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How to Protect Your North Carolina Home with Security Cameras

Update Your Security and Surveillance System in Lake Norman, NC

How to Protect Your North Carolina Home with Security Cameras

There are a lot of reasons a homeowner may want to install security cameras in their Lake Norman, NC residence. Formerly, families used security alarm systems to scare away invaders with loud, obnoxious sounds and then alert the police. Sometimes, criminals could find ways to avoid setting off the alarm, or the police wouldn't arrive in time to make the arrest. Today, surveillance cameras provide the solution of capturing the robber's activity on video so that even if he or she gets away, you have at least captured their face and actions. In addition to protecting your home from intruders, there are many other ways you can use security cameras in an integrated control system, such as checking in on children, hired help, or pets. Read on to learn more.

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Use Wireless Access to Monitor Your Home

Going out of town for vacation? Or maybe you have a second home you like to visit when the weather is nice. You can make sure your property is safe and in good condition at all times by installing wireless-enabled security cameras and then checking in on the video footage with an app on your phone. Use your smartphone to view various cameras around your home or let the system update you with text message alerts. If a person hops the fence and enters your backyard, you'll know it right away with real-time updates and video clips of the intruder. You'll be able to determine if it's a stranger, or just a neighbor or mail man, and then act accordingly. If you are busy doing activities or working during the day, you can play the recorded video later at your convenience.

Use Smart Locks for Additional Security Measures

Video surveillance solutions not only help protect your home, but they also assist with daily activities. When the doorbell rings, pull up the video outside your front door and check to see who it is. If it's a friend or the delivery guy, simply press a button and let them in with your smart locks. You can even give personalized codes to family members, and temporary codes to visitors. If you have a gate, install an intercom and entry system to easily open and close it at any time.

Save Memory Space with Motion Sensors

It would definitely waste a lot your time if you had to sit and watch hours of video to find the recorded action you are looking for. And you'll also use up a lot of memory space if you record 25 hours of video every day. Motion sensors solve this issue by triggering the security cameras to turn on when someone enters a room. That way, you'll only get video clips when it matters. So if your daughter arrives home from school, the camera detects her presence and sends an alert to your phone. By programming your surveillance cameras to only track movement and activity, you'll save memory space and only get notifications when it matters. We also have pet-friendly sensors so that your dog or cat don't set off any of the technology we install. No false alarms!

With HD video, mobile control, and real-time image capture, you can keep your home safer and stay in control of all the activities around you. The team at The Integrated Home aims to make protecting your valuables and loved ones simple, easy, and stress free. Contact us today to get a top-notch installation.