1. What is CCTV?
    CCTV stands for closed-circuit television. It is a video surveillance system that uses cameras to transmit signals to a specific set of monitors or computer screens.
  2. What should I consider before installing a CCTV system?
    Before installing a CCTV system, you should consider the purpose of the system, the location of the cameras, the type of cameras that suit your needs, and the storage capacity for the footage.
  3. What type of camera should I use?
    The type of camera you should use depends on the purpose, location, and lighting conditions. There are several types, such as bullet cameras, dome cameras, and PTZ cameras, among others.
  4. How many cameras do I need?
    The number of cameras needed depends on the size of your property, and the areas that need to be monitored.
  5. How can I maintain my CCTV system?
    The best way to maintain your CCTV system is to regularly clean the cameras and lenses, ensure cables and connections are secure and functional, and regularly test the system to detect and fix any faults.
  6. How long can CCTV footage be stored?
    The length of time CCTV footage can be stored depends on the storage capacity of your recording equipment. Some systems can store footage for up to 30 days, while others can store footage for several months to years.
  7. Can I access the footage remotely?
    Yes, you can access your CCTV footage remotely through a smartphone app or via an internet connection.
  8. Can I install CCTV cameras myself?
    It’s recommended that you hire a professional to install your CCTV cameras to ensure the system is optimally installed, and to prevent any damage or loss of data.
  9. How does CCTV work at night?
    CCTV cameras are equipped with either infrared sensors or low light sensors that can capture video footage in low-light conditions.
  10. What factors impact CCTV system performance?
    Common factors that can impact the performance of your CCTV system include poor weather conditions, poor installation, improper maintenance, and camera faults.


CCTV installation and maintenance can be complex, but with the right knowledge and guidance, you can successfully install and maintain your system. By having a clear understanding of these common questions and answers, you’ll be able to make informed decisions about your CCTV system installation and maintenance. If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to a professional CCTV installation service provider.