Facts and Myths about Video Doorbells

Video doorbells are a modern security must have! They make keeping an eye on your front door easier and you can view it anywhere from the comfort of your phone. With many new gadgets that hit the market, there are often many myths that circulate around the internet. We’re here to debunk the myths and share some facts about video doorbells!

Myth: “Home Security Doesn’t Make People Feel Any Safer”

Video doorbells represent an easy way to increase your home security overall. It acts as a physical deterrent to potential burglars as it sits at the front entrance of your home. Anyone who presses the bell or comes close to your front door is recorded and you receive alerts to your smart phone, allowing you to monitor your home remotely. According to a survey conducted by; “Almost 75% of respondents feel safer with a security system once it is installed.” Its important to feel safe in your home, that’s why having security measures in place will give you more peace of mind.

Myth: Video Doorbells are hard to use

Using a video doorbell is so simple to use and install in your home. You simply place it at your front door, and either use batteries or wire it up to a power supply. Then all you need to do is connect it to your home WiFi and smartphone, usually via an app, and you’re able to view anyone visiting your home wherever you are, even if you’re not in! Many video doorbells have a two-way microphone, so you can speak to whoever has just rung the bell, whether it’s a neighbour or a delivery person.

Myth: Video doorbells don’t record in high quality  

Most video doorbells have great quality camera and recording abilities. Modern video doorbells have at least 720p or 1080p video resolution, meaning your footage is clear and crisp. This means that if an incident were to ever occur, your video doorbell would have excellent quality footage.

Myth: Video doorbells don’t work in the dark

Modern video doorbells are designed to provide round the clock surveillance at your front door. That’s why they have built-in night vision properties in order to allow you to see who’s visiting your home, even in the middle of the night. This means that you can safely screen who is at your front door, without even leaving your sofa! The quality of recordings doesn’t change when night vision is on, so you can record high quality footage without having to leave any outdoor lights on.

We hope this has helped de-bunked any misconceptions you might have about video doorbells. These devices are a brilliant, hassle free way of adding security to your home. At Ebuyer, we have a great selection of video doorbells and many other home security devices, all at brilliant prices.


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