Benefits of CCTV Surveillance system at your place.

Posted On October 1, 2017 at 10:02 am by / 5 Comments


CCTV (closed-circuit television) system allows the use of videos cameras to monitor the interior and exterior of a property, transmitting the signal to a monitor or set of monitors.

Deter criminal activity
Outside of being able to monitor your premises, CCTV cameras as deterrents is probably one of their most recognised benefits.

Just like seeing a mounted alarm system, an intruder seeing cameras may decide that it’s easier and safer to move elsewhere. It’s much better to prevent intrusion than dealing with it after it’s occurred.

“Most criminals are pretty disorganised, they don’t think about it. The reason the cameras are high is two-fold. One is to keep it out of harm’s way.”

One study found that using CCTV in car parks resulted in a 51% decrease in crime; in public transportation areas a 23% decrease in crime; and in public settings, a 7% decrease in crime. Even the lowest figure, 7%, is a significant improvement.

Improved home insurance rates
By deterring criminal activity, CCTV security systems can reduce your home and property insurance costs. You are less of a target, so the risk is lowered, which means the price of your insurance can decrease too.

“If you’re the victim of burglary and your home isn’t properly secured, you may find that your home insurance provider could question your claim and refuse to reimburse you for any loss.”

As well as being less of a target, CCTV offers evidence towards insurance claims that you may not have had otherwise. The more evidence you have to support your claim, the better, proving beyond doubt the circumstances surrounding your claim.

Peace of mind
A camera system can provide people with an increased sense of security and reassurance, particularly in areas where the crime rate is high.

Many of the more sophisticated models can be wireless, meaning they can be viewed and monitored from your smartphone or tablet. This gives you the ability to check in and review your premises at the click of a button, so your home security is always in reach.

“As importantly, you get a whole shot of what happened at the event: What did they steal? Did they use a knife? You get all that. But more relevant today is a face. That’s what we need.”

It can act as a comfort blanket, giving you the freedom to get on with your life, confident that your property is being watched.


Protecting your home or business isn’t as complicated or expensive as you may think. Modern security systems aren’t just for massive corporations. A modest initial outlay will buy a set up tailored to your requirements, help to protect people, and prevent costly theft or damage.

The technology is easy to understand, simple to use, and cost effective to maintain. Don’t wait until the worst happens. Thinking ahead now will save you a lot of money and stress in the long run.

5 thoughts on “Benefits of CCTV Surveillance system at your place.

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  2. Since my husband and I have been wanting to keep our home safer, so we are wondering what would be the best method to help with that goal. So thanks for pointing out that CCTV cameras will help reduce our property and home insurance rates. Since we’d love to lower our insurance rates while making our home safer, we will be sure to install some CCTV cameras.

  3. It’s awesome that CCTV reduced crime in a parking lot by about 51 percent. My friend works at a school, and the district has started discussing installing a CCTV system. I’ll share this article with her, so she can see some of the benefits of getting a CCTV system.

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