Alder and SimpliSafe both offer DIY home security that makes set-up and monitoring as easy as 1-2-3. Both providers offer a variety of equipment, including cameras, sensors and easy-to-use touchscreen panels to control your home from one hub. SimpliSafe and Alder offer systems without long contracts or professional installation costs. But, they have distinct differences. Check out our comparison between the two to pick the best provider for you.
Differences: Alder vs. SimpliSafe
Monitoring starts at
|No contract||No contract|
Trial period/ refunds
|30 days||30 days|
|DIY||DIY or Professional|
Guarantees or Refunds
|30-day money-back guarantee||60-day money-back guarantee|
Frequently Asked Questions about Alder and SimpliSafe
No, neither provider requires a contract for home security or professional monitoring.
Yes, both providers offer self-monitoring. Monthly professional monitoring plans are available at an additional cost.
Yes, both providers offer DIY home security equipment that’s easy to install without wires or drilling. And, when you move, the equipment is easy to pack up and reinstall at your new home.
SimpliSafe offers a hassle-free professional installation for $79. Alder does not offer professional installation at this time.