Make Sure To Ask These Questions When Buying Security Camera Systems For Your Home

Home security camera systems are an investment in securing the safety of your loved ones and protecting your property and belongings. As a homeowner, you’ll want to find the right camera system that will be the right fit for your home. With so many different products and brands crowding the home security market, it can be confusing deciding on which security system to choose. At Integrated Security Services, we hope the following list of questions to ask before investing in a home security camera system in NZ will be a good place to start.

  1. Why Do I Need A Security Camera System?

Homeowners should go a little deeper when determining the purpose of a security camera system to ensure they buy a system that will fit in with their needs and how it will work.

  • Is the system to serve as a visual deterrent to opportunistic thieves?
  • Do you want to enhance personal security?
  • Is monitoring your home or a particular area a top concern?


  1. What Type Of Camera Will Best Serve My Goals?

Different types of security camera makes and models are designed to serve needs. The choices include cameras suited for surveillance featuring panning capabilities, 24/7 infrared cameras equipped for surveillance in different light conditions, and wireless cameras that offers easy installation benefits.

  1. How Much Will My Camera System Cost?

The cost of home camera systems depends on a number of factors such as: application, size of the system, type of camera as well as installation requirements. To make an informed decision, homeowners should compile a list of camera systems with desired features as well as what each system costs to make a good comparison.

  1. What Happens If There Is A Power Outage? 

Power cuts heighten the security risk of homes and businesses. While many security systems are designed to function at low voltage, camera systems still require power in order to operate. It is a good idea to ask your supplier about Uninterruptible Power Supply battery backup and whether this is a good option for you.

 The safety of your home and family should not be compromised. In need of a new home security camera system for your home and need further advice? Give us a call at Integrated Security Services – the specialists in home security camera systems in NZ. We will be more than happy to assess your security needs and design a customised system for you.