Both ADT and Honeywell can outfit your home with the latest home security technology, but each offers a different experience in terms of installation, monitoring, automation, mobile management, and pricing.
Monitoring costs starting at
|None||3 or 5 years|
|30 days||6-month money-back guarantee (if Guardian cannot fix equipment or service issues)|
Installation (DIY or Pro)
|None||$500 Theft Protection Guarantee|
|3-year equipment warranty||None|
Frequently Asked Questions About Frontpoint and Guardian
Frontpoint offers five home security packages you can choose from. Frontpoint’s starter package, the Safe Home Starter package, includes a control hub, keypad, sensors, and signage.
Guardian offers packages geared toward different customer lifestyles and preferences, such as the Bachelor(ette) Pad Package, the Burglar Buster Package, and the Healthy (Green) Home Package. These packages include various combinations of door/window sensors, motion sensors, touch pads, doorbells, smart locks, and more.
Guardian’s award-winning professional monitoring costs $45.99/mo. with a contract of three to five years, while Frontpoint’s professional monitoring starts at $44.99/mo. in a month-to-month arrangement.
Neither Frontpoint or Guardian offer a self-monitoring option. Both services require professional monitoring.
We would recommend Frontpoint for renters since the provider offers DIY security systems. These systems are typically easier to move than professionally installed systems. Also, Frontpoint’s monthly monitoring fee is more suitable for renters as they won’t be tied down to a contract.