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What are some popular home security systems?

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Some popular home alarm systems include FrontPoint, LifeShield, Protect America and Link Interactive. Other systems are Secure Your Home and Protection1. All of these systems have accreditation from ConsumerAffairs.com, as of 2015.

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FrontPoint sells home security systems that are controllable by remote control. LifeShield is another option; it is a wireless system owned by DIRECTV, which has been in business since 2002. Protect America is a security system that offers services including alarms, security monitors and home automation products.

Link Interactive, which was formerly Link Home Security, offers DIY alarm systems that come with 24/7 monitoring and automation. This allows homeowners to control the system from a cell phone. Secure Your Home has authorization from ADT, which has been in business since 1874. This company specializes in ADT's services and equipment.

Protection1 offers security monitoring for homes and businesses. The company sells security systems and has fire alarm monitoring available. Customers can use a smartphone or computer to control security systems and features, such as door locks, home lighting, cameras, thermostat and video.

When choosing a home security system, most consumers look for features such as cost, the terms of the contract, installation, monitoring and the add-on features. Users also commonly look for features such as home automation and remote access. All of these security systems have reviews of four stars or above from ConsumerAffairs.com.

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