5 Security Tips for Businesses
If you’ve just set up your new business location or bought a new home for the first time, it’s an incredibly exciting moment. You’ve worked so hard to get here, so it’s important to keep your business or home protected. There are a few easy ways to take some preventative measures to avoid theft and break-in.
Know your neighborhood. Take a few hours and drive around your new area. Not only is it a good idea to familiarize yourself with the layout, but it’ll also give you insight into the daily life of the neighborhood. Keep an eye out for what time of day people are outside. Are people out late or early? Are there a lot of delivery trucks and construction crews? The more you know now, the easier it will be to spot something abnormal in the future.
Become friendly with your neighbors. Along the same line as above, meet your surrounding neighbors. If you establish a relationship with them, you can help keep an eye on their business as they can help keep an eye on yours. If something is off, they can let you know, and vice versa.
Make sure your locks have been changed. Whoever lived in the house or building before could have made a ton of copies of the key. You don’t know who has access into your home or building. Changing the locks ensures your security.
Install a security system. Whether it’s a home or business, ComCom can help install a security system to make sure your home or business is extra safe. Alarms, access control, and cameras are all great ways to be alerted if someone enters your home or business without your authorization.
Upkeep your security. If there were already security measures installed, like carbon monoxide or smoke detectors, window locks, or outdoor lights, make sure they’re all functioning properly.
Your business and home security are important. You’ve worked hard to get to where you are, and shouldn’t have to worry about that being compromised. If you aren’t sure about the security of your new business or home, call Community Commercial Security at (714) 777-6132 or contact us for a free risk assessment.