need-some-help-on-a-simple-security-setup

Need some help on a simple security setup

Thanks in advance for your help,

My wife and I are expecting a baby here in the next month and we’d like to up our home security a bit. We’re in a fairly safe neighborhood so we want to keep it simple.

What I’m thinking of doing is placing contact sensors and outdoor cameras on all exterior doors. I want to do it myself, but I’m not really eager to go through the hassle of running cat5 to the cameras. We don’t feel the need to have 24/7 monitoring of the home security which is why I would like something to allow me to set custom rules on how to handle alerts. It would be nice if the cameras had a bit of storage so we could go back like 8 hours to view triggered events.

Any suggestions on products would be helpful. I wasn’t sure if I should go the simple route and do simplisafe or Wyze, or if you all had some suggestions.

If you’d like more information let me know I’ll be checking this often.

Thanks!

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