Fort Knox Security Review

Fort Knox Security is known for providing affordable smart home and business security solutions across the state of Texas while maintaining top-notch customer support and service.
Updated Mar 27, 2020

Fort Knox Security: Our Pick for Best Customer Service

Fort Knox Security Services prides itself on being the security solution for Texas homes and businesses with local offices in Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio. They’ve been in business for over eight years, and have highly-trained professional technicians with an average of 20 years of industry experience. 

Fort Knox offers three package options for homeowners: Protect 360, Control 360 and View 360. They also offer 4G LTE professional monitoring starting at $15.95/mo. with no activation or installation fees. The provider also offers special no-contract pricing for renters for $399 with free installation and activation. Renters also get the Fort Knox home security essentials including smartphone control, 4G LTE wireless connection and professional monitoring at $29.95/mo.


6 out of 10


  • Professional 4G LTE monitoring begins at $15.95/mo.which is inexpensive compared to other providers
  • Contract length is 36 months, an industry average

For the best pricing and deals, you’ll need to speak with a local Fort Knox security provider. Fort Knox’s smart monitoring starts at $15.95/mo. Their monthly fee is lower than most home security competitors. There’s also a one-time $99 equipment fee for the wireless module if you use an existing security system. 


The company offers three different packages in addition to the basic package. The standard package – Protect 360 has all of the essentials including 24/7 professional monitoring, a touchscreen alarm panel, door and window sensors and a motion sensor. 

Stand-out Features

8 out of 10


  • Smash and Crash protection alerts the monitoring station, even if your device has been damaged
  • Geofencing for automatic arming and disarming when you’re a certain distance from your security system

Some intruders think that they can quickly break-in, find your home security and smash it to pieces to avoid notifying authorities. However, with Fort Knox’s Crash and Smash protection, their five-star monitoring station will be notified any time your control panel is suddenly damaged.

With Fort Knox Security, you can also set up geofencing so that your alarm system activates or deactivates at the points you designate. This way, you’re covered even when you forget.


8 out of 10


  • Engage in two-way communication, weather alerts and more with the Next-Gen Touchscreen Panel
  • See, hear, and talk to visitors at your door with the SkyBell Slim Line Video Doorbell

One of the top features of any Fort Knox security system is its control panel. When the unexpected occurs, you can feel safe knowing that Fort Knox’s Next-Gen Touchscreen Panel allows for two-way communication with its UL-certified professional monitoring station. The company has an impressive 13 second response time. The control panel also provides severe weather alerts to keep you up-to-date on extreme or hazardous conditions. 

The Skybell Slim Line Video Doorbell lets you know if anyone is at or near your door without pressing the doorbell. Whether you’re at home or away you can keep an eye on your door from anywhere instantly from the mobile app.


9 out of 10


  • Fort Knox Security provides free professional installation with all products and packages

Fort Knox’s professional acumen and customer support stand out when it comes to installation. The company boasts of its free installation and activation setup process, and Fort Knox technicians will train you on how to use your security system. They also provide a system check and two minor repairs.

Trial Period

2 out of 10


  • Fort Knox Security doesn't have a trial period
  • The provider has a 90-day limited warranty

If you’re considering Fort Knox Security, you’ll need to make sure the provider will best fit your needs as there is no trial period. Most providers have a return period in which you can return the equipment. Fort Knox Security has a 90-day limited warranty meant to cover your equipment. You can extend the warranty for an additional $5.00/mo.

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Home Security Writer

Dashia Starr

Dashia researches and writes on all things home automation and security. She focuses on the latest news, products, and providers to share only the best with you.

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