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The top 5 security systems ranked for your custom built home
One of the most important decisions you can make as a Cincinnati homeowner is which home security system to choose in order to keep you and your family safe.
Of course, knowing which home security solution to choose can be a daunting task. And while there’s no “one size fits all” product or company out there, we wouldn’t recommend one for a custom-built home, anyway.
Much like a Classic Living home, your security system should be tailored to the unique needs of you and your family. Luckily, there are some great options out there. Below, we rank and discuss the top five security solutions.
For the past 145 years, ADT has provided stellar security options for homes and businesses. Today, the company has nine security centers, so even if there’s a major power outage in your community, you won’t have to worry that your security system will go offline.
We chose ADT for the number one spot because they offer several different home security options and many are excellent for custom built homes. ADT services also come with high-end security equipment, expert installation and 24/7 customer service.
One of the most popular homes security systems, Vivint offers automated technology that provides protection for your home, as well as the yard and the vicinity, so you can catch porch thieves before they even get near the front door.
Like ADT and many other home security solutions, Vivint offers professional installation, support, round-the-clock monitoring. You can also take advantage of consultations with an expert who will create a customized plan designed for you and your family.
Vivint’s security systems are excellent and they’re a great option for custom built luxury homes that need top-of-the-line security technology.
Like Vivint, Frontpoint home security systems offer a wide array of options including an outdoor security camera and even a carbon monoxide and smoke detector. The difference is that Frontpoint puts you in the driver’s seat a little more because it’s a DIY service – you choose the security features you need and monitor them from your smartphone or computer.
While you can choose where your security system is installed, you won’t have to pay for it to be installed and you can cancel your plan at any time. So, this is a great option for those who want a little more flexibility.
Abode hasn’t been around for long, but it’s swiftly becoming one of the most popular security services for homeowners who want something simple and sleek that works with multiple devices.
Abode features voice control via Google Assistant, Amazon’s Alexa, and Apple’s HomeKit, making it a perfect choice for Apple lovers. And you can choose from their smart security kit or their Iota security hub.
One of our favorite things about Abode is that it also features a ton of extras including smart speakers, smart locks, and even smart lighting. It’s also extremely affordable. Even their premium packages are quite reasonably priced.
SimpliSafe is another newer home security solution that features professional monitoring without contracts, so you’ve got a bit more flexibility and freedom. You can also choose from a pretty basic (but effective) plan that’s very affordable to options that offer a considerable amount of extra protection.
SimpliSafe has six monitoring locations, a back-up system in case of a power outage, as well as a smoke and heat detection. Your signals are encrypted, and that adds another layer of security.
The take away...
A great home security system that goes the distance is one of the best gifts you can give you and your family. If you are ready to learn more about a custom-fit security for your home, give the team at Classic Living Homes a call. We can help you make the best decision for your peace of mind.