Residential CCTV installation Cost in Kenya

Updated on April 9th, 2023 at 12:05 pm

Residential CCTV installation is not as complicated as most people think but just like any other project you need to have the following information in order to have a successful CCTV installation in your residential property in Kenya, whether you are in Nairobi, Mombasa or Kisumu.

1.Know your budget

2. Get a Quote

3.Do you need remote access

4.Do you go for IP CCTV Cameras or Analogue CCTV Cameras

Let’s Just jump into the number one key thing you need to know:

1.Know your Budget

This is a very important factor to consider when it comes to residential CCTV installation because it is very easy to get excited and carried away, regardless of how  deep your pockets are. The cost of the CCTV installation should atleast mirror the value of the items they are watching over. If you have very expensive items in your house it is good to get high quality cameras that are justifiable also if a budget is no issue to you can decide to go out and splurge treating yourself to the best of the best you can find.

2. Get a Quote

Now that you Know how much you want to spend on your residential CCTV’s it is a good idea to ask for quotation from a competent CCTV installer this will bring into perspective things you might have ignored when you were setting your budget. This will give you an idea of whether what you want can be achieved and you also get an opportunity to either go higher on the specification of the CCTV’s you have chosen or step down a bit in order to match your budget.

3. Do You Need Remote Access

When installing CCTV’s you need to consider whether you will need to access them via the internet if the answer is yes then you will need to have an active internet connection at your residence it is important to get this into place before the installation is done.

4. Size of your Residence influences whether to use IP CCTV Cameras or Analogue CCTV Cameras

It is also important to know that different technologies have a limit when it comes to data transmission if the distance between your cameras and DVR/NVR is more than 100Metres that will mean that IP Cameras may not be ideal for such a residence since IP Cameras use ethernet cable and such cables can only send data to a distance of 100Metres. The best alternative in such a scenario would be to use analogue CCTV’s  which utilize coaxial cables this increases the data transmission to 500 Metres.


Residential CCTV installation Cost in Kenya is a moving target since everyone has different priorities and no house is similar to another throwing up a number here would be misleading the wise thing to do is to get intouch with us and we shall provide you with all the information you need.

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