FrontPoint, ADT, Protect America, LiveWatch and Vivint are good home security systems, according to Top Ten Reviews. Other highly rated systems include Monitronics, SimpliSafe, Protection 1 and LifeShield Security.
FrontPoint monitored home security service features an average response time of 30 seconds. This wireless, customizable security system detects intrusions, fire, flooding, severe temperature changes and natural gas leaks. Customers must sign a one-year contract. Protect America offers similar features, but does not detect gas leaks and has an average response time of 20 seconds. Customers must sign a three-year contract.
SimpliSafe is a highly rated no-contract security option. The average alarm response time is nine seconds. SimpliSafe does not charge activation or installation fees.