CCTV Hindhead

CCTV Installation and Maintenance Hindhead

CCTV Installation Hindhead Surrey (GU26): Most commonly known as CCTV, closed-circuit television is a camera-based surveillance system which is used to improve security and to monitor domestic properties, company premises, buildings, land and public places like leisure centres, parks and council facilities in Hindhead. Essentially, a CCTV system is a network of wireless or wired cameras which transmit recordings by way of signals or an internet connection to screens on which they can be viewed as moving video or static images. Since there are many different forms of CCTV systems available to purchase and install in Hindhead, all of which offer different features and need to be employed in varying ways, professional CCTV installation is generally recommended.

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TYPES OF CCTV SYSTEMS

Analogue CCTV Systems - Can have multiple cameras to record all areas of your property, both inside and out. They will record images and video to on-site DVRs (digital video recorders) and can supply an internet link for viewing remotely via your laptop or smartphone. Video footage can be removed via USB stick or CD/DVD for police inspection if neccessary. These don't need an internet connection to function successfully, as they're designed to be standalone systems, and can be used in that way if this is all that's required.

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IP Security Systems - With IP camera systems, monitoring and recording can be done with a wide area network, via a local intranet or through the internet. An IP address is assigned to each camera within the system, and for recording and monitoring footage these are hooked up to a DVR or computer. Having the ability to send notifications to your smartphone is a major advantage of IP systems, and the still images and video can be stored onto your device for extra security. However, the encryption and security features must be configured correctly to stop any unsanctioned viewing of your cameras and their recordings.

Cloud Based Systems - These camera systems record to a remote storage location based in a so-called "cloud". Provided that your CCTV equipment can connect to the internet, either by means of the DVR in an analogue system or directly through a router as in IP cameras, they will have the ability to use cloud storage. The storing of data in the "cloud" typically requires an annual or monthly charge and will be based upon how much data you want to store, and whether you want your videos monitored by a professional CCTV company.

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LIGHTING FOR CAMERAS

Most cameras on the market these days come equipped with some kind of in-built infrared lighting to enable video recording in even the gloomiest situations. An infrared camera will capture a black and white image but will still produce a similar resolution to that recorded in normal daylight. It's possible, if you think your resolution at night does not meet your objectives, to fit special security lamps that produce a better light source for your CCTV cameras. When attached into a CCTV security system this lighting generates a natural looking source of light and can be adjusted to light only when a camera senses some movement in its field of view.

Sensor security lights can be used alongside cameras but, as with any such lighting they should never shine directly into the eyes of passing motorists or into neighbour's gardens and properties.

CCTV AND THE LAW

CCTV systems that record or monitor your own property don't come under the Data Protection Act except when they record footage from a neighbouring property or a public area; regardless how small the captured area might be. This doesn't mean that they're illegal to use, it simply means that any video footage that you capture is subject to the appropriate legislation.

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If your CCTV is able to record even a small view of a public area, the ICO (Information Commissioner's Office) has specific guidance on informational signage and data protection. A certified CCTV installation contractor in Hindhead will make sure that all legal obligations are met in regard to the siting of cameras and recording public areas, which a DIY installation may not fully observe.

Planning permission for CCTV cameras placed externally to your property might be necessary if you live in a national park, you live in a conservation area, you're placing them on a listed building or you are in a place of scientific interest. Planning permission can be avoided on the majority of other homes in Hindhead providing the surveillance cameras do not protrude from your exterior walls by more than 1 metre and they're fitted at least 2.5m from ground level.

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT CCTV SYSTEM

Whatever your budget you can find a CCTV system that matches your requirements. Your circumstances may mean that all you require is a single CCTV camera to cover your main entrance, whilst a larger home might require a selection of cameras with motion detection technology which is linked to a security firm's monitoring service. A certified CCTV installation company in Hindhead will consider your specific requirements and install a camera system that matches your circumstances and needs.

A good Hindhead company will also do everything possible to make certain costs don't go beyond your budget constraints, without making any shortcuts. It doesn't matter how much cash you shell out on a CCTV system, a trustworthy company in Hindhead will take pride in providing the highest possible level of service. It is generally a good idea to get a minimum of 3 different itemised quotes for the equipment you want to install.

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Certain places may need hidden cameras, whilst others might call for a more visual presence to act as a deterrent to intruders. It has frequently been shown through police reports and insurance interviews with ex-burglars, that well-positioned, expertly installed, and visible CCTV security cameras are the best deterrent to opportunistic intruders.

Maybe you've bought a CCTV security system from an electronics store or online retailer, and require professional assistance with its fitting. Your local Hindhead CCTV installation company will be willing to help even if you haven't purchased the equipment from them. With their knowledge of the different CCTV equipment available, they're likely to be familiar with any model you have purchased, and will quickly and efficiently set up and fit your brand new equipment.

