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Cost to Install a Home Alarm

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Install a Home Alarmzip code   systems 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Alarm System Cost
Non-discounted retail cost for common, mid-grade alarm system.
1 system$269.35$478.48
Alarm System Labor
Direct labor expenses to install home alarm.
4.0 hours$116.32$218.40
Alarm System Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to install home alarm including: connectors, fittings and mounting hardware.
1 system$25.00$25.00

Totals - Cost to Install Home Alarm
1 system$410.67$721.87
Average cost
per system

Cost to Install a Home Alarm - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Install a Home Alarm averages $410.67 - $721.87 per system in 2014. This Alarm Installation cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Alarm Installation project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "items" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

Alarm Installation - Average Cost Per System

Expect to pay in the high end of the $410.67 - $721.87 per system range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Alarm Installation: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Install a Home Alarm - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Install a Home Alarm - References

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