When you’re looking to invest in a Home Alarm System, one of the main concerns we’re sure you’ll have is – how much money do I have to spend?
This quick article will provide a clear-cut pricing guide for the different kinds of Alarm Systems, so you can expect the sort of prices you’ll be quoted when you go to purchase a system for your own property.
How Much Does A Home Alarm System Cost?
Depending on the type of system you choose, a Home Alarm System can cost anywhere from £25 to upwards of £1,000. The average spend is therefore around £500.
The costs of each of the main types of Home Alarm System are listed below:
- Dummy Alarm Box: Around £40 on average
- Wired Bells Only Alarm System: Ranges from around £150 to £500 depending on the system you choose
- Wireless Bells Only Alarm System: Ranges from £300 to £400 depending on the system you choose
- Monitored Alarm System: Ranges from £250 to £500 depending on the system you choose plus around £50/month for monitoring the home
If you’re not planning on installing the Alarm System yourself, you should take installation costs into consideration, too. This can cost anywhere from £125 and £800, depending on the type of system you choose (wired vs wireless, how many sensors, etc.).
Does Having A Burglar Alarm Lower the Cost of Home Insurance?
Unfortunately, there’s no absolute yes or no answer to whether having a burglar alarm lowers home insurance prices. It depends on the insurance provider you choose – some will offer a premium if you have a functioning burglar alarm in place, but others may not. It’s always best to shop around and find the right insurance provider for you!
If you’re looking for cables for a Wired Home Alarm System, take a look at our range of Alarm Cables here.
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