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

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If you run a small business, like a Chico restaurant or boutique-type store, you have to come up with options for its security. Vandalism and larceny can force you to close up the business for a period of time. Furthermore, shoplifting or employee misconduct can threaten your bottom line and make your establishment an awkward spot to patronize.

Picking the right security system for your small business in Chico can go a long way for your mental well-being. But what should you seek out in a business security system?

Skip DIY and choose a personalized security system for your Chico small business

To keep costs down, many may choose to install some do-it-yourself security cameras or glass break detectors. This method might function as an adequate band-aid for a security system, but these do-it-yourself solutions rarely offer the type of protection you deserve. You could still stay up at night wondering if you got proper equipment or the correct sensors. Or you could end up with a hodge-podge of brands that may not play well together. And on the chance that anything breaks, you're responsible for repairing or replacing the parts on your own.

Rather, choose a professional company that can customize the perfect security system for your Chico small business. A pro can easily take you through your choices and then expertly set up every security component in the best place. You avoid having to labor for hours on end to figure out the ideal camera sight lines or debate if your storeroom may require a smart lock. You'll know for the get-go that every device is working properly, and if a component does fizzle out, you are set for a professional to come out and mend the issue.

Wireless security cameras allow you to check in off-hours

Naturally, the best security system for small businesses in Chico is paired with a security camera system. Great video surveillance will assist with security, employee productivity, and customer satisfaction. Cutting-edge security systems do empower you to view live feeds via a mobile phone app.

The problem for most small business owners is that you may not be able to install security cameras with your construction. In this example, wireless cameras operate perfectly and are often just as potent. Place one angled towards checkout lines, major entryways, storerooms, or any spot of interest encumbered by wires. Then have your video footage and recordings saved to the cloud for your convenience. And if your cameras detect some unexpected motion after you’ve locked up, they can transmit a notification straight to your phone.

Get assistance quickly with 24/7 security monitoring

A priority for business security -- and an option not guaranteed to be available with DIY devices -- is always on alarm monitoring. If an alarm or safety sensor is set off, your monitoring experts will be there and notify emergency service. This added tier of alertness says the police or fire department will be on their way to your place of business ASAP. You can freely go on a trip, safe in the knowledge that you have your monitoring team protecting your business.

Get the best security system for your small business in Chico

The best security system for your small Chico business comes from Vivint and Vivint. Call today, and a Vivint professional will assess your business security requirements and personalize the best system for your business. Call (530) 460-6338 or submit the form below to begin.