TopConsumerReviews.com Best Home Security Systems
      August 24, 2019

Home  >  Home Security  >  Articles

Best Home

Security Systems

  1. Protect America
  2. ADT
  3. Vivint
  4. Get Safe
  5. SimpliSafe
  6. Guardian
  7. Alarm Force
  8. Protection One
  9. Alarm Relay
  10. Xfinity
  11. CPI Security

Compare Products

  • Select any 2 companies in our reviews to compare them head-to-head!
  • Compare

Your Information Is Secure
Preventing burglaries: How To Protect Your Home Newsletter

Latest Reviews

Cellulite

Cruise Vacations

Colon Cleansers

Keto Diets

Olive Oil Clubs

Online Fitness

Personal Trainers

Pet Meds

Popular Diets

Printer Ink

 

Related Articles

Benefits of a Home Security System

Beyond Home Security: Home Automation

Home Automation – The Next Trend in Home Security

Home Security for Apartment Dwellers

Home Security Monitoring Companies: Pros and Cons

Home Security Tips for Seniors

Home Security Tips for Renters

Home Security Trends

How Home Security Systems Help Seniors

How to Prepare for a Home Security System

Is Home Security Important?

Newest Home Security Features

Self-Monitoring Home Security Systems: Pros and Cons

Shopping Home Security For The Elderly

Tips on DIY (Do It Yourself) Home Security

Tips to Keep Your Family Safe At Home

What to Look For in a Home Security System

What's New in Home Security

Wireless Home Security Systems

 

Top Consumer Reviews Articles

TopConsumerReviews.com provides unique articles that you won't find anywhere else on the internet. These articles are designed to help you make the most informed decisions possible.

Home Security Tips for Renters

Like homeowners, renters need to take control of their own home security. Apartment and home renters face their own unique security problems. Unlike homeowners, renters may not have control over service people or apartment complex employees who have access to their apartments while the renter is gone. Although they may not own the property, renters can take control over some of these security risks by taking a few precautions. Renters should discuss any security concerns they may have with the landlord before signing a contractual rental agreement.

Change the locks. Chances are in a rental situation, previous tenants and perhaps their friends and family members may have keys to the apartment. Either ensure that the landlord has changed the locks or make a request that that high-quality locks and deadbolts be installed. Go online and look for quality deadbolts and bump-proof locks.

Also, install new window locks as well as locks on sliding glass doors, whether you live on the first floor or above. Do not assume that if your new apartment is above the first floor that you do not have to worry about someone entering your domicile through windows and sliding glass doors.

Install an alarm system. Check with the landlord and ask about installing an alarm system. Today's wireless security systems make it easy for you to install a high-quality alarm system without drilling holes in the wall and wiring. Furthermore, the wireless systems can be easily disconnected and transported when you are ready to move. There are a wide variety of wireless systems on the market today. Be sure to go online and look for the system that will best suit your needs.

Utilize video cameras. Renters may not always know service workers who are entering the premises on behalf of the landlord. Wireless security video cameras allow the tenant to record those who enter the apartment or home while he is away. Wireless video cameras can be placed around the apartment for monitoring. With mobile self-monitoring, the tenant can access the video remotely and keep tabs on those in the property. Look online for the video security system that will work for you.

Purchase renter's insurance. Typically, property losses of the renter due to theft are not covered by the landlord’s insurance. Renters should purchase insurance if their valuables and property are worth more than the cost of the insurance premiums. Renter's insurance policies vary greatly in price and coverage. Be sure to research them online to find the coverage and price that suits your situation and budget.

Home security is for the renter as well as the homeowner. Be sure to go online to find more tips and home security products for the renter.

Amazon slashes prices on Blink indoor home security cameras

Amazon slashed prices on Blink's Indoor Home Security Cameras in a pre-Labor Day Sale. Earlier this week Amazon cut the costs on Blink XT2 indoor/outdoor camera systems. Blink's indoor home security ...

Published:  Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:00:00 GMT



The 5 Best Perks of Social Security

As of July 2019, the average disabled worker was bringing home $1,236 each month. In addition to disability benefits, Social Security provides survivor's insurance protection to a whopping 96% of all ...

