You get free lifetime text and email alerts while you are away from your safe when the humidity changes, someone opens the safe or tries to get into it. Liberty has announced that they are offering free monitoring for the lifetime of their SafElert Safe Alarms. They feel that the consumer has enough monthly fees for other things in their life and so they will give text and email alerts at no cost for the lifetime of the unit when you purchase it. In a nutshell NO MONITORING FEES: Advancements in technology systems enables Liberty to cover what use to be monitoring fees on SAFELERT. Now you simply purchase the SAFELERT device and Liberty will include 24-hour monitoring for FREE. Works on any safe. 3 YEARS - $39.95 a year FREE SERVICE 2 YEARS - $49.95 a year FREE SERVICE 1 YEAR - $59.95 a year FREE SERVICE REFUND AVAILABLE ON PAST MONITORING FEES: Those who purchased SAFELERT before November 18, 2013 and who were charged a monitoring fee can receive a full refund of that monitoring fee by contacting Elertus at 801-657-5352 or by email at email@example.com http://www.libertysafesocal.com/accessory-safelert-monitoring-system-ps-17-pg-85.html So check out the SafElert for peace of mind while you are away from your safe."