Although Abode’s security kits can be self-installed, if you don’t feel comfortable installing your system on your own, Abode partners with HelloTech to offer professional installation. Professional installation from HelloTech starts at $99.00.
What Sets Abode Apart?
Get a robust home security system that’s easy to use with Abode. Abode offers consumers high-quality, all-in-one security for their home – with no strings attached plans. Its easy and quick setup makes it a premium option in the DIY home security market.
There are several unique features you’ll find to include an all-in-one home security system, the ability to create your own automations for certain events, and support for many smart home devices. Abode’s Iota All-In-One Security Kit gives you access to motion detection, video surveillance, and two-way talk, all through one device. Custom engine (CUE) technology allows you to create automations such as turning on your lights after the sun sets and locking your home once everyone’s gone. Lastly, you’ll be able to use Amazon Alexa products, Google Nest products, Z-wave enabled products and more with Abode’s systems.
You can choose from two home security packages with Abode: the Smart Security Kit, which can be purchased for as low as $199.00 and the Iota All-In-One Security Kit, which can be purchased for as low as $229.00. Professional monitoring costs $8.33/mo. or $100.00/yr.
Abode Security Equipment and Features
The Abode Gateway Hub
The Abode Gateway Hub comes with the Smart Security Kit. It features a built-in 93 dB siren and allows you to connect up to 160 devices for your use. You can control your smart lights, smart locks, garage door and more through the hub. The Gateway Hub will send you a notification if an issue is suspected in your home.
The Iota All-In-One Device
The Iota All-In-One Device is the hub for the Iota Security Kit. This device packs in advanced features with motion detection, HD video surveillance, and two-way communication. Like the Abode Gateway Hub, you’ll be able to connect up to 160 devices for creating a safe, smart home. You’ll also receive notifications to your phone in the event your alarm is triggered.
The Abode Cam features HD 1920 x 1080p video and a night vision mode with infrared lights for lowly-lit environments. This camera can be added on to either of the security kits. With pre-alarm recording, the Abode Cam will capture footage moments before the alarm sounds, giving you more insight into what’s happening in your home.
Abode Smart Home Power Switch
The Abode Smart Home Power Switch can be purchased separately and used with either of the Abode security kits. With this device, you can start up your coffee machine early in the mornings, turn on the lights and more. With the CUE system, you can even set a schedule for when you’d like certain devices to power on or off with this smart switch.
Abode Occupancy Sensor
Abode’s occupancy sensor is designed to help you monitor conditions and automate certain processes in your home. This device can detect motion, light and temperature, and can be used with other devices like smart lights and smart thermostats. One of the biggest benefits this device offers is energy conservation by allowing you to control smart devices in your home.
Compare Abode Packages
Smart Security KitLearn more about Smart Security Kit
Iota All-In-One Security KitLearn more about Iota All-In-One Security Kit
|Smart Security Kit||Iota All-In-One Security Kit|
|Equipment cost starts at||$199.00||$229.00|
|24/7 professional monitoring||Optional||Optional|
|Pro. monitoring starts at||$8.33/mo.||$8.33/mo.|
|Optional smart device integration||Yes||Yes|
Frequently Asked Questions About Abode Security
If I don’t feel comfortable installing my Abode security system, can a professional install it for me?
Do I have to sign a contract for Abode’s services?
No, Abode does not require signing a contract for its services. You’ll have to purchase your equipment upfront and can choose a monitoring plan.
What is Abode’s return policy?
Abode has a 30-day return policy. You can return items you’ve purchased within 30 days. Once your return is authorized, you’ll get additional instructions and a prepaid shipping label by email. Once your items have been inspected, you should receive your refund within 48 hours.