Category: Cameras

DIY Cameras vs. Professionally Installed Cameras

With so many different security camera options on the market, it can be hard to know what kind is right for you. Should you try to install cameras yourself or have a professional security company install cameras? We’ll list below the pros and cons of do-it-yourself (DIY) cameras versus professionally installed cameras. DIY Cameras Pros: […]

Video Analytics – Ground Zone Alerts

With video analytics from, you can have smarter video. With video analytics, you can create rules to make zones around your home to notify you of activity. These “ground zones” are best for observing specific areas where activity is important but unpredictable, like porches or backyards. When a “ground zone” is crossed,’s smart […]

4 Things You Should be Doing with Your Camera System DVR

You check your smoke alarm batteries twice a year, but do you ever check your DVR (digital video recorder)? Keeping your camera surveillance system in good working order is a must. If you’ve put in the investment for a video surveillance system, you’ll want to make sure you do the following to keep it in tip-top shape. […]

3 Reasons You Should Have Video Surveillance For Your Business

No matter what kind of business you have, there is a camera system that can help you protect your assets and employees. Whether it’s a remote area like a construction site or a small business inside a larger building, video surveillance can prevent loss and liability and give you peace of mind. There are indoor […]

Skybell Doorbell Camera

A doorbell camera is one of the newest smart security system features available. Our partnership with now lets you integrate a smart doorbell camera into your smart home security system. The Skybell doorbell camera records video when you want it to – you decide what triggers it, whether it’s motion or when the doorbell is pressed. […]

Burglar Alarms or Security Cameras: Which is better?

We are often asked by customers which one of these is the better option for security.  Before you decide which option is better for your home or business, you must first decide what you want the system to do for you. Are you wanting to watch over your premises and perhaps identify persons or vehicles […]

Security Cameras and Storage Options

Security cameras are a popular option for many homes and businesses. With storage options of 1, 2, or 4 TB (or more), cameras can record video and store it on site via a digital video recorder (DVR) or network video recorder (NVR) or in the cloud. Giving you the ability to live-stream video remotely from […]

A Security System Video Camera Installation

Ever wonder how a security system video camera is installed? We’d like to take you through our video camera installation process, step-by-step. One of our professional technicians, Josh Carlson, gladly volunteered to show how he installs a security system camera. This installation occurs after pre-wiring is complete. First, Josh starts out by scouting the area, […]