Business owners—especially small business owners—take extreme pride in what they’ve built as an establishment. Many have invested large amounts of money, time, labor, and most importantly love into their business and work diligently to maintain and manage that.
Unfortunately, vandalism and theft are becoming a major concern to business owners.
That’s why taking precautions through proper security services is essential for business owners.
Read on to learn why security gates are needed at businesses and how they can keep your business safe from intruders.
Why is a gate needed at some businesses?
Along with the safety features and added deterrent from intruders, safety gates can enhance the property value and help control traffic flow.
Though installing a security gate is an investment, it can help you save money in the long run as you won’t need to fix property damages or vandalism to your business. Talk to a property inspector as a security gate can also enhance your property value over time.
Other benefits of having a gate installed include:
- Increased feeling of safety from employees (especially when arriving to or leaving)
- Filters unwanted guests
- Streamlines deliveries
- Alerts you that a client or visitor has arrived
- Inhibits those without security passes entry
What kind of security gates are available?
There are several kinds of security gates on the market currently, but the most used gate for businesses is the swing gate. These gates swing like a door at 90 degrees from one end to the other when you open or close them.
Other forms of gates include:
- Rolling Gates
- Bi-fold Gates
- Electric lifts
What kind of business should have a security gate?
A gate operator is a good idea for any major business. Businesses that have employee vehicles or equipment or materials that are stored behind the business could benefit from having a gate that automatically locks until an employee can enter a code or swipe a card to open the gate.
Other businesses that can benefit from security gate installs include:
- Trucking operations
- Law enforcement operations
- 911 / Emergency Centers
- And many more!
To learn more about the gate security features offered at Micrologic, please call (304) 472-4596.