Small Businesses Need Security

Business Security SystemsA small business has important assets, both in terms of the human capital of qualified employees as well as the machines and equipment that allow them to bring great ideas to fruition. Yet many owners may not realize that there are many significant benefits to installing a multi-faceted small business security system, from protection against crime and weather events to savings on insurance premiums. Here are several areas any manager or owner should consider for their offices and/or facilities.

Customer-Facing Areas

Places where employees interact with the public lend themselves to sensors on the doors and windows as well as video surveillance of varying degrees. Employers may want to watch over areas where money is handled, such as at the register. For those worried about theft, cameras trained on the entrance can provide evidence of who the criminal might be. On the other hand, for small businesses like restaurants, it may be important to have monitored smoke alarms so that help can be dispatched quickly and minimize any damage caused by fires from nearby cooking areas.

As with areas with high-priced equipment such as those used for high-tech manufacturing, small business owners may also want to consult with a security company about what type of access control system they want for their employees so that it is easy to open for business and lock up at the end of the day. Continue reading

Insurance Discounts for Home and Business Security Systems

Residential Securiy - DMP KeypadThe primary reason most people contact a Bucks County security monitoring firm is because they want their valuables and assets protected whether it is in a residential or a business setting. However, many people also take out insurance policies on their homes, and many businesses are required to do so. Once a new system is installed, there may be additional savings available to those who report the features to their insurer.

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