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Lichfield CCTV Installation and Maintenance

CCTV Installation Lichfield Staffordshire (WS13): With improvements in technology and reduced costs, CCTV cameras have become a common occurrence in Lichfield on both commercial and domestic buildings. However the security benefits may be reduced if equipment is positioned improperly or the CCTV system has been poorly designed. If you're looking at security improvements by fitting a CCTV system it is highly recommended you use a reputable CCTV installation service in Lichfield.

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TYPES OF CCTV SYSTEMS

Analogue Systems - These are the conventional camera setups which can monitor and record over a multi-camera installation. They are able to record images and video to on-site DVRs (digital video recorders) and can provide a link to the internet for remote viewing via your PC or smartphone. The DVR should have the option to transfer the data stored to an external device, like a USB drive, or may have an inbuilt CD or DVD recorder to enable video and images to be given to the police for evidence purposes. The internet connection is optional, given that these CCTV setups are designed to perform as a standalone system.

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IP Cameras - These cameras can be linked to a local intranet, a wide area network or via the internet for providing monitoring and recording. Each camera has got its own IP address and links to a gateway on a computer system or DVR. The advantage with IP systems is the capacity to record video and images to a remote location, such as your smartphone, so any identifying data cannot be deleted by the intruder on site. It should be stressed that security features such as passwords should be strong enough on IP cameras and equipment to stop any unauthorised access to your CCTV recordings.

Cloud Based CCTV Systems - Cameras make use of an internet connection via an encrypted and secure server to save and store all images and video footage in what they call a "cloud". Any CCTV security system, analogue or IP, that has a web connection has the capability to store their recordings to a cloud. Such systems are generally used with security monitoring companies who will charge a monthly or annual fee to keep an eye on your property in Lichfield.

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LIGHTING FOR CAMERAS

Night time vision using infrared LED lighting comes as standard on the majority of CCTV cameras. The images captured by an infrared might be of a marginally diminished resolution when compared with those captured in normal daytime light and they'll also always be in black and white because of the characteristics of low light recording devices. It's possible, if you discover the night vision resolution is too low for your requirements, to set up specialist security lamps that yield a natural light source for your CCTV cameras. When attached into a CCTV system these lamps generate a natural looking source of light and can also be adjusted to light up only when your camera perceives a certain amount of movement in its field of view.

Sensor lighting can be employed with cameras however, as is the case with any such lighting they should not shine directly into the eyes of passing motorists or into neighbour's gardens and properties.

CCTV AND THE LAW

Cameras which record or monitor your property and outside areas are exempt from the Data Protection Act except if they capture a neighbour's property or a public area; irrespective of how modest the area covered might be. This does not make them illegal, it simply means that any recordings that you make are subject to the regulations.

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The ICO (Information Commissioner's Office) can provide guidance on the legislation regarding the recording and monitoring of public or neighbouring areas, which includes targeted instructions regarding disclosure signs to passers-by of your use of CCTV. You can guarantee all legal obligations are satisfied by using a professional CCTV company in Lichfield for the installation of your CCTV security system.

You should not need planning permission for your CCTV security cameras unless you live in a national park, you are positioning them on a listed building, you live in a conservation area or you're in a place of special scientific interest. Planning permission for most other properties in Lichfield won't be necessary if they are sited more than 2.5m above the ground and they do not protrude more than one metre from your external walls.

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PICKING THE BEST CCTV SYSTEM

Budgets should not need to be a decisive factor when choosing a suitable CCTV system for your home or business in Lichfield and there are options out there to suit everyone's price range. From a basic internal camera to record exit and entry, to a multiple IP camera system, with high definition recording and motion detecting alarm linked equipment. A trustworthy CCTV installation company in Lichfield will look at all your requirements and constraints to provide you with the most suitable CCTV apparatus at the right price.

A trustworthy Lichfield CCTV installer will also conform to your spending budget and make sure you get the best possible CCTV security system you can afford. It shouldn't matter how much you invest in a CCTV system, a professional installer in Lichfield will take pride in offering the highest level of service at all times. Always get itemised price quotes from at least three different security companies and ensure you understand precisely the service and equipment that they are offering.

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Visible cameras offer a physical deterrent to burglars, yet hidden cameras with the right signs can be just like effective in certain situations. It has been shown through insurance interviews with ex-burglars and police reports, that well-positioned, professionally installed, and highly visible CCTV security cameras are the best deterrent to potential thieves.

