Frequently Asked QuestionsHow much does ADT monthly monitoring cost?
Saves You Money. While you’ve most likely considered how an ADT monitored security system could help save your life, you probably haven’t thought about how it could also save you money. ADT Provides you with a certificate to send to your insurance company, allowing you to save up to 20% off your homeowner’s insurance with most insurance companies. Plus, adding an ADT monitored security system also adds value to your home.
ADT monitored security system are installed by licensed professionals.
No matter what size of home you have or what neighborhood you live in, an ADT monitored home protection system can help make your home safer.
*Source: National Burglar and Fire Association, 2000
**U.S. Department of Justice, 1999
- 3 Wireless Door or Window Sensors
- 1 Keyfob
- 1 Pet-Immune Motion Detector
- 1 Custom LCD Backlit Keypad
- 1 Back-Up Battery
- 1 Phone Jack
- Panic Buttons: Police, Fire and Medical
- High Decibel Siren, Hostage Code, Door Chime
Our expert installation team will recommend any additional equipment necessary to meet your individual security needs when they install the system in your home. All ADT monitored systems also come with a yard sign and window decals to help deter potential break-ins.
ADT Money-Back Service Guarantee
ADT will make every available attempt to satisfy an installation, service or equipment problem that arises within the first six months as a Protect Your Home customer. If ADT is still unable to resolve the concern, ADT will refund the installation charge and/or monitoring fees paid during the initial six month period.
Theft Protection Guarantee
In the unlikely event that your home gets burglarized while protected by ADT, ADT will pay up to $500 of your insurance deductible if you meet the required criteria. This means more money to replace stolen items.
Mover’s Security Guarantee
Provides you with a new security system for your new home (Up to $849 Value) if you move after 2 years.
(Certain Restrictions Apply)
Our system is so intelligent, that ADT will know exactly which window, door or motion sensor has been triggered. ADT will provide the police with the location of the intrusion, along with your name and address. ADT dispatchers take care of all the logistics, so you don’t have to worry about getting the police any information during your emergency.
Generally, burglars target only the most vulnerable homes and are unlikely to challenge an ADT monitored security system.
In order for this feature to work, you will need a telephone line in your home. When an alarm is triggered, the system seizes your phone line and calls the ADT customer monitoring center immediately. You then communicate with the dispatcher over your control panel, which uses your telephone line.
The microphone in your control panel is so strong that it can pick up a normal talking voice from over 75 feet away, so you can
communicate with a dispatcher even if you’re injured and can’t make it to the control panel.
Your system helps detect potential intruders before they even step inside by securing the perimeter or entry points of your home. Doors, windows, and major traffic areas can be monitored, even notifying ADT command centers exactly which protected area has
detected a break in.
State of the art motion detectors provide an invisible blanket of protection over a wide area inside your home. Even if an intruder were to enter the home, Protect Your Home’s completely wireless detectors sense human body heat and movement, instantly activating the system
and notifying the ADT command center with detailed information.
If you are running a home security system using a landline and you do not have phone line seizure properly installed, your security system can be compromised. (See examples below).
Many security companies offer home security systems with do-it-yourself installation. The problem with DIY installation is most of us aren’t technicians and don’t know how to properly wire the system to make sure phone line seizure is working. Without phone line seizure properly installed, your home’s security is at risk.
Example #2 – Another possibility is a burglar could break into your home and put your phone off the hook. Again, without phone line seizure installed, your alarm system will never be able to communicate with the monitoring center.
If you’re using a landline system and unsure how to wire your home security system, we recommend having a professional do it for you. NOTE: Professional installation is included in all ADT monitored security system packages.
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ADT Exclusive Guarantees
- 6-Month Money-Back Guarantee
- Theft Protection Guarantee
- Mover's Discount Guarantee
Certain restrictions apply
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Home Security Facts
- A burglary occurs every 14.6 seconds
- Most residential burglaries occur during the day
- A home fire occurs every 20 seconds
- 44% of fires start in the kitchen
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