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DIY Home Security Systems & WiFi Security Cameras

Alarms & cameras to protect from fire, flood and break-ins

Top-rated smart home security systems and security cameras that offer everything you need to keep your family or business safe. Set up in minutes with no tools required.

Named best DIY Security System for 2021 by Tom's Guide and Best System for Customization by Forbes Advisor

3 Steps to Your Home Security System

There’s a reason we’re rated the Best DIY Security System!

  • Build your unique security system

    Find the alarm systems, security cameras, and other sensors you need to keep your home safe. Order what you need now and expand your system as you go.

  • Install devices in minutes

    Easy set-up, guaranteed. Install your system in minutes without any tools or prior expertise. Want more help? Opt for our professional install service at checkout.

  • Watch your home from anywhere

    View your cameras and alerts from your phone, no matter where you are. Plus, get instant notifications for smoke, water, glass break, and burglaries.

Your home is unique. Customize your security, accordingly.

There are 3 parts to an abode security system:
Gateways | Accessories | abode App

Our gateways (called iota or smart security system) comes in a starter kit and act as the central “hub” of your alarm system.

Accessories like security cameras, motion sensors, door sensors, sirens, water leak and glass break sensors connect to your Gateway.

Your entire system can be monitored and controlled from the abode app on your phone, wherever you are.

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WiFi Security Cameras

No Abode system? No problem. We have HD security cameras that stream, capture, record, detect motion, and allow two-way voice communication and work with or without an Abode system.

View Live Video Anytime

Automatically Record Video Clips

Get Motion Detection Alerts

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Extra home protection: your system can instantly dial 911.

Add professional monitoring to make your home safer
Break-ins | Fire Protection | Medical Emergencies

US-based, award-winning monitoring center.

Our system immediately dispatches emergency services to your door when you’re unreachable.

Add a panic button to your system for instant 911 calls.

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More than home security. Full smart home integrations.

abode does more than protect your home:
Convenience | Integrations | Automations

If you have other smart home devices in your home, your security system can work with those, too.

Connect your system to smart lights and appliances, Google Home or Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Sonos and more.

Easily create automations from your app to do things like open the garage when you pull in the driveway or turn on your lights when a door opens.

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Why Abode? Compare and find out.


App Access & Mobile Notifications
Included Free
$25/mo
Included Free
Included Free
Home Automation Platform
24/7 Video Recording
Optional Add-On
24/7 Pro Monitoring
$8.33/mo*
Starts at $15/mo
$19.99/mo
$8.33/mo*
Minimum Fee For Cameras On System
FREE
$19.99/mo
FREE
FREE
Smart Home Integrations
HUE, Sonos, Bose, IFTTT, Apple HomeKit, 100+ others
Nest (Thermostat only), August
HUE, Nest, Sonos, iRobot, IFTTT, Lutron, etc.
"Works with Ring" products
^ 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.
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What are you looking for?

abode is a great fit for a lot of scenarios. What are your requirements?

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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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