As a business owner you always have safety as a concern, and if you are ready to make the safety of your staff and business a top priority, you want to work with a commercial locksmith. A locksmith can get the building secure and allow you to have control of who comes in and out.
Many locksmiths are also security professionals and can install the necessary tools and items to help you always monitor the building. Here are items to get cost estimates for when you have a commercial locksmith services provider come to your property to do an assessment.
Have automatic locks installed on all the entrance doors. You also may want to install automatic locking doors on important offices or areas where there is access to valuable items and cash. Benefits of automatic locking doors include:
- Control the locks wirelessly if needed
- Lock all the doors simultaneously in an emergency
- Automatic locks are robust against intruders or potential damage
Get costs for these types of locks, which will include upgrading the doors. You can still get the glass doors or other styles that you want, they will just have an automatic locking system installed.
You want to monitor all the areas around the building both inside and out around the property and parking lot. The commercial locksmith can install surveillance cameras with these features:
- Motion sensors and activation
- Motion lighting from the camera
- Smartphone monitoring access
- 24-hour recording
With cameras you can look at any area at any time and see what is going on at the property. The recordings may be used to prove theft, catch an intruder, or settle staff disputes.
Adding a gate to the entrance of your parking lot is an easy way to keep people out after hours. A locking gate is ideal. You don't want a padlock and chain, you want a secure gate that has a keycode lock or some type of automatic lock. Talk with the locksmith to find out what will be the best locking option.
There are a lot of different concerns when you own a business and you worry people may try to harm your property or hurt people that are inside. Work with a commercial locksmith to get some security solutions and better locks for the property and so you can feel safe and confident throughout the day or after hours when you leave.