ACCREDITATION, TRAINING, STANDARDS AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Surveillance camera equipment installed on your Hindhead home or business premises should comply with British Standards for CCTV, BS EN 62676. This British Standard kitemark specifies how well a CCTV system is meant to operate and offers guidelines on its installation to security companies. CCTV equipment can be fitted that hasn't got the British Standards kitemark, but the quality and reliability won't have been thoroughly tested and you may not have recourse after its been installed if it fails to meet your expectations.

To ensure you are using the services of a respectable CCTV installation company you should always watch out for membership or affiliation with an established trade organisation within the industry. The primary trade organisations to watch out for are:

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Secure By Design - This government initiative is driven by police forces across Great Britain to reduce crime. They work with designers, installers and builders to develop the physical security of industrial and residential properties all over the UK.

The Security Institute - The Security Institute has the largest membership of specialist security companies and technicians in Great Britain. With over 3000 members, the SI guarantees its certified members will deliver the highest security standards by using best practices and following the security Code of Conduct at every stage of maintenance, installation and planning.

The British Security Industry Association - This is one of the main trade organisation for the professional security industry in the United Kingdom. All BSIA members are appraised and conform to ISO 9000 regulations, British Standards for security installations, and follow all Codes of Practice for the industry.

The National Security Inspectorate - The National Security Inspectorate is an independent UK trade body that promotes the security and fire safety sector by providing recognition for high quality companies. The membership application procedure for the NSI is stringent and includes a demonstration of a company's ability to plan, maintain and install a variety of CCTV, fire and security systems. A security company also has to supply data and records relating to; company and personal insurances, personnel training and vetting, equipment calibration and maintenance, and must also show that its premises are appropriate for the NSI's rigorous specifications. It is recognised as the highest standard by insurance providers, police forces and fire services in the United Kingdom and the EU.

It is generally accepted that householders are more likely to take notice of a recommendation from a family member or friend. So, if you have family or friends who've recently has CCTV installed, and were happy with the outcome you can ask if they're prepared to recommend them. When push comes to shove, a word of mouth recommendation is more widely accepted, and this should certainly come as no surprise, as we all love to talk about goods and services to our friends and family. It is still important to obtain at least 2 or 3 estimates from various companies locally, even though a particular CCTV company has been recommended by someone you know.

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Quotes for Installation of CCTV Hindhead (GU26)

CCTV Installation can be carried out in Hindhead and also nearby in: Grayswood, Bowlhead Green, Headley Down, Churt, Green Cross, Grayshott, Deadwater, Passfield, Arford, Hollywater, Headley, Lindford, Bramshott, Hearn, Standford, Cold Ash Hill, Dockenfield, Frith End, together with these postcodes GU26 6UF, GU26 6BT, GU26 6LY, GU26 6FN, GU26 6TW, GU26 6TA, GU26 6HX, GU10 2NA, GU26 6SY, GU26 6NS. Locally based Hindhead CCTV installers will likely have the postcode GU26 and the telephone dialling code 01428. Checking this will confirm you access local providers of CCTV. Hindhead property owners can utilise these and numerous other comparable services.

Hindhead's Most Popular CCTV Brands

  • Dahua
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Workplace CCTV Hindhead

There are various reasons why CCTV could be installed in the workplace:

  • Enforcing health and safety protocols or security procedures.
  • To discourage misconduct.
  • To prevent theft, violence or other crimes.
  • To discourage damages to company property.
  • To observe employee performance.

Because mutual trust is important in employee/employer relationships, this must be done with a a considerable amount of care. Employers must keep their workforce notified about how monitoring will be done, what the intended usage of recorded images is, what information is likely to be captured and stored, what captured imagery is going to be used for and how long recorded footage will be kept.

Can CCTV Lower My Insurance Costs?

We're often asked about this, and the answer we typically give is "No". A tiny discount might be conceded by some insurers, where CCTV is installed, but generally only when it is being used alongside a burglar alarm or more elaborate security system. Unless a security alarm is professionally installed and monitored, a lot of home insurance providers will still not give you a price reduction.

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Basically, what level of contents insurance you need, where you live (your exact postcode) and the value of your house, are the primary things that dictate the amount of insurance you pay. In fact, the crime rate in your area is the overriding factor when it comes to home insurance.

You could try looking at it from their point of view, and the reality is that most homes in Hindhead still do not have CCTV cameras, and the insurer could question why you're putting one in. It could be that there has been increased criminal activity in your area and you're taking extra precautions - this could be regarded as an increased risk by your insurance company.

