Brinks: Our Pick for Flexible Installation
Over 160 years, Brinks has learned a thing or two about security. In 1859, Perry Brink founded the company in Chicago, providing baggage transport services between hotels and railway stations. By the end of the 19th century, Brinks services expanded to include package delivery and cash management services, transporting money between locations. Today, Brinks boasts a workforce of more than 62,000 employees, with operations in over 40 countries. Their award-winning home security solutions earned them #1 in J.D. Power’s Home Security Satisfaction Study in 2018.
Brinks Home Security protects the homes of more than one million customers with security equipment packages and 24/7 professional monitoring. Brinks systems are designed for easy self-installation and optional professional installation for those who are not comfortable with installing their security equipment. Their home security systems start at $399 and can be financed at 0% APR with professional monitoring starting at $29.00/mo.
How We Based Our Provider Ratings
PriceEach provider’s score is based on the affordability of equipment and professional monitoring services. Providers whose pricing on these two factors are lower received a better score from us. We know a security system is an investment, but it shouldn’t break your budget.
Stand-out FeaturesEach provider’s score is based on the innovative equipment offered like smart home products, smart home integration, security cameras, mobile apps and other features. Providers with more stand-out features receive a higher rating from us as we want you to have the best technology.
EquipmentEach provider’s score is based on special qualities of the products offered like cellular monitoring, hazard monitoring as well as smart home products. Providers who offer optional equipment receive a higher score. We believe that holistic safety services are beneficial to our readers.
InstallationEach provider’s score is based on clarity of how the home security system can be installed and access to support. Providers receive a higher score if the installation process is clear and customers have access to professional installation services or online guides.
Trial PeriodEach provider’s score is based on trial period, coverage and ease of service cancellation. Providers who offer a longer trial period, have great coverage terms and an easier cancellation process receive higher scores. Consumers should have enough time to test whether a home security system meets their needs and expectations.