Last updated: 9th Apr 2019
A full home security system can range from $300 and can go up to $3000 depending upon the options and features you choose.
A wireless professionally installed system may start from $799 and can go up to $2000
Similarly a wired security system can range from $1200 to $2000 as the cost of setting it up is high.
Why install a home security system?
Break-ins and burglaries are the worst nightmares for families. It is financially and psychologically unsettling and may leave many people lost and vulnerable for a long time. With crime rates souring north, it has become extremely important to protect your loved ones and your biggest asset, your home. Most people would like to spend on security systems to be at peace that their loved ones and home is safe from criminals. A home security system is an investment to your family’s safety providing you a huge return on investment.
What is a Home Security system?
As the name depicts a home security system is a means of securing your home, entry points like doors and windows and interior space as well containing all your valuables through a system of interworking components and devices.
A typical home security system consists of
- A Control Panel
- Door and window sensors
- Motion Sensors
- Security Cameras
- An Alarm
Cost of Home Security System
With the advancement of the technology and with so many options in the market, home security systems are very affordable. They come in different shapes, sizes and options from DIY to fully installed and from self-monitoring option to 24×7 back to base monitored alarm system, giving you the flexibility to choose what features you require to protect your home and loved ones.
The cost of home security system depends on number of factors depending all upon what you choose for your home, whether you choose to self-install it or you want to get it installed from a licensed technician. Also include additional cost if you opt for 24×7 professional back to base monitoring over self-monitoring.
Is it worth getting a home alarm system?
The cost of a home security system is nothing as compared to the financial and psychological impacts of burglary. The sense of security and peace of mind it provides knowing your home and family is safe is invaluable
In addition to this, many insurance providers also offer the reduced premiums to the home owners and renters who install security system in their homes. Every State and territory police service in Australia recommends that residents installs an alarm system in their homes to prevent burglaries.
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