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Whether you are a DIY enthusiast or someone prepared to hire a security contractor, it just makes sense to consider the installation of a home security system. Over 2,200,000 burglaries occur in the United States every year, according to FBI. 70.3% of all burglary offenses are associate with residential properties.
For the purpose of this discussion we will take a close look at the costs associated with the installation of a security system by a professional service.
Why not the DIY option? Generally, a DIY installation may not come with 24-hour monitoring, and it is really this feature which is the ultimate reason for opting to install the equipment.
The most basic features will include:
The cost for such an expansive system through a professional security company is often surprisingly low and tends to stand at around $1500 for the 2200 square foot home. There is also the annual monitoring fee that will cost around $500 each year.
(square foot home. + $500/year as monitoring fee)
Cost to install home security system may vary depending on the state or city. Get free estimates from security system providers in your city.