Today’s business alarm systems offer greater security and support than ever before. A wide range of features that combine surveillance, monitoring and control make it easier than ever to manage the security of your business.

No matter what the size of your operations, or the type of building, having a commercial alarm system is critical for protecting your people, assets and property.

If you’re interested in mitigating risks to your operation and increasing your facility’s overall security profile, here are 6 vital reasons you need a business alarm system.

1) Deterring Crimes

Crime prevention is one of the top reasons why businesses, big and small, invest in reliable alarm systems. Regardless of the industry, you’re in, an alarm system will reduce your business’s risk of being targeted for crimes like burglary or internal theft. Simply having the alarm system in place can deter thieves from committing the crime in the first place.

2) Getting Help from Authorities (Right Away)

Choosing a business alarm system that monitors your facility ensures that law enforcement and other authorities will be notified if something triggers a legitimate alarm. While you’ll always be notified in the event of a crime being committed, having a monitored alarm system provides an added layer of protection to ensure that police, fire departments, or medical responders will be quickly dispatched at any hour of the day.

3) Loss and Theft Prevention

Theft can occur in various ways: individuals or groups deciding to rob a business, employees stealing merchandise, third-party vendors taking assets during deliveries and so on.

The cameras and other components of your business alarm system can reduce this risk and catch crimes being committed. When individuals know they’re being monitored, they’re much less likely to do something they know is wrong and/or illegal.

4) Reliable Monitoring of Your Building

Depending on the size of your facility, workforce and customer base, you could potentially have a lot of different people passing through your business on a given day or week. If something goes wrong and triggers a legitimate alarm—perhaps someone entering a restricted area or motion detectors sensing movement where there shouldn’t be—you’ll want to have the ability to check out any suspicious activity to identify individuals or groups that might’ve been involved.

5) Convenience & Control

With the option to integrate your business alarm system so that you can equip it with live cameras that can be accessed remotely, you can keep an eye on your business even if you’re thousands of miles away. The addition of access control systems also helps you to restrict unauthorized entry, track who’s coming and going or allow access remotely on a case-by-case basis.

6) Peace of Mind

Perhaps the most important reason to consider a business security system is that it can give you or your property managers the peace of mind that the business is protected. Relying on 24-hour protection and all of the other tools and features that your system can leverage, you’ll be able to trust that your business is safe and secure.

Let’s Discuss Your Own Needs for a Business Alarm System

No two businesses are entirely alike. Call PROTECTION PLUS at 1-844-422-7587 to learn more about our business security systems or request a commercial security audit to have our experts identify your unique security requirements based on the conditions inside and outside your business, as well as your needs and budget.

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Allan Baum
Security Industry veteran with over 30+ years in the industry. Founded family owned and operated Protection Plus in 1994 with his wife and has overseen its growth since. In addition to working with his wife and son, Allan has assigned the role of Chief Canine Officer to his trusted dog Waub, who joins him at the office every day.