At Procompare, we have been tracking prices and seasonal trends for many years. Based on our proprietary data of historical project costs (acquired from thousands of our Pros) and other cost data from various respectable sources, we have put together a 2021 security system installation cost guide, where we have gathered all the necessary information for you to make the best possible decision.
|Average cost||R4000 / system|
|Cost range||R3000 – R5000 / system|
This is the price for a starter alarm system, without monitoring. The final cost will depend on the chosen equipment and extent of the installation. Installation is normally included. The average cost of installation is R2 000, ranging from R1 000 to R3 000. Home security systems, even the most basic ones, bring you a peace of mind. If needed, you can extend the system later on, adding CCTV, remote monitoring services, etc. For a basic alarm system, expect to pay between R3000 / system and R5000 / system.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R2000 / installation|
|Cost range||R1500 – R2500 / installation|
This is the price you will pay for an alarm system installation. The final cost will depend on the extent of the installation. In case of purchase, alarm systems usually come in a package, together with full installation and 24-month service agreement. Wired systems require professional installation. This ensures safe installation of all electrical components and guarantees longevity of equipment. The average cost of alarm installation fee is R2000 / installation, or typically between R1500 / installation and R2500 / installation.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R8000 / alarm system|
|Cost range||R6000 – R10,000 / alarm system|
This is the price for a professionally monitored alarm system. The final cost will depend on the alarm system itself – i.e. on the brand and functions of the alarm and any special add-ons – and the scope of the alarm monitoring service. The industry standard is a 24-month contract, but different companies are offering different deals, from monthly to annual contracts. When comparing deals, be sure to compare apples to apples. For an advanced alarm system, expect to pay between R6000 / alarm system and R10,000 / alarm system.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R350 / month|
|Cost range||R200 – R500 / month|
This is the cost of monthly armed response alarm monitoring service. The majority of companies offer a free alarm link over from your existing security company. It is advisable to regularly check providers and switch in case of price hikes. The average cost of monthly alarm service is R350 / month, or typically between R200 / month and R500 / month.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R3500 / installation|
|Cost range||R2000 – R5000 / installation|
This is the CCTV installation fee only. The final price largely depends on the size of the system installed, the site, and your location. For CCTV installation, expect to pay between R2000 / installation and R5000 / installation.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R12,000 / package|
|Cost range||R7000 – R17,000 / package|
This is the price of a CCTV package. The price includes the CCTV camera system, the installation fee, and remote CCTV monitoring service. The final cost will largely depend on the number of channels in a CCTV system. The cost of a CCTV package typically runs from R7000 / package to R17,000 / package, averaging at R12,000 / package.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R2000 / detector|
|Cost range||R1000 – R3000 / detector|
This is the price for an infrared detector. The final price will depend on the brand, the technology (wired of wireless), and technical specifications. The average cost of an infrared detector is R2000 / detector, or typically between R1000 / detector and R3000 / detector.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R5000 / beam|
|Cost range||R2000 – R8000 / beam|
This is the price of point-to-point beams. The final price will depend on the chosen brand, technology, and technical specifications. The average cost is usually R5000 / beam.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R1750 / beam|
|Cost range||R1500 – R2000 / beam|
This is the cost of installation of beams. The final cost may vary according to the selected equipment, the site, and your location. On average, expect to be charged between R1500 / beam and R2000 / beam for installation of beams.Get quotes!