Many insurance companies will offer discount on home insurance with camera monitored security systems and/or monitored fire detection systems. USAA offered me $7 off per month for home security and additional $4 off for fire. This discount will vary depending on your policy and location. I purchased 4 different camera systems to compare. All these systems have straight forward setup that don’t require a professional (though it’s good to be comfortable with smartphone apps or have someone around that is). A common feature was the ability to detect people or vehicles that come into frame and alert you via your…

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