abode Home Security - Top-Rated, Contract-Free Home Security Systems



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"If you are in the market for a DIY/professionally monitored home security system, you need to consider Abode." read full review

"An excellent, flexible DIY security system for your home. Abode starter kit has all of the basics you need" read full review

"The Abode Home Security Starter Kit is a fantastic do-it-yourself security system that offers no-contract professional monitoring. It's highly expandable with support for plenty of third-party devices." read full review

"Abode checks all the boxes for what experts say is essential in a DIY home alarm system. It offers all the vital security components." read full review

"...hits all the right notes: ... a nuanced and powerful app, simple pairing procedures, compatibility with voice assistants and third-party devices, and a sleek, sturdy design to boot." read full review

"The affordable equipment and optional monthly fees make this an excellent system to choose for budget-conscious buyers. You also don’t have to worry about getting locked into a contract. All around, Abode is an excellent choice to protect your home." read full review

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Starter System Price
$199
$399
$199
$230
Customer Reviews
Customer Reviews
Great 8.3 out of 10
Rated BAD on trustpilot
Rated POOR on trustpilot
Rated Average on trustpilot
Remote Notifications
Monthly Fee Required
Home Automation
24/7 Pro Monitoring
$8.33/m*
$29/m
$8.33/m*
$25/m
Short Term Monitoring
Auto Home / Away
Reminder only
Glass Break Protection
Flood & Freeze Sensors
Garage Door Compatibility
Lock Compatibility
Only August Lock
Smart Home Integrations
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Nest, +100 others
Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, "Works with Ring" products
Nest (Thermostat only), August, Amazon Alexa
^ abode updates data in this chart regularly and to the best of our ability, but prices and other variables may be subject to change.
* Paid yearly. Price for the first year, when purchased with a starter kit.
See what works with abode

abode is proud to integrate with devices that enhance both the security and convenience of your system. Browse our list of certified integrations below.

For a full, up-to-date list of compatible Z-wave and ZigBee devices. Click here.

  • Locks
  • Lights + Switches
  • Water Detection
  • Doors & Windows
  • Voice Assistants
  • Other
( products)

Enerwave Z-Wave Relay

Enerwave Wall Touch Dimmer

Enerwave Smart Meter Outlet

Aeotec Smart Switch 6

Aeotec Nano Switch

Aeotec Nano Dimmer

Aeotec Dual Nano Switch

Aeotec Door/Window Sensor Gen 5

Aeotec Water Sensor 6

Dome Z-Wave Range Extender

Dome Door/Window Sensor

Dome On/Off Switch

Dome Water Main Shutoff

Dome Leak Sensor

CoolCam Door/Window Sensor

August Smart Lock

Fibaro Single Switch 2

Fibaro Door/Window Sensor 2

Fibaro Dimmer 2

Fibaro Door/Window Sensor 2

Fibaro Wall Plug

Fibaro Wall Plug With USB

Yale Assure Touchscreen Deadbolt

Danalock V3

Amazon Echo Show

Amazon Echo Dot

HUE Lightstrips (White & Color Ambiance)

HUE White & Color Bulbs (E12, E26, BR30, GU10, PAR16)

HUE White Ambiance Bulbs (E12, E26, BR30)

HUE White Bulbs (PAR38 & E26)

LIFX Feature Kits (Beam, Tile, Z LED Strip)

LIFX Outdoor Bulbs (BR30, BR30+)

LIFX Whole Room Bulbs (A19, BR30, GU10 Downlight)

LIFX Everywhere Bulbs (Mini Color, Mini Day & Dusk, Mini White)

Aeotec Door/Window Sensor 6

Aeotec Water Sensor

Aeotec Smart Energy Switch

Aeotec Micro Smart Switch

Enerwave Wireless Appliance Module

Connects directly to abode via Z-Wave and can be used to remotely turn on lights, lamps, or anything with a regular power outlet manually or as part of a CUE automation.

Enerwave Wireless Outlet

Enerwave 3-Way Switch

Enerwave Wall-Touch Switch

GE Smart Switch In-Wall Switch (12722, 14291, 14292)

GE Smart Switch In-Wall Switches connect to abode via Z-wave and allow you to turn switches on or off right from the abode app or through CUE automations.

GE Smart Switch In-Wall Dimmer (12724 & 14294)

The GE Smart Switch In-Wall Dimmers connect to abode via Z-wave and allow you to adjust lightswitch brightness right from the abode app or through CUE automations.

Leviton Dimmer (VRMX1-1LZ)

Leviton Decora Smart Switch (DZ15S-1BZ)

Schlage Z-Wave Door Locks

Z-Wave Only. No Z-Wave Plus Models

Sensative Strips Guard

GoControl Dimmable Bulb

Netvox Smart Plug (Z809A)

GE Link Light Bulb (PSB19-SW27)

GE Link Light Bulb (PSB30-SW27)

GE Link Light Bulb (PSB38-BW30)

Linear GoControl Garage Door Opener

ecobee3 lite

ecobee4 Thermostat

Philips Hue Bulbs

First Alert (Smoke and Carbon Monoxide) ZCOMBO-G

Fibaro Flood Sensor

Yale Push Button Deadbolt

Kwikset Z-Wave Locks

Z-Wave Only. No Z-Wave Plus Models.

Nexia Smart Plug

Amazon Echo

Google Home Max

Google Home

Google Home Mini

Aeotec Lightbulb

Our Plans

No two homes are the same and your needs change over time. Simply choose the plan that you need today, and have the flexibility to change it tomorrow.
Monthly Yearly
Secure
Professional monitoring
& cellular backup

Available in the USA & Canada1
Per Month
50% OFF SALE
$8.33*
Connect
Self-monitoring &
cellular backup

Available in US & Canada
Per Month
50% OFF SALE
$3.33*
Basic
Self-monitoring
Included with every
starter kit

Available in US & Canada
Free
* Paid yearly. Price for the first year, when purchased with a starter kit.

1 Not available in Quebec.
Features and Services
Secure Plan
(Most Popular Plan)
Connect Plan
(Cell Backup)
Basic Plan
(Include in all Security Kits)
Timeline and media storage
90 Days
14 Days
3 Days

Unlimited self-monitoring for your home App Access:  

   Channel Access
4G Cellular backup connection keeps you online even if your home broadband connection is down
24 x 7 professional monitoring with our UL-Listed monitoring center
Extended 2 year warranty
Free ground shipping within continental US for all future accessories purchases
Premium customer phone support
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What are you protecting?

abode is a great fit for a lot of scenarios. Which are you looking to protect?

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What is the square footage?

This will help us recommend motion sensors.

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How many doors are accessible from outside?

Let's make sure your most vulnerable entryways are protected.

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How many windows on the ground floor?

These are the 2nd most common entry point for burglars.

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Would you like photo or video as part of your system?

These can help you verify the cause of an alarm and help police capture criminals.

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How would you like your system monitored?

Monitor your home yourself on your device, or set up professional monitoring so authorities automatically respond to alarms.

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Would you like to be alerted to smoke alarms and water leaks?

abode can alery immediately when your smoke alarm goes off or water is detected.

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How would you prefer to control your system?

abode offers multiple ways to control your system. Which one would you prefer?

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