CCTV Survelliance Cameras
CCTV camera systems are now a reality of our everyday lives. Even though they may seem intrusive, there is no doubt that these devices can effectively reduce crime and protect property.
CCTV cameras have become an increasingly common addition to our surroundings in recent years. Once mainly implemented for their security benefits in banks and retail stores, CCTV surveillance is now regularly used in a broad range of settings.
Home and business burglaries remain all too common, even with the presence of camera surveillance. Often this is due to poor installation of security cameras, making it difficult for an adequate level of surveillance to be achieved.
The best way to avoid this situation is by hiring a certified security company like Dorset Fire & Security to install your surveillance CCTV camera system.
When considering installing a camera surveillance system in your home or business, it is important to understand the common mistakes that can limit the system’s effectiveness.
In this blog we have outlined the top 3 tips that will help you install your CCTV camera system perfectly.
Security cameras are a crucial part of ensuring the safety and security of a building, but the quality of their footage depends heavily on the lighting.
A surveillance camera in an area with little or no light will be rendered almost useless and may not capture any useful data at all.
As such, it is vital to consider lighting carefully when installing a camera surveillance system and choose installation areas that are well lit.
Installing an adequate number of lights can ensure that shadowy corners are properly illuminated as well and capture usable footage if anything suspicious happens in these dark spots.
One way to achieve this is to install motion-activated floodlights, which will provide a well-lit area for the camera to focus on.
Ultimately, doing your due diligence to make sure the equipment is set up to perform its best can make all the difference for your security system.
Hidden Entry Points
Burglars often seek to exploit vulnerable points of entry into a building, looking for opportunities that can be taken advantage of without drawing attention from passers-by or security measures in place.
As such, dark alleyways and unseen areas such as back doors or windows at the basement level often become targets for burglars.
Taking extra measures such as making sure these areas are well-lit or monitored via surveillance cameras can help deter potential thieves and make a property more secure overall.
Hide Any Wiring
When installing a camera surveillance system, it is important to ensure that all wires and cables are hidden and not easily accessible.
Exposed wires can be tampered with or cut, jeopardising the entire system.
Its important as part of the installation that wires are hidden behind walls or underground making it much more difficult for them to be tampered with.
If you are looking to install a CCTV camera system it is important to hire a professional installer like Dorset Fire & Security.
This will ensure that the installation is completed by professionals who have the experience and expertise to ensure the system functions correctly at all times.
About Dorset Fire & Security
Dorset Fire & Security provides a total, end to end, fire and security solution to commercial, public sector and residential customers throughout the UK.
We are dedicated to providing our customers with reliable and effective fire and security solutions.
Whether you need protection from fires or intruders, or simply want peace of mind knowing that your property is properly secured, we can provide a comprehensive solution that meets all your needs.
If you would like more information on our wide range of CCTV security solutions or to arrange a free site survey please contact us today.