call for a free quote

DIY Home Security vs. Professional Security System

The world is a dangerous place, you know how important it is to guarantee the safety of your home, as well as your family and all you hard-earned assets from burglars that might be interested in them.

When it comes to securing your home, there are tons of options you can choose from. There are wired and wireless devices and other hundreds of plans and services to compare and choose from. We also have the option to either use the service of a professional company or we use the DIY home security system.

Generally speaking, the DIY installation is cheaper, but the professional installation is easy and very reliable. Both methods come with their pros and cons. Both are possible, but it is very important you have a clear knowledge of both so you know exactly what you’re getting for your home safety.

DIY Home Security

The greatest part of this option is that it’s free, you don’t get to pay for an installation fee. Plus you don’t have to wait for an installer to get the job done. With the DIY security system, you can always reconfigure your equipment or add more as it pleases you. Sometimes, your DIY equipment can be moved with you when you want to move to a new home with no fees and no hassles.

One point about the DIY system is that it’s easy for most people. Even though professional installation comes with no work on your side. The DIY alarm systems are completely wireless, so you don’t have to be handy with tools. Most of these components are made with adhesive backing, all you need to do is place your control panel and sensors where you need them and get the alarm activated.

Some pros of the DIY system include; save money on installation fee, install when you need them, adjust system how and when you want and finally, no visitors in the name of technicians.

Professional Installations

The most important part of this is that you get to sit back and relax while your system gets installed for you. People complain of having to wait for the company to come at an un-favored time. That’s not how it works when you call for a security system installation, you’ll provide a time that will work for you and the professional installer so you can be home while the job is being done.

Some advantages of the professional installations include;

  • No work for you: You get to sit back and relax while the job is done by someone else. No need to worry about making a mistake because you have a professional handling things. No need to spend time listening to automated directions or reading manuals. You need to create time to be home during the installation, but you can get other important things done during that time and leave the professionals do their job.
  • Possible discounts: Some security installation companies may offer discounts if your pay for a professional alarm installation. This is subject to availability, but it is always best to go in search of promotions that will give you more equipment or package upgrades if you paid for an installation.
  • The convenience of a Professional Installation: If you go about the process alone, using the DIY process, there’s every possibility you might miss something. We all know where this could lead to. It could cause you a lot more time, effort, or even worse. It might lead to malfunctioning which leads to an undetected break-in. More to that, If a professional come to do the job, you might be privileged enough to take advantage of their knowledge. You can get the most of your money by simply asking them to walk you through the installation process and the system. They should show tell you whatever you need to know, how the system operates, and how you go about it.

With the use of a professional installation, you start experiencing success from day one. You don’t get to start worrying if everything has been placed correctly as it would be with the DIY security system.

Latest News

Florida counties

Select Your County And City


Select Your County And City

Get A Free Consultation

Fill out the form below and we will contact you to confirm your FREE In-House Consultation. 

Schedule a Service Call

Fill out the form below and we will contact you to schedule your Service Call

Home security support

Speak With An Agent

Have a question about our security products? Our dedicated agents are here to provide you with the answers you need.