With crime rates on the rise, security should a top priority for every Melbourne business. Break-ins can cause damage to expensive machinery, can compromise the safety of confidential data and can result in a huge loss of stock, not to mention cause inconvenient and costly downtime. By installing some simple security measures such as commercial roller doors, you can deter unwanted intruders and keep your business safe and secure. At Cowan Doors, we offer a range of commercial door services from routine maintenance and repairs to upgrades and new installations. Here’s how commercial garage doors can keep your business safer.
They Provide a Visual Deterrent
Commercial roller doors send a message to would-be criminals that you are serious about security, making your business a hard target. Thieves most commonly look for easy targets, where they can get in and out quickly and quietly. Commercial roller doors are made of heavy duty materials that are difficult to penetrate and noisy when operated. Breaking into a building that has roller doors would most likely draw attention and not provide the quick and easy access that criminals look for.
They Increase Privacy
One of the easiest security measures you can take is to limit the amount passers-by can see inside. Whether it’s computers, equipment or stock, anything inside is potentially attractive to burglars. The less they can see inside, the less they will want to target your business. Many commercial garage doors have windows or slits which can be used to increase privacy during operational house and then closed after hours for optimal security.
They Offer Protection from the Elements
It’s not just people that commercial roller doors keep out, they also provide excellent protection from harsh weather such as wind, hail and severe storms. During these weather events debris can fly around and cause significant damage to buildings and glass breakage, especially to shopfronts and buildings with large glass doors.
Keeping Your Commercial Garage Doors in Good Condition
Commercial doors will only work to keep property secure if they are in proper working order. If your doors are poorly maintained or in disrepair, they simply won’t prevent trespassers gaining access. It is important to regularly test your doors to make sure they are functioning properly and operating smoothly. Ensure any repairs needed are performed promptly once any issues are noticed. Secure, well-maintained doors will help keep your business protected.
Roller doors are a cost-effective security measures that will last for years with proper care and maintenance. If you are looking to increase security for your commercial property, installing a high quality commercial roller door system is the ideal solution. However, it’s essential your doors undergo professional servicing and maintenance on a regular basis to ensure they perform as they should.
For expert commercial roller door maintenance and repairs, the experienced team at Cowan Doors is here to help. For more information on any of our services enquire online now or call us on (03) 9587 8750.