Published:  Sat, 24 Aug 2019 03:06:00 GMT



At Home: Automation trending in home security

Automation is the latest trend in home security systems, allowing users to monitor their residence from a distance via a smartphone or tablet 24/7, even on vacation. Smart security systems are ...

Published:  Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:28:00 GMT



'Most humiliating experience of my life:' North Carolina homeowner handcuffed, detained after home security false alarm

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A North Carolina man said he was humiliated inside his home by police, handcuffed and detained in only his underwear after his home security was accidentally set off. Kazeem ...

Published:  Sat, 24 Aug 2019 06:27:00 GMT



VIDEO: North Carolina homeowner handcuffed by police, detained after home security false alarm

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Kazeem Oyeneyin has lived in his home in north Raleigh for the past five years and this wasn't the first time his home security system has been tripped by mistake. Typically, he ...

Published:  Sat, 24 Aug 2019 07:54:00 GMT



Home Security System Installer Put Secret Cameras in Girls' Bathrooms, Gets Life in Prison

An Oklahoma man who secretly videotaped young girls and teens in their bedrooms and bathrooms for years was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday. Ryan Alden was sentenced after pleading guilty to ...

Published:  Thu, 22 Aug 2019 05:54:00 GMT



European home security systems market has reached $9.04 billion in 2018 - A Latest Research Report to Share Market Insights and Dynamics

Aug 22, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- European home security systems market has reached $9.04 billion in 2018 and will continue to grow rapidly : Top Keyplayers are ABB Ltd., ADT, Allegion, Assa Abloy, ...

Published:  Thu, 22 Aug 2019 03:40:00 GMT



Home security tips for while you're away

Let me introduce you to a new player in home security. Because of her, would-be thieves think I have a dog and a baby and that I throw a lot of parties and play a lot of table tennis. You may know her ...

Published:  Sun, 18 Aug 2019 03:08:00 GMT



ADT Disclaimer:

$99 Customer Installation Charge. 36-Month Monitoring Agreement required at $36.99 per month ($1,331.64), 24-Month Monitoring Agreement required at $36.99 ($887.76) for California, including Quality Service Plan (QSP). Form of payment must be by credit card or electronic charge to your checking or savings account. Offer applies to homeowners only. Local permit fees may be required. Satisfactory credit history required. Certain restrictions may apply. Offer valid for new ADT Authorized Premier Provider customers only and not on purchases from ADT LLC. Other rate plans available. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Licenses: AL-15-1104, AK-35221, AZ-ROC217517, AR-2008-0014, CA-ACO6320, CT-ELC.0193944-L5, DE-07-212, FL-EC13003427, DC-602513000006, GA-LVA205395, HI-CT30946, ID-ELE-SC-39312, IL-127.001042, IN-City of Indianapolis: LAC-000156, IA-AC-0036, KY-City of Louisville: 483, LA-F1082, LA-F1914, LA-F1915, ME-LM50017382, MD-107-1626, MA-1355C, MI-3601205773, MN-TS01807, MS-15007958, MO-City of St. Louis: CC354, St. Louis County: 89767, MT-247, NE-14451, NV-68518, City of Las Vegas: 3000002944, NJ-34BF00021800, NM-353366, NY-Licensed by the N.Y.S. Dept. of State UID#12000286189, #12000286451, NC-1622-CSA, OH-53891446, City of Cincinnati: AC86, OK-1048, OR-170997, Pennsylvania Home Improvement Contractor Registration Number: PA22999, RI-3582, SC-BAC5630, SD-1025-7001-ET, TN-C1520, TX-B13734, ACR-3492, UT-6422596-6501, VT-ES-2382, VA-115120, WA-602588694/PROTEYH934RS, WV-042433, WI-City of Milwaukee: PAS-0002640, WY-LV-G-21499. 3750 Priority Way South Dr. Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46240 ©2014 Defender Security

 

Vivint Disclaimer:

Activation Fee and 42-Month Monitoring Agreement at a minimum of $49.99/mo., home ownership, and satisfactory credit history required. Local permit fees and/or sales tax may apply. Services not available in all areas.

 

Share Us!    Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Twitter Share TopConsumerReviews.com on LinkedIn Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Google+ Share TopConsumerReviews.com on Pinterest

Home      About Us      Terms & Conditions      Privacy Policy      Contact Us      Disclosure