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How to pick the best security system for your small business in Bellingham

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If you own a small business, such as a Bellingham restaurant or salon, it’s on you to figure out its security. Vandalism and break-ins can force you to close up the business for a while. Alternatively, looting or employee issues will hurt your bottom line and make your establishment an uncomfortable location to go.

Selecting the right security system for your small business in Bellingham can go a long way for your mental well-being. But what should you prioritize in a business security system?

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

To save a few bucks, it’s common to try to install a couple do-it-yourself security cameras or glass break detectors. This idea might serve as a passable work-around for a security system, but these home solutions rarely offer the type of assurance you ultimately want. You could still stay up at night pondering if you got suitable equipment or suitable sensors. Or you might end up with a mish-mash of brands that may not function well together. And should goes on the fritz, you're on the hook with fixing or replacing the device yourself.

Rather, opt for a professional company that can design the best-suited security system for your Bellingham small business. Forego devoting days determining where and how to install every component, let an expert handle all the hard stuff for you.. You forego having to labor for hour after hour to figure out the right camera lines of sight or debate if your storeroom may require a smart lock. You'll know for the start that every device works, and if a part happens to go out, you are set for a specialist to come to you and mend the complication.

Wireless security cameras can help you check in off-hours

Naturally, the best security system for small businesses in Bellingham is complete with a security camera network. Great video surveillance can help with security, employee productivity, and customer service. Current security systems also empower you to stream live feeds with a mobile phone app.

The issue for quite a few small business managers is that you may not be able to install security cameras into the building. In this case, wireless cameras may suit you well and can be just as useful. Put one angled towards checkout areas, major entryways, storerooms, or other places of interest encumbered by wires. Then have your video clips and recordings saved to the cloud for peace of mind. And if your cameras sense some abnormal motion after you’ve closed, they can shoot you a notification directly to your phone.

Get help ASAP with 24/7 security monitoring

An essential to business security -- and an option not guaranteed to be covered with DIY equipment -- is 24/7 alarm monitoring. If an alarm or safety sensor trips, your monitoring professionals will see and contact emergency assistance. This added tier of alertness says the police or fire department will be on their way to your store quickly. You can even feel free to go on vacation, safe in the knowledge that you have your monitoring specialists protecting your business.

Get the best security system for your small business in Bellingham

The best security system for your small Bellingham business comes from Vivint and Vivint. Call today, and a Vivint specialist will discuss your business security requirements and design the perfect system for your needs. Call (360) 968-8970 or submit the form below to get your security needs met.