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

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If you manage a small business, like a Champaign restaurant or salon, you’ll have to figure out its security. Vandalism and after-hours theft can cause you to close up the business for a while. Likewise, theft or employee issues can hinder your bottom line and make your business an awkward location to go.

Opting for the right security system for your small business in Champaign can make all the difference for your mental well-being. But what should you prioritize in a business security system?

Avoid DIY and opt-for a personalized security system for your Champaign small business

To save a few bucks, you may choose to install a couple home security cameras or glass break detectors. This method could serve as an adequate band-aid for a security system, but these DIY solutions rarely provide the type of protection you deserve. You could still toss and turn at night pondering if you got enough equipment or appropriate sensors. Or you might end up with a mish-mash of brands that don’t work well together. And if anything goes on the fritz, you're responsible for fixing or replacing the device yourself.

Alternatively, go with a professional company that can craft the best-suited security system for your Champaign small business. An expert can effortlessly take you through your selections and then seamlessly install every security device in the proper place. You avoid having to labor for hours on end to figure out the right camera sight lines or determine if your storage could use a smart lock. You'll know for the get-go that the network functions, and if a part happens to go out, you are set for an expert to come out and mend the issue.

Wireless security cameras give you the power to check in off-hours

Of course, the best security system for small businesses in Champaign is complete with a security camera network. Effective video surveillance does help with security, employee efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Current security systems do let you stream live feeds through a mobile phone app.

The issue for many small business managers is that you might not be able to mount security cameras into the building. In this instance, wireless cameras operate perfectly and are often just as effective. Place one angled at checkout areas, entrances, storerooms, or any spot of interest blocked by wires. Then have your video clips and recordings saved to the cloud for peace of mind. And if your cameras detect some unusual movement after you’ve locked up, they can shoot you a message right to your phone.

Get aid quickly with 24/7 security monitoring

A priority for business security -- and a service not guaranteed to be covered with DIY equipment -- is always on alarm monitoring. If an alarm or safety sensor trips, your monitoring team will see and notify emergency service. This additional tier of alertness means the police or fire department can get to your business quickly. You can freely go out of town, glad to know you have your monitoring experts safeguarding your assets.

Get the best security system for your small business in Champaign

The best security system for your small Champaign business comes from Vivint and Vivint. Call today, and a Vivint specialist will discuss your business security needs and custom-build the ideal system for your needs. Call (217) 759-1212 or fill out the form below to begin.