Business security in summer
As summer approaches, it’s essential to address some often overlooked security concerns. While the pleasant weather may put us in a summer mood, it doesn’t guarantee the safety of your business. To help you protect your business during the warmer months, here are a few valuable tips to keep in mind.
Don’t Leave Windows and Doors Open.
While it’s refreshing to let fresh air into your office by opening windows and doors during the day, it’s crucial not to overlook the importance of closing them. Leaving an office unattended with an open window or door.can attract opportunistic thieves. Many office burglaries occur when the perpetrator gains access through open or unlocked entry points. Prevent such incidents by diligently closing windows at the end of the day and when offices are unoccupied.
Install Proper Access Control
As the weather heats up, your staff might prefer spending their breaks outdoors, leading to increased foot traffic in and out of your building. Keeping track of who enters and exits can be a challenge without a reliable access control system.
By implementing high-quality electronic access control, you can effectively manage and restrict entry to authorized individuals. This not only enhances security but also allows you to monitor access to specific areas within the facility. With electronic access control, you have the power to grant permissions and keep a comprehensive audit trail of who entered and at what time.
Don’t let the influx of people during break times compromise your building’s security. Invest in electronic access control today and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing that only authorized personnel are entering your premises and that access is closely monitored.
Don’t Let Potential Intruders See Inside.
Thieves are often enticed to target properties when valuable items are visible through windows. Businesses leave themselves vulnerable to this threat by leaving blinds open outside of business hours as daylight extends into the evening.
To address this issue, consider boarding or whitewashing windows in areas such as stockrooms that house valuable items in large quantities. Additionally, installing security shutters on doors and windows provides a year-round solution for added protection when locking up.
Let Safes International Help
Safes International is an industry leader in supplying, installing, and maintaining a wide range of security solutions from safes and cabinets to strong rooms, access control, Security Doors and more.
We have engineers situated across the UK to enable quick response times, and our helpdesk is on hand to provide advice and log service calls.
If you are looking to tighten your business security and would like to talk through your options, speak to one of our sales team on 0141 554 1170 or complete our contact form.