Why Choose abode? Compare & Find Out - abode

Why abode? Compare and find out.


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.

Security

Home security should not lack professional-grade quality. Scores in this category based on:
  • Availability of cellular and battery backup
  • Secured devices
  • Encrypted and long range data
  • Coverage of all security
  • Environmental device support
great

Smart Home & Automation

Smart security systems should include products that can talk to other smart devices, right? Scores in this category are based on:
  • Smart home integration
  • Home automation capabilities (including IFTTT)
  • Control in the cloud vs right in the home which impacts how quickly your devices respond to commands
great

Service Plans & Value

Security shouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Scores in this category based on:
  • Affordability
  • Availability of free plans
  • Options for short term/on-demand plans.
great

Customization

Home security systems should be tailored to fit your needs. Scores in this category based on:
  • Ease and ability to change settings
  • Increase/decrease entry/exit timers
  • By-pass devices
  • Adjust notifications
  • Receive email and SMS alerts.
great

Customer Reviews

Don’t just take our word for it, read some reviews from our customers below:

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Step 1

What are you protecting?

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

Home
Apartment
Business
Other
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Step 2

What is the square footage?

This will help us recommend motion sensors.

Under 1,000

Square Feet
Square Feet

1,000 - 3,000

Square Feet
Square Feet

3,000 - 5,000

Square Feet
Square Feet

Over 5,000

Square Feet
Square Feet
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Step 3

How many doors are accessible from outside?

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

1
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Step 4

How many windows on the ground floor?

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

1
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Step 5

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.

Photo
Video
Both
None
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Step 6

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.

Professionally
I can do it myself
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Step 7

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

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

Smoke
Water
Both
None
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Step 8

How would you prefer to control your system?

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

Keypad
Keyfob
Your Phone
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Step 9

Lastly, how would you like to be contacted?

We want to send you our best recommendation.

Phone
Email
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