Brinks Home Security

Well-known in the security industry, Brinks serves over 1 million customers, providing modern and simple to install home security systems.

What Sets Brinks Security Apart?

Brinks Home Security has award-winning customer service and also features the Nest Secure alarm system, giving homeowners the ability to use Google Assistant and other Nest compatible devices with Brinks’ monitoring protection. The provider also offers the ability to connect and control smart home devices from the Brinks Home Touch Control Panel and by mobile app. Brinks’ prices for security packages range from $399.00 – $599.00.The cost of professional monitoring ranges from $29.00/mo. – $39.00/mo. Brinks’ Home Complete Packages require signing a 36-month service agreement, but a contract is not required for the Nest Secure alarm system.

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What we like

  • Award-winning customer service

  • Works with Google Nest

  • 2-year warranty on devices

What we don’t like

  • Contract required for top tiered packages

  • No optional home environmental monitoring equipment

  • Touchscreen control panel only available in top tiered packages

Brinks Security Packages

Nest Secure

Starting at $29.99/mo

Our take

Get simple yet robust security with the Nest Secure Package backed by Brinks’ monitoring. This system comes with the essentials you’ll need to protect your home and makes arming and disarming easy with the Nest Tags: simply swipe out ot arm and swipe in to disarm. The Nest Secure Package retails for $399.00 or $11.08/mo. with financing. You’ll have to enter a 36-month service agreement for financing. Professional monitoring for the Nest Secure Package costs $29.00/mo.

Package Features

  • 1 Nest Guard
  • 2 Nest Detect motion sensors
  • 2 Nest Tags
  • Yard sign and stickers

Home Complete

Starting at $29.99/mo

Our take

The Home Complete Package is Brinks’ most popular security package. With this package comes the Brinks Home Touch control panel in addition to sensors and signage. The Brinks Home Touch control panel allows you to manage smart devices, and the motion sensor is pet-friendly, designed to prevent false alarms for pets under 40 pounds. The Home Complete Package retails for $499.00 or $13.86/mo. with financing. Professional monitoring costs $29.00/mo. and requires a 36-month service agreement.

Package Features

  • The Brinks Home Touch touchscreen control panel
  • 1 Motion sensor
  • 3 Door sensors
  • Yard sign and stickers

Home Complete with Video

Starting at $39.99/mo

Our take

The Home Complete with Video Package gives you the ability to keep tabs on what’s happening inside and outside of your home. An indoor camera provides HD video and night vision for clear footage while the Skybell Slim Line Video Doorbell allows you to check in on your front door and speak to visitors with two-way audio. The Home Complete with Video Package retails for $599.00 or $16.64/mo. with financing. Professional monitoring costs $39.00/mo. and requires a 36-month service agreement.

Package Features

  • The Brinks Home Touch touchscreen control panel
  • 1 Motion sensor
  • 3 Door sensors
  • 1 Indoor security camera
  • The Skybell Slim Line Video Doorbell
  • Yard sign and stickers

Brinks Equipment & Features

Compare Brinks Packages

Equipment cost starts at $399.00 $499.00 $599.00
24/7 professional monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Pro. monitoring starts at $29.00/mo. $29.00/mo. $39.00/mo.
Motion detection Yes Yes Yes
Touchscreen control panel No Yes Yes
Video surveillance No No Yes

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Frequently Asked Questions About Brinks Home Security

Is a contract required for Brinks’ service?

This will depend on the package you choose. Brinks’ Home Complete and Home Complete with Video Packages require 36-month service agreements. If you choose the Nest Secure Package and opt for financing, you’ll have to enter into a 36-month service agreement with Brinks as well.

Are Brinks’ security systems professionally installed?

No, Brinks’ security systems are designed to be easily self-installed. If, however, you don’t feel comfortable with installing your security system, you can have a professional do it for you. For the Nest Secure system, you can find a Nest Pro on Nest’s website. For Brinks’ Home Complete Systems, you can contact Brinks Customer Care for further assistance.

What is Brinks’ cancellation policy?

If you want to cancel your Brinks service, you can call the provider at 1-(800)-447-9239. Brinks will then inform you of the cancellation procedures and what should expect on your last bill. You can learn more about further steps in Brinks’ cancellation process on their Link Text.


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Jalesa Campbell

Jalesa develops content in the home security space and contributes to Safety's social media efforts.