ADT and Protection 1 provide home security solutions and 24/7 professional monitoring. ADT is a leading home security company with lengthy industry experience and a 6-month money-back guarantee. Protection 1, now owned by ADT, offers customers a $1,000 theft-protection guarantee and a wide range of home security and automation equipment. See what these providers have to offer to suit your home security needs.
Differences: ADT vs. Protection 1
Frequently Asked Questions About ADT and Protection 1
ADT provides a digital panel, alarm and sensors with its basic package. Its most expensive package also includes an indoor camera or video doorbell camera and smartphone support with the ADT mobile app.
Protection 1 provides a touchscreen control panel, three door/window sensors and a motion sensor with its basic package. If you want to have more control over your security system, additional equipment like emergency buttons and outdoor cameras can be purchased at an additional cost.
Protection 1 offers four separate packages ranging from $34.99/mo. to $54.99/mo. Its basic package monitors your home, fire and carbon monoxide and environmental safety, while its most expensive package also includes video surveillance, energy and home automation, and a camera-integrated motion detector.
ADT offers three packages ranging from $35.99/mo. to $57.99/mo. All packages include motion detection and home environmental monitoring, with more expensive packages also offering additional home device control.
Professional monitoring is required with both ADT and Protection 1 for their services.
We would recommend Protection 1 for renters since they will have the ability to self-install their security system. The only downside is that they will be tied to a 36-month contract. For renters who would prefer to avoid a contract, we’d recommend considering other DIY home security providers.