Today there are a variety of systems available to help secure your home but only one that has proven itself time and again; video surveillance. But installing security cameras is not as easy as it sounds. That’s because even something as seemingly simple as a 4 or 5 camera system will require running hundreds of feet of cable through the house, making sure the cameras are positioned in a way that maximizes their field of view and making sure the installation doesn’t compromise your home’s insulation or weather proofing. In order to make sure the entire system works the way it’s intended you’ll need the enlist the services of the #1 installer of security cameras in Vaughan, Alert Fire Alarms
Security Cameras in Vaughan: Getting it Right
There are several things to keep in mind regarding the installation of external security cameras in Vaughan that makes installing them yourself inadvisable.
- First of all a number of holes will need to be drilled into the exterior of your home to accommodate associated wiring that will run from the camera. Even seasoned DIYers will often make small errors in this regard that compromise the integrity of the wall in a way that can ultimately require extensive repair work.
- Second, many types of wire that come with standard security cameras are not weatherproof. That means that if you run these wires outside the home without adding the proper protection you could compromise the entire installation and create the possibility of short circuits and various other types of system malfunction.
- Third, the weatherproofing of said cables requires installing high-quality PVC conduits to host them. When done right this will allow these non-weatherproof cables to provide many years of reliable service. When done wrong both the security system and the home itself can be compromised.
- And lastly, with security cameras in Vaughan installed by Alert Fire Alarms you have the option to access the system from your PC, smartphone or other mobile device. These types of systems today form an integral part of the burgeoning “Internet of Things”. Setting them up properly to fulfil this type of extraordinary function is something best left to professionals.
Quality you can Trust
While there are plenty of do-it-yourselfers who feel they have the ability to tackle job the job of installing a video surveillance system in their home the potential drawbacks are too numerous and serious to ignore. Keep in mind too that Alert Fire Alarms is fully insured and, in the extremely unlikely event that something goes wrong, they’ll set it right it without delay or complaint.
For more than 35 years the good people of Vaughan and the surrounding area have learned to trust the security experts at Alert Fire Alarms. Whether it’s securing their workers and loved ones from the threat of fire or from the threat of invasive actions we approach every job with the utmost seriousness and never leave an “i” undotted or a “t” uncrossed. Give us a call today to learn more.