The cost of a wireless home alarm can cost anywhere from fifteen dollars to fifty dollars monthly. A standard warranty for a security system can cost an extra twenty dollars to an extra hundred bucks per year. An inexpensive package that includes a master control, three contact lenses, a keychain remote control, two-way voice, two-door contacts, and two wireless microphones will cost only around thirty dollars in one year.
The wireless home alarm can be set up in any area of the house and have a variety of sensors. The system may include smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, a digital video recorder, or a mini-computer with an LCD monitor to record the activities around the house. Some systems also could include smoke and carbon monoxide detectors as standard.
While this home security system is not very expensive, it does provide some protection against a burglar, fire, smoke, and carbon monoxide. When shopping for these systems, a homeowner should compare the monthly cost of a traditional hardwire system versus a wireless system.
Homeowners are advised to purchase the security system when they move into the house. If a homeowner purchases this system after they have moved in, the homeowner must purchase the installation at the same time as purchasing the security system. Installation charges are usually higher than when purchasing the system in the future. Before the installation costs are paid, a homeowner should contact their security provider to find out what installation fees are associated with the system.
The installation of a wireless home security system is usually less difficult than installing a hardwired system because it does not require the removal of walls or ceilings. This means that homeowners can install the system in a living room, kitchen, dining room, or other room of the home that has sufficient space. Most systems come with installation manuals that contain the instructions for different types of systems, using wiring diagrams to use with the installation.
Some systems, such as those with keychain remotes can be programmed to alert the monitoring service or even the monitoring agency about certain events that occur on a monthly basis. While a hardwired system needs to be programmed manually, the hardwire models on the wireless models provide the option of having a remote which may be used to program or control the system. This remote usually has a one-touch button, which can be programmed to alert the monitoring company.
Some home security hardware packages include several sensors, but some packages only include the single sensor for the entire house. One of the advantages of installing all of the sensors together is that many of the sensors will be located near to each other. If one of the sensors is triggered by smoke or fire, a central monitoring station is notified immediately to begin the fire department.
Another advantage of using a network of sensors is that it is very difficult to pinpoint exactly what is triggering an alarm. With a wireless home security system, a homeowner can easily trace the source of the problem and then put a stop to it before it can cause serious damage.
A wireless home alarm system is usually easier to install than a hardwired system because it requires no installation of wires, cabinets, or other items to be installed in the house. Installation of a hardwired system involves a lot of drilling holes in the walls of the home and removing the cabinets or other things that are in the way.
Most systems will provide a limited number of days’ service with the security service. This is known as the “lifetime warranty”. The lifetime warranty is designed to protect the homeowner if the system becomes broken or stops working.
The home alarm system cost is based upon a number of factors you want, including the amount of the security features, type of wireless system, the size of the house, the number of cameras, and the location of each sensor added. Many additional features add to the home security cost, including the types of monitoring that are provided by the security provider.