“People still imagine security as a traditional hard-wired system. But there’s so much more flexibility and so much available to homeowners and renters alike.”
Expect to pay anywhere from $400 to more than $1,000 for the alarm and installation. Monthly monitoring fees — the ones that keep you connected to a monitoring station in case the alarms go off — can range from $20 to $50.
Wireless alarms operate via your internet service and can incorporate things like window sensors, panic buttons and duress codes that will alert the monitoring station that you’re in trouble.
Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/express/wp/2016/07/08/4-tips-to-make-your-apartment-a-little-safer/