Security Tips

6 Tips to Help Keep Your Property Safe This Holiday Season

Posted by David Charney on December 7, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for criminals. While stores are brimming with activity, many non-retail businesses may be closed for a few days, so employees can celebrate the season with family. That means offices filled with furniture, computers, phones, TVs and other…

Valuable Tips for Securing Your Construction Site During the Holidays

Posted by Steve Mansell on November 30, 2018

The holidays are here and that means many construction sites will shut down for a day or two, possibly even longer. There’s no question that construction sites are dangerous environments for workers and visitors. Unattended ones can also pose tremendous risks, from theft and…

How Can Commercial Properties Deal with Vagrant Loitering?

Posted on September 24, 2018

Vagrant loitering may seem like a harmless crime, but it can have a negative impact on a commercial property. The mere presence of vagrants and trespassers can make others feel unsafe and may be enough to deter customers from visiting your property, which could affect your net…

Car Catches Fire in an Apartment Parking Lot

Posted on September 14, 2018

Catch of the Month Newsletter: Catch of the Month Newsletter: Car Catches Fire in an Apartment Parking LotOur security operators call the fire department after they see a parked car at an apartment complex burst into flames.Watch the Video: Car Catches Fire in an Apartment…

What Construction Sites Are Doing to Prepare for Hurricane Florence

Posted by Steve Mansell on September 12, 2018

Cities across the east coast of the United States are preparing for Hurricane Florence. According to the governor of North Carolina, this hurricane is a monster, is extremely dangerous and life-threatening. Weather forecasts predict landfall early Friday morning and it should…

Can Security Guard Liability Impact Your Property's Reputation?

Posted by Chris O' Rourke on August 29, 2018

Commercial property and multi-family apartment owners and managers have an obligation to provide a safe environment for tenants, employees and visitors. This can include property maintenance and crime reduction. There is a rising tide of criminal activity at commercial…

Self-Storage Operations During Times of Crisis

Posted on August 20, 2018

Last year, natural disasters disrupted self-storage operations across America. Hurricane Harvey impacted 13 million people in five states. After the storm hit Houston, one self-storage company was forced to close 116 locations. Some of the locations reopened a few weeks later,…

Construction Accidents Can Be Minimized With Proper Planning

Posted by Steve Mansell on August 2, 2018

Construction accidents are an unfortunate occurrence. According to the United States Department of Labor, there were more than 14 deaths every day at construction sites in 2016! This correlates with the most frequently-cited OSHA violation – falls. Construction sites have been…