Both ADT security and Vivint provide professional installation for their customers. The price of ADT home security installation starts at $99, and Vivint’s installation service usually costs $199, though sometimes there are promotions that offer free installation.
|Monthly professional monitoring price starts at||$35.99/mo.||$38.99/mo.|
|Contract length||36 months||42 – 60 mos. if financing equipment|
|Guarantees/Refunds||6 months||30 days|
Frequently Asked Questions about ADT and Vivint
Does ADT or Vivint provide professional installation?
Does ADT security require a contract?
ADT systems do require a 36-month contract (a 24-month contract for California residents).
Does Vivint security require a contract?
Vivint will require you to enter into either a 42-month or a 60-month contract if you choose to finance your security system. If, however, you pay for your equipment upfront, you will not have to enter into a contract with Vivint and will only be responsible for paying for your monthly monitoring.
What types of packages do ADT and Vivint provide?
ADT offers several packages for customers to choose from, including the Traditional Package, the Control Package and the Video Package. In the basic, Traditional Package, you’ll have access to 24/7 professional monitoring as well environmental monitoring. Higher-tier equipment packages require slightly higher monitoring fees.
Vivint doesn’t offer predetermined equipment packages. Instead, you can select equipment to build a custom package specifically for your home. Monthly monitoring fees start at $38.99.