SOUTH BEND, Ind., Aug. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After seven years in business, HomeSecurityCompanies.net is pleased to unveil a new, attractive and easy-to-navigate website. The site features detailed and insightful reviews of the top five home security and monitoring systems in the country, providing homeowners with a convenient means to comparison shop and become better acquainted with the variety of services available from these providers. More information is available at http://homesecuritycompanies.net/.
To accomplish its mission, HomeSecurityCompanies.net has developed a proprietary rating system that lets shoppers quickly learn what the leading home security companies offer in terms of products and services. The homepage summarizes the ratings and leading features of Protect America, Frontpoint, ADT, LifeShield and Vivint, along with each company's phone number and a link to their websites. A comparison page makes it easy to see how each company stacks up against its competitors.
All of HomeSecurityCompanies.net's reviews are written by subject matter experts who together have many years of experience in the security industry. The rating system consists of six criteria, with points in each category based on a ten-point scale. The average of all criteria ratings produces the overall company rating.
Arguably the most important rating factor is quality of services and equipment. HomeSecurityCompanies.net considers the functionality and durability of all equipment, along with ease of use and up-to-the-minute customer satisfaction ratings. Affordability is another vital criterion; raters look carefully at every possible cost, both stated and hidden. Other criteria include ease of installation, customer service, support and the quality of the product warranty. The goal of course is to help consumers make the most informed decision possible.
In addition to its rating system, HomeSecurityCompanies.net hosts an assortment of informative resources and blog articles. The editorial staff endeavors to stay abreast of the latest developments in the industry, passing that information along to site visitors. Consumers can learn about current best practices for choosing a system that fully meets their needs. Likewise, they can investigate all of the options that security companies make available, from live weather alerts to security cameras. Many systems even allow for remote access via mobile devices, so that homeowners can access, arm and disarm their system from anywhere.
A lesser-known but still valuable benefit of home security systems is their potential to save consumers a substantial amount on their homeowner's insurance policy. Depending on the monitoring system and the insurance company, some people have qualified for discounts up to 20%. An affordable monitoring system might pay for itself. Consumers should consult with their insurance representative to learn whether this opportunity applies to them.
Crime is a reality of modern life, but home security systems help law-abiding citizens feel safer, especially when they're away. Studies also show that posting signs advertising a home monitoring system is a powerful deterrent – and the effect can extend to an entire neighborhood.
Lacking any security system, a home is approximately 300% more likely to be burglarized, according to the editors at HomeSecurityCompanies.net. Considering that more than 2 million burglaries are committed in the U.S. each year, a quality security system is an investment that makes sense.
HomeSecurityCompanies.net is dedicated to bringing consumers a wealth of information about home security companies and related issues.
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