Figuring out what security system is best for you doesn’t have to be confusing. We have been working in the security sector for years, so we know a thing or two about building security.

No matter how big your home is, there are plenty of security options for you to choose from.

Best Home Security System Overall

Best Home Security Systems


SimpliSafe has earned our top spot when it comes to home security. It is easy and affordable to install a home alarm system yourself, it can take as little as an hour.

There are no long term contracts to sign up to, it is incredibly affordable to choose a plan and it offers the easiest installation of any system we tried out. The equipment is high quality and it is simple to install and move should you choose to move to a different home. 

Best Home Security System with Professional Installation


ADT is one of the biggest names out there when it comes to home security, this brand is known for extremely professional solutions, and home monitoring that you can rely on. ADT has guarded more than six million homes and businesses, with hardwired and wire-free alarm systems that are installed professionally. 

One downside is that these systems need to be installed professionally, however, this offers you complete peace of mind that everything is set up exactly as it should be.

Best Home Security System for Convenience


Cove is a lesser known brand, which flies relatively under the radar, but if you want a quick and easy setup then this is the choice for you.

You can set the Cove home security system up relatively easily, at home. The system is pre-programmed before it is even sent to you, simply stick the sensors around your home, then call a Cove representative so they can check each is working effectively. 

Cove integrates with Alexa and Google assistant. There are month-to-month contracts available and you can choose to pay nothing up front. Cove also offers text communications with Cove plus, they can text you, or your whole family, and their response rate is 10 times faster than competitors. However, professional monitoring is required, and the remote control is fairly expensive.