Do you understand the differences between an alarm system, a control panel, and a monitoring connection. For many interested homeowners, these phrases are as confusing as a foreign language. Let our experts guide you through simple definitions of the most important terms used in the home security market.
Most people add a security system to their home because they want to minimize the risk of a break-in and be sure their home and loved ones have the benefit of around-the-clock professional monitoring. And while these reasons are the primary benefits of a security system, there are many other benefits to be considered. Take a look at our fast fact round up of benefits homeowners can take advantage of with a modern security system in their home.
Looking to find the home security provider that will deliver the system and service you deserve? Review our ranking of the top providers in 2016 to find out who took the number one position and who fell short. Don’t make this important decision without reading our expert’s findings first.
Trying to determine what home security provider offers the best product and service to fit your home and family’s needs can be a daunting task. That’s why our experts compared the best Canadian providers to determine which alarm company stands above the rest. Read what our expert’s have to say before you decide on who you rely on for your family’s protection.
Home security has existed in one form or another for over one hundred years and over that time, more than one type of monitoring technique has been developed, tested and been implemented. But do you know which one is considered the best? Find out more about the pros and cons of each type, so you know what system is best for you.
False alarms can be an infuriating and costly inconvenience for a homeowner and can cause major problems for your monitoring company and local law enforcement as well. Learn more about the most common causes and some easy ways you virtually eliminate them from happening to your home security system.
Many consumers interested in home security want to know who the best company is and why before they decide on a provider. Find out why our expert thinks Frontpoint offers advantages no competitor can match and why we selected them as our Premier Customer Care Partner for the year – a mark of distinction that only one company can claim due to their unwavering commitment to providing the best possible experience for their customers. Find out why Frontpoint is the first choice for more and more homeowners looking for peace of mind.
From blizzards to hurricanes, floods and tornadoes, every year Mother Nature delivers with full force, leaving behind destroyed property, homes and lives. Read our guide to prepare yourself and your family now so that when disaster strikes you’re prepared and know what to do before bad weather hits and what to do when the skies clear.
Adding a home security system from a trusted provider is a great step in providing security for your home, but it’s just one aspect of a comprehensive plan to ensure your family and home’s safety and security. Read our expert guide to find other simple tips that will help you and your family feel safer and more secure at home.
While most of us don’t enter into service agreements with the intention of cancelling early, it’s still important to fully understand all your obligations and responsibilities when signing an agreement that could make you legally liable for fees. Check out our quick guide of the cancellation policies of many of the top home security companies to learn what you may owe if you cancel.
When looking for the right alarm company, it’s vital to know how you will be treated as a customer before you sign a contract. Use our customer service comparison chart to see what companies have the best reputation for treating customers well. Find out who earns our top spot by delivering the best possible customer experience.
How much you’ll have to spend to get the level of service you want from a home security system is one of the most important factors in finding the best solution for your home security needs. Our expert comparison chart makes it easy by putting the top rated national home security providers side by side to see who measures up. Whether you’re looking for just the essentials or a more advanced security or full home automation, we’ve got the information you need in a format that’s quick and easy to read.
Selecting the right solution for your home can be a daunting task for many homeowners but it doesn’t have to be. Our expert guide will help you understand what you need to ask yourself and ask the security companies you’re considering before you make this very important decision for you and your family’s peace of mind.
Different homes require different home security equipment to stay safe. And with literally hundreds of different devices and types of equipment to consider, it’s extremely important to understand what their differences and similarities are and what you really need when it comes to selecting the right home security package and the right home security provider. Read our expert’s guide so you understand what you want, what you need and what will deliver.
What is Medical Alert Monitoring (MAM) and is it something you need? Learn more about this life-saving technology and what to look for in providers with our expert overview of Medical Alert Monitoring and Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS).
What states, cities and towns have the highest number of sworn police officers? And how does that number compare against the population of each place? We looked at the most recent complete data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report to get a better understanding of the number of police in our country and the breakdown of citizens per officer. Find out if where you live ranks as one of the most policed places in America and what that may mean about the general security and safety of your community.
Want to know the safest places to live in the United States? We looked at the numbers, including verified crime statistics from the FBI as well as other health and safety statistics to determine what states offer their residents the safest living standards. Whether you’re looking to move or just want to see if your state is considered a safe place to live, find out now.
Every 18 seconds a burglar breaks-in to a home in the United States. A frightening reality for many is also a common fear for the rest. But there are some simple things you can do to minimize the risk of your home being broken into. Follow our expert guide to understanding burglaries and learn what you can do to make your home safer and more secure today.
Our expert takes a look at the field of DIY security solution providers and separates the good from the bad and the best from the better to help you determine which security solution offers the best self-setup system for your needs. Don’t pick your alarm system before reading our expert’s opinion and recommendations.