What is a Skybell?
SkyBell works as a video intercom that enables you to see and speak with visitors at your door from a smart device such as a smartphone or tablet. This HD device gives you the control to see every single thing that is happening in front of your door. SkyBell is a WiFi-connected camera and footage can be accessed with your smartphone from anywhere in the world as it is cloud-based.
Going on vacation this summer? Keep these helpful tips in mind while away from home during your summer trip!
Reduce the appearance of an unoccupied home: If you’re going away for summer vacation, make sure your home looks occupied and keep your home well-lit to give the illusion of an occupied home – installed porch lights or motion detection lights help discourage burglars from approaching your home. Home automation services can also help make your home look occupied. With home automation, customers can set their home’s lights to turn on/off throughout the day, making it seem like someone is home!
CCTV is a type of digital surveillance that uses cameras to transmit video to a connected screen(s), where the recorded activity can be monitored. The following are reason why a camera system might be beneficial to your property:
- Neighborhood Watch Assistance – Camera systems for residential properties not only benefits the property owner but the neighborhood as well! Exterior cameras can help capture suspicious activity in the neighborhood before a crime is committed. Burglars tend to frequently visit their targeted neighborhood while planning their robbery; neighbors can capture this footage directly from their tablet or smartphone and notify their neighborhood watch group.
Here at PVS, we care about the safety of our customers first and foremost!
Below are useful tips on keeping it safe this holiday season:
- Going on vacation for the holidays?
It is typical to believe that having one camera with enough coverage for an entire room is all you need to keep your business or home secure, but is that true? What if the area you want to cover is a lobby, a large office space, or even your front porch, will one camera be enough to see what happened in the event of a burglary? (more…)
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When you want the best solution to a problem that arises what do you do? Do you spend time trying to become an expert so you can fix the problem yourself? Do you reach out to an unqualified person to give you advice? No, you look to an expert in the field for their opinion and insight.
It surprises me how many people will attempt to be an expert in everything and not rely on trained professionals for their needs. This is very common when it comes to securing your home or business. As you may know there are many products and services that allow “do it yourselfers” to (more…)