Brinks offers two Nest Tags, two Nest Detect motion sensors and one Nest Guard with its basic Nest package. Brinks’ package includes 24/7 monitoring, sensors, motion detection, smartphone control and a touchscreen control panel. Protect America provides a standard control, one motion sensor, and three window/door sensors with its basic package.
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|Monthly monitoring starting price||$29.99/mo.||$19.99/mo.|
|Minimum contract length||36 months||36 months|
|Extended No-Risk Return||30 days||15-day return policy for a full refund|
|Installation||DIY & Professional||DIY|
|Guarantees||None||Price Match Guarantee|
|Warranty||2-Year Warranty||Free Lifetime Equipment Warranty|
Frequently Asked Questions About Brinks and Protect America
What kind of equipment packages do Brinks and Protect America offer?
What kind of monitoring plans do Brinks and Protect America offer?
Both Brinks and Protect America offer 24/7 professional monitoring, with Brinks’ basic package starting at $19.99/mo. with a three-year contract and Protect America’s basic monitoring package starting at $19.99/mo.
Do either Brinks or Protect America offer the ability to self-monitor your own security system, or is professional monitoring required?
Neither Protect America or Brinks offer the ability to self-monitor. They both, however, offer security cameras and doorbell cameras at an additional charge that can be viewed from either control panels or mobile apps.
Are either Brinks or Protect America a good choice for renters?
Both have a DIY option, which is a plus. Brinks’ Nest plan is the best overall option for renters, since it doesn’t require a contract.