Question: Do I Own My ADT Equipment?

Can you use ADT equipment without service?

If you are asking if you can use an ADT without monitoring, the answer is yes.

As long as you don’t owe ADT for any signed contract, you should be able to cancel the monitoring service and then just use it as a local non-monitored system.

Do you have to pay for ADT equipment?

Your ADT monitoring package cost includes all equipment costs and fees. The equipment in your ADT monitored security system is valued at $850, but all you pay for is professional installation ($99 – $199 depending on your package) and your monthly monitoring service.

What happens to ADT equipment when you cancel?

Based on the terms of your agreement, you may owe money for your equipment after cancellation. Unfortunately, customers are generally not allowed to keep equipment they are leasing or renting from ADT. If you choose to keep the equipment provided by ADT you might be required to pay for the equipment.

How much is ADT equipment?

ADT Pricing

ADT PackagesPrice
ADT Secure$27.99 per month
ADT Smart$36.99 per month
ADT Complete$52.99 per month
ADT Custom PackageVariable

How do I dispose of old ADT equipment?

To remove the alarm you need to remove the mains power, remove the alarm casing, and disconnect the big battery terminals. This should completely power-down the system and you could then do whatever you wish with it regarding disconnection/removal.

Should I cancel ADT?

If you’re tired of waiting for your ADT contract to end, you can always call the security company and cancel. Just be sure to call and cancel before your ADT contract before it expires. Otherwise, your contract will auto-renew for another 30-day term. You should also pay attention to any cancellation or payoff fees.

Does ADT remove old equipment?

Yes – rip it out. Not connected to anything / doing anything anymore. You can remove the panel, keypad, and battery. There’s no electrical hazard, just don’t short the battery.

Can another company monitor my ADT alarm system?

ADT-Owned Equipment

Most likely, you will find a company that can use your existing ADT equipment and wiring and monitor your alarms. Most security companies can reprogram your control panel to work with their own monitoring center, even if ADT has locked you out from using it.

Will home alarm work without monitoring?

Depending on the company, a home alarm may continue to work without monitoring. Customers who cancel their monitoring service can try resetting their home security equipment. They may find that their home security system is still mostly functional.

Do you need a landline for ADT?

To have an ADT monitoring system, you don’t have to have a landline, although it is an option. Landline security systems do exactly as they sound—use a landline connection to function.

Does ADT offer free installation?

When you purchase an ADT monitored home security system, you will receive the equipment for free. The equipment in an ADT monitored security system is valued at $850. The only upfront cost you will have to pay is the Customer Installation Charge.

Is a home security system worth it?

While yes, you need to consider many important factors before you buy a security system, including the average cost of a home security system, the installation and maintenance cost, which may cost a large sum of money. The truth is, a home security system is a worthwhile investment.

What is the cheapest home security system?

1. SimpliSafe – Most Affordable Home Security Overall. With SimpliSafe, there’s no monthly fees, installation costs, or contracts required. Their monitoring is very reasonable starting at only $15/month.