Home Security System Ratings

    Choose the right DIY wireless home security system for your home and budget. The best home security systems in our tests are easy to set up, have great video quality, and offer smart home add-ons to better protect your home.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best home security systems.

    DIY Home Security Systems (15)

    These security systems come as packaged kits that you install yourself. Most let you self-monitor your system via a smartphone app for free, but a few require you to pay for professional monitoring.

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    Purchasing a home security system once required a technician to come into your house and run wires through your walls, but today’s systems are wireless—and much easier to install.