Who Makes the Best DIY Security Systems in 2022?

our list of the rankings for Best Diy Security Systems feature

JodyHi, I’m Jody. I graduated with honors with a Masters of Science in Computer Engineering and have over 15 years of experience working as an engineer with electronics products. I’m a lifelong learner and tinkerer and enjoy automating things around the house so I can solve bigger problems than getting out of bed to check … Read more

Hands-On: Scout Alarm Review

Scout alarm review approved

This Scout alarm review is a guest review from Redditor OllieMcJeeves, who picked up a Scout system for his home. The Bottom Line Product: Scout alarm system (their site) Price: $190 Rating: 4/5 Reviewed by: Redditor OllieMcJeeves on April 18, 2015 Be sure to check out our other home security system articles too: Simplisafe review … Read more

iSmartAlarm Adds an IFTTT Channel

iSmartAlarm IFTTT Channel

As of January 2021, iSmartAlarm is no longer under active support. Notice Regarding Future of Product Support: iSmart Alarm, Inc. (“iSmartAlarm”) deeply regrets that due to the current economic climate, it will be unable to continue supporting iSmartAlarm products. A third party, meShare Inc. (“meShare”), has graciously agreed to host iSmartAlarm’s products on the meShare … Read more

Best DIY Home Security Systems with No Monthly Fees

ChristyHi, I’m Christy, and I’m an electronics engineer by profession. I have taught in a university for 2 years while pursuing my master’s degree in cognitive radio and worked for a company to develop wireless medical devices. Currently, I’m doing research for a doctorate degree in engineering using a wireless sensor network for smart agriculture. I’ve … Read more

DIY Security System Installation Tips

DIY home security system installation tools

Preamble Want to get an idea of what you would be getting into if you choose a do it yourself (DIY) alarm system installation?  You have come to the right place.  If you are looking for instructions for specific DIY home alarm systems, you should first contact the manufacturer of the system and request any … Read more

Ring vs Simplisafe: Which Home Security System Is the Best?

Installing a home security system to protect your loved ones and valuables need not be expensive anymore! Today, you can purchase a modern, affordable, and do-it-yourself home security system with no long-term contract required.  Ring Alarm Home System and Simplisafe are the top contenders when it comes to affordable, DIY home security solutions. In this … Read more