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Best Home Security Systems in Spokane, WA

Best for Money-Back Guarantee

ADT Home Security

Starting at $45.99

8.3 out of 10

Best features

  • 6-month money-back guarantee
  • $500 theft protection guarantee
  • High-quality equipment

Regional WA Provider

Allied Fire and Security

Starting at $Call for a Quote

Best features

  • Home automation devices
  • Ability to self-monitor
  • Fire protection in all packages

Best for Smart Homes

Vivint Security

Starting at $29.99

7.7 out of 10

Best features

  • Month-to-month contract option if equipment is purchased up front
  • Backup battery included with the Sky Control panel
  • Extensive equipment features, including Vivint Car Guard

Best Overall

SimpliSafe Security

Starting at $14.99

9.3 out of 10

Best features

  • Inexpensive professional monitoring
  • Wireless equipment
  • Cellular monitoring
  • Free self-monitoring

Best for Customer Service

Frontpoint Security

Starting at $44.99

7.6 out of 10

Best features

  • No lengthy contracts
  • Excellent customer service
  • Variety of equipment to choose from
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Compare Top Providers

Allied Fire and Security

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Pro. monitoring starts at $45.99/mo. Contact for a quote $29.99/mo. $14.99/mo. $44.99/mo.
Installation Professional Professional Professional DIY or Professional DIY
Contract 36 months Call for details 42-60 mos. or pay for equipment in full None None
Smart home compatibility Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Video surveillance Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Warranty Option to extend limited warranty $10,000 theft loss warranty 120-day equipment warranty 3-year limited equipment warranty 3-year limited equipment warranty
Home Security in Spokane, WA

Home Security in Spokane, WA

Spokane doesn’t mean “Children of the Sun” in the Salish language for no reason. With sunshine occurring nearly half of the year, not to mention easy access to the Spokane River and nearby recreational areas such as Silver Lake and Clear Lake, the residents of Spokane have plenty of opportunities to leave their homes and enjoy the great outdoors. But what if locking your door isn’t enough to make you feel protected from potential burglars? A home security system from a local or national provider can ease your worries every time you step outside. We’ve looked at some of the best local providers to help you make your choice.

Spokane Crime Stats

Spokane Crime Stats

The entire state of Washington has the sixth-highest property crime rate and ninth-highest motor vehicle theft rate in the U.S. Based on the FBI’s 2018 report of offenses known to law enforcement, Spokane has some of the highest reported levels of property crime in the state. The downtown area running north of the I-96 corridor is where Spokane residents are most likely to experience crime. 

The FBI’s 2018 crime stats in Spokane break down as follows:

  • 11,631 incidents of larceny-theft
  • 2,130 incidents of burglary
  • 1,086 incidents of aggravated assault
  • 1,678 incidents of motor vehicle theft
  • 297 incidents of robbery
Spokane Spotlight: Allied Fire and Security — Local Security Provider

Spokane Spotlight: Allied Fire and Security — Local Security Provider

Allied Fire and Security was founded in 1948 and is currently owned by Vyanet. It provides home security systems, home automation devices and 24/7 alarm monitoring to residents in the Spokane area. 

All of Allied’s home security packages include fire protection devices. They also provide sophisticated indoor and outdoor cameras that you can monitor via mobile app. With a special focus on home automation, Allied Fire and Security also provides a range of smart devices that you can control from your phone, including lights, door locks and the thermostat. You’ll need to call to receive a quote. 

  1. Regional WA Provider

    Allied Fire and Security

    BBB rating A+

    Starting at $Call for a Quote/mo

    Our take

    Allied Fire and Security provides a nice blend of professional assistance combined with the ability to self-monitor all cameras and devices via a mobile app. With a range of high-quality equipment on offer, it’s worth contacting this Spokane-area security company for a quote.

    What we like

    • Home automation devices
    • Ability to self-monitor
    • Fire protection in all packages

    What we don’t like

    • Pricing information not available online
    • Contract information not available online
    • Alarm monitoring only
  2. Best for Money-Back Guarantee

    ADT Home Security

    Our rating 8.3

    Starting at $45.99/mo

    Our Take on ADT Home Security

    ADT is a well-recognized name in the home security business thanks to its top-notch equipment, award-winning monitoring centers and commitment to customer service. For people who feel like you get what you pay for, it’s hard to beat ADT.

    ADT prefers to provide a brief consultation before quoting a custom package. Contact ADT to get started.

     

    Recommended Plan
    ADT’s Video Lite Plan is nothing minor — you’ll get motion detection, smart home capabilities, and video surveillance. Equipment starts at $599. Professional monitoring starts at $54.99 per month.

    Pros

    • 6-month money-back guarantee
    • $500 theft protection guarantee
    • High-quality equipment

    Cons

    • Must pay for an extended warranty
    • Lengthy contracts
    • More expensive than competitors
  3. Best for Smart Homes

    Vivint Security

    Our rating 7.7

    Starting at $29.99/mo

    Our Take on Vivint Home Security

    Vivint really shines when it comes to equipment. Perhaps no other provider has such an extensive catalog, which makes it an excellent provider for those who plan to install new equipment over time.

