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Garland 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 and plumbing to appliance repair, electrical services, and more—we created the SERVIZ Home Safety Ranking Index. 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 concerned about who is coming inside their home. With that in mind, we created our Home Safety Ranking index to help all homeowners understand how their city and state ranks for home safety.

Our methodology was as follows: We sent a survey to 65,000 of our customers asking them how safe they feel in their homes, how they protect their homes, and what are their biggest safety concerns 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 Index includes 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. This 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, families, and friends safe.

Our Garland Home Safety Ranking is a result of our proprietary data collected over the last 5 years serving over 200 thousand customers, and 300 thousand home improvement jobs, and other publicly available sources.
Garland Population:
Crime Index
(100 is safest)
Annual Crimes
is Safer Than
of U.S Cities
Your Chance of Becoming a Victim of a Crime
In Garland
In Texas
In U.S.
How SERVIZ Customers Protect Their Homes
Alarm System
Neighborhood watch program
Garland Property Crimes
Home Break Ins
5.8 per 1,000 residents
Property Theft
22.8 per 1,000 residents
Background Check Fail Rate
Home Repair Pros we checked FAILED a criminal background check
Appliance Service Pros
Did You Know?
Texas average Flood restoration cost is:
Number of annual deaths by Fire in Texas:
What are SERVIZ Customers Biggest Safety Concerns?
Earthquake / Flood
What Do Locals think?
What do the residents of Texas have to say about home safety?
Our neighborhood is safe and I feel comfortable being here. My biggest concern are fires and of course earthquakes. Fire really concerns me because we have a 2 story and getting out in case of an emergency is a well thought out plan for me. I believe we have a system in place and hopefully we'll not have to use it.
Stephanie C.
I feel that our neighborhood which has controlled access and security is relatively safe. For the most part, everyone is pretty vigilant in keeping their eyes open for any suspicious activity.
Susan K.
Recent Garland Reviews
Elaine C.
Garland, TX
“He was great! Diagnosed the problem in minutes. Very punctual and polite!”
Joanne M.
Garland, TX
“Great. Karl came early as requested. Fixed the problem speedily and will be back in a.m. to repair another problem. Couldn't be happier.”
Elisa A.
Garland, TX
“My poor AC system has not received the best care in the past, so I knew that I was going to need a lot of help. Daniel was very considerate, and explained what each task required and how it would impact the overall efficiency of my system. He was also very honest about which tasks didn't' need to necessarily be done today so that it was manageable for my budget. I'd hire him again!”
Esther E.
Garland, TX
“Super job!!! Fast,friendly !!!”
Crystal V.
Garland, TX
“Great service. I have used Joe before and he is always very professional and knowledgeable.”
Gwen J.
Garland, TX
“Joe was very polite and explained all my questions. He was very informative and was not pushy. He is very accommadating in giving me time to make a decision and getting advice .”
Brinda H.
Garland, TX
“Paul did a fantastic job!! Cannot say enough about what great work he did! Very nice to deal with as well! You guys really DO have the best folks!!! :-) Blessings for a wonderful New Year!”
Nancy S.
Garland, TX
“Eddie was great. Listened to my issue and fixed it almost before I could sit down. Very professional and polite. Explained the problem in terms I could understand. Would recommend him to all!”
Liz D.
Garland, TX
“This was a great experience.”
Patricia E.
Garland, TX
“They called to confirm and were able to arrive earlier than scheduled appt if we wished. worked out great. Completed job quickly and did not leave area in a mess. A connection was not quite tight enough which alllowed a slight leak after they left. I tightened the connection myself and have not had additional leakage problems. Would definitely use them again for plumbing issues.”
Nancy D S.
Garland, TX
“excellent work. friendly people. they were better than the last person that came out from SERVIZ. Lots of dusting but they cleaned everything. Fantastic. Please send them again in the future.”
Sheryl T.
Garland, TX
“Tommy was very nice and he explained everything. He took the time to answer my questions. He made certain the dryer outlet was save to use and that my dryer worked.”
Amanda P.
Garland, TX
“Great service and the man was in and out in 20-25 minutes !”
Madelyn H.
Garland, TX
“The work was excellent and done in a timely manner. Professional all the way around.”
Nancy D S.
Garland, TX
“Fantastic job! Just knowing your house is clean, puts a little smile on your face. They were prompt, quick, friendly, reliable and extremely thorough. I will definitely want to use this company again. Thank you.”
Robert S.
Garland, TX
“Prompt arrival. Techs quickly found problem and put it to bed. I am so happy I did not troubleshoot it myself. I could have found it in due time but it was well worth the money to have SERVIZ do it. Very professional. A guaranteed repeat customer if occasion arises again”
Georgia S.
Garland, TX
“Dan arrived here when he said he would. Since then, he has done everything that we have asked of him including the installation of a pocket door for our bathroom remodel. He is knowledgeable , diligent, quick, efficient and very skilled. There is not a job that I would not ask him to do for the remodel. Therefore, if you require a handyman, contact SERVIZ and request Dan.”
Michael L.
Garland, TX
“Fast Service. We were very happy with our install.”
Jody F.
Garland, TX
“everything was great with this deal. Excellent price and the serviceman was perfect. I will continue to use SERVIZ for tons of stuff.”
Kundan P.
Garland, TX
“Provided great service and stuck with it until it was completed. Thank you. Great Price!!”
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