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To keep your security cameras performing effectively and lasting a long time, you need proper protection. The right housing can give your cameras weatherproof and vandal-proof protection. The housing of a security camera is the most critical component as it can stop constant replacements, especially for outside use.

Heavy Duty Housing

For a surveillance camera, you need a heavy-duty housing; It should be constructed entirely from aluminum or industrial stainless steel. It should also be high quality and practical design to allow easy installation and maintenance of the cameras, providing access to the camera and lens from a working position.

Internal Heating and Cooling

Most outside cameras are subject to extreme temperatures, and some camera housings come with features that provide internal heating and cooling to mitigate the external conditions. Severe weather, especially in commercial indoor and outdoor installments, quickly damages and corrodes standard aluminum and plastic houses. It is best if security cameras are equipped with a cooling tube to blow cold air onto the camera, an air nozzle to remove dust and dirt, and multiple exhausting valves on the front cover.

Weatherproof and Vandal-Proof

For outdoor cameras, it is essential that your camera is weatherproof. Elements such as snow, ice, wind, rain, dirt, dust, salt sprays, humidity, acids, and industrial chemicals affect cameras. To counteract this, you should get a housing with IP66/IP67 weatherproof rating. You also want your cameras to have tamper protection.

Movable Mounts

Mounting the cameras can be the most crucial part of the installation, for cameras to be useful they need to be appropriately mounted. When choosing a camera housing, you should consider the type of mounting equipment they provide. You should look for housings with a sturdy bracket that swivels. it promotes durability if the mount is constructed of heavy-duty material, such as stainless steel. For pan-tilt-zoom cameras, you should get movable mounting brackets.

Wrap Up

If you are looking to upgrade or install a surveillance security system, log on or give us a call at (877)-926-2288 today! We have a great team of highly experienced salesmen, installers, and technicians that would love to help you out. Also, we can walk you through the process start to finish and help you select the best cameras for you. Also, we will survey your property to decide on the most optimal locations.

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