Each system we test we install ourselves, just like we would at home. For professional systems like ADT or Comcast Xfinity, have your installer set it up for you. After installation, spend at least one week testing the system and all device-specific functionality. While we prioritize value in our rankings, we also strongly consider hardware, quality of service, and general user experience such as ease of setup and frequency of false alarms. Read our full review to learn more about the security systems we recommend above.
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