If you are a Melbourne property owner or a body corporate manager who manages security for body corporates i.e. office buildings, apartment buildings and gated communities, you need to consider the security of your owners’ property and its tenants or residents. There are many security options available in the market but choosing the right one depends on the needs of your customers. Installing the right security system can prevent offenders from stealing your customers’ property, avoid property damage and, in the long run, will save your customers a lot of money. Recapturing these losses will help improve your bottom line.
Some of the most common security problems that body corporates face are property damages and property theft. Below are some of the options that Eversafe has available for you to improve the security of your business.
CCTV is all about evidence. At Eversafe we hear it all too often from customers trying to save money, that “we only need this level of resolution”. Remember the better the resolution the better the evidence. If you skimp on resolution it could cost you in the long run, especially if you can’t identitfy someone or something.
Most body corporates have or have had problems with property damage, property theft and burglaries. By installing security cameras, they will not only help prevent all these from happening, but you will also have better control of your property through being able to manage your tenants whether it be onsite or remotely. Surveillance camera systems will help you protect your building, your tenants’ property and improve your customers overall exposure to risk. If anything does happen, recorded video footage can be used as evidence.
When considering CCTV for your body corporate, you need to consider the following:
Many body corporates have a need to restrict access to their customers’ property. Body corporates of office buildings and apartment buildings are common users of access control systems.
The actual set-up of the system will depend on the buildings’ needs, but there are some standard requirements. One of the common features of a typical access control system is being able to generate user activity report.
When considering access control for your body corporate you need to consider the following:
A commercial grade intrusion detection system will help protect your assets and your property. Security alarm devices are standard for many businesses. If your budget is tight, at Eversafe we recommend you have an alarm system as a minimum requirement for your business. Think of it this way, an alarm system tells an intruder to get out and CCTV captures the evidence. If you have CCTV on its own, then the intruder can stay inside for as long as they like, until they find your recording device and steal it. There goes your evidence! Be proactive not reactive. Too many people install alarm systems after the fact, when it’s too late. Don’t become another statistic, call Eversafe today.
When considering an alarm system for your body corporate you need to consider the following:
If you are considering an alarm system for your body corporate, call Eversafe today on 03 900 10 900 and let one of our security specialists point you in the right direction.
How often have you heard, and then ignored, an alarm siren coming from a building or a vehicle?
In today’s fast paced society, we have become desensitized to these sounds and may also not want to get involved as it may put us at risk as well.
Hence the need for a 24hr security monitoring and patrol service.
When your alarm notifies our Melbourne security monitoring centre of an emergency or disturbance, our control room operators will:
CCTV may record problem activity, but alarm monitoring gives you a definitive timeline of the intrusion making it easier to locate the correct footage via your CCTV Surveillance system. You may also need to consider Security Monitoring for insurance purposes. High risk businesses such as jewellery stores, pharmacies, pubs and gaming venues must have security monitoring either by law or to satisfy insurance requirements.
Communication Types: These days there are many ways an alarm system can communicate alarm events to a control room. Traditionally alarm systems have used Dialler Monitoring over PSTN (Landlines) to communicate to a security control room. This is slowly being phased out as NBN (National Broadband Network) is being rolled out around Australia.
If you are considering security monitoring for your body corporate, call Eversafe today on 03 900 10 900 and let one of our security specialists point you in the right direction.
Another form of monitoring is CCTV Video Monitoring. Video monitoring is for those customers that need that next level of service and security. Video monitoring takes you out of harm’s way.
In the event that your alarm system reports a burglary to the control room, the control room operator will log on to your CCTV system and will only contact you if they have visual verification of an intruder onsite. This stops you or your staff from being woken up at 3am in the morning and also minimises the need for unnecessary patrol callouts saving you time and money.
Video monitoring is a cost effective solution which reduces the exposure to risk for all stakeholders and maximises security with a quicker response time.
If you are considering video monitoring for your business, call Eversafe today on 03 900 10 900 and let one of our security specialists point you in the right direction.
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