CCTV installation for business should be done by a professional. There’s a lot you can do with an amateur set-up, but it’s not enough for business-level security. You can end up with dropped or blurry footage. Features might fail to work. You can create a pile-up of technical headaches that make your set-up twice as difficult to run as it should be.
Wiring & Power: Professional CCTV installation helps to shield wires and power sources. Even wireless CCTV requires a power source to function. Making any of this too accessible results in burglars having easy access to cutting your feed or your power source. This leads to gaps in your coverage right where they need a gap. There are ways to shield this.
Weatherproofing: One of the biggest mistakes in amateur CCTV installation is incomplete weatherproofing. It doesn’t matter if you save a bit of money if your equipment lasts only half as long. You’ll end up paying more in the long run. Professional weatherproofing of your entire CCTV infrastructure is part of complete installation.
Coverage: Professional CCTV installation doesn’t just offer technical expertise. It also means practical security experience. As a professional installer, we’ve worked with a wide spectrum of businesses in creating overlapping coverage that makes sure all angles are visible.
Features Where They’re Needed: A lack of expertise means you might make some ill-advised choices. If you install a CCTV camera looking at your entrance, but it can’t balance interior artificial light with natural, outside light, then you’ll lose half the information you’re recording. Either the outside will be blared out, or the inside will be too dark. You need a camera able to record both light levels in detail. There are many important details like this that professional CCTV installation covers.
Training: CCTV installation for business doesn’t just mean getting the cameras up and leaving. It means getting the whole system working so you can easily control it. It also means training you and your staff so that you’re familiar with the full capabilities of your equipment. Operating CCTV should come as second nature so you can capture important details. If you have to think about it, you can miss an opportunity to capture important visual evidence. You should know your system well before we leave. We stay in touch to answer additional questions, and to schedule regular maintenance.