Are Home Security Systems Worth the Money?

February 17, 2019

Home Security Systems Worth the Money

We all want to protect our possessions and make sure they are safe and sound all the time. But the costs of home security systems often come in the way. Are they really that expensive though? We break the myths and outline the facts to show you why investing in home security is a worthwhile investment.

Verdict 1: Home Security Cameras Are Effective

Home alarms and security systems are designed to protect your home and all your valuables from burglars and thieves. They sense and detect unauthorized entries to your home by using a range of sensors and alert you about the same. However, security systems provided by security companies do more than just deter burglars. The right system can keep you connected to your home no matter where you live.

Verdict 2: Home Break-ins Occur Frequently

Home break-ins usually occur through forcible entry into a home. It may be through the front door, window, back door, garage door, or any other entry into a home. Even those homes that have a strong locking mechanism are at risk of potential break-ins.

Therefore, having a security system can help you safeguard your family, assets, and home from break-ins by burglars and criminals.

Verdict 3: The Average Cost of Home Security System Is Reasonable

Part of the reason why many people hesitate to get home security is due to their budget. If you have the same reason, then let’s make a rough estimate of how much you will spend for a security system.

When you purchase a new home security camera, you have to pay the equipment cost which ranges from CAD 100 to CAD 1000 or even more, depending on the size of the property.

Talking about the installation costs, you can even do it on your own. Look at the device that comes with your system, or go through those tons of DIY videos available online. However, it’s always better to hire of the reputed security companies to install these devices accurately. The installation may just cost you around CAD 99 to CAD 200 depending on your security company.

So as you see, security systems are actually more reasonable than you think.

GPS Securities Suggestion: It’s Worthwhile to Get Home Security Systems

You might incur more losses if you use DIY methods to install home security systems. GPS Securities believes that the right way to determine the worth of investing in a security system is to conduct thorough research. Know the advantages from the experts who understand the ins and outs of different types of security systems. Let our security experts help you sort through the facts and provide the most economical solution to your security problem.


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