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When Abode’s motion sensors are triggered, it snaps a photo to show you what triggered it. The smart key fob and its three buttons — away, standby/disarm, and home — allow you to disarm as you walk towards the front door. We found that a lot more convenient than racing inside to beat the alarm’s 30 second window, particularly if you have an armful of groceries or a baby on your hip. The SimpliSafe system requires a professional monitoring subscription to receive alerts. That’s because it relies on a cellular connection rather than internet, so someone needs to send you an SMS text. There’s no option to receive automatic in app alerts. This also means your DIY security system is essentially a local alarm — meaning if a burglar breaks in, your alarm will activate, but the police won’t be alerted. You’ll have to pay for one of the professional monitoring plans to save yourself the task of keeping a constant eye on the video feed. That said, SimpliSafe’s plans are still some of the most cost effective in the industry its most expensive plan is still $10 cheaper than Frontpoint’s least expensive. Whether you choose to monitor yourself or have professionals do it for you, you’ll still be charged. Scout charges $10 per month just for DIY monitoring — there is no free monitoring plan.

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Set it up inconspicuously on any shelf, table, or nook of the room — there are no wires that will give away the camera in the corner. If you’re looking for a home security system that has no hard wiring, is easy to use through an App, has live video streaming, has no on going costs such as an annual contract, can take it with you if you move, is fitted by a knowledgeable not to mention reliable, clean and conscience engineer, controls the heating and lighting and can be turned on or off from anywhere in the world. Then I cannot recommend the Home Smart security system highly enough. Did I mention the CCTV system and the 5 star after sales support?It’s not the cheapest home security system in the world but as my old mum used to say ‘You get what you pay for’. We've been very happy with both the service and product received from Smart Home Security. Our needs were relatively complex and they took the time to discuss the options, what we needed and fully explained how everything would work and benefit us.

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When we’re in the bedroom between the white noise machine in the central air system we would never be able to hear anything happening on the first/ground floor. We’re looking for an economical, DIY security system with a loud alarm/siren to alert us when were sleeping And to alert us if there is an intruder when we’re not home. We’d love your input/ recommendations!Would also love your thoughts/advice on self monitoring vs using a security company to monitor. Many thanks!KelliHi Kelli, You’re very welcome and thanks for reading!There are a bunch of different companies that have sirens I recommend SimpliSafe. However, if you self monitor with SimpliSafe, you won’t be able to control your system remotely, livestream footage, or receive notifications. 24/7 professional monitoring would be better for a family where all adults work full time and wouldn’t have time to contact emergency services if an alarm goes off.