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How To Make Your Self-Storage Facility More Secure For Your Clients

Self-storage facility centers are common targets for theft due to the large amounts of valuables stored inside the units. This is why it is necessary for owners or managers to install an alarm system, security cameras, and access control in order to protect your customers’ valuables. Chains and padlocks on gates or doors are not … Continue reading

Keep Your Patients Safe and Monitor Visitors In Your Nursing Home With Security Cameras

The residents and family members of those living in an assisted living facility depend on management and staff to ensure the safety and security of the residents.  Additionally, as a manager, you also want to ensure your staff is kept safe as well. Since nursing homes often have high traffic from visitors, staff, food delivery … Continue reading

How To Secure Your Commercial Distribution Center

Distribution centers are common targets for theft since they consistently maintain large amounts of inventory and merchandise. This is why installing an alarm system, security cameras, and access control is a must to help protect your investments. Most would-be burglars believe they can easily steal items from your facility unnoticed. By securing your distribution center … Continue reading

How to Create A Security Strategy For A Commercial Manufacturing Facility

The purpose of implementing a security system in your manufacturing plant or facility is to identify vulnerabilities and prevent intrusions. Some of the most common threats to industrial plants include workplace threats, violence, theft, counterfeiting, vandalism, and trespassing. This is why investing in security cameras and access control are two of the most important means … Continue reading

Securing Your Apartment Complex With Video Intercom Systems

Apartment buildings, townhouses, condominiums, cooperative housing units, and other residential complexes house a multitude of families. They also commonly see with a high turnover rate in residents, which means it is common for neighbors to be unfamiliar with one another and visitors to be unrecognizable. This can cause residents to be more cautious and require … Continue reading

Getting Married? Why A Home Security System Should Be Involved In Your Wedding Planning

Getting married is a fun and exciting process that involves lots of planning as you approach the big day. Many couples plan for the wedding day itself, their honeymoon, and where they will live together. As you get ready to settle into your new life and home together you should also consider the importance of … Continue reading

Tips for Keeping Hospital Patients and Visitors Safe

Every day hospitals see high numbers of people passing through. Between medical staff, administrators, personnel, patients, and visitors the number of people accessing the building day can be in the thousands. If you are a director or on the board of a hospital or large scale medical facility, not only do you need to be … Continue reading

A Complete Security Checklist Before Going Away On Vacation

The times you are away on vacation is the ideal time for a burglar to target your home for theft. This is because no one is around to notice suspicious activity or report a break-in. Total Security has over 15 years of experience in providing residential security services to homes across  Long Island, New York … Continue reading

Signs To Help You Recognize A Shoplifter

As the manager or owner of a retail store, you need to be able to recognize what a shoplifter looks like. Even if you have a security system and surveillance cameras in place, or a security guard in your store, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs yourself. If you are aware of … Continue reading

Preventing Pets from Triggering Home Alarm Systems

As a homeowner or the owner of an apartment building, or condominium complex it’s important to ensure that pets don’t trigger alarm systems. Security systems are meant to protect your family or tenants, which is why it’s important that they work properly at all times. The reality is however, it’s not uncommon for pets to … Continue reading