3 Home Security Systems Hot for 2016

Dec 10, 2015 | | Say something

home securityThe top home security systems have a sterling track record of protecting homes and their valuable assets. Unfortunately, many people in the US don’t address their home security issue until it’s too late-usually after a break-in. According to FBI, more than 1.9 million burglaries were reported in 2015, resulting in roughly $5.7 billion in losses.

Homes that are equipped with home security systems have shown to be 320 percent less likely to be broken in. To benefit from this powerful deterrent effect, let’s have a close look at the 3 top home security systems that are right fit for you and your family. These include:

  • LifeShield
  • Frontpoint
  • Livewatch


LifeShield boasts of one of the fastest response time in the industry. They’re connected to a monitoring station via a broadband Internet connection (through partnership with DirecTV). The best thing about this home security system is that you can install it yourself, depending upon your ability, availability and needs.

LifeShield goes much beyond other home security systems available on the market by providing you many layers of backup in case your power goes down at home or your home phone line is disabled. These are:

  • Cellular Network – You can use a built – in cellular connection as an additional layer of protection.
  • Broadband Internet – In case of emergency, you will be connected to a monitoring center within seconds using a broadband connection at your home.
  • Battery Backup – You’ll be immediately alerted when your battery is low, and it will keep your alarm system online for next 24 hours after blackout.
  • Land Line Phone – This security system also connects you through a landline in case your cellular and/or Internet connection goes down.

You also get local crime and data alerts and this will help you make a more informed decision about the level of your home security coverage. You have option of three packages that may vary depending upon the included equipment and your security system supplier. All of them include 24/7 professional monitoring, mobile app access, and fire protection.

For $29.99/month, you get 4 door and window sensors, a security base and keypad, a security touchpad, a motion sensor, a keychain remote and a fire safety sensor. At $39.99/month, you get 8 window and door sensors, two video monitoring enabled wireless cameras and an extra gigabyte of video storage. Their $49.99/month plan includes 8 window and door sensors, two video monitoring enabled wireless cameras, and an extra gigabyte of video storage.


FrontPoint uses 100 percent wireless and cellular technology and world class GE security equipment and comes with simple DIY installation instructions and is completely portable. Therefore, when you move, it can move with you.

FrontPoint home security system not only detects flood, fire and carbon-monoxide, but also any break in your natural gas line. This system has an ability to connect up to 39 sensors and even your mobile device, bringing security of your house into the palm of your hands. It’s “Crash & Smash” protection allows your control panel to immediately send alert signals in case of any burglar attempt to destroy it.

Frontpoint also offers geolocation service and can pause the recording of specific cameras when you’re in a certain area.

Frontpoint offers 3 plans to its customers. Their base protection plan is $34.99/month. Their Interactive Plan adds Crash & Smash protection, geolocation service, remote appliance and light control and comes at $42.99/month. Their $49.99/month plan includes live video stream, HD and night vision and motion activated videos and remote lock and thermostat control.


LiveWatch is one of the best home security systems that provides truly customized home security. It keeps the costs low by offering DIY installation and avoiding extra hardware.

LiveWatch offers industry’s best customer service and after initial 12 months, your contract automatically moves to monthly agreement without any termination fee if you decide to move away from their monitoring services. If you cancel within first 12 months, you will get a refund on purchase of any equipment.

LiveWatch offers 3 plans. Their $19.95/month plans includes Rapid Alarm resolution that allows you to alert your emergency contacts in case of an alarm and 24/7 monitoring. At $29.95/month, you get added Crash and Smash protection and mobile system control through smartphone. Their third plan at $39.95/month gives you home automation abilities, no show notifications and advanced security alerts (this includes bad weather, power failure and battery status).

To learn more about various home security systems, check out:

Seico Security
132 Court Street
Pekin, IL 61554

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