Complexes and apartment buildings have vast amounts of
residents. When you have large groups of individuals that live so close
together and are typically strangers to one another, you have the
possibility for crime and vandalism.
Rental CCTV System Benefits
Ease of install – Many of the newer camera
systems offered today simply require one wire between the camera and
digital video recorder. In some circumstances you can even use Wi-Fi
enabled cameras that need no wiring back to the DVR. This allows you to
easily deploy a surveillance system with minimum effort.
Securing public areas – Video surveillance
helps to keep visotrs, employees and residents safe . Cameras installed
at main entrances and exits help to prevent intruders from slipping by
behind known tenants at locked entrances. The cameras can also help
discourage crime and violence from occurring on your property..
Theft Prevention and vandalism –
HD resolution – Unlike older CCTV analog cameras, newer HD megapixel cameras
offer High-Definition video that offers clean, crisp detailed images.
These images will help you identify individuals more clearly and can
also help with license plates and car make and models.
24hr Recording – DVRs and NVRs
offer 24hr live monitoring and recording that can be viewed from
anywhere you have an internet connection. Using a PC, Mac, iPhone or
Android device you can monitor or view your complex at any time and from
practically anywhere you have an internet connection.
Condominium Security Cameras – The Risk Factors
Privacy for Tenants–
Public areas should always be monitored and recorded. These areas
include exits, entrances, parking lots, stock rooms, laundry rooms and
pool areas. Private residences and in particular home windows and doors
should never be in the cameras view.
Vandals – Criminals often times try and
damage surveillance systems so they can not be identified or caught on
camera. They may even attempt to vandalize the security systems and come
back another day when the notice it has not been fixed. With the amount
of visitors that normally visit a complex its hard to tell who is an
actual tenant and this is why recording is so very important
Power Outages – Acts of God, power surges
and power outages, cause major disturbances in video cameras and may
even cause your cameras to not record. Its imperative that you take
action to protect you cameras with surge protection and good battery
Outdoor damage – Weather can potentially
damage your surveillance cameras. Make sure you use the proper security
cameras in all your outdoor areas such as pools, parking lots, and
Sublet CCTV Systems Questions and Configuration
All complexes, condominiums and apartment buildings come
vastly different sizes, and types.They all require different kinds of
security that is specific to their property. Please consider the
following factors when installing your video security system:
Size of Property
How many condos or apartments are in your property?
Is your property grouped together with a bunch of buildings or a single building?
Do you have one entrance with a access control or can people simply drive on to the property?
What amenities does your property offer?
Is your property in a suburban or urban area?
Is your neighborhood conducive to robberies, vandalism and other crimes?
Do you experience a high tenant turnover rate?
What do you consider to be the average age of your tenants?
Working Class Families
Do you have a lot of vacant apartments or condos?
Have you experienced fights or disagreements between residents?
Do some of your tenants have legal issues?
What concerns do currently have on your property?
How will surveillance cameras help fix it?
Do you have on-site employees?
Is there a superintendent?
Do you have services that are performed at your property such as landscapers and other maintenance?
Do you have workers that come to the complex such as plumbers, electricians and locksmiths?
Apartment Complexes Security Cameras
Security footage in apartment buildings are often times
used to help convict crimes and theft. Keeping on eye on visitors,
tenants and trespassers helps to keep everyone safe and in the event
something does occur, surveillance often times helps you to document
Scenarios and reasons why Your Condo Complex needs security cameras
Security & Safety – Car break-ins, purse snatching,
fighting, apartment break-ins, and vandalism are justg some of the many
reasons you would choose to have security cameras installed. With new HD
video surveillance camera systems you can easily monitor your complex
from anywhere in the world. Push notifications and emails can be
forwarded to you instantly when an alarm occurs or someone enters a
restricted area. You no longer have to be constantly monitoring your
security cameras to catch someone in the act. You can even allow the
residents themselves to monitor the cameras. Having a community of eyes
randomly helping to keep an eye on the public grounds helps to minimize
crime and theft.
Vandalism – Vandalism is an unfortunate part of society.
Defacing property with graffiti, destruction of property and vandalism
of resident cars can cause residents to be fearful and downright scared.
Property value and rent can decline because your property looks unsafe
and uninviting. Security cameras can help to detract vandals from
striking your property and they can help maintain the cleanliness of
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