Top Home Security Systems in San Diego*

SafeWise ranks the best home security systems in your area.

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Local pick
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Cox Homelife
Starting from
$40.00
/mo
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    Starter kit included w/credit approval
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    App included w/every plan
Luxury smart home pick
Vivint
Vivint
Starting from
$29.99
/mo
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    Advanced smart home tech
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    One app for everything
High-end DIY pick
Frontpoint
Frontpoint
Starting from
$49.99
/mo
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    Easy DIY installation
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    Risk-free trial
Reader favorite
SimpliSafe
SimpliSafe
Starting from
$14.99
/mo
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    Most popular DIY system
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    Money-back guarantee
Pro-monitoring pick
ADT
ADT
Starting from
$27.99
/mo
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    Trusted name
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    9 monitoring centers

What You Pay for Home Security in San Diego, CA

Home security prices are very competitive and are determined using factors such as monitoring services, installation fees, and the equipment chosen. Home security vendors in San Diego offer a wide range of services, equipment and other options, making easy to find a security system perfect for your home, lifestyle, and budget. If you're handy, installing the alarm system yourself could save you as much as $200, which is the average cost for professional installation. Monitoring fees for most systems cover a wide range as well, from $29.99 on the low end up to $200 for top of the line services. Equipment costs vary from company to company; some will throw in a basic system at no charge when you sign up for monitoring. Another option for homeowners is to purchase a system outright, usually for less than $250.

San Diego Residents Can Enjoy Wireless Home Security

Wireless home security systems come with the added advantage of never needing to drill holes to run wires throughout your San Diego, CA home. Each piece of security equipment is designed to communicate wirelessly, ensuring a fast, hassle-free setup. You can relocate parts of your home security system whenever you want, even if you move into a new house. Communication between your system and the monitoring service can be handled via cellular uplink, which differs from the traditional cable or phone connection. This means homeowners like you can relax because burglars can't bypass the system by cutting phone wires. That's a benefit you only get with wireless technology.

Thinking about Security Cameras? Here's Why You Should Be

Wireless home security systems come with the added advantage of never needing to drill holes to run wires throughout your San Diego, CA home. Each piece of security equipment is designed to communicate wirelessly, ensuring a fast, hassle-free setup. You can relocate parts of your home security system whenever you want, even if you move into a new house. Communication between your system and the monitoring service can be handled via cellular uplink, which differs from the traditional cable or phone connection. This means homeowners like you can relax because burglars can't bypass the system by cutting phone wires. That's a benefit you only get with wireless technology.

Enjoy the Conveniences of Smart Home Automation

Wireless home security systems come with the added advantage of never needing to drill holes to run wires throughout your San Diego, CA home. Each piece of security equipment is designed to communicate wirelessly, ensuring a fast, hassle-free setup. You can relocate parts of your home security system whenever you want, even if you move into a new house. Communication between your system and the monitoring service can be handled via cellular uplink, which differs from the traditional cable or phone connection. This means homeowners like you can relax because burglars can't bypass the system by cutting phone wires. That's a benefit you only get with wireless technology.

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