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Protection 1 Review

Editor's Note: This review has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it no longer ranks as a top 10 product.

Our Verdict

Protection 1 has been around the block and knows how to properly secure your home and valuable possessions.

For

  • Two-way voice is included with every wireless security package.

Against

  • Protection 1's monitoring services are not available in every state.
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Protection 1 image: The pet immune sensors ignore movement from large pets to prevent false alarms.

Protection 1 image: The pet immune sensors ignore movement from large pets to prevent false alarms.
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Protection 1 image: The system can send smart alerts to help keep your family safe.

Protection 1 image: The system can send smart alerts to help keep your family safe.
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Protection 1 image: You can arm and disarm the system using your smartphone.

Protection 1 image: You can arm and disarm the system using your smartphone.
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Protection 1 image: The mobile app for Protection 1 works for iOS and Android devices.

Protection 1 image: The mobile app for Protection 1 works for iOS and Android devices.

Editor's Note: This review has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it no longer ranks as a top 10 product. The original review is below, but check out our current top 10 about Home Surveillance Systems here.

Founded in 1988, Protection 1 is the largest wireless home surveillance system provider in the country. Protection 1 has been in the surveillance business long enough to know what customers want, and the company strives to provide just that. You’ll find comprehensive packages with different offerings based on your needs. Every wireless burglar system comes with two-way voice features, which means Protection 1's professional monitoring personnel can verbally let an intruder know they have been detected and the police are on their way.

Protection 1 has an eSecure feature that allows a user to control different aspects of their home via their mobile device. This interactive monitoring feature is only available with wireless security systems because it uses the cellular signal in order to operate. eSecure lets you arm or disarm your system, even when you are not home. You can also receive alerts if your alarm is triggered or disarmed, and watch live video feed from surveillance cameras.

All of the latest wireless security devices are available with Protection 1’s surveillance packages. You can protect your home with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, motion sensors, recessed door sensors and glass-break sensors. When looking for the best package for your family, be sure to keep in mind the most vulnerable spots in your home you already know aren’t secure. Before signing on the dotted line, make sure every one of your home’s entry points is safe.

If you're in need of technical assistance, Protection 1’s website can be a great resource. There is a FAQs page with comprehensive support for everyday questions. This site also includes several how-to articles and videos so you can get the maximum protection from your wireless security system. There is also a direct phone number to personally speak to a representative. All the best security services give you this immediate access to a real live person.

Protection 1 is a trusted name in the wireless home surveillance system industry for a reason. The company has been in the game since 1988 and offers dependable surveillance equipment and professional 24/7 monitoring services.