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5 Surveillance Tips for Small Businesses

By Jon Benowitz on May 2, 2014 in Surveillance Tips

Security Cameras are a very important thing that should to be taken into consideration by all small business. From deterring potential theft to ensuring that employees are being honest and not stealing, surveillance camera systems are an excellent consideration in order to give business owners piece of mind.

Here are a few tips for small businesses to help ensure they have access to all of the information and equipment that they need.

Take the following into consideration as you look for ways to better improve the security of your small business:

Use DVR\NVR Equipment

Using DVR\NVR\HD-SDI recording equipment can be an excellent consideration for anyone that is looking to improve overall security.  This equipment allows you to go back and review video stored and recorded.   All of this technology has come down in price over the past few years.  Even the HD-SDI high definition systems are priced to sell for small businesses.   All of our DVR systems will give you many weeks of high-quality recordings.  This data is important, especially if you do not realize that a theft occurred for several weeks.

Choose Areas That Allow You To View the Entire Room

When setting up surveillance cameras it’s important to make sure that you are able to see the entire room from the location in which the cameras are set up.  Choosing areas that give you the most vision help to ensure that you are able to spot any suspicious activity. There are multiple guides that can give you information about appropriately choosing areas to hang surveillance cameras.  Make sure that you utilize these guides to the best of your ability in order to ensure a positive outcome.

Always Speak With Employees

By speaking with your employees you can get an idea of how they believe you can best set up your surveillance cameras.  Keep in mind that video security systems  are also for monitoring employees, but speaking with employees regarding changes that could be made to improve the security of the store can give you another perspective of exactly what you need to do in order to improve your current efforts.  Many businesses have to find a common middle ground between being overbearing and offering adequate security.

Don’t be Afraid to Invest

It is important that you are not afraid to make investments in your video surveillance equipment because the cost can save you thousands in the long run.  The investment is one that any small business should be willing to make in order to ensure that they are able to adequately take care of their property, ensure that there is as little employee theft as possible, and also keep an eye on potential threats day and night. Surveillance system with a good DVR/NVR/HD-SDI system can provide you with peace of mind.

Security is Key

Security is a key component for any company and you need to make sure that you are putting it first in many circumstances.  Making an investment with JSB Surveillance will allow you to ensure that you have access to the highest quality of equipment, installation help, and the best customer service that the industry has to offer.

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