Why is maintenance of your CCTV so important?

So, you’ve spent your hard-earned money on a CCTV system, so why wouldn’t you want to maintain it to ensure it remains reliable?

Why is maintenance of CCTV so important?

Every home or business is susceptible to the possibility of a break-in, and CCTV is an important safeguard that cannot be undervalued. But a surveillance system is only as good as the maintenance and upkeep it is given:

7 Tips to Maintain Your Video Surveillance System:

1. Prune and Clip Landscaping. Look around. …
2. Clean Lenses. Inspect all of your outdoor and indoor security camera lenses. …
3. Inspect Camera Housing. …
4. Check Connectors for Corrosion. …
5. Ensure Cabling is Securely Connected to Your Video Surveillance System. …
6. Remove Dust from Your DVR or NVR. …
7. Examine Your Power Supplies.

As well as your personal checks, it’s also wise to get trained professionals to conduct an assessment at least once a year to carry out a more comprehensive review of your system with an expert’s eye.

Here at Select 1, not only can we supply and install CCTV we also offer maintenance packages to ensure the longevity of your system.

Burglars are most likely to be put off breaking into homes by CCTV cameras according to a panel of former criminals.

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