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I would also like to add video which my older wired system does not support. I didn't realize that the wired alarm systems are really "wired" through your internet or phone line which is more difficult to cut. That is good news especially because I am leaning more towards the wired home alarm system. I've had wireless systems in other aspects of my life VOIP phones and have had spotty service and unreliability. The wired system makes me feel more secure that something is physically connected to keep me connected and safe. I like the idea of a hybrid system though to have a checks and balances then you are double covered too!I assume they are the most expensive but worth looking into. Great ways to keep your home safe is to take simple actions to deter burglars from wanting to target your home in the first place. Burglars are attracted to darkness and overgrown trees and bushes because these provide them with the cloak that they need to avoid detection from neighbors and bystanders. By ensuring that your neighborhood and home are adequately lit, then you are deterring burglars from targeting your home. Another home security tip is to provide that your tools are secure inside your house rather than the shed or the garage because the burglar can utilize these tools to break into your home. Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site.

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01.14.2007 | 34 Comments

What really impressed me was how fast it happened. My old ADT system may have gone off, but the firemen were here at my home before ADT would have even been able to call me. We've had ADT for many years and have had zero problems. I had to learn my lesson the hard way with one of the local companies. I was broken into on Christmas day and they were closed!No dispatch!They cleaned me out!I was so furious but there was nothing that I could do they did let me out of my contract. I learned that day that you get what you pay for. That's why I chose to go with the industry leader b/c they have the long time reputation as being the best who else has 130 years experience?I couldn't be more pleased. On a side note, I did have a salesman come by my house from one of the other companies trying to upsale me on why I should go with their new home automation/ security system. I really don't understand all of the hype with these new faceted gadgets. I bought a programmable thermostat from Lowe's for $50. Does almost exactly the same thing.

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01.14.2007 | 16 Comments

The main difference between cellular and broadband connections is that the latter communicate via your broadband internet connection rather than through a cell tower. Broadband signals travel four times faster than landline signals, which offers considerable advantages when your home and safety are at risk. While it is slightly more difficult to interfere with your internet cables, potential intruders can cut those wires and disable your security system. Some companies offer a 24 hour battery backup for this sort of emergency, or in case of a power outage. No contract. Many home security companies often require a three year contract. SimpliSafe has no contracts at all. You can cancel any time you want without penalty. Low monthly costs. One of the best things about SimpliSafe is the price. Monitoring starts at $14.