Ring Alarm Review

The Ring Alarm is Ring's first home security system - read our review to find out whether it's right for you

Ring Alarm
(Image: © Ring)

Homebuilding Verdict

Ring’s smart security system is easy to install, easy to use and will give homeowners peace of mind when you’re away from home


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    Easy DIY installation

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    Designed to suit a variety of homes

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    Loud siren


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    No key fobs

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The Ring Alarm is Ring’s first DIY home security system, and while Ring is arguably best known for reinventing the doorbell, the Ring Alarm goes one step further: it practically reinvents your entire household security. 

The five piece security kit lets you monitor and secure your home from your smartphone. It’s easy to install, and its flexibility means it will suit most home layouts.  

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.