Cost to Install a Wireless Video Intercom – 2021

| Last Updated: August 23, 2021

National Average Improvement and Repair Cost







$ 410

$ 295

Would you do this project? According to our survey, 69% of respondents preferred DIY compared to hiring a pro.

The average price to Install a Wireless Video Intercom noted above is cost data to compare a contractor’s estimate with doing it yourself.

What’s the cost to install a wireless video intercom? The contractor cost to install a video intercom is $410 vs. doing it yourself for $295 and saving 28 percent.

To get a preview of who is knocking at your door without actually opening it, you can use a door peephole or consider a wireless video intercom that allows you to view and talk to a visitor from inside your home from an indoor monitor. This is a comfort and convenience if you’re disabled or working in the house at a distance from the door.

A video monitoring system is made of two components, an outdoor speaker/camera and an indoor monitor. The indoor monitor rings and displays a picture of the visitor on the screen when the visitor presses the button on the door unit.

To install a wireless video monitoring system a security company will charge $410, which includes labor and the material. If you’re handy, you can buy the system and install it for $295 and save 28 percent. In addition, you’ll need four connectors and wire to connect the camera and monitor together.

To learn more about a wireless video system read The House Tech blog.

The bottom line: compare the price of a contractor’s bid to install a wireless video intercom with what it costs to do it yourself and make your decision. 

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