ADT vs. SafeTouch Security

Learn how ADT monitored security compares to other providers

Updated: July 3, 2018

It can be hard to choose a home security monitoring system. When you're protecting what matters most, you want to make sure you're getting the best equipment at a competitive price, and the range of security monitoring options can be overwhelming. ADT and SafeTouch Security might be two names you come across during your search. We've done the research to help you decide between the two.

Company Overview

No matter what you're looking for in a home security monitoring provider, we've put together a handy checklist to see what ADT and SafeTouch Security both have to offer.

ADT SafeTouch Security
BBB Rating A+ A+
Years of experience 140+ years 29 years
Professional installation yes yes
Money-back guarantee 6-month money back guarantee* no
Monitoring centers 6 1
National availability yes no

Compare ADT vs SafeTouch Security

ADT monitoring has the edge against SafeTouch Security in several categories.

Industry experience

No monitored home security company can match ADT's 140+ years of experience in the industry. From humble beginnings to now more than 8 million customers across North America, ADT has learned how to best help protect what matters most. Customers get 24/7 monitoring from 6 interconnected monitoring centers across North America for help when they need it most.


SafeTouch Security logo


Both ADT and SafeTouch offer professional installation starting at $99. With a professionally installed security monitoring system, you can rest easy knowing that your equipment will work the way it's supposed to when you need it most.

Customer warranty

You can feel secure when you sign up for ADT monitoring service. With ADT monitoring, if you are dissatisfied with your system and ADT has tried its best to resolve it, the company will refund all monitoring and installation fees.†

Package and Price Overview

If you're looking for security monitoring on a budget, or if you're looking for the ultimate protection package, both ADT and SafeTouch offer a package that might suit your home.

SafeStreets USA ADT Authorized Dealer SafeTouch Security
Monthly monitoring cost $36.99/month* $29.95/month
Contract length 36 months 36 months
Installation fee Professional $99 - $199 Starts at $99
Standard equipment included yes yes
Monitoring connection type Landline or cellular Cellular
Home automation available yes yes
Indoor/outdoor cameras available yes yes

Compare ADT vs SafeTouch Security

Based on package and pricing categories, get details on which provider is the right fit for your home.

Pricing and contract length

ADT monitoring and Brinks offer a 36 month contract. The companies also have comparable starting monthly prices too. ADT’s most basic package starts at $36.99/month* and includes standard monitoring equipment such as a digital keypad, motion detector and high-decibel alarm. More advanced ADT packages increase in price, but also include high-tech monitoring features like remote access and home automation.

High-Tech Equipment Availability

ADT monitoring and SafeTouch Security have smart home and video surveillance package features available. ADT’s interactive service platform, ADT Pulse® , provides convenient, remote monitoring for homeowners constantly on the go. Customers who choose an ADT Pulse® package can add on other package features, including smart home control and a wireless indoor video camera. Whether you want to arm your system from your phone, turn on the porch lights or review video clips from the day, ADT monitoring has the right monitoring solution for your home and lifestyle. Similarly, SafeTouch Security has cutting-edge smart home products like smart thermostats, smart doorbell cameras and outdoor video cameras.

ADT Monitoring Comes Out Ahead

Our comparison shows that ADT monitoring is a reliable choice for most customers looking to help protect their homes. With its unbeatable experience, full systems and nationwide availability, an ADT monitored security system can help you rest easy, because you'll be protecting what matters most.

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ADT Affiliate Relationship

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