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Protect America

ADT and Protect America Overview

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ADT was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Aug 17, 2007 and since then this brand received 1356 reviews. It is 1139 reviews more than Protect America received since Jan 14, 2009.

ADT and Protect America Consumer Ratings

70 out of 435 in Security and Protection Services category
51 out of 435 in Security and Protection Services category
Customer service
54 in category
53 in category
Product or Service Quality
51 in category
41 in category
52 in category
38 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Protect America ranks 19 points higher in the Security and Protection Services category than ADT. People gave ADT 1.2 stars for Customer service criterion in Security and Protection Services category and it is 49 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Protect America was rated 1.2 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 50 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Protect America has a higher rating than ADT. Regarding Reliability criterion, consumers gave ADT 1.5 stars and it is 50% worse than other in category. Protect America however was rated 1.6 stars and it is 63% greater than other in category.

ADT and Protect America Rating Details

Customer service
1.2 (418 reviews)
1.2 (79 reviews)
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...Also, when you sign up the first technician told me that you got free service calls even if the batteries go low they will replace them. Guess what, it is $25 for them to come out. I refuse to give up on this I will be writing reviews because this company does not stand by its word...

Evelyn C

...Everything was good and the customer service reps treated me kindly and decently, at the time. After a year went by, we felt like we didn’t need the service anymore. I called in to see about possibly ending my contract early...

Product or Service Quality
1.5 (364 reviews)
1.7 (70 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I signed up for a 3 year contract with ADT and have diligently paid my bills on time despite the patchy service that I have received with your company. The plan was to stay safe and hence I was willing to pay the money to secure my home. My life took a very unfortunate turn and now am in the...

varsha p

...They lock you in for 36 MONTHS! So even if you sell your house and no longer need their service, you have to continue paying. It's like giving Protect America free money when you are no longer using their services but they continue to deduct the service fee from your account..

1.5 (354 reviews)
1.6 (66 reviews)
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Overselling, lying,,overcharging, most unprofessional company ever, too late to get out of contract, billing is not never accurate, count on spending hours on the phone to correct


The sales process and set-up support was in-line with expectations. That is where it stopped. After an alarm event, with a 3 fault alert and damaged alarm panel, no police were ever dispatched, negating the need for their service. This is when Protect America's true colors were displayed. Excessive...

James M

ADT and Protect America Pros and Cons

  • Unsatisfactory
  • Servicemen that came to the home
  • Installer
  • Unit worked okay
  • Stay away
  • Worse company
  • Customer service
  • Lack of ethics
  • Misleading representative
  • Billing and cancellation practices
  • Cancelation process or customer service
  • Too much wasted time trying to cancel

ADT and Protect America Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

Another CLOWN "utility" company. Charges for services that were not received. Just like Spectrum, they charge for a mont...


Cancel my service.Carl Carter 7193 ga. Hwy 15 S. Wrightsville Ga.31096 Acc#0414804

ADT and Protect America Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I ordered adt and had a rep come out and set it up. I opted for automatic billing to a debit card for convenience. Unfor...


I have had their system since May,2014, My home was broken into while using their service I was on vacation and the...

ADT and Protect America Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I had been a loyal customer for over 18 years and had my account set up on automated debit. I started my contract with...

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Hi there I sent the re rentention department a email yesterday there about my order there nothing yet no one is not...

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ADT and Protect America Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Adt Security System (380 reviews)
  • Adt Customer Care (221 reviews)
  • Adt Account (90 reviews)
  • Protect America Customer Care (50 reviews)
  • Protect America Security System Plan (9 reviews)
  • Protect America Security System (8 reviews)