Top 10 Home Security of 2017

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Our Partner
9.8 / 10
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  • Angie’s List Super Service Award winner 5 years running. Editor's Choice.
  • GE wireless hardware - camera, & mobile app options
  • Best reputation in Home Security
  • 30-day free trial then 3-year term
  • Top quality monitoring, from $34.99/mo
Our Partner
9.1 / 10
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  • #1 Recommended for No-Annual-Contract Security
  • 24-Hour Monitoring Across U.S.
  • Smartphone App Control & Nest® Compatible 
  • Easy to use and install system
  • Professional monitoring starts at $35/month
  • Wireless Camera now available
  • No contracts!
  • Free Motion Camera when you use promo code “FREECAMERA”
Our Partner
8.7 / 10
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  • The #1 smart home services provider in the U.S.
  • Highest quality home security and automation
  • Free quote, free installation, $0 activation
  • Rated 4.5 stars on The App Store
  • The #1 smart home services provider in the U.S.
  • Easy online quotes
Our Partner
8.6 / 10
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  • ADT's monitoring is the most trusted & popular in the US
  • Get it installed by a pro - save time, don't risk doing it wrong
  • Home Automation Available + mobile app to stay connected
  • 3-year term. 2-year term (in California)
  • Website doesn't show pricing, call 866-946-7173
  • Qualification: 650+ credit score
Our Partner
8.6 / 10
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  • Award-winning Home Security from $19.99
  • Affordable yet effective equipment
  • Quick setup with no installation fees
  • 3-year term
  • Qualification: 600+ Fico Score
  • Expect to pay $19.99-$42.99/mo
Our Partner
8.6 / 10
  • $24.95/month for professional monitoring + app
  • SALE: 45% off (original monitoring rate: $44.95/month)
  • FREE system: 2GIG panel + 2 entry sensors + 1 motion
  • Qualification: Homeowner with 600+ FICO score
  • Video monitoring with indoor cameras
  • 30-day money back guarantee
  • 3-year warranty
Our Partner
8.3 / 10
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  • Ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home Security Systems” by J.D. Power*
  • Protecting more than 1 million customers nationwide
  • Award-winning live 24/7 monitoring
  • Patented ASAPer resolves alarms up to 10X faster
  • Free custom system,free professional installation
  • Manage your home remotely with your smartphone
  • Smart-home leader: video, lights, locks, thermostat & more
  • BONUS: Interactive system comes with FREE camera
Our Partner
7.4 / 10
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  • 60 years of experience in Home Security
  • Big savings in first year after discount
  • Wireless System includes home automation!
  • Expect to pay $29.99/mo


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Best Home Security: Summed Up

RankCompany NameStrengths
1FrontpointBest Overall
2GetSafeEquipment and Coverage
3VivintEquipment and Coverage, Customer Service and Reviews
4ADTReputation, Contract Terms and Cost
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Weighing the Essential Qualities



Equipment & Coverage - 25%

Monitoring Services & Technology - 20%

Customer Service & Reviews - 15%

Reputation - 15%

Contract Terms & Cost - 25%