Whether it’s a burglar alarm, a security camera or a brand new complete home security system, we will be going through a few different brand options for you to think about, and to help you decide what will be the best home security system for you!
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Simplisafe – Award Winning Choice
Simplisafe is an excellent choice. It has won the T3 Platinum Awards and offers many benefits. These include keeping your home security protected through a power outage, fire and water damage and there are no contracts to be stuck in and no hardwiring into your home. And what’s better, it can all be set up within an hour!
Their pro premium monitoring is a great addition, at only £0.67 per day it allows for 24/7 professional monitoring, a rapid police dispatch, unlimited recordings and more. It will complete your home security system.
It’s no wonder why they have 4.5 / 5 stars on Trustpilot, whether you decide to begin small and choose to buy one or two of their products for £15 or a package for a complete home security system for £500, it’s good value for money and offers something for everyone’s price range.
- Award winning
- 24/7 professional monitoring option
- No contracts to be stuck
- Sets up in less than an hour
- No hardwiring
- Protection through power outages, fire and water damage
- The Foundation – £248.97
- The Starter – £278.96
- The Essentials – £308.94
- The Warwick – £363.90
- The Windsor – £453.87
- The Bamburgh – £503.88
ADT – Most Expert Choice
For a company with 148 years of security, they have a great deal of expertise and use the most cutting-edge technology. From offering ADT alarms, 24/7 monitoring, offering professional installation, remote engineering, and bank level encryption, it’s a great choice to consider. They also offer theft protection and a 6-month money-back guarantee, however they do require a contract for their monitoring costs, and there is no option to opt out of this.
With 4.5 / 5 stars on Trustpilot, they are a trusted company by many. Their monthly package begins from £30 / £45 a month, with their home security equipment added on top starting from £99. To get a quote you will need to contact ADT and speak to a sales representative for an individual price.
- All-Inclusive Service
- 24/7 monitoring
- Professional installation
- Remote engineering
- Bank level encryption
Swann – Best Security Cameras
Beginning in Australia, Swann has made its way across to the UK and provides excellent home security options, including Swann security cameras, doorbells and alarms. By aiming to make the latest security technology accessible, affordable and easy to use, their prices start at £14.99 ranging up to £1,249.99 for a full and complete security system. They also offer a monthly security subscription service for as little as £2.99 up to £8.99 a month.
Whilst their security cameras may be good, their Trustpilot reviews, sitting at 3.4 / 5 stars, suggests that their customer service may be difficult to get a hold off sometimes.
- Between 1 week to 60 days cloud backup
- Accessible & affordable
- Easy to use on a smartphone of similar device
- Use voice command
Ring – Best Budget Choice
Ring is an easy to use system that offers a partial or full home security system, depending on your needs. Beginning as a reinvented doorbell, they have grown and developed their security range with the aim of making neighbourhoods safer. They now include ring alarms, cameras, lights and more. Receive notifications straight to your phone, tablet or PC and listen and speak to people from your doorstep even when you’re not home.
With their products ranging from one product at £49.99 to a complete home security bundle for £749.99, they offer a good price for all their products. However, where they shine is with their low monthly subscription at £2.50 or £8, making it a cheaper investment in the long run.
- Optional protection plans
- Use the Ring app from anywhere
- Speak through your doorbell
- Easy to set up and use
- Protection even in a power outage
- Optional assisted monitoring
- Basic Monthly subscription – £2.50 a month
- Plus Monthly subscription – £8 a month
- Camera packs – ranging £109.99 – £599.99
- Doorbell packs – ranging £59.99 – £229.99
- Security system packs – ranging from £219.99 – £509.99
- Spotlight packs – ranging £329.99 – £789.99
- Floodlight packs – ranging £329.99 £749.99
Verisure – Most Trusted Choice
Verisure is a brilliant choice that is well trusted and offers many options for your home security. Not only do they not require a fixed contract, but they also offer a portable control panel, two way voice communication, a professional installation within 24 hours, lifelong warranty and all-inclusive maintenance including battery replacement and a quick response time for support. They also offer Arlo cameras, as well as other brands, included in their gadget list.
They are extremely trusted on Trustpilot with 4.5 out of 5 stars and have won several awards in the past. To get a price you will need to contact Verisure and speak to a sales representative for a personalised quote, but we expect it to be more expensive as it is more of a traditional system so you’d need to rely solely on Verisure and their approved gadgets.
- No contract
- Portable control panel
- Two-way voice communication
- Professional Installation within 24 hours
- All inclusive maintenance
- 20 second response time
When looking at the best security system, you always need to consider your home and family’s needs before all else. If you think you need better home security but don’t know where to start, or need additional home security, why don’t you call one of our local Locksmiths to come and do a home safety check?