The right system for home security is one that offers all the equipment needed — and among that equipment is generally at least one security camera. But mounting that camera may mean that a homeowner has to drill holes in the wall, and they may not want to do that. Additionally, if a renter is using a DIY system and wants to add cameras, they may not feel comfortable drilling (or be allowed to drill) holes in the wall to mount that camera. So, are people in these situations just supposed to do without the safety and security they’re looking for? No, they don’t have to do that. There are other options to consider.
Fortunately, there are ways that a security camera can be mounted without drilling holes. Three of the most common ways are:
- Using a removable adhesive strip or suction cup that can be peeled off the wall at a later date without damaging anything
- Using a small hook that will only leave a little hole, and that doesn’t require any drilling
- Putting the camera on something such as a shelf or table, where there’s no need to actually attach it to the wall
With those three options in mind, a homeowner or renter can get a security camera in the location they want, and not be doing damage to the wall in the process. That’s a good way to have peace of mind in a couple different areas.
There Are Several Ways to Mount a Camera
The most important thing about mounting a security camera is that it’s set up to “see” everything it’s supposed to — and that it is in a location where the homeowner’s happy with it. But there’s a little bit more to the story than that.
The security camera also needs to be mounted correctly, and for some people that means not drilling any holes in anything.
Whether they’re renting and can’t, or they simply don’t want to, there are other choices they can make to get a security camera mounted and not have holes in the walls. By choosing a different way to mount the camera they may have to be a bit more creative, but they can certainly get the camera mounted to where they can feel safe and protected.
Height and Placement Both Matter
With a home security system, the security cameras are very important. They’re needed to see if someone is in the house or around the outside of it where they don’t belong, and the height of the camera as well as the placement are both important. If the camera is mounted too high it’s not going to get a good, clear picture that the homeowner will need. Too low, and it’s very obvious and easy for someone to remove or damage. Rather than take those kinds of risks, a homeowner should use the proper means to get the camera mounted where it should be.
Should a Security Company Handle It?
Whether a homeowner wants to use a security company or a DIY option is up to them. But if they choose a company for peace of mind, they should consider one that offers:
- ease of installation
- 24/7 monitoring
- strong customer service
- good response times
- high quality equipment
Additionally, they may want to check with the company and see how they recommend handling a security camera installation without drilling holes. Working with a company that’s on the same page can make a big difference in how easy the installation is and how good the homeowner feels about the experience.
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