Security systems Glasgow and beyond are an essential part of your business. Protecting sensitive and confidential information, as well as protecting your premises and staff from intrusions and damage should always be at the top of your priorities list. There are several different systems available to help you do this, but it’s not always easy to know which systems are right for you, or to differentiate between all the options available as part of the security systems Scotland based that exist. The myriad of different ratings, materials, functionalities and models can be a maze of security-based confusion.
Door are essential parts of security systems Glasgow wide. Simply the act of closing and locking a door makes your premises more secure. However, there is more to a door than that, and there are numerous types of doors, the use of which depending on you required level of security. There are eight different LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) classification ratings, with the highest being the most difficult to break into. Usually, the higher your internal asset value, or the level of sensitive information you have, the higher the rating you need for your business premises. The lowest ratings are SR1 and SR2, these are designed to withstand little more than an opportunistic attack from inexperienced thieves. They are tested with minimal equipment (such as hand drills for SR2 or screwdrivers for SR1) for one or three minutes respectively, over a five-minute period. These low-rated doors are perfect for premises with minimal assets on site overnight. The higher classification ratings of SR6 and beyond are designed to simulate professional attacks using mains-powered tools in more sustained attacks. However, ability to withstand such attacks is only part of the role of security doors Glasgow wide. Doors on your premises also need to be fire proof. Fire doors Glasgow wide are given FD ratings of 30, 60, 120 or 240. The FD number rating indicates how long the door can withhold its structural integrity in a fire. The general rule of thumb is that the larger your premises, the higher rated fire door you probably need.
The company you choose to install your CCTV systems Glasgow based, is just as important as the system itself. If you choose poorly, you could have a system that does not work consistently, or that is installed using poor quality cables. When choosing your CCTV cameras in Glasgow, or the rest of Scotland, you need to check the reputation of the CCTV installers Scotland before you even begin to enquire about their products. Ask for recommendations from other businesses, and follow up any testimonials or reviews on the company’s site, or any independent third party sites. Next, look for a company that can provide a full range of services from design, through installation, to monitoring and maintenance. If you can keep everything with one company then there is less risk of data leaks, or of miscommunication. If you can integrate the rest of your security system with the same company, then this is an additional bonus. Ensure that the company aid in the design of the system and are prepared to explain why they are making specific recommendations. Finally, get a quote for the work in writing, and ensure that it covers everything. You don’t want any surprise hidden extras when it comes to paying the final bill. Once the work has been completed a great company will take the time to ensure that everything is working effectively, and that you are happy with the finished product. Speak to a security expert at VWS Ltd to help you get your security system just right for you.
At VWS Ltd, we specialise in matching you with the best security systems Glasgow and beyond. With a range of security doors, fire doors, door entry systems and CCTV installations, we work with you to create the perfect security solutions for your individual business needs. Work and quotes include all the network and cable installation you’ll need to maintain your entire security system. Our professional and experienced security installers and advisers fit security systems Scotland wide, and are always happy to give you any advice you need. Visit our website for more information about our services: https://vwsip.co.uk, or give us a call on 01236 727 233 to speak to someone direct.