If you are preparing to invest in a security system for your home or office, then it is essential that you hire the right team to complete the installation. The quality of the services will have an impact on the long-term performance of the system. It is important that you choose good equipment and a layout that will support the needs of your property. Below are some tips to consider when choosing a company for a security system installation:
• Features: Do you need a motion sensor, door alarms, CCTV, or all of these features included in your security system? Some people want to keep costs low by sticking with a motion sensor system without the cameras. But, there are undeniable benefits to the on-demand footage that is available if you need to see how things are going when you are away from the property.
• Price: Compare the pricing of various systems to ensure that the services match your budget. But, be careful to avoid cutting corners on the services because you are worried about the cost. You can’t put a price tag on the peace of mind and theft prevention that comes from a quality security system.
• Placement: Where should the cameras be installed on your home or office? It is usually best to have cameras located at the entrances of the building. Also, consider placement at other important locations on your property. For example, it can be helpful to have cameras positioned to record activities around the storage shed or yard at home, or at the cash registers or inventory closets in your place of business.
• Access: How easy is it to access the footage from the security system? Industry technology can give you access from a central location on your property. Or, there are many benefits to having a security system that is linked to your smartphone. This app lets you see the footage, and you can also control the system from any location.
Regardless of the size of the security system, the planning phases are essential to create a system that matches your needs. We can walk you through the options and help you choose the equipment that will work best for your installation.
There’s no doubt that you will benefit from the installation of a good security system. Talk to us at Integrated Security Services to learn more about the solutions that are available in the industry. We are here to help with both commercial and residential security systems in New Zealand.