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Protect America vs ADT

February 5th, 2015

Protect America and ADT are two of the main home security companies in the industry today. While both companies offer quality security monitoring, they go about it differently. For example, Protect America offers DIY systems while all of ADT systems are professionally installed. The goal of this Protect America vs ADT review is to compare and contrast these two home security companies so that you will be able to choose the best provider for your home and family.

The Protect America Advantage vs ADT

Over the years, ADT has expanded considerably, buying up other security companies such as SecurityLink and Alarmguard. The fact is, ADT is growing just as fast as their negative reviewsProtect America has been protecting homes and families since 1992. Our service comes with great knowledge and skills on providing consumers with great home security information. The products we provide are easy to use and come with the support of our great customer service department. Our security systems are easy to install over the phone with one of our experienced technicians. The best part about DIY installation is that it is free! The life time warranty on products guarantees you have a working system for the entirety of your agreement with Protect America. We offer over the phone assistance to test your system monthly or to call in if you have any questions.

Protect America Savings vs ADT

At Protect America you can save a lot of money when you sign up for our service rather than ADT. ADT actually costs more money monthly, and initially when you sign up! At Protect America, our goal is to bring you top-of-the-line security for an affordable price. The easy set up at Protect America lets you install your system with an experienced technician over the phone saving you money on the front end. Our monthly monitoring rate ranges in price depending on what type of package you end up going with. For as low as $19.99 a month, you can have your whole house professionally monitored with our home security products. ADT’s lowest priced package will cost you about $36.99. That’s fairly expensive for a base price.

If you’ve researched ADT prices you know that no offer comes close to Protect America. If another company does manage to beat our price, we’ll match their offer. That’s our Lowest Price Guarantee!

Protect America Warranty vs ADT

At Protect America we will warranty your system for the lifetime of your agreement. To obtain the warranty, one must to remember to test their system monthly, which is routine. This ensures your system is working properly every month. If you forget to test one month, just make sure to test it out as soon as you can. Call your service rep to make sure you are testing the system correctly before you proceed to test. ADT has a very complicated warranty structure that actually makes you pay $175 dollars out of pocket if you have not purchased their extended warranty!

Move with Protect America vs ADT

ADT could cost you hundreds of dollars when you move. Home security companies that sell wired security systems often require additional fees for relocation. Protect America service and wireless home security systems are transferrable to your new home for free! Just request a relocation kit and we’ll mail it to you. That way you can take your home security system with you anywhere!

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Bad Rep?

Since going public, ADT has done nothing but increase rates, fees, and drive up subscription costs on existing customers in attempt to keep their profit. They have a much higher expectation to protect profit due to the pressure instigated by their shareholders. They are doing so at the expense of customer loss. Rate increases are a huge factor in customer cancellations. There are, however, companies that lock-in rates, like Protect America, guaranteeing you the same initial rate for the lifetime of your agreement.

The Bottom Line

It’s a plain and simple decision from the facts we stated here why consumers choose to go with Protect America. If you have any question feel free to call in to our sales or service departments for assistance or fill out the form on the right column with your contact info and a rep will call you. We respect ADT as a company, but simply have a different way of doing things. We like to make it as simple for our consumers to be happy. At Protect America we want to exceed your expectations and do everything we can to make you feel safe at home while saving you money.


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* Information used for home security alarm system comparisons was obtained November 2011 through telephone and online research. ADT prices: based on total out-of-pocket expense to obtain services; installation based on fees for similar home security equipment packages; "Monitoring" price listed includes the additional "warranty" or "extended service plan".