Home Security

Abode Security Review on Desktop

Abode Home Security Review

Kasey Tross | Nov 15, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Home Security

We took a closer look at this company’s alarm systems and learned that it’s got some promising features with its equipment and pricing, but it also has a few drawbacks when it comes to customer service.

SimpliSafe vs ADT Home Security

SimpliSafe vs. ADT Home Security

Kasey Tross | Nov 16, 2018 | Home Security

Not sure whether to DIY your home security with affordable SimpliSafe or go pro with security veteran ADT? SafeWise has broken down the pros and cons of each company to help you make the best decision for you and your home.

simplisafe vs. frontpoint home security

SimpliSafe vs. Frontpoint Home Security

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 13, 2018 | Home Security, SafeWise Reviews

SafeWise compares DIY security favorites SimpliSafe and Frontpoint. Find out how each company stacks up on price, contract, features, connection, and home automation.

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How to Secure Your Sliding Glass Door

Laura E. Hilton | Nov 14, 2018 | Home Security

Sliding glass doors can be a huge liability for home safety. Follow our tips to secure your doors quickly and easily.

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Ring Security System Review

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 2, 2018 | Home Security, Product Reviews

Ring Alarm is a cheap, simple, and stylish DIY home security system. We put it to the test—read our Ring security system review to see how we liked it.

Xfinity Home Security Review

Kasey Tross | Nov 1, 2018 | Home Security, Product Reviews, SafeWise Reviews

Xfinity Home offers modern security equipment for home automation, but is it worth the cost? SafeWise reviews pricing, packages, and more.

Nest outdoor security camera on house

The 10 Best Outdoor Security Cameras of 2018

Rebecca Edwards | Sep 26, 2018 | Home Security

We looked at cost, night vision, motion detection, Wi-Fi capability, and extras like how easy (or hard) each camera is to install. Whether budget or smart function is your priority, we’ve got your outdoor security camera match.

SimpliSafe hub on kitchen counter

SimpliSafe Security System Review

Rebecca Edwards | Nov 19, 2018 | Home Security, Product Reviews

SimpliSafe offers well-designed, low-cost, DIY home security. We tested it out to see how SimpliSafe stacks up in regard to pricing and packages, tech and design, customer service, and equipment. We like its no-contract monitoring service, but equipment options are slim compared to other home security systems.

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Pros and Cons of Self Monitored Security Systems

Kasey Tross | Jul 19, 2018 | Home Security
You want someone to keep an eye on your home when you're away, but the real question is, should that someone be you? Self-monitored home security gives you the power to monitor your own home...

The Best Smart Home Security

Kasey Tross | Jul 19, 2018 | Home Security
It's exciting to be able to offload some day-to-day stresses by adding smart home products into your life, like doorbells that let you know who's at the front door and security systems that automatically arm...