The things you treasure most are in your home – your possessions, your keepsakes and most importantly your loved ones. Few thoughts are as frightening as a criminal invading your home or an unwatched child coming to harm. By engaging a professional to install a high-quality surveillance system, you will be confident that you are doing all you can to protect what you cherish. Here are some key points to consider:
- Security cameras are a deterrent to break-ins. If your house has a visible security system, criminals usually move on and target another home that appears unprotected.
- Cameras mounted at the entrance to your home will alert you to unwanted visitors, but the strongest surveillance system will keep an eye on more than your front door. Garages, windows, side entrances and backyard sliding doors should also be guarded.
- If someone attempts to break into your home, monitored cameras will quickly trigger an alert to your security company. This significantly increases the speed with which law enforcement is dispatched.
- Even without a security company monitoring your home, a camera surveillance system that incorporates a DVR or other recording device will capture intrusions. Although burglars may initially be successful in breaching your home, having recorded footage raises the likelihood of the perpetrators being caught.
- Cameras aren’t just for preventing and mitigating intrusions; they are your second set of eyes. When your children are playing in another room or outdoors, you can monitor their activities even when you need to step away.
- If you’ve left your children or elderly family members at home with a caregiver, a camera system lets you check in remotely to be sure everyone is safe and secure.
Installing cameras in and around your house ensures that there is always a watchful eye on your home and everything precious inside it. You’ll be making a wise investment to help protect what you hold dear.