What Sets SimpliSafe Apart?

SimpliSafe secures over 3 million American homes, providing intrusion protection, home environmental monitoring, home automation capabilities and more.

One of SimpliSafe’s standout features is the variety of packages that homeowners can choose from. From apartments to large homes and those in between, SimpliSafe has a package designed to help protect your valuables and your family. Devices found in most packages are the SimpliSafe base station, keypad, entry sensors, motion sensors and key fob.

With SimpliSafe, you’ll have to purchase your equipment up front. In addition to equipment, you can also purchase optional professional monitoring with a monthly or yearly subscription. If you pay to monitor your home, someone will always be able to call emergency services if you can’t. Monitoring fees range from $14.99/mo. – $35.10/mo.

SimpliSafe Home Security System

SimpliSafe Packages and Costs

The Essentials Package

The Essentials Package

Starting at: $14.99/mo

Have a smaller home and just want the basics for security? The SimpliSafe Essentials Package would be a great option as it comes with a base station, keypad, three entry sensors and one motion sensor to cover all of your main entryways. The motion sensor is able to detect activity within a 30 foot range and has a 90-degree field of view. The sensor is also designed to avoid detecting pets that weigh less than 50 pounds, helping to prevent false alarms. You can purchase the equipment for the Essentials Package for $259.95.

Package includes

  • The SimpliSafe base station and keypad
  • 1 Motion sensor
  • 3 entry sensors

The Hearth Package

The Hearth Package

Starting at: $14.99/mo

The SimpliSafe Hearth Package allows you to take home security and safety a step further by adding a very loud 105dB siren and a smoke detector. Stop intruders in their tracks with this siren and also prevent damage to your home with a smoke detector. The SimpliSafe key fob will also help by allowing you to easily arm or disarm your security system at the push of a button. You can purchase the equipment for the Hearth Package for $374.91.

Package includes

  • The SimpliSafe base station and keypad
  • A key fob and smoke detector
  • 3 Entry sensors, 1 motion sensor and a 105dB siren

The Haven Package

The Haven Package

Starting at: $14.99/mo

Want all-around environmental monitoring? With the SimpliSafe Haven Package, you’ll get a smoke detector, water sensor and freeze sensor. While a smoke detector might be more common, the SimpliSafe water sensor detects leaks and will sound an alarm if it ever comes into contact with water. The SimpliSafe freeze sensor will sound an alarm if your home temperature drops below 41 degrees. This is especially helpful to prevent pipe burst repairs. You can purchase the equipment for the Haven Package for $489.86.

Package includes

  • The SimpliSafe base station and keypad
  • A key fob, a smoke detector, freeze sensor and water sensor
  • 4 Entry sensors, 2 motion sensors, and a 105dB siren

SimpliSafe Features and Equipment

SimpliSafe provides its base equipment as well as additional products for homeowners to build their own home security system. Some popular products include:

SimpliSafe SimpliCam

SimpliSafe SimpliCam

Get notified immediately of suspicious activity in your home with SimpliCam. This indoor camera is designed with night vision, has a 120-degree diagonal field of vision and includes smart detection for sensing human heat signatures. Never miss a beat with free motion alerts to keep you updated.

SimpliSafe Motion Sensor

SimpliSafe Motion Sensor

Made to detect intruders, SimpliSafe’s motion sensor detects activity up to 30 feet and can protect an entire room. With a 90-degree field of vision, the sensor can be easily installed by setting on a shelf or even adhering to a wall in your home. Designed to be pet friendly, your furry friends under 50 pounds won’t trigger your alarm, preventing false alarms.

SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro

SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro

The Video Doorbell Pro allows homeowners to receive an alert when someone’s at the door (even if visitors don’t ring the doorbell). With a two-way talk feature you can talk to your guests as well as see outside during the day or night with sharp, HDR video. Safeguard your front door from virtually anywhere through your smartphone.

SimpliSafe Smoke Detector

SimpliSafe Smoke Detector

Engineered with photoelectric sensors, SimpliSafe’s Smoke Detector alerts you in the event of a fire. You won’t have to worry about sleeping through a fire alarm again as this device is equipped with an internal siren and will trigger your security system’s alarm as well.


SimpliSafe Monitoring Cost

Monitoring for SimpliSafe packages starts at $14.99 and goes up to $35.10 a month. The Standard Plan costs $14.99/mo., and you’ll have access to cellular monitoring providers over Verizon and T-Mobile cellular networks, as well as environmental monitoring for hazards like fires, flooding and freezing.

Compare Simplisafe Packages

If you’re looking for additional features, the Interactive Plan costs $24.50/mo., and you’ll have access to everything in the Standard Plan plus the SimpliSafe mobile app, mobile alerts, smart home integrations and more. Lastly, the Pro Superior Plan costs $35.10/mo., and you’ll have access to all of the features in the Interactive Plan plus free professional installation, 10% off new SimpliSafe products, medical alerts and more.

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Equipment starting price $259.95 $374.91 $489.86
Optional 24/7 monitoring Yes Yes Yes
Base station and keypad Yes Yes Yes
Sensors Yes Yes Yes
105dB siren N/A Yes Yes
Smoke detection N/A Yes Yes
Flood monitoring N/A N/A Yes
Freeze monitoring N/A N/A Yes
Smart home integrations Available with Interactive Plan Available with Interactive Plan Available with Interactive Plan
Unlimited video recording Available with Pro Superior Plan Available with Pro Superior Plan Available with Pro Superior Plan

SimpliSafe Security FAQs

Does Simplisafe have an installation fee?

There is no installation fee as you’ll be able to install your own home security system.

Does SimpliSafe’s services require a contract?

No, you do not have to sign up for a long-term contract to use SimpliSafe’s services.

Can a professional help me install my SimpliSafe security system?

Yes, an approved technician can help set up your security system. You’ll be required to pay a fee on the day of your appointment. Assistance with doorbell installation is also available at an additional fee.

What is SimpliSafe’s return policy?

The company offers a 60-day money-back guarantee if you’re not satisfied with your system. SimpliSafe will pay the cost of shipping on your return. Just give them a call at 1-(800)-297-1605, and someone will step you through the return process. You can learn more about SimpliSafe’s return policy here.


Contact SimpliSafe Customer Service

SimpliSafe is committed to helping homeowners set up their security systems. If you’re interested in purchasing SimpliSafe services, you can order online here. If you need help with your existing SimpliSafe service, you can reach SimpliSafe customer service by: