While it would be nice if everyone was a good person and no one would do anything to hurt you or your business, that’s not the world we live in. Southern Florida cities have some of the highest crime rates in the nation, and the majority of those are against property. Upgrading your security is a great way to make you, your employees and your business safer. Here are three upgrades that will greatly increase your safety.
You’ve probably seen movies or television shows where criminals tend to do their dirty work in the dark. There’s a reason that stereotype exists. Criminals are much less likely to burglarize a house or business that is well-lit. Investing in proper exterior lighting is a great way to deter would-be criminals from attacking your place of business.
Criminals often will skip a store that has multiple security cameras installed on the exterior, favoring businesses that have no cameras. A quality security camera system is a great way to deter a crime from happening. However, if someone still breaks in, the recorded footage can be used to help law enforcement officers find the perpetrators. If video security is an avenue you decide to pursue, look for a professional to help you set up either wired or wireless solutions West Palm Beach.
Security Locks and Gates
Another great way to protect your business is to upgrade your locks. Many businesses have standard door locks on all entries to their business and that’s all that protects their property. One of the weakest points on a door is the gap from the edge of the door to the frame. Simply installing a latch guard can help protect your business. In more dangerous neighborhoods, folding gates or rollaway doors might be a good investment.
You value your safety, your employees’ safety, and your business. If you want to do your best to keep everyone and everything safe, consider adding one or all of these safety measures to your property.