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Arlington Home Safety Ranking

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Our Study Methodology

After helping our customers complete hundreds of thousands of home improvement jobs across the country, from carpet cleaning to plumbing, SERVIZ created the Home Safety City Ranking pages. What we have learned over the years is that customers, more than anything, want to ensure they maintain a healthy and safe home. Home safety is not just about adding an alarm system or having smoke detectors, it is also about keeping your home well maintained.

Homeowners increasingly want to keep up with their home maintenance to reduce the risk of fires, floods, earthquake damage, and even break-ins. The independent professionals in the SERVIZ network have helped thousands of customers reduce fire risks in their homes by replacing dirty vents and identifying improperly installed electrical switches and outlets. They have also reduced flood and earthquake risks by inspecting and repairing broken water pipes, sewer mains, and making sure water heaters are earthquake strapped and have properly installed overflow vents.

Consumers are also rightly concerns about who is coming inside their home. With that in mind, we created our Home Safety Ranking pages to help all homeowners understand how their city and state ranks for home safety.

Our methodology was as follows: We sent out a survey to 65,000 of our customers asking them how safe they feel in their homes, how they protect their homes, and what their biggest concerns were regarding safety in their homes and neighborhoods. We took our survey responses and used the U.S. Census data that ranks each city on a crime index of 1-100 (100 being the safest). The two data points were then combined to determine our own proprietary safety grade for each city.

Our Home Safety Ranking pages include actual survey results, quotes from our customers, and the percentage of professionals who sought to join our network that have failed our background check.

We understand how important it is to trust someone who is working to make your home safer. Which is why our standards for accepting professionals into our network are high. Since 2015, we have rejected over 15% of professionals seeking to join the SERVIZ network.

We hope that by providing this level of detail for each city we serve we are helping communities better understand how they can keep their homes, family, and friends safe.

Our Arlington Home Safety Ranking is a result of our proprietary data collected over the last 5 years serving over 150 thousand customers, half a million home improvement jobs, and other publicly available sources.
Arlington Population:
,
,
Crime
Arlington
Crime Index
11
(100 is safest)
Arlington
Annual Crimes
15,471
Total
Arlington
is Safer Than
11%
of U.S Cities
Your Chance of Becoming a Victim of a Crime
1
IN
25
In Arlington
1
IN
17
In District of Columbia
1
IN
35
In U.S.
How SERVIZ Customers Protect Their Homes
53.3%
Alarm System
42.1%
Neighborhood watch program
39.5%
Dog
Arlington Property Crimes
2,178
Home Break Ins
5.6 per 1,000 residents
10,458
Property Theft
26.9 per 1,000 residents
Background Check Fail Rate
1
IN
4
Home Repair Pros we checked FAILED a criminal background check
1
IN
4
Handyman
1
IN
4
Electricians
1
IN
4
Appliance Service Pros
Did You Know?
District of Columbia average Flood restoration cost is:
$5,407
Number of annual deaths by Fire in District of Columbia:
19
What are SERVIZ Customers Biggest Safety Concerns?
Earthquake / Flood
53.6%
Crime
50.4%
Fire
27.5%
Recent Arlington Reviews
Bethany-SCS145 M.
Arlington, VA
“Nathan was quick and very thorough! Super happy with the results.”
Rita R.
Arlington, VA
“Tyrone was prompt, professional and committed to doing a quality job. He took time to be sure the blinds functioned properly. I will ask for him in the future. The price was fair and he completed the work within two hours as planned.”
Keith D.
District Heights, MD
10/10/2017
“Thanks for a proffessnal job and serviceman. Very polite and diligent in his job. Great service from Andrea your the best.”
Harold R.
Washington, DC
10/6/2017
“Service agent was courteous, thorough, and efficeint. I will ask for Andre by name the next time we need capet cleaning.”
Pamela B.
Reston, VA
10/5/2017
“Mr Goodwin was very knowledgeable, polite and thorough. I would definitely avail myself if his services again!”
June B.
Montgomery Village, MD
10/3/2017
“Dio did a fine job and took time to explain what he was doing and tips to use in future. Thanks for same day service. Most appreciative. JB”
Sayana T.
Washington, DC
10/2/2017
“Jesus was awesome. He was very professional and completed the task in good time.”
Joanne W.
Vienna, VA
9/27/2017
“He was excellent - very professional and efficient. I will definitely contact your service again!”
Gloria C.
Washington, DC
“Exceptional customer service. Prompt and professional, I will recommend your company to family and friends.”
Sandra K.
Silver Spring, MD
“Amazing job well done Room feels like new Will definitely use you again Thank you”
Nancy B.
Mc Lean, VA
“Very pleased with Tyronne's knowledge and ability”
Karen W.
Temple Hills, MD
“Processional, fast, kind, neat - working highly skilled thank you.”
Tiffany M.
Silver Spring, MD
“Tyrone is excellent! Quick, professional and an expert”
Kevin M.
Washington, DC
“Tyrone was amazing! Service was easy to use, seamless.”
Richard R.
Fairfax Station, VA
“The handyman showed up on time and was able to complete the job right away. Did a good job. Job didn't require the minimum 2 hours, so it was little more expensive than I would have liked, but still was worth the cost to get it done promptly. Will definitely consider using again, should I have a need for such services.”
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Arlington, VA
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