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They tend to have no fear of challenging a human or animal that intrudes on "their" property or that threatens "their" people and animals. A flock of geese may be an unusual method of home security, but they can be effective without any special training. A smart home security system connects to your Wi Fi network so you can monitor and control your security devices using your smartphone and an app. Entry level systems usually include some door and window sensors, a motion detector, and a hub that communicates with these devices using one or more wireless protocols such as Wi Fi, Z Wave, Zigbee, or a proprietary mesh network. You can add extra door, motion, and window sensors to provide coverage for your entire house and build a comprehensive system that includes door locks, garage door openers, indoor and outdoor surveillance cameras, lights, sirens, smoke/CO detectors, water sensors, and more. A word about wireless protocols: In a perfect world, all home security components would use the same wireless standard to communicate with the main hub, but factors such as power requirements, signal range, price, and size make it virtually impossible to settle on just one.

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Picture a conventional phone and a cellular phone. Which one is more convenient?Obviously, you would prefer a cell phone, since it is easy to carry anytime, anywhere. The same concept applies with a wireless home security system. You don’t have to be always present in your hoome to watch out for burglars. It can be set in two different modes: monitored and unmonitored. Based on experience, it is better to opt for a monitored one, since when the system is disturbed, no annoying sound will be heard but an outside watcher will be informed of the incident.

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The one caveat is to expect to sign a three year contract, with early exit penalties coming into play 30 days after purchase. ADT is an established security company that offers equipment tied to a subscription based monitoring service, most of which will require professional installation that the company can provide. Like Brinks, ADT pushes for a three year initial contract, which afterwards is renewed monthly, but unlike all the other firms listed it's not very transparent about pricing. While other companies are happy to offer a single fee per product/package, ADT pushes on custom sales for custom packages, which means it’s difficult to make a direct price comparison. Frontpoint Security sells itself on ease of use, with a DIY home surveillance and security kit based on free standing sensors that don't require any wall mounting, drilling, wires, etc. However, the equipment is sold as part of a contract term package, and pricing will depend on the period committed to upfront. Plans cost between $34. 99 to $49. 99 a month, with the cost of equipment discounted to $99 if you commit to a three year contract. Like its rivals we’ve just mentioned, Vivint offers a combined equipment and monitoring service package, with everything run through a cellular network with backup batteries. However, Vivint SmartHome is something of a premium option, requiring a five year term and monthly prices that can stack up.

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