People often think that they are much more safer in the light or during the daytime, but beware… be it daytime or nighttime, you are under threat of a potential misfortune at every walk of your life. So an aloof or negligence attitude towards safety can cost you a lot in terms of your family and of your property, which simply means nothing but you should cultivate a habit of thinking ‘safety and security first.’ You always need to watch an eye around at your home or business place, like what is going on between your kids and babysitter, how better your custodian or maid maintains your house and properties, etc.
The security system has evolved a lot during the past couple of years and the latest of its kind is the foolproof surveillance system or security measures. There are a variety of types of surveillance system manufactures and suppliers in the market, and choosing an appropriate security system that best suits to your need is the key factor on selection.
You may be a bit confused on the selection and a lot of questions may puzzle you as to what type of CCTV security cameras to be installed from a somewhat bizarre list such as bullet or lipstick camera, dome CCTV camera, infrared CCTV camera, zoom camera, hidden camera, tilt cameras, etc., how many cameras to be set up, what kind of output/display—whether monochrome or color, whom to be approached for installation, etc., and the questions may go on endless. The absolute answer for all these questions is to simply identify and study your actual need and then make the conclusion.
Just read on to have a better know-how on what you should know before buying a security system. The following are some of the crucial factors to be considered before your decision.
Identify your CCTV surveillance area.
This is the basic step of identifying which portion of your property needs to be observed. It can be either an indoor area or outdoors and then you need to choose accordingly, for instance, a zoom camera or a tilt camera for inside purpose and a weatherproof, break-proof camera for outside purpose.
Identify your motive.
Once you identified the exact location of your surveillance, the next step would be to spot your actual need as to what kind of result you aimed for. For example, if you want to watch an eye on your busy-bee toddler and his babysitter, the best solution always would be a hidden camera or a dome CCTV camera.
Low light areas.
It is unfortunate that some cameras will not function or record properly when the light is dim and to furnish light to that effect will not be a better solution. In such circumstances, you can go for an infrared CCTV camera with high-resolution picture.
Fixed or mobile.
Some cameras, especially dome CCTV cameras, have the capability of rotating from side to side and capture pictures of the entire surroundings. This type of installation can be done cost effectively that a single camera captures the whole visible area.
Home surveillance systems are now available even with voice recording property. If privacy is not an issue, you can have such system installed in terms of even better security.