DIY: How To Install Security Camera Kits

Even if you don’t live in a dangerous neighborhood, installing a home security system camera is a great precaution to keep your family, property and possessions safe. If you’d like to install discreet cameras around your home, we’d suggest hidden home security cameras.Follow out handy guide to safely and effectively install security camera kits in and around your home.

Here are the Materials & Tools you’ll need:

  • Drill
  • Pencil
  • Mounting Bracket
  • Home Security System Camera
  • Screwdriver
  • Step Ladder
  • Stud Finder

Step 1: Decide The Location & Angle Of Placement Of Your Security System Camera

This step must be taken even before you buy your security camera kits. While deciding the location, pick a spot of your house that has nothing that will obstruct the view of your camera. Placing your camera in the wrong location can lead to a complete waste of time and money. Decide how much of your landscape you want your camera to capture, i.e. the Radius. This step will help you decide whether you will need to buy several cameras and install them at various points, or not.
Next you must decide the best angle to place your camera at, consider how high off the ground you want the camera to be place. If you donot want your camera to be seen, you can install hidden home security cameras.

Step 2: Apply The Mounting Bracket

Begin by holding the mounting bracket to the desired location. Using a pencil, mark the spot where the screws need to go in. Use a drywall anchor bolt to hold your mounting bracket in place. Ensure that the drill bit that you use is slightly smaller than the screw you will be using to mount the bracket. Drill the screws in place.

Step 3: Insert Your Security System Camera

Ensure that your mounting bracket has been securely installed into the wall before you place your camera into it. Insert batteries into the security system camera and follow the manufacturer’s instructions on how to properly synchronize the camera to your base station.

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