     

    Recommended Plan

    Vivint’s Smart Home Service is our recommended plan because it unlocks a larger selection of smart home devices, as well as video monitoring.

    Pros

    • Month-to-month contract option if equipment is purchased up front
    • Backup battery included with the Sky Control panel
    • Extensive equipment features, including Vivint Car Guard

    Cons

    • Long contract if equipment is financed
    • Installation can take 3-4 hours
    • Short (120-day) equipment warranty and service guarantee (unless you purchase Premium)
    • Short (3-day) trial period
  4. Best Overall

    SimpliSafe Security

    Our rating 9.3

    Starting at $14.99/mo

    Our Take on SimpliSafe Home Security

    Keep those pesky burglars away with a SimpliSafe security system. Choose from a range of packages and equipment, and get inexpensive professional monitoring.

     

    Recommended Plan
    We recommend The Barrington if you’re interested in SimpliSafe. This package combines intrusion detection and video surveillance. Equipment starts at $388.93. Professional monitoring starts at $14.99 per month. Self-monitoring is free.

    Pros

    • Inexpensive professional monitoring
    • Wireless equipment
    • Cellular monitoring
    • Free self-monitoring

    Cons

    • Mobile alerts not available in the basic monitoring plan
    • No selection of smart home devices
    • Smart home capabilities not available in basic monitoring plan
    • Research SimpliSafe
  5. Best for Customer Service

    Frontpoint Security

    Our rating 7.6

    Starting at $44.99/mo

    Our Take on Frontpoint Home Security

    Frontpoint recently changed its billing model to month-to-month contracts, which we believe shows that the company strives to stay on top of industry trends and cares about customer service. We also appreciate that Frontpoint’s equipment is compatible with the major smart home hubs.

     

    Recommended Plan

    Our recommended Frontpoint plan is the Safe Home Starter equipment package combined with the Ultimate monitoring plan, which will give you access to a smartphone app for monitoring your security devices.

    Pros

    • No lengthy contracts
    • Excellent customer service
    • Variety of equipment to choose from

    Cons

    • Monitoring fees are relatively expensive
    • Short (30 days) trial period
    • No professional installation option

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Additional Local Home Security Providers for Spokane

Additional Local Home Security Providers for Spokane

Spokane residents may also want to look into these local provider options:

Surrounding Areas for Spokane

Surrounding Areas for Spokane

Home security providers in Spokane may also provide installation and monitoring services to the following surrounding areas: 

  • Spokane Valley, Washington
  • Country Homes, Washington
  • Springdale, Washington
  • Diamond Lake, Washington
  • Ford, Washington
  • Davenport, Washington
  • Reardon, Washington
  • Sprague, Washington
  • Cheney, Washington
  • Spangle, Washington
  • Rosalia, Washington
  • Rockford, Washington
  • Hayden, Idaho
  • Kellogg, Idaho
  • Worley, Idaho
  • Spirit Lake, Idaho
  • Bayview, Idaho
Factors to Consider When Buying a Home Security System

Factors to Consider When Buying a Home Security System

  • Price & Contracts

    Are you looking to pay for your equipment upfront or finance over a period of time? You’ll also need to decide whether you want to commit to a contract or have the freedom to cancel your provider’s service without penalty.

  • Monitoring

    Choose between 24/7 professional monitoring or self monitoring. Both have its perks – with professional monitoring, a specialist is available around the clock to help, and with self monitoring, you’ll be in charge and can avoid a monthly fee.

  • Installation

    Want a professional to install your security system for you, or would you rather install it on your own? Most providers either require professional installation, DIY installation, or offer a choice of both.

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Common Home Security Equipment and Features

Head-to-Head Comparisons

Can’t decide? Compare top providers side-by-side: ADT vs. SimpliSafe, Vivint vs. Frontpoint, and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Spokane

Frequently Asked Questions for Spokane

What home security features are important for Spokane?

Because Spokane experiences quite a few thefts, it’s important to scare away would-be thieves and to collect identifying information when they are bold enough to carry out their plans. Look for doorbell cameras with two-way audio to deter and identify package thieves, plus window and door sensors to quickly alert the authorities of a successful break-in.

Which home security providers offer professional installation?

You can get professional home security system installation in Spokane through Allied Fire and Security, Advanced Electric and Alarm Systems, Total Security Inc, Secure Pacific Corp and Certified Security and Sound, but you may have to pay an installation fee.

Which home security providers allow DIY installation?

For security systems you can set up yourself, take a look at national companies such as SimpliSafe or Frontpoint.

Which of these home security providers offer smart home devices?

Allied Fire and Security, Certified Security and Sound, Secure Pacific Corp and Advanced Electric and Alarm Systems offer smart devices for home automation.

Which home security provider is best for Spokane renters?

The best home security systems for renters include those that have month-to-month contracts and wireless installation, such as Cove and Ring.


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