Can you believe that 2018 is nearly in the history books? Time flies, but it’s time to start thinking about 2019 and what could be a more important thought than security for your business? Shockingly armed robbery of small businesses’ has been on a slow climb every year since 2017. On top of that workplace, crime is estimated to cost Americans an average of $50 billion dollars a year. At Keyed In, the security your small business is our top priority. We want you to be assured that you’ll be safe from every kind of crime regardless of if you are on the clock or relaxing at home. Best of all, our team has come up with some amazing tips to protect your business in the coming new year.
Install Proper Locks on the Windows and Doors
One of the most common entry points for burglars to enter from is windows and doors. It seems like common sense to lock them, but common sense isn’t as common as you’d think. The last thing you want to is to come to work just after the holiday break only to find that is has been ransacked overnight. Install proper locks on the doors and windows, but don’t forget to lock them at the end of the day! The small investment of a few minutes at the end of the day can save you a world of panic in the morning. If you want to be two steps ahead of burglars, consider having us install smart locks.
Have a Security System
Whether you have a nationwide chain or a local shop, one of the best things you can invest in is a security system. These protection nets offer fantastic benefits that will keep your business safe and secure. These include protection from shoplifting and employee theft, reduced insurance cost, and preventing unauthorized entries. Best of all, small businesses with security systems are shown to do better than those that don’t. If you are looking for a way to secure your business, you can do no better than installing a security system.
Make Sure a Safe is On-Site
Where do you store the most important documents that your business has? If the answer is anything besides “in a safe” then you are behind the curve. A safe is an invaluable piece of equipment you can buy for your business. It can allow you to store hard drives, documents, and valuables with the utmost confidence. Best of all, you can get one that is fireproof, ensuring that whatever is inside will be safe in any situation. There is no excuse to not own a safe at your small business. Drop what you are doing and buy one right away! You can’t go without one any longer!
Have Professional and Trustworthy Employees
If you are going to hire someone to spend time running and assisting your business, they need to be trustworthy. They’ll be the ones handling the money, locking up, and dealing with the customers. You wouldn’t go to a doctor who had a questionable medical practice, so why would you want an employee you aren’t sure you can trust? Surround yourself and your business with respectable and honorable people. It’s a no-brainer that will ensure your business thrives.
If you want to keep your business secure in 2019 there are some simple things you can do that go a long way. Locking all windows and doors properly and having a security system are the first steps in the right direction. For extra insurance, make sure there is a safe for your important most important onsite assets and that your employees are extremely trustworthy. If you need help with any security installation, call us right away!
At Keyed In, we are the leading locksmiths and security experts. We offer a variety of options to improve your home and business security including cameras, smart locks, and storm shutters. Your security is important to us, so let us give you the assurance you deserve. You should never have to worry about the safety of the business you put blood, sweat, and tears into growing, so let us give you some peace of mind. Check out our blogs for more great security tips.