SimpliSafe’s home security package rated ‘best overall’ by the Independent Advisor

Posted March 25th, 2024 by SimpliSafe

The Independent Advisor has chosen SimpliSafe’s The Tower package as its Editor’s Choice and best pick overall in its guide to the best home security systems. This comes after careful consideration and testing of a range of different home security systems, from providers such as ADT, Ring and Yale.

What do Independent Advisor say?

Independent Advisor is made up of a group of home security experts, who diligently test and review a range of systems and products to recommend to its readership. Home security systems are tested against a range of factors, including value for money and ease of installation.

When testing the best home security systems, Independent Advisor chose SimpliSafe’s The Tower package as its Editor’s Choice, due to the system’s ‘outstanding balance of flexibility, cost, and monitoring options’. This package was also chosen as it has ‘everything you need for a complete home security set-up’, with a range of flexible monitoring plans which are reasonably priced and flexible.

Going into more detail, Independent Advisor claims that The Tower, with its easy DIY installation and customisable components, is ideal for most households that are looking for a comprehensive security system. The team also said they found the installation and the use of the app very straightforward, as well as explaining that the package’s cost is a ‘worthwhile investment’.

For readers who have a smaller home or are on a slightly tighter budget, Independent Advisor recommends The Essentials package as a more affordable but still comprehensive alternative.

How are the best home security systems tested?

The best home security systems are thoroughly tested using a range of different metrics and considerations, including:

  • Price – both monthly (if applicable) and upfront

  • Ease of installation

  • Ease of use – including the products themselves and any accompanying app

  • Range of features

  • Customer experience and satisfaction

  • Extra features – such as cellular backup, data storage etc.

  • Quality of products

…and more! Each of these factors is kept in mind during the testing process, resulting in in-depth reviews and guides.

The Tower gets an overall score of 4.5/5 stars from Independent Advisor, and comes highly recommended for a range of different customers.

If you’re looking to upgrade your home’s security and want to find out which system is best for you, visit our website or contact one of our security experts on 0800 456 1789.