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Most Security Cameras Are Useless

We have been led to believe that security cameras protect people and property but haven’t you ever notice that in most cases surveillance videos are viewed only after an incident occurs? Usually, after a home or business has been burglarized, vandalized or worse yet after a devastating home invasion. Burglar alarms are also toted as our first line of defense but with a 15 to 45-second alarm delay, the smash and grab artist has already burst into your homes or businesses and grabbed items and information they wanted and got away before the police arrive…

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Why Are You Paying For Shared Installation Leads?

HomeAdvisor and Thumbtack are the leaders in professional home service listings but are they the only solution or even the right solutions for you and the service you provide? Their business model is a Pay-For-Lead model which is ingenious for them but maybe not for your pocketbook. As an installer or service provider, you are charged, as well as several other professionals like yourself, for a lead in the same zip code or town, anywhere between $11 to $39 from their online referrals they collect. You, as a service provider…

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Are We Ready For Security Cameras In Our Cars?

Surveillance cameras are everywhere but the one place that security cameras haven’t penetrated in the consumer market is in our cars and trucks.  For a long time, cameras in vehicles were used for sting operations performed by local police and other agencies but consumers are finding their own reasons to have surveillance cameras that can operate when their vehicles are parked unattended or while driving in traffic.   Security cameras in consumer cars are still rare in the US but they do exist. Consumers want cameras that can view completely…

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How Much Does Security Camera Installers Make?

This question can be answered in two ways, are you asking about independent security camera installers or someone who works for a company or installation outfit? Most companies that offer security camera installation require that their installers have experience in a multitude of low voltage wiring such as security cameras, wall mounting TVs, sound system installation and data wiring. Depending on what part of the country he or she lives in, an experienced installer can expect to get paid $180 to $300 for a full day install in rural areas and small towns depending on…

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