Maybe you've purchased a CCTV security system from an online retailer or an electronics store, and need assistance in its installation and setup. Any local Lichfield alarm and security installation firm will still install your CCTV equipment, even if you have not bought it through them. Whichever model and size of CCTV equipment you might have purchased, they will have the knowledge and expertise to effectively and quickly get it installed.

TRAINING, STANDARDS, ACCREDITATION AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Security camera equipment that's installed in your Lichfield home should meet the British Standards for CCTV systems, BS EN 62676. The standards highlighted in BS EN 62676 states the performance criteria for the equipment, and instructions on the best way to install and position the CCTV camera system for the best effect. If you've non-British Standard equipment installed and it doesn't live up to the levels usually provided by the company, or your own objectives, you may find you have difficulty in rectifying the situation.

To ensure you're using the services of a reliable CCTV specialist you should watch out for affiliation or membership of an accredited trade body within the field. The UK's major security related trade bodies include:

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Secure By Design - SBD is an official police security initiative with an aim to reduce crime. In order to strengthen the security of domestic and industrial properties all over Great Britain, the SBD work alongside builders, security companies and designers.

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) - This is one of the biggest trade organisations within Britain's security industry. All of its signed up members must abide by the security industry's Codes of Practice, British Standards for security and CCTV installation and adopt ISO 9000 regulations.

The Security Institute - The SI is the largest of all the trade organisations for security technicians. With over 3000 signed up members, the Security Institute guarantees that its certified members will deliver the highest standard of security by using best working practices and following the security Code of Conduct at all stages of installation, maintenance and planning.

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) - The NSI is an independent UK trade organisation which promotes the security and fire safety industry by offering recognition to top quality companies. The vetting procedure is stringent and includes a company showcasing their knowledge in the installation, maintenance and design of a wide range of security and fire safety equipment. A security company also has to supply records relating to; personal and company insurances, employee vetting and training, equipment calibration and maintenance, and also must show that its premises are suitable for the NSI's exacting specifications. Membership is recognised as the highest standard by police forces, fire services and insurance providers in the United Kingdom and the European Union.

CCTV Installation can be done in Lichfield and also in nearby places like: Hopwas, Bromley Hayes, Netherstowe, Whittington Hurst, Huddlesford, Whittington, Fisherwick Wood, Burntwood, Hanch, Pipehill, Wall, Stowe, Streethay, Leamonsley, Hammerwich, Canwell, together with these postcodes WS13 6QE, WS13 6LZ, WS13 6BJ, WS13 6BF, WS13 6DR, WS13 6DW, WS13 6LA, WS13 6PN, WS13 6LY, WS13 6AT. Local Lichfield CCTV fitters will probably have the dialling code 01543 and the postcode WS13.

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Staffordshire CCTV Installation Enquiries

Recently posted Staffordshire CCTV installation enquiries: Arnie Merritt and Ria Merritt recently asked for a price quote for the installation of CCTV cameras in a bungalow in Gnosall. Rosalind Fleming and Musa Fleming recently requested a quote for the installation of monitored CCTV cameras in a detached house in Barlaston, Staffordshire. Samir Hemmings and Zuzanna Hemmings recently enquired about having the installation of monitored CCTV in a detached house in Whittington. Mr and Mrs Cheshire recently asked for an estimate for the installation of CCTV in a cottage in Checkley. Mr and Mrs May recently enquired about having the installation of a CCTV system in a detached house in Swynnerton. Kaden Sadler and Holly Sadler recently requested a quote for the installation of a CCTV system in a semi-detached house in Tunstall. Georgiana Hampson and Musa Hampson recently enquired about the installation of CCTV in a house in Alrewas, Staffordshire. Esha and Ryan Hull recently enquired about getting CCTV camera installation in a bungalow in Huntington, Staffordshire.

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CCTV Installation services have recently been required in these Lichfield roads - Stowe Street, Cathedral Rise, Conduit Place, The Woodlands, Stowe Hill Gardens, Beechfield Rise, Cricket Lane, Dovehouse Fields, St Margarets Road, Abbotsford Road, Scott Close, Scotch Orchard, The Dell, Bakers Lane, Bailye Close, Darnford Lane, Station Road, Doctors Lane, Chester Close, Abnalls Croft, Derby Road, Barnfield Close, Sandy Lane, Byron Avenue, Castle Dyke, Balmoral Close, Sawpits Lane, Stephens Walk, Tuke Place, as well as these Lichfield area postcodes: WS13 6QE, WS13 6LZ, WS13 6BJ, WS13 6BF, WS13 6DR, WS13 6DW, WS13 6LA, WS13 6PN, WS13 6LY, WS13 6AT.

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