#17: Using Security Cameras for Better Project Management

It’s time to enter the wonderful, magical world of…security cameras. Our guest, Nate Carty, explains a simple, affordable system to help with theft deterrence, subcontractor management, client communication, and more.

Nate and his brother Chris are the founders of Carty Custom Builders, an Austin-based residential home home builder. Nate is a CFA Charterholder and a graduate of the University of Texas. He’s also a smart dude and a tech whiz, as you will see in the interview.

Show Notes:
2:32 – Deterring theft with security cameras.
3:34 – Visibility and signage with the cameras.
4:00 – The unforeseen benefits of using security cameras (hint: more than just theft deterrence).
6:01 – The nuances of allowing clients access to security cameras.
8:32 – How many cameras should you use and where do you place them?
9:21 – Specifics of the cameras.
10:21 – Nate’s setup for his security camera system.
16:15 – The all-in cost for Nate’s system.
17:52 – A few things to consider before getting started.
20:21 – Getting in touch with Nate.

Selected Links:
Vimtag Security Cameras
Kingston 32GB SD Cards
1-Gang Weather Box
T-Mobile Hotspots
www.cartycustombuilders.com 

About the author, Jared Gossett

Jared Gossett is the host of Building Optimal Radio and the owner of Gossett and Company, LLC, a custom home builder in Austin, Texas.