The top three home security systems are FrontPoint, LifeShield and Protect America, according to Consumer Affairs. The ratings are based off multiple aspects including cost, contract, installation, monitoring and additional features.
FrontPoint security systems won rave reviews due to its fair pricing, exceptional customer service and mobile access monitoring. The system also allows for easy mobility, so the system can be transferred easily to a new address. The control panel communicates with the monitoring center via cellphone, so if there is a problem with the phone line or the system is smashed, the alert is still triggered.
LifeShield security systems has quickly moved up the rankings thanks to its high-quality products at lower prices than its competitors. With a monthly package, LifeShield offers the equipment at no cost. While LifeShield does not offer professional installation, the system is completely wireless and comes with a full set of instructions, making setup quick and easy for the homeowner.
Protect America security systems offers customizable plans and free equipment with a service contract. The system also has a two-way voice system, which allows the company to contact customers without the use of a phone line. Installation is not provided, but Protect America does provide phone support if needed.