Ackerman’s equipment packages are customized for each individual customer, so pricing varies greatly and must be quoted on a case-by-case basis. SimpliSafe has equipment packages starting at $229.
Frequently Asked Questions About SimpliSafe and Ackerman
What kind of equipment packages do SimpliSafe and Ackerman offer?
What kind of monitoring plans do SimpliSafe and Ackerman offer?
SimpliSafe offers three plans for monitoring: Standard, Interactive, and Pro Superior. Each monitoring plan adds on additional features like smart home integration and free professional installation. Ackerman’s monitoring plans begin at $19.95/mo., but its customization options may increase the price.
Do either SimpliSafe or Ackerman offer the ability to self-monitor your own security system, or is professional monitoring required?
Both SimpliSafe and Ackerman offer 24/7 professional monitoring services, but each company also offers self-monitoring options through additional products and mobile features.
Are either SimpliSafe or Ackerman a good choice for renters?
SimpliSafe is the best choice for renters because it does not require customers to sign a contract. You must pay for your equipment first, then you can subscribe to the service on a month-to-month basis. Ackerman requires a one-year contract, but you can move your equipment to a new home or apartment for free.