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How to select the best security system for your small business in Rockford

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If you own a small business, including a Rockford restaurant or boutique-type store, it’s on you to think about its security. Vandalism and after-hours theft can make you close up the business for a few days. Alternatively, shoplifting or employee issues can hinder your bottom line and make your business an uncomfortable location to patronize.

Opting for the right security system for your small business in Rockford does go a long way for your mental well-being. But what should you look for in a business security system?

Skip DIY and opt-for a customized security system for your Rockford small business

To save a few bucks, it’s common to choose to install a few do-it-yourself security cameras or glass break alarms. This method could serve as an okay work-around for a security system, but these home solutions rarely offer the degree of security you should possess. You could still lie awake at night wondering if you installed enough equipment or the correct sensors. Or you might end up with a collection of brands that refuse to play well together. And should malfunctions, you're responsible for fixing or replacing the parts on your own.

Instead, go with an established company that can design the best-suited security system for your Rockford small business. Forego devoting days determining where and how to set up all the equipment, let a specialist handle all the hard stuff for you.. You avoid having to work hours on end to achieve the right camera angles or decide if your storage could use a smart lock. You'll know for the beginning that everything is working properly, and if a part does malfunction, you are set for a professional to come to you and fix the problem.

Wireless security cameras give you the power to check in off-hours

Obviously, the best security system for small businesses in Rockford is complete with a security camera system. Effective video surveillance can help with security, employee productivity, and customer satisfaction. Leverage your tablet to tap directly into the video feed of your HD security cameras..

The issue for quite a few small business owners is that you might not be able to mount security cameras in your leased space. In this instance, wireless cameras work well and are typically just as useful. Hang one angled at checkout counters, entrances, storerooms, or other places of interest blocked by wires. Then have your video footage and recordings saved to the cloud for peace of mind. And if your cameras sense some abnormal motion after you’ve closed, they can transmit an alert right to your phone.

Get assistance as fast as possible with 24/7 security monitoring

An essential to business security -- and an option not always included with DIY components -- is always on alarm monitoring. If an alarm or safety sensor is set off, your monitoring team will see and help coordinate emergency assistance. This additional tier of alertness means the police or fire department will be on their way to your store ASAP. You can freely go on vacation, safe in the knowledge that you have your monitoring specialists watching over your security.

Get the best security system for your small business in Rockford

The best security system for your small Rockford business comes from Vivint and Vivint. Call today, and a Vivint specialist will evaluate your business security needs and custom-build the ideal system for you. Call (815) 362-1830 or submit the form below to get started.