Security Risks To Your Retail Property

Every morning when you come to work you have things to think about: How busy you’re going to be, how you’re going to organise your day and various other duties and responsibilities that will keep you on your toes from the start of the day until the end. One thing that you should never have to think about is whether or not your business is going to be secure. To permit yourself to not have to think about this, there are a few things to cross off your ‘Purchased and Installed’ list first. These will give you the freedom to think about the day-to-day running of your business and not the issues that arise from having poor security, like replacing broken windows and getting new locks for your doors after a break-in. The chances of this happening may not be huge, but wouldn’t you rather have the guarantee of it not happening to you?

Poor Quality Fittings

Having poor quality windows and doors are a huge security risk for your business, as these are the first things that will attract potential thieves, who aren’t looking for a tough time getting into a property. They want to be in and out as quickly as possible, so properties with single glazed windows or poor quality doors are much more likely to be targeted. Getting these fittings switched with new high quality fittings will soon have you off the thieves’ target list. Another choice of quality security fittings are roller shutters. They are made with steel and nobody will be getting past them in a hurry. Installation is quick and easy and they are built to last.

Poor Quality Locks

You can never have too much security, so having a few extra locks on your doors can’t be too bad an idea. There should be at least two different style locks on the front of your property, and if you have good locks and your fittings are of a good quality the chances of a break-in will be reduced dramatically.

No Alarms

It’ll never happen to me. That’s one line that thieves want you to think, as it’ll make their job a great deal easier. It may cost a little money to get high quality security alarms in place, but you are going to save a lot of money in replacing stolen goods and broken windows and doors by implementing these systems, so save yourself that stress and install a quality alarm system as soon as possible. A little bit of time and money to make sure your business is safe and secure? It’s a priceless solution.

Daley loves to write about retail business and provide security advice to retail businesses. He works with Sgg Ltd.