"Alert has a great alarm system, but what really makes them shine is their communication and customer service attitude. As a former customer of ADT, after making the switch to Alert it was much easier to get assistance. The difference was night and day. Would recommend."
"We've been using Alert for many years through several moves. Very happy with their service, employees and responsiveness. Everyone I've dealt with at Alert is knowledgeable, pleasant, and helpful. I recommend Alert Protective without reservation!"
Every home has a unique set of security needs, just as every person has a particular checklist of what they need to feel safe. Our DIY home security systems let you decide what level of protection your home and family need.Design Your System
Once you’ve decided which products you need to keep your home safe, place an order and let our team get to work. Our technicians will preprogram your devices to communicate with one another before they leave our warehouse. When your system arrives, follow the included installation instructions to get it up and running in a matter of minutes.
We make sure our DIY home security systems are easy to install. But technology of any kind can be intimidating for some people. That’s why we have a team of security specialists standing by to assist you over the phone. So even if you normally need help changing your clocks for Daylight Saving, we’re certain you’ll be able to install your new DIY home security systems.
For the truly committed DIY-ers, those who feel like asking for help is cheating, we’ve also made a series of tutorial videos. These tutorials will teach you both how to install our products and how to use them, highlighting useful features that might otherwise go unnoticed.
Indoor 1080P Wi-Fi Camera with Ethernet connectivity.
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DIY Monthly Costs
$50 and Up /month
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We’ve been keeping families safe since 1982
We test every product to ensure it meets our rigorous standards
Easy-to-install, easy-to-use DIY home security with starter kits and à la carte options
Exceptional customer service from home security experts
Alert Protective has been protecting homes and businesses in and around Chicago for more than 35 years. We have first-hand experience designing and installing every kind of system imaginable. This experience taught us precisely what it takes to keep you safe. Our mission has always been to protect as many homes and families as possible. And we’ve concluded that offering DIY home security systems is the best way to do that. When it comes to the safety of your home and family, would you rather place your trust in a new tech startup or a company with several decades of experience?Shop Now