Vector Home Security
Vector Security offers home security systems and much more. The company is a leader in the home automation industry as well and can provide you and your home with environmental monitoring as well as medical emergency monitoring. If you choose Vector Security, you’ll have the option of leasing the equipment for free or buying it upfront which allows you to go month to month with your contract instead of being locked into a 36-month commitment.
This Vector Security review provides you with information you can use to evaluate this product for your home and compare it to others you are also considering. Our growing list of home security reviews includes coverage of ADT, AlarmForce, Protect America, FrontPoint, Pinnacle and other leading providers of home security systems.
Security Systems and Plans
The basic plan offered by Vector Security is very similar to the entry-level package available from most companies. It includes a keypad control panel with an alarm, 2 door/window sensors, 1 motion detector and 1 keychain remote fob. A yard sign is also included to warn potential intruders as well as to help responding policy or emergency personal locate your home. The control panel is the top-rated panel in the industry, the GE Simon XT which is used by many of the leading companies in their home security systems.
Here’s an overview of the Vector Security system prices: There is a $99 installation/activation fee which is about average for the industry. As noted, you can choose to buy the equipment upfront, at a cost of $715, which gives you the freedom to go month to month with the contract. Otherwise, you can choose the 36-month contract at $34.95 per month and the use of the equipment package is free.
For larger homes where more than 2 door/window sensors are required, the initial price will go up if you choose to buy them. The monthly home security prices might go up to, depending on the need for additional home alarm monitoring.
Features and Accessories
You can add quite a few features and accessories to the standard package to customize the security for your home. Vector Security will send a sales representative to your home to evaluate your home’s vulnerability and make suggests for keeping you and your home safe.
Additional features include: detectors for carbon monoxide, smoke, heat or fire; flood sensors; motion sensors; panic alarms; medical pendants; video surveillance services; home theater systems; and home automation of heating and cooling, lighting, appliances, home theater and more.
Technicians from Vector Security handle the installation of the home security system. They test all functions and components to make sure that they are operating properly. The connection to the home alarm monitoring center is tested as well. A manual is provided to the homeowner along with training and a demonstration of the system works.
Upfront and Monthly Monitoring Costs
There is a $99 installation fee for the standard package. If you choose to purchase the system, you can do so for $715 and avoid the 36-month contract commitment. The cost will be higher if video cameras are installed. Monthly home security prices start at $34.95 per month. See our security system reviews to compare security systems head to head.
When you have finalized 3-4 companies you might want to get a home security system from, getting written estimates from those companies will be the only way to know what your total upfront and monthly monitoring costs will be.
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