Guardian Protection

Self Install, 100% Wireless System


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Guardian Protection


Rating: 6.8 / 10 (Very Good)

Guardian Protection is a home security company which provides residential and commercial security solutions across 18 states. They also offer customizable, optional home automation, and 24/7 monitoring for all their systems, including fire and medical alerts. Their four interactive systems can be accessed remotely via their app.

How is Guardian Protection Rated?

Contract & Price
Technology Integration
Overall Rating: 6.8 / 10 (Very Good)

Guardian Protection provides professional, high-quality 24/7 monitoring with their comprehensive home security packages. Their equipment is top of the line, and they enjoy good standing in the field. Their fees are reasonable, especially for the quality of their service.

  • Good Customer Service
  • DIY Installation
  • “Crash and Smash” Protection
  • 30-Day Trial Period
  • Customizable Systems
  • Monitoring outsourced though Rapid Response
  • No Month-to-Month Contracts
  • Proprietary Equipment

HOW DOES Guardian Protection WORK?

Equipment - 10 / 10

Guardian Protection home security systems feature professional installation of their Interlogix and Honeywell equipment, which is monitored 24/7. The system provides intrusion protection via motion, door, and window sensors, as well as environmental protections such as carbon monoxide and smoke detection. Additional elements can include cameras, home automation, panic buttons, and medical alerts. Guardian Protection’s equipment offerings are very comprehensive, as compared to the general norm.

Installation Professional
Equipment Manufacturer Interlogix and Honeywell
Ability to Reallocate System
Wireless Sensors
Control Panel
Event Triggered Siren/ Alarm

Security Monitors, Sensors, & Devices

  • Intrusion Protection
  • Door & Window Sensors
  • Garage Door Sensors
  • Glass Break Protection
  • Motion Sensors
  • Recessed Door Sensors
  • Crash & Smash Protection
  • Surveillance
  • Indoor Cameras
  • Outdoor Cameras
  • Doorbell Cameras
  • Tilt & Pan Cameras
  • Live Surveillance
  • Event-triggered Surveillance
  • Environmental Protection
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Flood
  • Temperature Change
  • Smoke
  • Life Safety
  • Panic Button


Monitoring - 9 / 10

Guardian Protection provides 24/7 professional monitoring for all its home security packages. This can operate via landline, broadband, or cellular, and some packages have more than one option as a failsafe. Their two-way intercom offers an instant connection to a Guardian call center, from where technicians can dispatch the required emergency services.

Monitoring Options Professional Monitoring
Monitoring Technology Cellular
Number of Monitoring Centers 1
Monitoring Center Type Owned
Professional Monitoring Services 24/7 Professional Monitoring
2-Way Intercom
Fire Department Dispatch
Police Dispatch
Medical Dispatch

How much does Guardian Protection cost?

Contract & Price - 8 / 10

Guardian Protection requires a standard 30-month contract, for which termination fees may apply. While the warranty is extensive, the $99 fee for the obligatory professional installation can be over-budget for some people, although the $34.95 average monthly fee is reasonable.

Number of Available Packages 4
Installation/ Activation Fee $99.00
Equipment Starting Cost No Upfront Cost
Contract Required
Minimum Contract Length 30 months
Cancellation Policy Termination fees may apply
Warranty Extensive warranty


Technology Integration - 8 / 10

Guardian Protection provides home automation services, remote arm and disarm, email and text alerts, geo-location services, and apps compatible with both the iPhone and Android operating systems. Guardian’s service is highly compatible with other companies’ devices, which can be a great advantage.

Amazon Alexa
Google Home
  • Mobile Access & Alerts
  • iPhone App
  • Android App
  • Email & Text Alerts
  • Live Surveillance Feed
  • Remote Arm/Disarm
  • Geo-location Services
  • Home Automation
  • Lighting Control
  • Thermostat Control
  • Appliance Control
  • Electronic Door Locks
  • Event-triggered Automation
  • Unique User Codes
  • History Log

Guardian Protection reputation

Reputation - 8 / 10

Guardian enjoys a good reputation, in accordance with the standards of all major home security accreditors, such as the Central Station Alarm Association, Underwriter’s Laboratory, Factory Mutual, and the Electronic Security Association.

Trust Pilot Rating 7.3 out of 10
BBB Rating A+
Yelp Rating 2.5 out of 5
Google Rating 5 out of 5
Facebook Rating 4.2 out of 5
Date Collected 2017-08-17
Year Founded 1950
  • Certifications & Associations
  • Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA)
  • Underwriter’s Laboratory (UL)
  • Factory Mutual (FM)
  • Electronic Security Association
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