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Home Security Systems

ADT home security systems are backed by nearly 150 years of experience. As the leader in home security, ADT can help you build the best home security system with easy-to-use equipment and special security features to meet your safety needs.


ADT home security systems include:

ADT Command panel

The center of your ADT home security system gives you fingertip control to arm or disarm your security system and control dozens of smart home devices you can add on.

Door & window alarms

If someone who isn’t supposed to tries to enter your home, your security system is equipped with door or window alarms which will trigger the high-decibel siren and alert you and ADT.

Security key fob

Easily disarm your home security system with the push of a button, even if you have your hands full with your kids or the groceries.

Motion sensors

Motion sensors cover wide areas of your home and can trigger lights and security cameras with certain ADT packages. They’re even smart enough to let your furry children pass without going off.

Yard signs & window decals

Send a clear message that ADT and our home security systems are there to help protect your home and keep you and your family safer.

24/7 alarm monitoring

Experienced home security professionals are looking out for you and your family day and night. Rest easy knowing they have you covered.

How to get started

Call now to talk to an expert.

Smart home security systems that fit your life

You know your home and how you live. Maybe you’re good with a basic home security system. Or maybe you want to make your home as smart as you are. Whatever you need, we can help customize the best home security system that makes sense for you.

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The ADT mobile app

We live with and on our smartphones. The ADT mobile app extends control of your home security system to your phone. It lets you arm and disarm your home security system, control smart devices, and check in on your home – from virtually anywhere.

  • Get email and text alerts from ADT

  • Control everything from your mobile devices

  • Manage Z-Wave-enabled smart devices from your home security system
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Download SoSecure – safety that’s mobile like you

  1. Download the free app from the Apple or Google Play Store.
  2. Set up your account and profile.
  3. Create a list of Guardians.
    These are typically any family members or friends you’d like to keep in the loop if something happens.

*Message and data rates may apply. Services may be cancelled in app. Only available in the 50 US states and D.C. SOS response not available in Milwaukee. For SoSecure features to work, your cell phone must be on, powered, and fully functional
SoSecure app

Customize your own ADT package.

FAQs about home security systems

How much do ADT home security systems cost?

ADT home security systems and plans vary by package type. You can get a free home security system quote by filling out the form on this page or by calling (888) 722-0869. Our home security experts will help you select the best home security system for your home. Learn more about the prices for the traditional, control, and video packages by getting a free quote.



What is 24/7 professional home security system monitoring?

ADT offers 24/7 home security system monitoring service with our home security packages. This means that an ADT home security professional is ready at any moment to respond to any alerts they receive, from intrusion to environmental hazards. If any activity triggers a sensor in your ADT home security system, the person monitoring your alarm system will contact emergency responders, who will be dispatched to your home.

How much does ADT charge to install its home security systems?

Home security system installation costs vary based on the home security package, however, installation costs may range between $99 and $199.

What Makes Up a Home Security System?

Home security systems use key components to monitor multiple entry points and call for help in the event of an emergency. Visit to learn more.

How Do Home Security Systems Work?

Your home security system features a unique integration of security components and electronic devices that work together to create a central network of communication. 

8 key security components of a comprehensive home security system include features like a control panel, door and window sensors, motion detectors, life safety devices such as carbon monoxide and smoke detectors, indoor and outdoor home security cameras, and a doorbell camera. Additional features include a security alarm siren and signage for the outside of your home.

What Should I Look for in a Home Security System?

The best home security systems are backed by 24/7 professional alarm monitoring, smart home automation and integration with services like Google Assistant and Alexa, a mobile app for remote access control, professional installation service, and an extended limited warranty protection plan to protect you against the cost of unexpected service calls on your home security system.

Why Is a Home Security System Important?

Home security systems offer infinite value when it comes to protecting your home and family, as well as offering peace of mind when it matters most. Home security systems help you secure your home from the inside and outside to keep your family safe.

What are the Benefits of Wireless Home Security Systems?

Wireless home security systems are a great option because they don’t need to be hardwired, therefore, they can more easily be installed and updated over time. Since they run on batteries, they can be installed in locations without electrical outlets or wiring, saving both time and money. It’s a great solution for people living in older homes, condominiums, and apartments, where it might be difficult (or not allowed, if renting) to install a wired home security system.

What is ADT Control?

The ADT Control app allows you to access the ADT Command platform right from your phone or another mobile device. Arm and disarm your home security system, view live video feeds, lock or unlock your doors, and even adjust your smart thermostat directly from your phone. Home security has never been as easy and effortless as it is with the ADT Control app.