SimpliSafe and Abode offer easy-to-install, wireless home security systems. If you rent or move often, you’ll appreciate their flexibility as both companies offer no-contract professional monitoring that can be canceled at any time. We’ve broken down the key differences between the two home security companies for you.
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Summary: SimpliSafe vs. Abode
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Frequently Asked Questions about SimpliSafe and Abode
Yes, with both Abode and SimpliSafe you can monitor your own home if you’d prefer to save on the professional monitoring fees.To get mobile alerts with SimpliSafe, you’ll need to purchase either the Interactive or Pro Superior monitoring Plan. With Abode, you’ll automatically get mobile alerts for activity at your home. You can also check in on your security cameras with both providers’ mobile apps.
Both SimpliSafe and Abode offer packages that include sensors to protect your home against fire, water and smoke damage. The SimpliSafe Hearth Package comes with a smoke detector, and you can purchase other environmental sensors separately..With Abode, you can add on a smoke alarm monitor or water leak sensor with either of the provider’s security kits.
Abode’s security kits range in price from $229 – $299. You can choose between the Abode Smart Security Kit or the iota All-In-One Security Kit. SimpliSafe has a wider variety of security systems which range in price from $229 – $510. You choose from packages like the Foundation, the Essentials, the Hearth, and more.