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Winter is Coming—Protect Your Site During The Dark Nights

As the year quickly nears its end, summer is officially over and winter is getting closer. As the seasons change it is important to start thinking about the specific changes to improve your security systems.

To make this a little easier we have put together our top 3 tips to help keep your business secure during the winter months.


We want to help keep your premises secure, follow our 3 top tips below


1.      Keep your premises lit up during the darker nights

Intruders are able to move around undetected during the darker nights. Therefore external lighting is essential in picking up any unwanted guests on site. 

As the year goes on, daylight hours decrease by 3 minutes every night allowing intruders more time to move around on site.

It’s not just the shorter daylight hours to consider, winter weather often brings the wind, rain and snow. This is why CCTV cameras with security lighting is pivotal during the winter months.


2.      Ensure your CCTV is fit for purpose

It is important to keep your CCTV fit for purpose, this ranges from changing the time stamp to making sure the cameras will be suitable during the gloomy days and low visibility.

There are a number of additional features that can be added onto your security system, Infrared cameras leave intruders unaware they are being recorded, picking up movement that is not visible to other camera types.


3.      Maintain your security systems with an approved company

It is important to keep your servicing and maintenance up to date. This should be done all year round but is especially important during the winter months.

A maintenance schedule will ensure your CCTV, Intruder Alarm and Access Control systems are kept fully operational should a break in occur.


Discuss your security options with one of our specialists today. Call 0845 402 3045 or email and one of our team will be in touch.


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