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Things to consider while installing CCTV camera on your premises

The security camera is one of the most brilliant technological inventions. With an

increase in crime and other anti-social elements in the cities, CCTV cameras can be extremely useful.

With the advancement of technology, these cameras, which were previously used

primarily for security purposes, are now also used for other applications such as

marketing, such as traffic and behavioral studies, and human resources, such as

obtaining visual records in the case of workers' compensation claims. However, despite

their popularity, people still want to know WHY they should install CCTV cameras.

Why CCTV’s are a necessity for the premises?

An outdoor camera is far crucial to an indoor camera because the former will survey your home and its surroundings for potential threats. Though a visible option may catch a potential robber or offender off guard, a hidden camera can record while the threat without alerting them. These devices can remotely monitor your home.

Whether you want to monitor the boundary of your home or keep an eye on your

children or pets while you are away, installing CCTV at your paradise in Lagos is a smart option. You can always check the camera footage on your device while sitting on your sofa.

Having these security cameras around your home not only allows you to monitor what is going on in your home while you are away, but it can also help protect your family and loved ones.

Here are a few things to keep in mind while installing these surveillance devices in your


Cameras should be strategically placed to provide a clear view of the

surrounding area.

Always position the cameras so that they can see the area you want to survey. Placing

them at the corners of your buildings, may result in blind spots and limit the viewpoints

of your cameras.

Take into account your lighting

Ascertain that the area to be monitored has consistent and adequate lighting so that the

camera can pick up identifying details such as facial features. Consider using a

night-vision capable CCTV camera in areas where there is insufficient lighting.

Install CCTV cameras to monitor unnoticed entry points.

Cameras should typically be installed to monitor back windows, back doors, basement

windows, and doors used to break into buildings. Your cameras should be placed to

monitor these areas, and don't forget to install one to monitor the front door, as many

incidents of mail or package theft occur there.

Hide the cables

Don't leave easily accessible cables exposed because they can be amputated. Seek the services of a professional security camera installer as they will help you hide the cable in conduit, either protecting it or making it more difficult to access. Consider the environmental conditions when installing CCTV cameras. Here are some recommended products;


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Ricardo Timithy
Ricardo Timithy
Dec 07, 2023

Charlotte Locksmith company understands the importance of expertise in installation. Having professionals set up your CCTV system ensures it functions optimally, providing the security your premises deserve.

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