(Closed) Anyone have a home security system in a home you rent?

posted 5 years ago in Home
  • poll: Ever had a home security system in a rental?
    Yes, and it worked out great : (4 votes)
    67 %
    Yes, but is caused issues with our landlord : (0 votes)
    No, never would consider it : (2 votes)
    33 %
    No, but only because my landlord isn't okay with it : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    7173 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    @MrsEdamame:  why couldn’t you use a hardwired system?  Talk to your landlord.  I bet if it was installed well, it would be a rental asset.  

    Post # 4
    1898 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    Even before asking your landlord, I’d check to see what your lease says. Your landlord will likely say yes – after all, it will be attractive to future tenants. But, the lease may state that any improvements made can not be taken with you when you leave. So, if you do install, be prepared to leave it behind if the lease says something like that. Your landlord will likely say yes knowing that that you can’t take it with you.

    Post # 5
    2440 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @MrsEdamame:  Our last apartment actually had a security system installed for every unit. We only really used it when we were out of town for multiple days. Otherwise, we just locked up.

    Post # 7
    1401 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Our apartment came with a security system. But I would check with your landlord to see what they are ok with you installing.

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