Posted: Isaac Ericksen | August 2, 2016

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Compare the Best Home Security Systems

Protecting your home is important and because of the demand there are many hundreds of home security systems, companies and products out there. As a consumer it's an important decision you make that's why we not only allow provide users an opportunity to leave reviews honestly and freely about companies. We have also provided all you need to know about a company from the good to the bad and all the major data points in between.

Here is the top 3 companies we have found to be the best for providing you with a home security system overall.

Monthly
Price
Upfront
Price
Total
Reviews
User
Score
Our
Score
 Protect America  $19.99  $0.00  1152  8.7  9.4  Visit Site
 Frontpoint  $34.99  $99.95  277  8.4  9.1  Visit Site
 Protection 1  $34.99  $0.00  150  4.5  8.8  Visit Site

 

Each individual and family however is different and so therefore needs are different. Since we started we've reviewed over 100 companies and received over 6,000 consumers reviews! And you are the beneficiary!

Here is all the companies we've reviewed in a basic compare table with two of the most important elements that consumers consider: monthly and upfront price. We've also included the total number of reviews verified and published, that each company has received since July 2016.

We hope this helps in your research to find the best home security company.

Industry Averages
Avg. Monthly Price = $34.16
Avg. Upfront Price  = $254.50
*Our (BHSC) score & User score is out of 10

130 Best Home Security Systems - Full List

Company Monthly
Price
Upfront
Price
Total
Reviews
*User
Score
*Our
Score
 Protect America  $19.99  $0.00  1152  8.7  9.4
 Frontpoint   $34.99  $99.95  277  8.4  9.1
 Protection 1  $34.99  $0.00  150  4.5  8.8
 SimpliSafe  $14.99  $229.95  324  7.4  8.4
 Bay Alarm  $30.00  $345.00  7  4.9  8.3
 LiveWatch Security  $29.95  $99 - $299  58  5.2  8.3
 Alarm Grid  $10 - $45  $245.99  70  10.0  8.0
 Guardian Protection Services  $29.95 - $59.95  $99.00  80  4.6  7.7
 Cox Homelife  $29.99  $99.00  41  2.9  7.6
 GEOARM  $15.00  $200.00  23  7.9  7.6
 Ackerman Security  $19.95  DOS  53  4.6  7.5
 Slomin's  $29.95 - $37.95  $0.00  31  5.4  7.4
 ASG Security  $29.95  $149.00  40  2.9  7.2
 Link Interactive  $29.99 - $44.99  $180 - $558  24  9.4  7.2
 Vector Security  $39.95  $0.00  62  3.0  7.1
 1st Security  $19.99  $0.00  14  9.9  7.1
 EMC Security  $16.95  $385.00  5  5.6  7.1
 Safe Security  $25.00  $99.00  37  2.8  7.1
 AlarmForce  $25.00  $0.00  43  2.1  7.1
 Bulwark Security  $34.99  $199.00  2  10.0  7.1
 LivSecure  $34.99  $99.00  5  8.0  7.1
 Monitronics  $34.95  $99 - $149  347  1.1  7.0
 ADS Security  $42.95  $249.00  22  6.2  7.0
 Cannon Security Inc.  $20 - $50  $49.00  1  10.0  7.0
 Amherst Alarm  $29.00  $495.00  4  4.0  6.9
 Matson Alarm  $34.99  $199.00  2  10.0  6.9
 LifeShield Security  $29.99  $49.00  86  3.9  6.8
 Security Systems of America  $29.95 - $49.95  $199.00  3  10.0  6.8
 AT&T Digital Life  $39.99  $29.99  423  1.7  6.8
 Smith Monitoring  $17.95  $0.00  19  7.1  6.7
 Time Warner Cable Intelligent Home  $39.99  $99 - $199  101  3.1  6.7
 Security One Alarm Systems  $29.99 - $44.99  $0.00  33  5.1  6.7
 Northstar Alarm  $34.99 - $75.99  $0 - $99  259  4.9  6.6
 Doyle Security Systems Inc.  $25.00  $0.00  --  --  6.6
 Vivint  $39.99 - $53.99  $99 - $399  515  3.3  6.6
 Peak Alarm Company Inc.  $39.00  $99.00  3  9.0  6.5
 Gillmore Security Systems Inc.  $45.00  $700.00  2  10.0  6.5
 Oplink Security  $19.99  $299.00  7  9.0  6.5
 Bates Security  $39.95  $0.00  2  10.0  6.5
 Custom Security Systems  $50.00  $300.00  7  7.3  6.4
 Guardian Alarm Company  $24.99  $99.00  11  5.8  6.4
 Habitec Security  $35.00  $199.00  8  5.8  6.4
 Koorsen Fire & Security Inc.  $33.00  $100.00  2  6.0  6.4
 ADT  $28.99  $0 - $99  724  1.9  6.3
 Simpson Security, Inc.  $20.00  $800.00  1  10.0  6.3
 EPS Security  $27.00  $199.00  4  4.5  6.3
 Safeguard Security &  Communications Inc  $35.95  $99.00  2  5.0  6.3
 Allied Fire and Security  $28.00  Included  --  --  6.2
 Blue Ridge Security  $44.99  $299.00  2  10.0  6.1
 Central Security Group  $39.99  $0.00  42  3.0  6.1
 Advent Security Corp  $28.00  Negotiable  1  9.0  6.1
 FE Moran Security Solutions  $29.99  $99.00  9  3.9  6.1
 Hunter Security  $35.00  $695.00  2  10.0  6.1
 SafeTouch Security  $24.95  $0.00  78  1.6  6.1
 Tyco Integrated Security  Varies  Flexible  20  0.4  6.1
 Scout Alarm  $9.99 - $19.99  $129.00  --  --  6.1
 SafeMart  $19.95  $99 - $700  11  5.2  6.0
 Forward Home Security  $45.95  $99.00  --  --  6.0
 SafeStreets USA  $36.99  $99.00  17  2.1  6.0
 Urban Alarm  $40.00  $1,000.00  1  8.0  6.0
 Security Equipment Inc  $35.00  $399.00  --  --  6.0
 Central Alarm  $24.00  $800.00  --  --  6.0
 Atronic Alarms  $28 - $56  $195 - $5000  2  10.0  6.0
 Electronix Systems  $20.00  $299.00  1  10.0  6.0
 Mountain Alarm  $39.95  $199.00  3  3.3  5.9
 Stanley Convergent  $45.00  $495.00  13  2.8  5.9
 National Certified Alarms, Inc.  $19.95  $395.00  37  9.9  5.9
 Five Alarm Security  $35.00  $99.00  --  --  5.9
 Safe Home Security  $29.95  $0.00  43  1.3  5.8
 Alarm Detection Systems  $39.95  $299.00  1  1.0  5.8
 Security Force Inc.  $42.99  Free  2  9.5  5.8
 General Security  $41.95 - $69.95  $99.00  3  9.7  5.8
 Devcon Security  $39.99  $99.00  6  4.3  5.7
 AFA Protective Systems Inc.  $26.00  $559.00  8  3.6  5.7
 American Alarm &  Communications Inc.  $29.95  $500.00  1  1.0  5.7
 Post Alarm Systems  $33.00  $800.00  2  0.5  5.7
 Bonds Alarm Co. Inc.  $26.95  $195.00  1  2.0  5.7
 Crime Prevention Security Systems  $35.95  $99.00  --  --  5.7
 CPI Security  $29.95  $99.00  87  1.8  5.6
 Sonitrol  $45.00  $495.00  2  6.5  5.6
 Fleenor Security Systems  $35.99  $600.00  3  9.3  5.6
 Xfinity Home Security (Comcast)  $39.95  $99 - $399  324  2.1  5.6
 First Alarm  $39.00  $500.00  --  --  5.5
 Yarnell Security Systems  $36.95  $399.00  3  1.3  5.5
 California Security  $35.00  $0.00  --  --  5.5
 Atkins Systems  $17.95  $395.00  --  --  5.5
 Alliance Security  $48.99 - $59.99  $0 - $99  1  1.0  5.5
 Security Choice  $36.99  $99.00  --  --  5.4
 A-Com Protection Services Inc.  $43.70  $99.00  2  6.0  5.4
 Supreme Security Systems  $44.99  $199.00  --  --  5.4
 B Safe Security  $39.95  $0.00  --  --  5.4
 Hoffman Electronics  $34.95  Varies  --  --  5.4
 Global 4 Security  $44.95  $0.00  --  --  5.3
 AMP Security  $39.99  $199.00  33  7.8  5.3
 Richmond Alarm Company  $34.99  $99.00  --  --  5.3
 Interface Systems  $30 - $40  $100.00  6  0.3  5.3
 MyAlarmCenter.com  $34.99  $199.00  15  1.4  5.2
 Per Mar Security  $39.95  $99.00  --  --  5.2
 Westec Intelligent Surveillance  $31.99 - $41.99  $0.00  1  2.0  5.2
 Sentry Security  $35.00  $599.00  --  --  5.2
 Secure Link  $29 - $44  $49.00  1  0.0  5.1
 Alarmco Inc.  $25 - $35  $199.00  2  5.0  5.1
 Gaylord Security  $44.99  $99.00  3  0.0  5.1
 Loud Security  $19.95  $0.00  3  6.7  5.1
 Blue Light Security  $33.99  $99.00  7  1.9  5.0
 All-Guard  $30.00  $99.00  --  --  5.0
 American Security Systems  $35.00  $1,000.00  --  1.5  5.0
 Vision Alarm  $39.99 - $52.99  $99.00  12  1.2  4.9
 Security Networks  $39.95  $0.00  3  1.0  4.9
 Washington Alarm Inc.  $43.00  $199.00  --  --  4.9
 Moon Security Services  $47.90  $349.00  --  --  4.9
 Reliable Home Security  $24.99  $99.00  1  0.0  4.9
 Nationwide Security  $28 - $60  $99 - $499  --  --  4.9
 Briscoe Protective Systems  Varies  Varies  1  10.0  4.8
 Alarm Zone  $19.99  $0.00  --  --  4.7
 Intertech  Varies  Depends  --  --  4.7
 Alert Alarm Hawaii  $52.95  $149.95  4  2.8  4.6
 World Wide Security & GC Alarm  Inc.  $39.95  $0.00  1  0.0  4.5
 Acadiana Security Plus  $29.95 - $39.95  199-400  2  2.0  4.5
 Sentinel Silent Alarm Hawaii  $35.00  $1,000.00  --  --  4.4
 Titan Alarm  $34.97  $47.00  8  4.4  4.3
 Scarsdale Security Systems Inc.  $35.95  $199.00  1  0.0  4.3
 Triad Security Systems  $29.00  $500 - $1200  --  --  4.2
 U.S. Alarm  $45.00  $99.00  --  --  4.1
 Select Security  $54.99  $100.00  19  0.5  4.0
 Maximum Security Systems  $25.00  Varies  --  --  3.9
 Point Security  unknown  $0.00  --  --  3.4
 Platinum Protection  $50.00  $500.00  7  0.0  2.8
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