SimpliSafe is a CNET favorite, winning the best DIY system crown in ourroundup. You have a choice of self- or professional monitoring, and all the kits are super-easy to install on your own. A wide variety of kits also let you choose the components you need for your specific home, and you can always add extra accessories and sensors as needed. For Prime Day, many of SimpliSafe’s systems are deeply discounted. Right now you can save $100 or more on any of these packages.
During Prime Day, Prime members can save $100 on the SimpliSafe 8 Piece Wireless Home Security System. The kit includes the base station with built-in 95dB siren, keypad, four entry sensors, motion sensor, and panic button. You also get a yard sign, window security stickers and a free month of professional monitoring.
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According to the FBI, there’s a burglary about once every 30 seconds somewhere in the United States, which is no doubt why so many people equip their homes with a security system. In the past, getting a security system was an elaborate process that often involved an in-home consultation from a security company like ADT or Brinks, followed by a visit from professional installers. These days, the best home security systems — often called DIY home security systems because you can install them yourself — are inexpensive and easy to set up.
While the most popular security systems are of the DIY variety these days, that doesn’t mean that your actual home monitoring needs to be DIY. Yes, you can self-monitor many modern security kits for free — you are alerted to break-ins via notifications on your phone, and you get to decide how to respond. But most of these