Outdoor security cameras have been around for a long time but it’s only recently that they have become more accessible for your own home. These days it’s easy to set up outdoor security cameras and the benefits are worthwhile.
Here are the top 6 benefits of outdoor security cameras for your home:
1. Scare away burglars
Outdoor security cameras are a great way to deter burglars from entering your property. 60% of convicted burglars said that the presence of outdoor security cameras influenced their decision to target another home without security cameras. Having a visible outdoor security camera can make an intruder rethink their decision to enter your property as they run the risk of having their identity caught on camera.
2. Be alerted of anyone coming onto your property
You’ll always be the first to know if someone enters your property. One of the many great features is receiving alerts straight to your phone if a person is detected entering your property, allowing you to take immediate action and call the police.
3. Keep an eye on your backyard
If you want to keep a careful watch on your children while working inside, an outdoor security camera is a great way to do that from the comfort of your home. You can be inside making dinner and can switch to the live view on your Cammy app at the same time to check up on the kids and make sure they aren’t getting up to too much mischief outside.
4. See who’s at the front door
The most common point of entry for burglars is through the front door. So having an outdoor security camera monitoring your front door will help you keep alerted to see who’s at the front door and if someone is trying to break in. You can also use the live view to see who is at the front door, is it just the kids coming home from school, a courier delivery or is it an intruder?
5. Watch over pool areas
For anyone who has a home pool, you know that pool safety is of utmost importance. For children under five majority of drowning incidents in Australia took place at a home swimming pool. Outdoor security cameras for your home can help add to the safety and security of your pool.
6. Protect your car
If you park your car on the street or driveway, it is at risk of getting stolen. Outdoor security cameras for your home make it easier to monitor your car and see if anyone is trying to break in. For more information check out our tips on protecting your car from theft.
When having your outdoor security camera installed it’s important to think about which entry points an intruder may access so you can have all areas covered by your camera. For more information check out our blog about where to place your security cameras.