World's Best Alarm System Guarantees?

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Oct 14, 2012

In the cut-throat intrusion alarms industry, guarantees can make or break deals. Few companies have guarantee policies as bold as ADT, who issue several incredible promises, including $500 reimbursement if a theft occurs and full reimbursement for up to 6 months. Are these policies empty sales tool fluff, or do they carry value and distinguish ADT in a crowed market? In this note, we break down each policy, explain them, and evaluate their value to end users.

ADT's Guarantees

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