With the recent acquisition of some of its competitors, ADT is currently America’s largest home security provider. The company has more than a century of business experience in the security industry and is involved in all kinds of personal, commercial, and residential protection. It offers comprehensive and specially tailored security packages for any situation.

ADT provides a full suite of the most modern security technologies, including video monitoring, mobile phone compatibility, and integration with your home’s electrical system.

Features Protect America ADT
Upfront Cost FREE $939
Average Monthly Price for Monitoring As low as $29.99 varies by package $40.99 a Month
Average Three Year Cost With Installation $1,080 $2,415
What Warranty Includes
A full lifetime warranty is offered to all Protect America clients. The warranty lasts as long as the clients remain customers, with no catches, fees, or issues. The warranty comes standard, with no extra costs. If parts are defective or unsatisfactory, they’ll be replaced free of charge. This warranty ensures that your home always has the best protection at a great price. ADT only offers an Extended Limited Warranty. The Extended Limited Warranty only protects clients against the cost of unexpected service calls on home security system. However, many warranty exclusions apply, and the warranty excludes services not performed during normal working hours, accidental damage, Acts of God, and many other events.
Other Guarantees Protect America offers a Low Price guarantee for the Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum packages. It prides itself on having the lowest prices online for GE wireless security systems. Find a comparable system for a lower price? Protect America will match it ADT offers three guarantees including a Money Back Service Guarantee, the Theft Protection Guarantee, and a Mover's Security Guarantee. However, many of these guarantees have a lot of fine print and are only applicable in certain situations.
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