For example, according to Angie’s List, there are 14 top companies for home security systems in Phoenix, 77 top companies for home security systems in Houston, 61 top companies for home security systems in Orlando, 39 companies for Sacramento home security, and 16 top companies for home security systems in Tulsa. When choosing a company, it is better that you first research a little, ask friends and family, and then make a well informed decision. But let’s go over what it can do today, first. The very affordable $199 starter kit includes a wireless base station, a keypad for arming and disarming the system, one door/window sensor, one passive infrared motion
sensor, and a Z Wave range extender. You can monitor
the system yourself, but at the price Ring is charging for professional monitoring—just $10 per month $100 per year if paid annually with no long term contract—it would be foolish not to sign up for it. That goes double for people who already have other Ring devices, because it includes video storage in the cloud for an unlimited number of Ring cameras. Ring’s sensors operate on battery power, the keypad and base station come with AC adapters, and the Z Wave range extender plugs directly into an AC outlet. All three of those components have battery backup, so the system will continue to operate in the event of a power outage. The base station connects to your home network via hardwired ethernet or Wi Fi. A Ring Protect subscription activates an LTE module in the base station that will keep the system connected to the internet if your broadband connection goes down. You can even run the keypad on battery power full time if you choose, since most homes don’t have AC outlets right next to doors.