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Pros Cost | Customer Support | Easy Install

Cons Limited to 4 Cameras | Limited 3 year Warranty

SimpliSafe Review

SimpliSafe skips the traditional home security salesman method to cut out the middleman. Low prices allow full coverage at an affordable price. Protect your family with SimpliSafe’s cutting-edge systems SimpliSafe provides solutions for homes, apartments, and business.

SimpliSafe Pros

Whether this would be your first home security system or you are just exploring other options, take advantage of SimpliSafe’s free trial – including free shipping. With no holes to drill during installation, SimpliSafe is easy to set up and easy to use. Intruders will know your home is protected without obtrusive boxes and hardware around your house – SimpliSafe’s monitoring systems are modern and sleek and will fit in with most décor.

SimpliSafe Cons

At this point, SimpliSafe’s system does not work with other third-party smart home systems. If you use any smart home accessories in your home, you will have to get used to using at least two systems for the near future.

SimpliSafe Bottom Line

SimpliSafe’s DIY/pick and choose options make it easy and affordable to provide protection. Without a huge setup cost, you can secure your home using suggested packages or custom features such as motion sensors, cameras, door monitors, and more. You can set up your system to just let you know when something is wrong without alerting the authorities, which means your teenagers can be sent to their room – and not to jail – for breaking into the liquor cabinet.

SimpliSafe | Easy To Install |Easy To Protect

Home Security Systems that come with round-the-clock monitoring have become popular, and the number of companies offering home surveillance security continues to grow. Companies like LiveWatch, ADT, and SimpliSafe continue to make the marketplace competitive, and the winners are consumers who want to feel safe by installing home security services.

Though prices have become competitive, it is difficult to tell who provides the best value for the money. Your best bet it to compare top companies to see if what they offer meets your needs and budget.

Let’s take a look at SimpliSafe.

What Is SimpliSafe?

 SimpliSafe is a home security company that has about 2 million customers. The company tries to keep costs low by cutting out third-party providers and passing the savings to consumers. It offers home security equipment with constant monitoring. It claims to be one of the simplest products to install. Users place the control box an put up wireless sensors, and the installation is complete. The company does not require a contract.

What Do You Get With SimpliSafe?

The customer buys the equipment for this security system. You put together a custom system by purchasing the components you want. The company programs your system based on the equipment you buy, then ships it to you. Here are the sensors and their prices:

  1. Entry Sensors

These protect front and back doors. They cost $14.99 each.

  1. Motion Sensors

A motion sensor can detect any movement in an entire room. They do not go off when pets enter the room. These are $29.99 each.

  1. SimpliCam

A camera that connects to your phone or computer also sends alerts when motion is detected. The cost is $99.00 per camera.

  1. Glassbreak Sensor

This sensor captures the sound of smashed windows or door glass. These cost $34.99 each.

  1. Panic Button

You press the panic button if you are home at the time of an instruction and immediately set off the alarm and contact the police. The price is $19.99 per button.

  1. Smoke Detector

These detect fires while they are still smoldering. The price is $29.99 per detector.

  1. Freeze Sensor

This will let you know if your home temperature drops below 41 degrees. Useful for vacation homes. Cost per freeze sensor: $29.99

  1. Water Sensor

This sensor is designed to detect water leaks. Each sensor runs $19.99.Top of Form

What Is The Cost Of SimpliSafe?

In addition to the costs for the equipment, Simplisafe charges $14.99 per month for its standard monitoring plan. This includes coverage 24/7.

An additional $10 per month will get you the ability to receive text alerts, as well as the ability to arm and disarm the system using your smartphone.

Pros And Cons of SimpliSafe


  • You can buy only the hardware you need
  • Monitoring fees are low
  • No contract required
  • Customizable system
  • Simple installation
  • Cellular connectivity in case of a power outage
  • Battery backup
  • Works with a home thermostat to control the temperature


  • The hardware is not as attractive as it could be
  • The mobile app only provides basic functionality

The Bottom Line

This system works well for those that want to get started with home security systems but don’t want to commit to a “package” that comes with a contract. The ability to build your own system and add on later makes this a potential disruptor for the home security industry.


How It Works

SimpliSafe’s monitoring system alerts their communication when any abnormalities are detected. Is someone in the house without the password? Pipes burst? Broken door? SimpliSafe’s monitoring system will alert the proper authorities. If you choose to set up cameras in your home, you can get video evidence right to the police to make sure that any intruders are caught.

Plans & Pricing

Try SimpliSafe for 60 days risk-free or choose from one of many options. Get a camera for just $99 or get the most complete protection for a large home for just $489. With custom options and available add-ons that cost about $25 each, you can find the right coverage for your home without paying for extras that you won’t need. Basic monitoring starts at just $14.99/month with no contracts or termination fees.

Member Services

When an alert sounds, SimpliSafe will try to contact you first, saving you the embarrassment of a false alarm. SimpliSafe’s 24/7 support services are available to help with anything from concerns to emergencies. The online resources are a great way to modify service without picking up the phone.

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