There are several different options when it comes to selecting security products as a homeowner. One way to achieve feeling more secure in your home is to consider installing a doorbell camera. Being able to see who is there before opening the door matters — but this kind of camera can provide a lot more than just seeing the person on the front porch from another room in the house. Now, a homeowner can use their doorbell camera to see the person on their porch from wherever they are — even if they aren’t home at all.
Choosing a doorbell camera allows a homeowner to know who is at their door. When someone rings the security doorbell, that person activates a camera that the homeowner can use to see who is visiting, and they can decide whether or not to open the door. With Wi-Fi doorbell cameras, the homeowner can use their smartphone to see who is at the front door.
But it’s now possible to use a doorbell camera that doesn’t require Wi-Fi, and this means a homeowner can get even more value from the options offered to them by their home security provider.
When paired with the best choice for home security, a doorbell camera can be the right option. They usually fall between $150 to $250, depending on the model. Doorbell cameras are especially helpful for those homeowners who are away from their home a lot of the time. Being able to communicate through the camera and doorbell arrangement lets anyone ringing the bell think that someone is home, which can more easily deter vandals, burglars, and others who could become a problem.
In order to be effective, a doorbell camera has to be used the right way. When looking for one to buy, or when offered one through a security company, consider:
An ability to communicate/ Two-Way communication
Reliability and value
Strong customer service
Ease of installation
An app that’s easy to use
With all of this in mind, any homeowner who is interested in a doorbell camera should research which options will work best for them. When coupled with a monitored alarm system, doorbell cameras can help homeowners feel more secure and rest more easily.
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Krista Bruton is a DFW-based writer who covers smart home security and consumer protection.
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