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How to choose the best security system for your small business in York

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If you run a small business, such as a York restaurant or salon, you’ll have to figure out its security. Vandalism and after-hours theft can make you close up the business for a few days. Likewise, shoplifting or employee trouble will hurt your bottom line and make your business an awkward spot to be.

Opting for the right security system for your small business in York can make a difference for your peace of mind. But what should you look for in a business security system?

Avoid DIY and go with a customized security system for your York small business

To save money, it’s common to try to install a couple do-it-yourself security cameras or glass break sensors. This option might be a passable band-aid for a security system, but these DIY fixes rarely provide the level of assurance you deserve. You could still toss and turn at night pondering if you bought enough equipment or appropriate sensors. Or you could end up with a collection of brands that may not work well together. And if anything goes on the fritz, you're stuck repairing or replacing the device yourself.

Rather, opt for a professional company that can design the dream security system for your York small business. A pro can easily walk you through your selections and then masterfully place every security device in the best location. You won't have to labor for hour after hour to figure out the ideal camera sight lines or determine if your storage needs a smart lock. You'll know for the beginning that the network works, and if a device happens to fizzle out, you are set for a specialist to come to you and repair the issue.

Wireless security cameras can help you check in off-hours

Of course, the best security system for small businesses in York comes with a security camera network. Great video surveillance can help with security, employee efficiency, and customer service. Modern security systems do allow you to stream live feeds with a mobile phone app.

The concern for quite a few small business managers is that you might not be able to install security cameras in your leased space. In this case, wireless cameras work well and are typically just as useful. Put a camera angled over checkout lines, major entryways, storerooms, or other places of interest blocked by wires. Then have your video segments and recordings sent to the cloud for peace of mind. And if your cameras detect some abnormal activity after hours, they can transmit an alert straight to your phone.

Get help ASAP with 24/7 security monitoring

An essential to business security -- and something not always available with DIY components -- is always on alarm monitoring. If an alarm or safety sensor triggers, your monitoring professionals will be notified and notify emergency response. This additional tier of alertness promises the police or fire department will reach your business ASAP. You can freely go on a trip, glad to know you have your monitoring experts watching over your security.

Get the best security system for your small business in York

The best security system for your small York business comes from Vivint and Vivint. Call today, and a Vivint expert will discuss your business security needs and personalize the perfect system for you. Call (717) 973-7710 or submit the form below to get your security needs met.