In the final analysis, the best reasons for installing CCTV ought to be that it increases your sense of security, it discourages intruders and it supplies evidence in case of a break-in.

Fake/Dummy CCTV Cameras Hindhead

If you do not wish to go to the extreme of having CCTV installed or cannot afford the outlay of a full-blown security system, you could maybe think about sticking up a few fake/dummy CCTV cameras to help prevent crime or deter intruders. You could reap the benefits of having fake CCTV cameras fitted, whether you are a business or home owner in Hindhead, and obviously when compared to the genuine article, they're substantially cheaper. Nowadays, the dummy CCTV cameras that are available to purchase are quite realistic, and to the untrained eye, are difficult to distinguish from the genuine article.

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I have often seen it written that a seasoned criminal will never be duped by a fake camera and that dummy CCTV will only deter the opportunistic intruder. A phony CCTV camera, will however, make your premises much less attractive than a totally unprotected one having no cameras whatsoever. And furthermore, a considerable percentage of criminal activity in Hindhead is undoubtedly opportunist, so there are certainly benefits to be had.

If you are able to make a burglar think twice about targeting your home, there is a good chance that they'll look elsewhere, and most criminals in Hindhead favour an easy target.

Available in all sizes and designs, for both interior and exterior use, dummy CCTV cameras can be bought for as little as £6 up to £40 or more for elaborate versions. (Tags: Dummy CCTV Hindhead, Imitation CCTV Cameras Hindhead, Dummy CCTV Cameras Hindhead, Fake CCTV Cameras Hindhead).

Makes and Models of CCTV Camera

There's lots of choice if you have decided that you want to install a security camera on your home or business in Hindhead, and there are a wide selection of CCTV and surveillance cameras out there at this moment. In 2020 some of the top ranked makes and models of security camera included: Arlo Ultra, Netatmo Smart Indoor Camera, Ezviz C3W Wi-Fi Security Camera, Google Nest Cam IQ Outdoor, Ring (Stick Up Cam, Floodlight Cam, Spotlight Cam, Indoor Cam), Blink (Indoor Cam, Outdoor Cam), D-Link Outdoor Wi-Fi Camera, EufyCam2 and Logitech Circle View.

CCTV Hindhead - Dome Cameras

Being unsure about what sort of CCTV camera to go with when considering security options for your commercial premises or home in Hindhead is a typical problem that many people face. A dome camera is one of the styles that you may think about, and we will be looking at these in this section. Dome cameras are one of the most popular styles of CCTV camera available on the market today, and they have a real advantage over other CCTV cameras in that they can be either wall or ceiling mounted. Usually fitted in mostly inaccessible places, dome cameras are rarely observed once set up and can record activities in an area without much fear of being vandalised or put out of action.

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For business owners in Hindhead, security is certainly a key consideration and if you're the owner or manager of a convenience store, a restaurant or a small shop, dome cameras could be particularly effective. In addition, you'll want to ensure that the money that belongs to the store stays in the store, in other words you're concerned with sticky-fingered employees as well as customer theft.

Thanks to the tinted dome that these cameras have, onlookers will not deduce in which direction the camera inside is pointing, which is yet another major plus point for these systems. The extra measure of uncertainty that this raises for anybody planning on causing mischief or stealing, is sufficient to deter most criminals from executing their crime.

It is clear that a dome camera can be useful both for combating criminal acts and documenting them as evidence that could be used in a prosecution, and can be a valuable security measure for your home or business in Hindhead. (Tags: Dome CCTV Cameras Hindhead, Dome Cameras Hindhead, Dome Camera Systems Hindhead, Dome Security Cameras Hindhead).

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CCTV Installation Around Hindhead: People living in the following areas and roads have just recently inquired about CCTV installation - Tarn Road, Downview Close, Rozeldene, Heather Way, Linkside South, Corry Road, Hunters Place, Glenville Gardens, Thistledown, Linkside North, Wood Road, Tyndalls, Churt Road, Royal Huts Avenue, Holmes Place, Whitmore Vale Road, Huntingford Close, Copse Way, Trimmers Wood, Old Bramshott Chase, Downside, Willian Place, Sandheath Road, Kingswood Lane, Crossways Road, Cypress Way, Hindhead Road, as well as these Hindhead area postcodes: GU26 6UF, GU26 6BT, GU26 6LY, GU26 6FN, GU26 6TW, GU26 6TA, GU26 6HX, GU10 2NA, GU26 6SY, GU26 6NS. Work was executed in these areas by specialists in CCTV. Hindhead home and property owners benefited from trusted and competent CCTV services in all cases.

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(This CCTV Hindhead article was updated on 08-08-2022)