BEST HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS OF 2018

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Vivint

9.8/10

Shopping Experience

9.9

Equipment & Setup

9.8

Cost & Value

9.6

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.7

BEST HOME SECURITY SYSTEM OF 2018

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  • 34% of burglars enter through the front door!
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Frontpoint

9.6/10

Shopping Experience

9.7

Equipment & Setup

9.7

Cost & Value

9.5

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9.4

BEST "DIY" SYSTEM AVAILABLE

  • 96% of customers would recommend Frontpoint
  • Monthly monitoring plans start at a low $34.99 and equipment packages start at $99.95
  • BBB accredited business, 3-year warranty on equipment, 30-day risk free guarantee
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Protect America

8.7/10

Shopping Experience

8.8

Equipment & Setup

8.7

Cost & Value

8.9

Monitoring Service & Reputation

8.5

BUDGET OPTIONS AVAILABLE

  • Plans start at $19.99 per month
  • Low price guarantee
  • Various free equipment options
  • Lifetime warranty
  • 3-year service term

ADT

8.6/10

Shopping Experience

8.6

Equipment & Setup

8.7

Cost & Value

8.2

Monitoring Service & Reputation

9

STRONG BRAND NAME

  • Strong Money-Back Guarantee in the Industry
  • Easy-to-use mobile app for remote monitoring
  • Same-Day professional installation by SafeStreetsUSA
  • 3-year service term

OTHER BIG-BRAND HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS

More than ten Home Security Systems were reviewed and ranked for 2018 with only 4 making our BEST list. Below are some of the bigger brand providers you may be familiar with that did NOT make our Best of 2018 List.

SimpliSafe

7.9/10

Shopping Experience

8.2

Equipment & Setup

8.2

Cost & Value

7.5

Monitoring Service & Reputation

7.6

  • No contracts and a 60-day money back guarantee
  • Low monitoring fees at $14.99 per month
  • Change the batteries less often with signal-burst technology
  • Cellular and Wi-Fi connection for better protection

AT&T Digital Life

7.8/10

Shopping Experience

8

Equipment & Setup

8

Cost & Value

7.5

Monitoring Service & Reputation

7.5

  • Combine phone, internet, and security into one bill
  • Ability to add home automation to package
  • Transparent pricing
  • 14-day trial period

Xfinity Home

7.6/10

Shopping Experience

8

Equipment & Setup

7.5

Cost & Value

7.5

Monitoring Service & Reputation

7.5

  • Combine phone, internet, and security into one bill
  • Integrate other home automation brands with your system
  • Security video can be viewed on your television
  • 30-day trial period

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