7 Regular Maintenance For Your Home Security CamerasJuly 13, 2018
Regular maintenance for your home security cameras will keep your cameras up and running.
You can count on them to be operational when you need them. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your cameras are always working properly.
At ICU Protection we offer maintenance to all our camera customers. Ask a member of our team for more information.
1. Trim your landscaping.
Nature has a habit of growing and changing as seasons change and years go by. The foliage that once provided a convenient hiding place for your camera has now obstructed the camera’s view of your property.
With a little work, your home security cameras and landscaping can live in harmony once again.
2. Deal with critters.
Arkansans know how to deal with critters. Bugs make their home in the hidden corners of the exterior of your house. These hidden corners also offer great spots for exterior home security cameras. Make sure no critters have damaged or built their home around your cameras.
If a dangerous critter has made their home around your camera—say a hornet’s nest—call a professional exterminator.
3. Check on the data being recorded.
If data is not being recorded, there is something wrong with your cameras and you should give Billy Mac a call at 501-205-1333.
It is best to fix an issue with your camera before
4. Check the digital recording device.
Dust the DVR that is collecting the data from your home security cameras often. DVR
Depending on how your system is set up, you may need to download the data from the hard drive every once and awhile. Even with
5. Look for corrosion.
Inspect the wires connected to your home security cameras. If you notice any wear, contact Billy Mac. It is much better to replace a wire before it is no longer functioning.
6. Look for moisture problems with the camera housing.
Are your cameras protected by housing? Make sure there is no moisture in the housing. Moisture indicates that the housing is not waterproof and your camera risks being damaged by rain.
7. Clean the lenses of your cameras.
This is one of the more frequent maintenance needs your home security cameras