Key Benefits of a Home CCTV System

Key Benefits of a Home CCTV System

For the uninitiated, CCTV leads the forefront of home and business security due to being cost-efficient, scalable and easy to install.

If you’re still on the fence about getting a CCTV system, here are # benefits of CCTV that should convince you to get one.

Remote Monitoring

The beauty of current CCTV technology is that they can be viewed remotely using a connected laptop or smartphone. This means that you can access what the system sees just about anywhere in the world and anytime you like.

Works Well with Alarm Systems

CCTV is great when combined with the Internet of Things and a robust alarm system. Not only do you get the convenience of 24/7 surveillance, but you also get notifications and alerts when the alarm is activated.


A CCTV is one of the best investments you can get in terms of home security. Home installations are inexpensive and worth their weight in gold compared to other security measures. What’s more, the advantages far outweigh the cost.

Crime Prevention

Studies show that CCTV systems in visible areas are likely to prevent a crime before it even starts. A potential intruder can take one look at the camera and know that even if the crime is successful homeowners will have evidence that could lead to their arrest.

Reduced Insurance Premium

Insurance companies often reduce premium costs on home insurance if you have a CCTV system installed. Call your agent and find out just how much you can save in your monthly costs.

Peace of Mind

Last but not the least, CCTVs can guarantee peace of mind and allow you to get a good night’s sleep everyday knowing that your family and business are safe from burgalary. It’s also convenient in that you can monitor your house in real time with a smartphone that’s connected to the internet.

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