You know a security system will give you peace of mind — that sense of safety and security that we all need — but you may be wondering just how much does a home security system cost. What will you have to pay for that peace of mind?
There are costs involved, of course. But there are several factors that determine how much your specific home security system will cost. There’s the initial equipment and installation costs, as well as monthly monitoring fees.
Equipment and Installation
You can expect to invest anywhere from $200 or so for basic equipment to thousands of dollars for a more robust system. Installation charges also vary, depending on the complexity of the system and number of individual components.
Monthly Monitoring Fees
As for monthly monitoring fees, they can range from $10-$100. With monitoring, be sure that the monitoring station will be staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If something happens, you want someone to be there to respond immediately.
Customizing Your System
More — as in more components or even higher prices — doesn’t always mean better. What’s best to protect your home and family may differ from what’s best for someone else.
It can be easy to overpay for a home security system if you aren’t working with ethical professionals with the expertise to design a system that gives you exactly what you need without going overboard.
At the same time, you don’t want to compromise the effectiveness of your security system by skimping on necessary features or having fewer components than you need just to get a lower cost.
This is why it’s so important to work with home security experts who can evaluate your property and your needs and then design a system that’s customized to exactly meet those needs.
We’re Here to Help
Hoffman Security can help you determine just what you need in a home security system. And we’ll give you customized pricing information you can trust to meet your needs and your budget.
Call us at (559) 292-7871 or (209) 384-3305. Or you can contact us using our online form and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours.