How to protect your home with smart security cameras

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How to protect your home with smart security cameras

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When it comes to protecting your home, installing smart security cameras is a good way to give you peace of mind. But before you tackle the installation, there’s a few important things to consider.

1. Check the most vulnerable spots on your property

Take a look around at the most vulnerable spots on your property or any entrances that are obscured, such as windows or doors.

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2. Don’t hide your cameras

Most unwanted characters consider the presence of cameras when selecting a target and will actively avoid homes with cameras, so they don’t get caught in the act.

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3. Ensure there’s enough light for a clear shot

If your cameras don’t have night vision, check there’s ample light for your camera to get a clear shot in the dark. Too much bright light and this may cause the picture to be disrupted.

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4. Name your cameras logically

If you’re connecting multiple cameras and they’re in different parts of your home, give them logical names to avoid confusion.

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5. Consider your neighbours

When positioning your cameras, make sure they’re not pointing towards your neighbour’s property or infringing on their privacy.

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Protect your home

Once you’ve figured out the best spots for your cameras, make a plan and you’re ready to install. Check out our full range of smart security cameras online or at your local store.


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