When it comes to keeping your home protected from intruders, your belongings safe and your family out of harms way, CCTV is a great option. CCTV in Tulsa has become an affordable option for keeping your property secure. There is a huge range of options with CCTV systems and choosing the ideal CCTV camera is the first step to keeping your property protected. Here are five steps you should follow to help you choose the ideal CCTV camera. 1. Assess your requirements Before you settle on which camera you are going to purchase, first you need to spend some time figuring out what exactly your needs are. You should choose your CCTV camera based primarily on your requirements. Do you need to see detail, such as faces or are you more concerned with crowds? Do you need CCTV indoors, outdoors or both? Is it just people coming and going that…
We may be fully immersed in 2016 at this point, but there are still plenty of chances for a little ‘new year improvement.’ Why not start with the security provider for your business? In fact, the start of a new year is the perfect time to rethink the relationship you have with your corporate security system.  Is it still offering enough value? Does it still function efficiently? Are you happy with the way the provider treats you? And most importantly, do you think that you could be getting a better deal elsewhere? While we all feel a sense of loyalty to our business security systems in Tulsa, the reality is that you should be paying for a top quality service. These handy tips and tricks will help you to determine whether you are getting the very best from your business security system. Re-evaluating the Company Ethos One of the easiest…
Every business owner remembers the first time they truly realized that security is indispensable. It might have been a break in, a lucky escape, or just a false alarm; either way, that first brush with danger is a memory which always lingers. It makes the value of high quality CCTV in Tulsa very clear. Fortunately, there are lots of options to choose from. These days, you don’t have to settle for a flimsy behind the counter device or a bulky ‘look at me’ camera, which makes its presence known to everybody within five miles. There are concealed cameras, cameras that zoom far inwards to capture faces, and even cameras designed for filming in the dark. This guide to the top three types of security camera for businesses in Tulsa will help you to decide which offers the best all round protection. Dome Cameras If you are looking for high quality…
Home security is a big concern in Oklahoma City, and in all parts of the state. Every family needs to feel secure and, as these tips show, now is a good time for making it a resolution to take a look at the value of security systems in OKC. Make Your Home Much Safer Security systems in OKC now make use of advanced technology, so they are easier and quicker to install than the old type of system, which used to require a lot of wiring. Modern systems also provide a greater number of affordable features and give you many more benefits than an old wired system. Prevent Intruders from Entering Through a Window You would not leave home without locking your front door, and it is not a good idea to leave any window open. Thieves can get in through a window, even on an upper floor, by making…
It does not take much time to carry out seasonal maintenance of a security system, which includes all the components of CCTV. Tulsa homes and businesses need full security all year round and in winter it is critical to make sure that harsh weather and low temperatures will not impact the performance of surveillance equipment. These tips will ensure optimal performance of security cameras, even in the coldest winter months. 1. Make sure that security cameras are securely connected Connectors for video security equipment should be carefully inspected for signs of corrosion or damage. Any insecure connection will need to be replaced. 2. Keep your video recorder clean and dust-free Dust can quickly accumulate to form a layer on top of the casing of a DVR or NVR and this will affect the performance of a video security system. Keep the exterior clean by regular wiping with a microfiber cloth.…
Shoplifting is a serious crime that is costly to businesses in Tulsa. Fortunately there are a number of strategies which will prevent this from happening. In addition to installing business security systems, Tulsa stores can cut shoplifting crimes with these tips. Keep the Store Well Lit, Clean and Well Organized Shoplifters generally avoid a store that is always clean and kept tidy, with good lighting in all areas and displays that are not too cluttered. A messy store is an obvious sign to a shoplifter that not enough attention is paid by people working there. Keep High Value Items Clearly Visible Anything with a high value and items that are most likely to be the target for shoplifters should be displayed close to the cash register or in an area of the store where they are clearly visible. Make Use of Security Devices Business security systems in Tula System can…
Any home security system will be much more effective if you make use of CCTV. Tulsa homes are made safer when security cameras record everything that takes place in the area around them, and inside when the home owner is not present. Here are five top reasons why it is important to have full surveillance from security cameras inside, in front of and behind your home. 1. Surveillance of Suspicious Activity Not only does CCTV show you suspicious activity, which might mean that your property needs some added security, it will give you full knowledge of what is happening around your home when you are out at work and during the night when you are asleep. If this provides you with actual evidence of some illegal activity, your video footage will help to identify who was involved in that crime. 2. Discourage Intruders and Prevent Burglary High-performance network security cameras…
In addition to installing effective business security systems, Tulsa business owners need to consider the landscape outside and adjacent to the workplace. The right type of landscaping will act as a deterrent to intruders and will help to prevent crime, rather than encourage it. In any area of Tulsa, there could be access to a roof and there might be blind spots that surveillance cameras do not cover because of dense shrubbery or hiding places behind trees. These are points to consider when you want to be sure of having the right landscaping, which will mean better security for your business. Guardian Plants In addition having electronic business security systems, Tulsa property can be given additional protection by planting thorny and spiky plants. Any wall, tree or fence that could easily be climbed will be inaccessible when surrounded by dense and dangerous guardian plants. It is not difficult to find…
It is not difficult to get full security protection for a home in Oklahoma City, even when you have a limited budget. When you are looking for an affordable home security system, make sure that you pick one with wireless alarm monitoring in OKC. Then you can keep the whole system within budget by deciding on how many low cost additional options you want included, such as extra sensors, cameras, smoke detection, fire protection and GSM cellular radio signals. Basic Home Security with Alarm Monitoring Home security companies in OKC provide a range of packages to fit all household budgets and it is important to choose one with wireless alarm monitoring. OKC homes without wireless home security are not fully protected because even a noisy alarm will not deter intruders when they know there is no-one at home or nearby to inform the police that something has triggered an alarm.…
Thursday December 31, 2015

Fireproof your Home this Winter

Fireproofing your home this winter is critical when it comes to protecting your home, your belongings and your family. With the cold weather, it’s more common to light fires and use oil heaters at this time of year. The festive season calls for lighting candles to set the mood. And there’s no doubt that the amount of cooking that takes place in the kitchen increases dramatically. These are all elements of the holidays that we all enjoy and can continue to enjoy with a few simple safety precautions to help you fireproof your home this winter. Installing a fire alarm in Tulsa homes, having some basic fire fighting equipment available and ensuring that everyone is aware of what to do in an emergency will all help. When it comes to keeping your home safe from fire this winter, follow our advice and ensure the safety of your family, your home…