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How to Solve These Six Storage Security Challenges

Posted by David Charney on October 29, 2019

On any given day, customers visiting their storage unit may feel alone. That's just the nature of the business. They also trust the business to keep their valuable items safe from theft. That's why storage security is one of the most important factors for self-storage…

What Can You Do to Fortify Office Building Security?

Posted by David Charney on October 4, 2019

Can you relate to this? The manager of an office building needed to find a security solution to stop vehicle damage in the parking lot, vandalism, trespassing, and break-ins. The security guard services didn't work and became too expensive. The manager also tried installing an…

Is Your Office Security Solution as Effective as It Could Be?

Posted by David Charney on August 16, 2019

Download Your Complete Guide to Securing Your Office Now. Office security is a vital part of protecting your business. While security technology continues to evolve, criminals have also become more creative in their tactics. According to the FBI’s U.S. Crime Record, thieves…

How to Create an Office Design for Happy and Productive Employees

Posted by David Charney on June 19, 2019

In the 1990s and early 2000s, open office design caught on like wildfire. Companies believed having fewer private spaces and more large open areas would increase collaboration. Studies show otherwise. Indeed, a Harvard Business School study showed open office buildings decreased…

What Happened to This Storage Facility Can Happen to You

Posted by David Charney on April 19, 2019

The Dallas Morning News reports on a storage facility incident in which the owner ended up with a huge bill. After the customer stopped paying for a storage unit, the owner discovered a mess. One that could lead to legal trouble. The Surprising Contents Found in the Storage…

Are You Making These Office Building Security Mistakes?

Posted by David Charney on April 17, 2019

You're only as strong as your weakest link. This is especially true in building security, an industry that is people-driven. We all know people make mistakes, but not all errors that affect your security management program have a human factor. Here are the five common office…

What You Need to Know About Access Control Systems

Posted by David Charney on January 30, 2019

In Inc., Gene Marks tells the story of how a disgruntled employee prevented his employer from accessing an email system and data for their entire database. He also supposedly erased the hard drive on his laptop. This is one of many stories of employees taking advantage of…

How Can You Keep People from Living in Your Self-Storage Units?

Posted by David Charney on January 16, 2019

As a self-storage operator, or any commercial property owner for that matter, you will deal with illegal activities at some point. Your property can be a target for crime, whether it’s trespassers, vandals or thieves. Then there are extreme cases like this one: a body was found…