The Importance of Security Systems in Winter

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The Importance of Security Systems in Winter

As winter nights draw in, it’s important to think about the security of your home or business. Installing a security system with alarms and CCTV can help to deter criminals and give you peace of mind.

Whilst there is no definitive answer on how winter affects the rate of burglaries (as this varies greatly from location to location), statistics show that burglary rates tend to increase during the darker, colder months. This is likely because people tend to be away more for Christmas, for October half term, or out for Bonfire night, for example. Additionally, the darkness of winter evenings can provide cover for criminals. Homeowners can help protect themselves by ensuring their homes are well-lit and by keeping an eye out for suspicious activity in their neighbourhood – but why not go a step further and implement a home security system with Brighton CCTV?

Here are some of the benefits of having a security system in place:

  1. Deterrent – Burglars are less likely to target a property with a security system. It makes the property a less attractive target for a burglar. Additionally, security systems can make it more difficult for a burglar to break into a property. If the burglar is caught on camera, it can be easier to identify and apprehend them.
  2. Early warning – If a burglar does attempt to break in, the alarm will sound, giving you an early warning and the chance to call the police. We can even install systems that alert the police instantly, which can be a great benefit should you be away from home and need someone to check in on your home.
  3. Identify trespassers – Cameras can help identify criminals and provide evidence to the police. A good CCTV system should have high-quality cameras that produce clear images, be easy to use, and have robust security features.
  4. Peace of mind – Knowing that your property is secure can give you peace of mind, especially if you are away on holiday or business. This means you can enjoy your trip with ease. Any alerts or concerns can be easily accessible via your phone through the most up-to-date apps and technology.

If you are considering installing a security system, make sure you choose a reputable company and get a professional installation. This will ensure that your system is effective and gives you the best possible protection. Speak to us at Brighton CCTV so we can help by protecting your world – just call us on 01273 782 323 or email

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