abode systems, a provider of DIY smart home security, today announced a new partnership with HelloTech, an on-demand, in-home tech support service, to provide installation and support services to abode customers opting to have their abode smart home security system installed for them. 

From the ability to build the smart home and security system that best fits customers’ needs through the abode Essentials Starter Kit and iota offerings, to the ability to choose to monitor on your own or activate professional monitoring services, abode has always been committed to providing customers with choice. Through this new partnership, abode is giving users a new choice: to install the system on their own, or have it done for them thanks to HelloTech’s nationwide network of technicians. 

abode customers interested in adding professional installation provided by HelloTech will have the option to add the service at check out on the abode website. Preferred appointment times will be selected and confirmed by HelloTech. HelloTech’s technicians are available nationwide and automatically matched with each job. Cost for installation varies by system size but starts at $99. 

“The abode line is a natural fit and addition to the portfolio of smart home installation services offered by HelloTech,” said Greg Steiner, CEO of HelloTech. “The abode system features deep integrations with a large number of products we already offer installation services for, such as video doorbells and smart thermostats, and most importantly, delivers whole home security and home automation in one powerful solution.” 

“abode is thrilled to partner with HelloTech and extend their premium in-home installation services to customers nationwide,” said Chris Carney, abode co-founder and CEO. “Our customers can still choose to install the system on their own or, for a white glove experience, have one of HelloTech’s experts install and configure their system for them to tie together all aspects of their smart home and security needs. We’re excited for what the future holds, as we work together to help users expand their systems to new connected home device categories and drive interoperability forward for the industry.” 

Professional installation through HelloTech is available to abode customers effective now. The partnership between abode and HelloTech will begin with do-it-for-me installation services with plans to expand and introduce additional service and support features to customers in the future.