Home Security Insurance Discount Options

How to Get a Home Security Insurance Discount

Homeowners are always looking for ways to save money. Finding a discount on home insurance is a great way to keep a few extra bucks in your pocket every month while keeping your family safe from criminals and other emergencies. In fact, the FBI reports that there is a burglary in the US every 14.6 seconds. Fortunately, many people are successful in getting a home security insurance discount with a monitored home security system.

Which Home Insurance Companies Provide Discounts for Home Security Systems?

Every insurance company will have a different policy, but the following home insurance companies advertise that customers can save a percentage on insurance by adding a security and fire alarm system, like Vivint, to their home.

qualifications to get a discount on home insuranceEach home insurance provider will have different discounts available based on your history, location, and requirements for your home security system.

Qualifications for a Discount

In general, home insurance companies require that you have a monitored burglar alarm system that includes some of the following features:

  • monitored fire alarm system
  • monitored smoke alarms
  • deadbolt locks
  • fire extinguishers
  • sprinklers
  • security cameras
  • window/door sensors
  • temperature sensors
  • automatic or connected thermostats
  • water leak detection
  • gas leak detection

Each insurance company will have different requirements so contact them to make sure your new home security system qualifies you for their discount options. On average, you can save 15-20% on your home insurance by getting a monitored home security system.

Don’t Forget About Your Needs

When looking to add a home security system to your home, a discount on home insurance is a nice bonus, but should not be the only reason to get a security system.

Ultimately, you want to make your home as safe as possible and deter criminals from targeting your home. Additionally, smoke and fire alarms can alert you to danger and, if they are monitored, call emergency services immediately while you exit the house. An all-inclusive, monitored home security alarm system can be one of the best investments for your home and family.

Consider Vivint Home Security for your family.
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