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Differences: ADT vs. Honeywell
ADT is far more expensive than Honeywell but ultimately has more services. Because professional monitoring and mobile app management improve home security and peace of mind, even at an extra cost, we deem ADT the winner.
Honeywell Home Security
Monitoring cost starts at
|$35.99/mo.||No monitoring offered|
|36 months||No contract|
|6 months||No trial period|
Installation (DIY or Pro)
|Professional||DIY with optional professional installation|
|$500 Theft Protection Guarantee||1-year warranty|
Frequently Asked Questions about ADT and Honeywell
Honeywell offers two levels of home security packages, whereas ADT has three levels. You can create your own custom package with both services.
ADT has 24/7/365 professional monitoring included in all its packages. Honeywell does not offer professional monitoring.
Professional monitoring is required for ADT. Both Honeywell and ADT have mobile apps that allow you to keep an eye on your home while you’re away.
Because professional installation is required by ADT, it would be a little harder to move the system to a new apartment or home if you decide to move. Honeywell’s DIY installation would make it easier to transfer to a new location.