According to FBI statistics, only 17% of homes have a home security system installed throughout the entire United States.


Installing a home security system is a way to deter the majority of burglars who seek “easy targets” with minimal risk while planning a break-in. When you are in the market for a home security system and want to purchase security cameras that are functional and reliable, browsing Home Depot is one way to get started. Before you purchase home security cameras from Home Depot, there are a few tips to keep in mind to ensure you are satisfied with your investment.

Compare DIY Security Cameras With Equipment That Requires Service

Home Depot offers a large selection of home security solutions, from DIY app-centric cameras to fully-equipped packages and bundles. If you are interested in a DIY home security system, be sure to keep these tips in mind before making a decision:

  • Compare brands of home security cameras and equipment to determine which options are most suitable for the type of security system you have in mind.
  • Consider the size of your home and the number of security cameras you require to protect both the interior and exterior of your property. Are you in need of motion detectors along with window and door sensors? Are you interested in security cameras that are automatically activated by motion to begin recording? Factor in all of the features you have in mind for your home security setup before you begin making your selections.
  • Determine if you are capable of installing your home security system based on the type of equipment you are most interested in. If you require guidance and additional assistance, consider opting for a home security company that provides professional installation at no additional cost, such as Protect America.
  • Compare prices of individual security cameras versus bundle deals available from local security providers such as Protect America.

Read Product Reviews

Anytime you are shopping at Home Depot for home security cameras and accessories it is important to read product reviews before settling on a decision. Product reviews provide necessary insight into the features and overall functionality of individual cameras, response times, and setup requirements or potential difficulties. Learn about specific cameras, motion detectors, and central alarm systems prior to making your investment to ensure satisfaction.

Compare Pricing and Potential Monthly Service Costs

Always compare the pricing of home security cameras along with potential monthly service costs that are required with most traditional home security companies. Whether you prefer a DIY solution or if you are seeking 24/7 monitoring, take the time to review all pricing options you have available to cut on costs while still obtaining the proper level of protection for your home.


Protect America provides both DIY and professional installation options when building a home security system that is fully-customized to suit your household’s needs. With Protect America, get excellent top-notch customer service and 24/7 monitoring with monthly payments as low as $30, depending on the service plan you require. Build your own individual security system with specific equipment or opt for a bundled plan available. Whether you prefer the option of purchasing individual security cameras and accessories or if you are interested in a package deal, Protect America can help get you on the right track.

Are you ready to take the plunge with a home security company you can trust and rely on during a crisis or time of need? Contact us today for your free quote and to learn more about the equipment and plans we have available to fit any budget and lifestyle.