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Best Home Security Systems in West Palm Beach, FL

Oct. 16, 2019, 7:49 p.m.

In an uncertain and dangerous world, home security systems give you more control over your assets. In addition to deterring crime and giving you remote access to your home, these security systems can also keep tabs on your kids, monitor smoke & gas problems and lower homeowners insurance premiums. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best home security systems in West Palm Beach, helping you rest easy, knowing that your home is protected.

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#1
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Protect Your Home

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Protect Your Home
Protect Your Home
Features
  • 5 packages to fit your needs
  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Digital keypad for police, fire and emergencies
  • Available in West Palm Beach
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#2
Vivint
Vivint
Features
  • Professional installation
  • Plans start at $39.99/month
  • Home automation control
  • Available in West Palm Beach
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#3
Protect America
Protect America
Features
  • 2 plans available
  • Price match guarantee
  • Locked-in rates
  • Available in West Palm Beach
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#4
CSI Palm Beach
CSI Palm Beach
Features
  • Security gate installation
  • Smart lock installation
  • Skybell doorbell integration
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
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Location
1333 53rd St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 848-7818
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#5
Security Camera Team
Security Camera Team
Features
  • High definition cameras
  • Financing available
  • CSAA-certified operators
  • WiFi-based surveillance
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Location
1333 53rd St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 848-7818
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#6
Cove Security
Cove Security
Features
  • Customize and order your system online
  • 60-day 100% money-back guarantee
  • Easy DIY install: no wiring, no drilling
  • Available in West Palm Beach
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West Palm Beach, FL
(855) 268-3669
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Madison Security Group
Madison Security Group
Features
  • Open 24 hours
  • madisonsg.com
Location
3111 S. Dixie Hwy., Ste. 121
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
(561) 366-7505
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Security Systems & More
Security Systems & More
Features
  • M-F: 9am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • securitysystemsandmore.com
Location
6215 Georgia Ave., Ste. I
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
(561) 693 2624
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American Security Alarm Systems, Inc.
American Security Alarm Systems, Inc.
Features
  • M-F: 9am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • asalarm.com
Location
2775 Vista Pkwy.
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 398-6157
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Integrated Home Technologies
Integrated Home Technologies
Features
  • M-F: 8am - 6pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • integrated-home-technologiesfl.business.site
Location
801 Northpoint Pkwy., Ste. 136
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 721-6446
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Cat5 Security Services
Cat5 Security Services
Features
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • cat5security.com
Location
4353 Okeechobee Blvd., Ste. D1
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
(561) 687-5858
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Advanced Alarm Service, Inc.
Advanced Alarm Service, Inc.
Features
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • advancedalarmservice.com
Location
1253 Okeechobee Rd., Ste. B-1
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 833-7099
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How to choose a home security system in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach skyline

Located in sunny South Florida, West Palm Beach can feel a lot like paradise—but it’s also got one of the highest crime rates in the nation for both violent crime and property crime. With a relatively small population of just over 108,000, the city and surrounding area have substantially higher crime rates than other places.

Burglaries per 1,000 residents Theft per 1,000 residents Motor vehicle theft per 1,000 residents
West Palm Beach 8.77 38.4 5.12
United States 4.69 17.45 2.37

Some of the most dangerous neighborhoods include Lake Worth and downtown West Palm Beach. While nearby areas like Northlake, Palm Beach Island and Golden Lakes all enjoy lower crime rates, they’re still above the national average. So wherever you live in Palm Beach County, a home security system can help protect you.

Home alarm permit requirements in West Palm Beach

Fortunately, it’s relatively easy to acquire a permit for your home alarm system in Palm Beach. The City of West Palm Beach’s Alarm Ordinance mandates that each new alarm system is registered with the City for a fee of $25. Each registration lasts for one year and requires renewal by the first day of the City’s fiscal year (October 1st).

Alarm permits are non-transferable and a new alarm user has 30 days to register their alarm system. Failure to do so prior to a police response will result in a $50 fine for each false burglar alarm response until the permit is paid in full.

False alarm fines for security systems in Palm Beach County

Once your permit is paid, subsequent false alarms can result in further fees. While the first and second false alarms are free, the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Organization imposes fines depending on how many false alarms your system has had in a given year. It’s worthwhile to have a monitored system to ensure that your mistake doesn’t result in false alarms.

Sample of costs for false alarms in Palm Beach County

Occurrence per calendar year West Palm Beach Palm Beach Gardens Lake Worth
1st $0 $0 $0
2nd $0 $0 $0
3rd $75 $0 $50
4th $75 $50 $50
5th $100 $75 $75
6th $100 $75 $100

DIY vs. professional installation in West Palm Beach

Professional installation can be worthwhile as it can keep you from having to work with complicated technology and ensures that you don’t set anything up incorrectly. Newer homes with simpler wiring tend to be best for professionally installed systems.

For homes with older wiring like those located in the historic district or Lake Worth (where some homes date back to the 1940’s), DIY installation is the best option. DIY home security systems have wireless cameras and monitoring devices, which makes installation less intrusive to older homes.

Keep in mind, most companies only offer one installation option, so decide whether or not you’d like DIY or professional installation before choosing a home security provider.

Protect Your Home

Protect Your Home

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Using ADT’s advanced equipment and 24/7 monitoring, Protect Your Home systems include ADT motion sensors and a touchpad supporting 40 sensors and voice command. The first layer of defense is ADT’s blue lawn and window sign that’s an instant turn-off to criminals. Installation is often within 24 hours. Company technicians (not contractors) get glowing reviews for their professionalism and clarity in setting up the system.

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Vivint

Vivint

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Vivint offers high-tech home security with smart home controls for the ultra-modern “total package” solution. Their next-generation solution allows you to keep tabs on everything from your doorbell camera to your home thermostat—ensuring your A/C keeps running during those balmy Florida summers. Vivint is especially popular with tech-savvy users and millennials.

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Protect America

Protect America

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Protect America offers one of the most flexible solutions for home security on the market today. In addition to 24/7 live video monitoring with wireless security systems, Protect America allows for customizable DIY installation with professional monitoring that can send West Palm Beach police to your home at a moment’s notice.

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CSI Palm Beach

CSI Palm Beach

CSI Palm Beach is a local provider with stellar ratings for both their security systems and tech services like cloud data backup. With a personal touch to their customer service and a unique appreciation of Palm Beach County’s local architecture and neighborhoods, CSI Palm Beach could be the right choice for owners of older homes or less tech-friendly users.

Security Camera Team

Security Camera Team

Security Camera Team is a local provider that focuses on CCTV and live monitoring services. With a local sensibility for the needs of South Florida consumers, they’re especially popular among small business owners and older Palm Beach County residents. Security Camera Team has developed an especially strong reputation among reviewers in West Palm Beach for great customer service and reliability.

Cove Security

Cove Security

Cove offers professional-grade DIY home alarms that are fast and easy to install. Cove’s wireless home security system requires no contract and comes with a money-back guarantee. Design your home security package online and have it shipped the next day. Reviewers give Cove high marks for customer satisfaction and affordability.

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