A person has to be aware of his surroundings especially when he is in new and odd surroundings. It is essential to visit the place in daylight for the first time and note all the obstacles and dangerous spots before coming to the place at night. Do not forget to get proper permission to visit the place at night as trespassing might bring unnecessary complications. If it is a private property of someone and the visit is unannounced then the possibility of being arrested is more even though the person is a professional ghost investigator. So one has to be very careful and control his tempting feeling to look around the place until proper permission is received. In order to do an investigation, it is advisable to go as a group with trusted members. Never forget a first aid kit as the visits will be done mostly at dark night. Photos taken during the night will be better when compared to morning light.
Before starting the work, it will be better to know the history of the place as it will be very handy. This can be done by having a look at old newspapers and a small talk with the neighbors. Do not skip the prayer before starting the work as divine support and protection is highly essential in these types of works. Take a good voice recorder, it will be very useful to record the various sounds in the place and make a guess about the spirit in the place. In fact, it will be a good evidence to make other believe in what the professional states. Next article that cannot be missed is a digital camera, as it will be helping in finding the orbs. It will be better if it is a night vision camera. Flashlight, paper, and pen are some of the other important necessities.