Arnold, Bruce & Doerfler Insurance Blog
One of the most significant aspects, when running a business or owning property, is to make sure that it is secured. If you haven't made precautions to keep intruders out, you might be leaving your business open to an attack. It is essential that you defend your property and here are some pointers that you can check.
First, if you want to improve your security, you have to identify any weak points there may be in your business. Consult with your staff about anything that can be enhanced and seek local advice and news. It will help you identify the areas of your security that could be improved.
Secure the Perimeter
There are numerous ways to keep your property safe externally. If a burglar sees that your business is well guarded, it may deter them from attempting to enter. Here’s what you can do to secure the perimeter:
You should also check your property’s entry points. Consider possible avenues that the burglar could use to enter the building. You can install doors and windows with solid construction and fit them with secure locks.
Just a reminder though, be careful to not put off clients and employees by making your premises look like a prison.
Safeguard Important Equipment
Laptops, tablets and devices can be stolen if they are just left lying about, so make sure that you keep them in a secured location that is out of sight. Anything that involves money and essential IT equipment should be locked away. Make sure that your computer network is protected for you are at risk of being hacked.
Prepare for the Worst
Keep detailed inventories to keep track of equipment and take pictures of your assets. If you do suffer a break-in, contact the relevant parties quickly. If you need to reassess your security after the break-in, do not do the same thing for the burglars are already aware of it and know your system.
It is not wrong to take your security level up a notch. What is bad is when you are not doing anything to guard and protect your commercial property. You want to ensure that you are well guarded with the necessary equipment and commercial property insurance. Check your insurance plan and find out what options you have in case a break-in may occur. At Arnold, Bruce & Doerfler Insurance, we aim to make our client's life easier with policies that are tailored to their needs. You can get more information about our products and services by calling our agency at (503) 222-1951. Get your free quote today by CLICKING HERE.