they be? What rules and guidelines will you set? Should you add a line to your family cell phone plan or use a prepaid service? What about parental controls? We’ve got info to help you make those decisions below, plus our recommendations for the best phones for kids at all different stages—read on to find out more.

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The Best Window and Door Sensors in 2019

The Best Window and Door Sensors in 2019

Doors and windows are the most obvious entry points for potential burglars, so securing them is crucial to making your home safer. When your doors are already deadbolted and your windows are fitted with locks, there’s no better way to make these entry points more secure than with window and door sensors, which alert you to any unwanted entries into your home…

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Abode Review | Affordable Monitoring without Contracts

Abode Review | Affordable Monitoring without Contracts

Abode lets you self-monitor your system for free with a mobile app. Plus, it doesn’t require contracts and comes with lots of smart home integration. Downsides are limited customer service and lack of an outdoor camera.

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