Finding affordable home security can be a stressful matter to deal with. So many home protection options either overcharge for their installment or overcharge for further monthly services to maintain your security. Despite wanting to keep your home as safe as possible, no one wants to spend thousands of dollars on a system that may or may not ever be used. There are plenty of choices that are simple, sensible, and easily maintainable that work just as well, if not better, than some of the more popular, expensive options. Here are our top five favorite low-cost home security ideas.