The 5 Best Home Security Systems for Smart and Effective Protection

Netatmo Smart Alarm System
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The best home security systems are simple to operate and offer high quality monitoring for your home. They comprise a mix of wireless sirens, keypads, sensors and cameras to augment your home security system.

Modern home security systems have evolved dramatically, and the recent influx of internet-enabled products has paved the way for a host of DIY innovations.

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Jack Woodfield
Jack Woodfield

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and is the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating, a role he has had since 2019. He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, particularly smart tech, and has reviewed the Ring Alarm 5-Piece Kit for Homebuilding & Renovating.

Rebecca Foster

Rebecca began her journalism career writing for a luxury property magazine in Bangkok, before re-locating to London and becoming a features editor for a self build magazine. She is an experienced homes and interiors journalist and has written for many homes titles including Homebuilding & Renovating, Ideal Home and Period Living.

She has expertise on a wealth of topics — from oak frame homes to kitchen extensions. She has a passion for Victorian architecture; her dream is to extend an 1800s house.