Identify the potential areas in your house to where you are planning to install security cameras. You really need to focus on areas where you want to watch or let us just say those areas where people are used to stay. Once you know these areas, have this one in your mind and check whether there are things that block the view so you can get a good coverage.
Here are some places that you have to consider to where it is best to install cameras.
Outside the house
- Front Door
- Back door
- Alley ways
- Top most portion just a little bit below the gutter
Inside the house
- Living Room
- Dining Area
- Infant Room
Above are just some examples to where it is best to place or install your security cameras. These can also depend on what type of house your living in, how spacious your place is, and many more.
Consult an Electrician for you to able to know what needs to consider during installation. These may include how long the wiring will be, where is it safe to put your DVR or NVR, how many cameras that you are going to install, what type of house you are living, and many more. Also you have to make sure that you are being consulted with one who has a license for you to ensure quality products or services. This will help you as well to prevent a half-raw installation which problems will arise soon. Working with a licensed electrician allows you to save money from unnecessary costs and the ease of mind is a gain on your part.
Once you already have an electrician, this is the phase where you want to decide what type of camera that you are going to purchase. There are types of cameras in the market right now at a good price. Analog HD cameras for example will cost you around less than 100pounds but IP cameras are more costly because of its quality and specifications. This decision is beyond the control of your budget but rest assured you will have one to protect your home. If you are going for a minimal budget then Analog or AHD Cameras are good for you but if you want to have an excellent quality then IP Cameras are perfect for you.
Now that you know what is best for your home then this will be the phase where you have to install it by yourself or you want it done by installers. If you have a background and knowledge about installing security cameras then installing it on your own will not be a problem for you. But if you are someone who doesn’t know what are the measurements to follow, where and how to install, then you really have to avail on the supply and installation services. Think of it that you don’t have to exert huge efforts in climbing up and down, rewiring, and setting things up during installation.