Smith Thompson: Our Pick for Best Low-Cost Home Security for Texas Residents
Smith Thompson security is based in Texas, serving only Texas residents. That’s good news if you happen to live in Texas, as they offer home wireless monitoring for only $16.95/mo. According to a state-by-state ranking of crime rates, Texas has a 17.3% higher rate of violent crime and a 6.9% higher rate of property crime than the national median making home security a top priority for Texas homeowners. If you don’t live in Texas, we recommend considering other home security systems. Smith Thompson has been in business since 1978, and they’ve had the same monthly fee since then. Mark Thompson, the founder, started the company when his family home was robbed on the day of his father’s funeral. He started the company because he knew first-hand the devastation of burglary. See how this regional player stacks up in our Smith Thompson review.