There was a time when your only option was to have someone come into your home to install a security system and then be signed up to an expensive long term contract that you couldn’t get out of. That has all changed in recent times with the advent of DIY wireless home security systems where…

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It is amazing just how many different home security systems there are and companies offering them. There seems to be a new one coming out all the time. Along with this choice there is the fact that some of the companies have used high pressure tactics and worse to get sales. This all makes it…

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One of the choices you find when looking to buy home security systems to protect your home, valuables and family is whether to go with one that is monitored or unmonitored. As with most things there are advantages and disadvantages in both. There is also a third option and that is a self-monitored alarm system…

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When you look at what is written about hard wired and wireless security system you see there are strong opinions in support of one or the other. It is similar to when people discuss various eating choices like the low carb vs low fat debate. Each side believes they are totally right and the other…

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Simplisafe2 and iSmartAlarm are two popular wireless home security systems that have similar features. They are designed to be installed by the home owner or renter. Neither of them need any major DIY skills to install or technical skills to setup. You can monitor them with your smartphone. If you move to a new home…

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