4 Reasons Why a Security System is a Necessity for Every Small Business

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Owning and operating a small business takes a lot of work. When you’re watching and managing costs, it’s up to you to determine which expenses are essential to the business and which are not. Take security, for example.

Many business owners do not make security a priority. Sure, they lock their doors and windows before leaving the office. But that may be all they do.

Here are four reasons you should make a security system a high priority for your small business.

  1. Crime Deterrence: Installing a functional security system and signage about security are deterrents to theft or other illegal activity. Any would-be thieves are forced to evaluate whether it is worth the effort to break in and steal your business property.
  2. Access Control: A robust security system allows you to control who has access to your business, and when. You will also have visible oversight of all comings and goings from the building.
  3. Intrusion Notification: Any unauthorized entries will trigger alarm and notification. You will be made immediately aware of the unsanctioned activity.
  4. Minimized Fire Damage: People forget that security can include protection of your property from more than just people. A fire alarm system is another important means of defending your business from ruin. More importantly, if a fire does break out, it can also protect the lives of your employees.

Installing and deploying a security system is a vital means of protecting your business. It’s an investment well worth the costs that will pay for itself time and again. If you’re considering your options, a consultation with a security professional will provide you with the information you need to better secure your business. Call our local expert, John Snow, ADT Business Solutions, jrsnow@adt.com, 951-375-6947 to schedule a time at your location.