Before you purchase a home security system, you want to decide what type of installation you’re comfortable with. Many home security systems on the market today have DIY (do-it-yourself) setups. However, some require a professional’s assistance. Which type of installation is right for you, and does the installation type affect the way the system performs?
SimpliSafe vs Vivint Security Systems Compared: Cost, Monitoring, Installation, Customer Service, And More
Are you looking for a basic or more elaborate home security system? Both SimpliSafe and Vivint can provide security for your home, but the two have vastly different offerings. SimpliSafe offers a more simple security system at a lower cost. Meanwhile, Vivint has added features, like home automation, that you may be willing to pay extra for. Compare the two head-to-head and decide which aligns more closely with what you want.
Abode and Ring Alarm are two options for DIY home security systems. Neither has long-term contracts, and both offer professional monitoring as an option. However, one of them is more established, has better pricing, more equipment options, and better technology. Decide which one is best for your home by reading our comparison.
Ring Alarm is a popular home security solution for many households, and it has many cameras to choose from. The Ring cameras can integrate with the security system, or you can use them independently. Ring has two indoor camera models, Indoor Cam and Stick Up Cam. Our review covers both devices’ details, so you can decide which is best for your home…
Best Cheap Home Security System: Do It Yourself, Pro Install, Camera Systems, Wireless, Outdoor, And More
Want a home security system that’s dependable but won’t break your bank? We’ve reviewed the cheapest, professionally monitored home security systems and give you the lowdown on what you get with each company. We’ve ranked the companies based on cost and performance to make it easy for you.
Another new entrant into the now crowded home security space, Cove Security offers equipment and professional monitoring at mouth watering prices. But at the moment the equipment line-up is rather barebones. Can Cove provide the protection you need or are you better off going with an alternate provider? Our experts dive in and find out.
Frontpoint licenses Alarm.com’s Skybell doorbell camera to work with its security system. It acts as an outside motion detector and video camera all in one. The installation setup is pretty simple, and we’ve written out the easy steps below.
Installing a Ring Doorbell isn’t as intimidating as it sounds. Whether you already own one or are considering getting one, I hope this my firsthand experience (with the Ring Doorbell 2 in this case, but the setup is more or less the same with other versions) simplifies the installation for you…
Using a password manager is safer than not using one at all. If you aren’t using a password manager, you’re most likely guilty of using the same password for multiple accounts, and it’s probably the name of your pet or includes an important date. These types of passwords are easy to hack, which is why password managers are a must. Password managers can help create secure login credentials and keep them stored in a safe place. I’ve used both Dashlane and LastPass, and they both do a great job storing my credentials. But is there one I’d recommend over the other?…
ADT Security Cameras Reviews: Outdoor, Indoor, Doorbell, Surveillance, Pulse, Cost, Installation, And More
Looking for a home security company with a well-known brand behind it but don’t want the associated high fees? ADT acquired LifeShield in 2019 and rebranded it Blue by ADT. They offers three different cameras to help secure your home, which you can use independently or with a Blue by ADT security system.