Best Home Security Companies in Las Vegas

Best Home Security Companies in Las Vegas

History

Las Vegas, Nevada was established in 1905 was incorporated as a city in 1911. In the 20th century Las Vegas was the most populous American city that was founded in that same century. Las Vegas garnered the nickname "Sin City" because of its tolerance for various forms of adult entertainment. Las Vegas is a city, but is also used generally to describe the entire valley in which Las vegas city is located. Interestingly enough, The Las Vegas Strip is actually portions of cities Paradise, Winchester and Enterprise, all located in Clark County.

Population

Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of Nevada, and the 29th most populous city in the United States. As of the 2013 Census estimate, the population is 603,488, and the greater metro area is 2,027,828, and over 38.9 million people visit Las Vegas each year. Las Vegas is in the top three leading destinations in the US for conventions, business and meetings. Las Vegas also boasts having more AAA Five Diamond hotels than any other city in the world and is a global leader in the hospitality industry. It is also one of the top tourist destinations in the entire world.

Crime Rates

Like all large cities in the United States, Las Vegas has a crime rate that is higher than the national average. For every 100,000 residents in a given year, 841 will be victims of violent crime, 8 will be murdered, 51 raped, 319 robbed, 463 assaulted, 2,923 will experience property crime, 924 burglarized and 1,530 will experience larceny/theft.
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Vivint

9.4

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9.5

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Vivint provides month-to-month contracts to customers who purchase their equipment upfront. They also provide reasonable prices and no upfront fees for those who choose it.

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Frontpoint

8.5

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8.5

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Frontpoint is a DIY alarm and home automation system. Customers can select from equipment packages, purchase equipment individually, or mix-and-match. Monthly costs depend on how much is spent upfront.

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Google Nest

7.9

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7.9

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Customers use the Google Nest hub to set up security and smart home equipment around their home. Alarms can be professionally monitored by Brink.

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Abode

7.9

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6.5

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Offers professional- or self-monitored systems. Abode builds a home security package for individuals based on their home or apartment specs.

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Cove

7.8

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7.5

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Cove has no contracts for home security. The company sends home security and home automation text notifications within 30 seconds. This is a DIY system that can be installed in 30 minutes.

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Deep Sentinel

7.8

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7.4

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Deep Sentinel promises a call to police in 30 seconds if the home alarm goes off. They specialize in home security cameras.

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Swann Home Security

7.6

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7.0

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Swann is a well-known security camera manufacturer. The company also offers professional video monitoring on a month-to-month basis for $23-$45/month.

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Minut

7.6

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7.0

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Minut is an all-in-one self-monitored alarm system. One hub provides: motion, noise, environment, and alarm detection. Integrates with Amazon and Google

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Protect America

7.4

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7.7

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Pay $0 upfront for equipment with Protect America. Their DIY equipment takes less than 30 minutes to set up and many customers report that installation is simple. Read our expert review for a pricing breakdown.

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LiveWatch Security

7.4

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6.3

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LiveWatch Security equipment can be purchased upfront or rolled into the customer's monthly monitoring costs. The company only sells home security products - no home automation products are available.

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Fort Knox Security

7.4

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5.0

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Fort Knox uses a multi-cellular connection monitoring. They offer home security, safety (fire, smoke, CO2), and automation (lights, locks, etc) equipment. Monthly monitoring starts at $15.95/month.

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Brinks Home Security

7.1

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6.5

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Brinks Home Security offers wireless monitoring only. Packages range from $299-$499 upfront, with monthly monitoring rangine from $29-$39. Customers can choose professional or DIY installation.

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ADT

6.6

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6.6

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Basic home security is $36.99/month. Smart home automation through ADT Pulse is $52.99/month. Upfront costs are $99 - $199. ADT offers a 6-month money-back guarantee for new customers.

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SimpliSafe

6.5

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6.5

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Simplisafe sells home security equipment that customers can purchase upfront without being locked into contracts. Equipment comes with a 3-year warranty. Monthly monitoring ranges from $15-25/month.

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Alder

5.5

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5.6

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Alder is a DIY home security system for houses or apartments that customers can install in 10 minutes. The company responds to alarms in under 4 seconds. Purchase requires a 5-year contract.

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Alarm Grid

5.1

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6.0

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Alarm Grid does not require a contract for customers. Their equipment comes with a 30-day return policy. Their home security equipment can be purchased upfront or financed. 

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Blue by ADT

4.3

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3.5

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Blue by ADT offers month-to-month monitoring services. Equipment is purchased individually or by packages, ranging from $200-$350. Available in all 50 states.

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Cox Homelife

3.9

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4.0

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Cox Homelife is available as an upgrade for those already using Cox. Alarm monitoring starts at $29.99/month for a minimum of 24 months.

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Home8

0.0

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0.0

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Home8 is a DIY security company for homes and businesses. There are no contracts and their equipment is cheaper to similar DIY companies.

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Security One Alarm Systems

0.0

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0.0

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Security One offers a price-lock guarantee and does not charge upfront fees. Available in 48/50 U.S. states.

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