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Tag Archives: residential camera installation

Alarming Facts About Home Burglary

Statistics on home burglaries in America underscore the importance of properly securing your property against theft. About every 20 seconds, a burglary is perpetrated in the United States, and the vast majority of these break-ins take place in residences that do not have security systems. Thieves may be indiscriminate when it comes to stealing jewelry,…

How To Deter Burglars From Breaking Into Your Home

The FBI reports that more than 2 million homes are burglarized each year. Police, investigators, and even interviewed burglars have identified trends and factors in residential burglaries that can help you adopt measures to deter a home break-in. Common characteristics in home burglaries A common assumption is that burglaries almost always occur at night. In…

Top Four Ways to Keep Trespassers Off Your Property

Trespassers on your property pose several types of problems. First, they may be trespassing with the intent to commit vandalism or burglary. Second, even if the trespassing is inadvertent and the person doesn’t realize it is your property, they could be injured or cause injury. You may be potentially liable for the injury, since it…

Delaware Population Growth Creates Increased Security Needs

From 2010 through 2015, Delaware led the region in population growth. In 2015, there were 945,934 people living in Delaware after a steady increase of 1 percent per year for the preceding half decade. If the rate of expansion continues, estimates put the state population at over 1,000,000 by the time of the next federal…

Top Considerations for Residential Camera Surveillance

Residential security cameras are a proven tool for deterring crime and theft. With the advent of newer technologies, homeowners and renters have more choices than ever before when it comes to safeguarding their assets both in and outside of the home. Strategically placed surveillance can catch prowlers in action, providing concrete evidence should a break-in occur….

Virginia Video Surveillance and Camera Recording Legal Regulation

Installing video surveillance – whether in commercial or residential applications – is a proven deterrent against violence, crime and theft. However, before installing security cameras on your property, it is important to know the legal ramifications and laws in your state. In Virginia, there are laws which criminalize the videotaping or photography of non-consenting individuals…

Popular Consumer Site Considers Benefits of Home Security Cameras

A recent report by consumer review hub Angie’s List explored the costs and benefits of residential security cameras. The article highlights some of the increased options in accessibility and price range, as well as how the newer options can impact home security. Developments in security cameras Gone are the days when a home camera fed images to…

Washington, D.C. Offers Security Camera Incentive for Low-Income Residents

As part of a Public Safety initiative to deter crime, the city government of Washington, D.C. initiated a Private Security Camera Incentive. The program provides rebates for the purchase and installation of security camera systems that are owned or leased by residents, businesses, nonprofit organizations or religious institutions. Since its launch last February, the city has…

Vacation Rental Home Security Essentials

The safety and security of rental properties against theft is a top concern among many home owners. Like most vacation home owners, you probably have your property listed on several websites, providing a detailed catalogue of amenities, from flat screen TVs and iPod docking stations to surround-sound stereo systems. And if your occupancy calendar is…

Don’t Try This at Home! Why Residential Camera Installation Should Be Left to a Professional

Even the most ardent of “Do it Yourselfers” need to call a professional for certain things – and residential security camera installation should be one of them. Those who love a good DIY project enjoy the financial savings, the flexibility to pick and choose favorite features, as well as bragging rights. But when it comes…