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Wireless Home Security Systems

The old adage – that a man’s home is his castle – is a reference to the assumed safety and security one finds within their four walls. But how safe do you really feel in your home? Do you lose sleep at night, worrying that your home might not be as safe as you think it is? When you leave for vacation – or even just for work each day – do you wonder if your home will be the target of thieves?

One of the ways most homeowners help themselves to feel more secure in their homes – or when they are away from their homes – is with the use of a home alarm system. But choosing a security system that's right for your home can be a daunting task, with literally thousands of options on the market. Every company out there claims it is "the best" in the business, so how does the consumer know which one to select?

Nothing says safe and secure like the ability to view your home while you’re away at work, or thousands of miles away on vacation. Many of the top security companies now offer a wireless option which can be used with Smartphones and other wireless devices to check on the status of your home's security. Customers can arm and disarm their security systems using mobile applications, watch a live video feed of their home or view recordings from the security system (when applicable). Many consumers like having the option of being able to "check on" their homes themselves.

In addition to the ability to remotely view your home, wireless also means less mess during the installation process. The use of wireless home security devices means that the monitoring equipment does not have to be hard-wired into your walls. It can be placed on a table, a bookshelf or even mounted on a wall. Fewer wires also translates to more affordability for the homeowner who doesn’t want to spend up to $300 just to have the equipment necessary for operating their security system installed in their homes. Most wireless systems can be installed by the homeowner.

Three of the best home security systems available today include Frontpoint, Protect America, and ADT. They are ranked at the top due to affordability, reliability and ease of use. All three also offer wireless systems to their customers.

Frontpoint is ranked number one based on consumer reviews. This security company offers an all-cellular system, which comes with 24-hour nationwide monitoring. Wireless alarm systems and the ability to monitor your home through wireless capabilities is the number-one requested service of home security system consumers today.

Protect America offers five wireless options to its customers, with varying capabilities and a range of pricing based on the included components of each system. Protect America indicates that all of its systems are easy for the consumer to understand and all can be easily installed by the consumer.

ADT is well-known in the home security business, and also is ranked at number three by consumers for quality, affordability and ease of use. ADT is one of the most affordable providers in the business, and also offers its customers a wireless security system option.

No matter which provider you choose, make sure you research home security companies and make sure the package you choose is adequate for protecting your home.

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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.

 

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