ADT and Alder are home security providers that offer 24/7 professional monitoring and cellular-connected devices to ensure your home is always safe. Compare these home security providers to see which one is the best option for you.
Summary: ADT vs. Alder
Monitoring starts at
|12 months||No contract|
Trial period/ refunds
|6 months||30 days|
Guarantees or Refunds
|$500 Theft Protection||30-day money-back guarantee|
|Optional Extended Limited Warranty on equipment||B-|
Frequently Asked Questions about ADT and Alder
Both Alder and ADT have a wide range of security equipment. ADT’s basic package includes a digital panel, alarm, motion detector, sensors and window and yard signage. Alder has a similar selection of equipment but does not offer equipment packages. You can, however, work with a specialist to create the equipment package that is right for you.
Alder creates both tailored equipment and monitoring plans for each customer, but it does not have any specific monitoring plans. For more information about its monitoring plans, you can contact its specialists directly. ADT’s monitoring package starts at $45.99/mo. with a minimum 12-month contract.
Alder and ADT offer professional monitoring. Self-monitoring alone is not available, but both companies have mobile apps so you can keep an eye on your home, too. You’ll get instant alerts when sensors are triggered.
ADT only offers its clients a professional installation option and it requires a minimum 12-month contract. Alder, on the other hand, offers a DIY installation option and a month-to-month service plan, making its service more suitable for renters.