Top 3 Questions to Ask before Buying a Home Security System - Tip Sheet by

Share Article releases a tip sheet on the top questions to ask any home security company before purchasing their monitoring services.

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Consumers in the market for a home security system now have an independent resource at to assist them with researching and comparing the leading providers in the home security space. Everything from reviewing a home security company’s Better Business Bureau rating to the services and pricing information can be found on the website. After narrowing down the options for selecting a home security provider there are three questions every consumer should have answered before making a decision. Consumers can find the answers to these questions by calling the home security company or by visiting

Do they offer a wireless home security system?

Wireless home security systems are the latest technology being offered for several reasons. First, they are easy to setup and expand. Second, customers can easily take them with them should they ever decide to move. The only stipulation here is the move must be in a place where monitoring services are provided so be sure to check with the home security company first. There are only a few places where home security monitoring services cannot be provided.

How does the home security system communicate to the central monitoring station?

If the home security system uses a cellular connection to communicate to the central monitoring station then this is the best. Cellular monitoring services use a secure GSM signal similar to a cell phone. The advantage to selecting a cellular system is there are no wires for a burglar to cut like a landline or Internet-based system.

What is the warranty for the home security system?

The warranty on the home security equipment is very important. A good warranty period is two or more years. Ask the home security company what the policy is for replacing defective equipment should the situation ever occur.

About is the leading provider of unbiased and independent home security reviews. The goal at is to be a 3rd party resource for consumers who are in market for a home security system so they can compare the various features and services from the leading home security providers.

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