It wasn’t that long ago that outfitting your home with a security system required an appointment with some fancy monitoring company, a likely pricey estimate, and then lots of drilling, wire-running, and testing. Today, thanks to the exploding popularity of smart home devices, you can order a security system in a box, slap some sensors on the walls, and turn your house into Fort Knox in less than an hour. I know this because I spent a good chunk of my week testing the Abode home security system.
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