Vivint Home Security and Automation

Vivint integrates home security into its “home automation” services, adding it to a list that includes lighting control, HVAC, video, appliances, and more. Its products are aimed at making all facets of home control—not just security—a cheaper and easier task.

Founded in 1999, Vivint is a relative newcomer to the home security market. However, it’s already an industry powerhouse. The company’s focus on customer service and home automation technology has made it one of the largest security companies in the U.S.

Features Protect America Vivint
Upfront Cost FREE $99.99
Average Monthly Price for Monitoring As low as $29.99 varies by package $49.99 a Month
Average Three Year Cost With Installation $1,080 $1,900
What Warranty Includes
Protect America offers its clients a full lifetime warranty, which covers the security system equipment for as long as you are a customer; no catches, no unexpected fees. In case of defective parts, Protect America will ship any of the new home security monitoring equipment to you free of charge! This way, your house is always protected, all at a low price. Vivint provides its customers a lifetime limited warranty as long as they maintain membership under the Vivint security services umbrella. Some exceptions may apply.
Other Guarantees Protect America provides a Low Price guarantee for all of its packages. The company also has the lowest prices online for the GE wireless home security system. Protect America is so confident in its low prices, it will match better deals on comparable systems. Vivint guarantees that its customers will never see a price increase once they are locked in to a service plan. It also offers a 30-day money back guarantee, though some customers report having a hard time cancelling their agreement in the short time frame.
Awards
  • Consumer Digest
    Best Buy
  • Best Home
    Security System
  • 5-Star Rating from
    Top Consumer
    Reviews
    2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Consumer Digest Best Buy
  • Contact Center World "Best Customer Service Department"