Where to Install CCTV Cameras at Home?

Installing CCTV cameras at home is an important step to protect your property. When you install CCTV, choosing the best locations for your cameras helps you get more from your chosen system. If you’re unsure where you should install your cameras, this guide will help you place them to provide full coverage of the most ...

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How much does it cost to install CCTV?

Installing a CCTV system outside your home or business is a fantastic way of making sure that you can keep track of everyone entering and leaving your premises while acting as a deterrent for criminals and an additional layer of security. Installing CCTV is a worthy investment to protect your personal assets and prices can vary widely between providers.

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How can I watch CCTV footage on my computer?

When you're capturing footage from CCTV cameras outside your home or business, it's comforting to know that you can access the footage at all times if desired, but is it possible to do this on your own?

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How many CCTV cameras are there in the UK?

Did you know that the UK is one of the most-watched countries in the world? A report published by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) estimates that the total number of CCTV cameras in the UK stands at somewhere between 4 million and 6 million. That’s around 7.5 cameras for every 100 people in the country – the third-highest total on the planet behind the US and China.

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What is CCTV?

Closed-circuit television (usually shortened to CCTV) is effectively a network of cameras that films the area around them. The system broadcasts the footage to a specific system – allowing you to monitor what is going on. This means that the most common application of CCTV is for security cameras – for example in public areas, in the home, or on business premises.

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Which CCTV Camera is best?

There are so many CCTV cameras available that it can be hard to know which is best for you. Whether it's your home or business you're looking to protect, a CCTV camera is an essential investment. That investment, however, needs to be in the right type of system.

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Crime in Birmingham – Are YOU at Risk?

As a homeowner, it's very important to ensure you don't become complacent about the risks posed to you by criminals. This is especially true for those people living in a big city such as Birmingham. The truth of the matter is that Birmingham has a higher crime rate than many other parts of the UK - every district in Birmingham had a minimum of 50 crimes reported in July of last year, so it's never been more important to practise vigilance. Not all of these crimes are specific to homeowners of course, but in this article, we'll go into the crimes committed on private property in Birmingham and what can be done to protect yourself against these.

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Can My Boss Watch Me on CCTV from Home?

CCTV is a major part of our lives, no matter where you live or work. However, when we think about closed-circuit television cameras, we tend to think about them in specific situations. We might think of CCTV in shops or at our own properties, to protect goods and of course what is ours, too. But ...

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How many CCTV Cameras in Birmingham?

Updated 3rd January 2018 We can estimate that there will be 100,000 CCTV cameras in Birmingham in the year 2020. Taking the British Security Industry Authority (BSIA) figures that say there is 1 camera for each 14 of the population, and given the increase in population, the number of CCTV cameras will likely hit 100,000 ...

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Risk Assessment for CCTV Installation

In this modern world, Closed-Circuit Television has become ubiquitous to our daily lives. They are an essential aspect for any security system, playing a role in almost every industry as a crime prevention tool or simply as a useful piece of surveillance equipment in order to ensure the smooth running of your business. If you ...

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We can install your CCTV System!

Are you looking at buying a new CCTV system for your home? Maybe you have just bought a new one for your home? Are you tempted on installing you home CCTV system yourself? Have a read of these before you choose to do your own home CCTV installation: Expert Installation CCTV systems may seem straightforward ...

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Do CCTV Cameras Need Planning Permission?

When looking into installing a CCTV system, one of the most common questions is whether planning permission is needed for CCTV cameras from both domestic and commercial customers. Generally in the UK, you do not need planning permission to place a CCTV camera in or on any part of your property, whether a domestic house ...

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