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No Contract Home Security – Is There A Catch?

No contract home security – is it possible? As with any serious purchase, when you’re looking for a home security system, it makes sense for you to look at several security system installation companies before making a final decision. Consumers have more choices than ever, and with that comes a lot of decisions that a homeowner needs to make. Two of the most basic choices to consider are: is your home going to be monitored and if so, is the monitoring on a contract?


You can find two types of security systems: professionally monitored and unmonitored. In the former, when an alarm goes off, a professional monitoring company receives a notification and then attempts to contact you and, if need be, your local emergency services. An unmonitored system leaves all the work up to you. That means you need to be on call, day and night, during work and vacation time, and ready to determine whether police, fire departments, or other emergency services need to be dispatched. Then, you need to make that call yourself. It’s a big difference, and a professionally monitored system is fundamentally more secure than an unmonitored or self-monitored one.


Monitored systems also tend to have a service contract, which locks you into paying an often-pricey monthly fee for a set amount of time, typically one to five years. No-contract systems, which allow you to pay for monitoring services on a month-to-month basis rather than committing to a long-term arrangement, are usually only available on cheap DIY systems. Normally, if your system is a month to month, you pay more for the up-front installation of the hardware.


While most every other security company forces you into a contract as a way to keep you as a customer, we don’t believe we have to. We offer top of the line equipment and our #1 rated local service, while giving you the option of choosing no contract. Starting at $19.99 for wireless monitoring with remote app access, you can’t ask for a better deal! We give you the option to fully lock in your rate for 3 or 5 years if you choose, but there is no penalty at all if you want to be month to month with no contract for your home security!


If you want a simple home security system at an incredible value, consider the three choices provided by the top-rated Alamo Smart Homes, located in San Antonio and Austin. The entry system is  “Safe and Secure” which provides a moderate level safety system that gives good basic equipment to secure your home and valuables.  The second tier is the “Smart & Secure” system providing not only safety and security for your family and belongings, but it has full smart home integration that can monitor and control your lights, thermostat, door locks, and more. The top tier combines the “Smart & Secure” system with the ultimate package in video protection through live video and camera monitoring. With any of these options you have the option to choose no contract home security!


Contact Alamo Smart Homes today at 210-625-6575 for a free no-obligation quote. An Alamo security advisor will custom build a home security system with features that will work best for you, your family, and your budget.