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SimpliSafe vs. ADT (2021)

In this SimpliSafe vs. ADT breakdown, we help you choose the best security system for your home.

SimpliSafe vs. Vivint (2021)

SimpliSafe and Vivint are two popular security systems used by homeowners and renters in the U.S. Find out which system is the better fit for your home in this SimpliSafe vs. Vivint comparison.

Abode vs. SimpliSafe (2021)

Abode and SimpliSafe are security systems used by millions of homeowners in the U.S. Find out which system is the better fit for your home in our Abode vs. SimpliSafe comparison.

Ring vs. Nest (2021)

The Nest Secure and Ring Alarm systems might seem similar, but they are two very different home security systems with unique benefits. Our Nest vs. Ring will help you decide which is right for you and your home.

9 Best Home Security Systems of 2021

Investing in a home security system can improve home safety and help protect your home from break-ins and theft. Keep reading to learn about the best home security systems and find a solution that’s right for you.

The 5 Best Home Generators (2021 Review)

When buying a home generator, it’s important to consider outlet options, fuel type, and noise level, among other factors. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best home generators on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

Surprising Sources of Radiation in Household Items

Many of us are unknowingly exposed to radioactive things everyday, here are 9 household materials and products that could be emitting low levels of radiation.

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Understanding the Dangers of Thirdhand Smoke

Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey and painter Mauro Henrique discuss how to remove a cigarette smell from a home and why it is important to do so.

Home Safety for Seniors—What You Should Know

Keep your loved ones safe by reading these home safety tips for seniors. We detail ways to make a home hazard-free and secure from outside threats.

ADT vs. Vivint (2021)

ADT and Vivint are both great home security companies. Learn what makes them different and which is better for your house and family.

The 5 Best Asbestos Test Kits (2021 Review)

Having asbestos in your home can cause serious illnesses, including lung cancer and mesothelioma. Thankfully, there’s a simple way to check for its presence. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best asbestos test kits on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

Honeywell Home Security Review (2021)

Honeywell Home security offers customers three home security bundles and optional devices, allowing you to customize your home security system as you see fit. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team dives into Honeywell starter kits, optional add-ons, and pricing to help you decide if a Honeywell smart home security system is right for you.

Ooma Home Security Review (2021)

Ooma Home Security offers two simple DIY security packages at an affordable price. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team will cover Ooma Home Security packages, features, and pricing to help you determine which home security system is right for you.

AT&T Home Security Review (2021)

In this AT&T home security review, the This Old House Reviews Team explains the pricing and offerings of the company’s Smart Security package to help you decide which home security system is right for you.

Arlo Home Security Review (2021)

Arlo offers DIY camera-based security solutions that give you a view into what’s happening inside and outside your home. In this Arlo home security review, we provide an overview of the company’s offerings to help you determine if Arlo is right for you.

Ring Security System Review (2021)

A home security system can give you confidence that your home is protected. In this Ring security system review, we evaluate the company and its offerings to help you decide if it’s right for you.

SafeStreets USA Home Security Review (2021)

A home security system can give you peace of mind, giving you confidence that your home is protected. In this SafeStreets USA review, we evaluate the company and its offerings to help you decide if it’s right for you.

Best Door and Window Alarms (2021)

Our window and door alarm guide will help you choose the right alarm devices for your home. Read on for the best door and window alarms of 2021.

Best Door Security Devices (2021)

In this review of the best door security devices, we examine door security devices that keep you and your family protected.

SimpliSafe vs. Nest (2021)

SimpliSafe and Nest are alarm systems used by millions of homeowners in the U.S. Find out which one is right for you by reading our SimpliSafe vs. Nest comparison.

Comcast Home Security Review (2021)

In this Comcast home security review, the This Old House Reviews Team will cover the company’s offerings to help you determine which security system is right for you.

Best Home Alarm Systems (2020)

If you’re in the market for a home alarm system, read through our evaluations of the best home security companies and see which offers the best system that fits your budget and home protection needs.

Canary Home Security Review (2021)

Canary technology provides customers with real-time footage of their home, automated alarm settings, and two-way communication capabilities. Read this Canary home security review to learn about the company and decide if it’s the right home security system for you.

Xfinity Home Security Review (2021)

Xfinity now offers a home security service that combines a number of smart home devices to one system. We review Xfinity Home security to see how it stacks up against the competition.

Blink Home Security Review (2021)

Blink offers some of the least expensive, battery-powered HD security cameras for recording and streaming surveillance footage. The cameras are well-reviewed, but they form only one part of an integrated home security system. Keep reading to learn more.

Ring vs. SimpliSafe (2021)

Ring and SimpliSafe are two of the least expensive options for DIY home security systems. We examine the pros and cons of each company to determine who will get the most out of their products.

Best Smart Locks Review (2021)

Whether you lose your keys often, have multiple people who need access to your home, or want the peace of mind knowing that your home is secure when you’re gone, a smart lock is a purchase you may want to consider. Learn about the best smart locks in this guide.

Cox Home Security Review (2020)

For customers of Cox cable and internet service, the addition of a Cox home security system can provide you with peace of mind that your home is protected. In this review, we highlight Cox services and packages and break down the basics of choosing a Cox home security system for your home.

Alert 360 Home Security Review (2021)

Available in 23 states across the United States, Alert 360 provides home alarm systems linked to in-house monitoring centers. We review this company’s security services, as well as its customer satisfaction and industry reputation. Read on to learn more.

Nest Home Security Review (2021)

Nest is part of Google’s foray into home security. This high-cost but high-quality network of hardware includes a central hub, a video doorbell, several sensors, and security cameras, all of which connect with other smart home devices. Keep reading this Nest home security review to learn more.

Vector Security Review (2021)

Read our Vector Security system review to learn more about pricing, packages, and customer reviews before you buy.

CPI Security Review (2021)

A home security system can provide peace of mind and improve protection from burglars. Read our CPI Security review for information on security plans and pricing.