End of Year Assessment for your Home or Business

by | Dec 15, 2021 | Strauss Security

I don’t know about you, but at the end of each year I like to take a look back and evaluate what I learned and how I can improve for the coming year. This is an important practice whether it is in your job, your personal relationships, or your security practices.

At Strauss Security, we encourage you to take a safety inventory or your home or business to see what worked for you, what didn’t work, what could use some improvement, and to evaluate if there is anything you may have forgotten about. Below are some areas we would encourage you to take a look at as you plan for the year ahead.

Keys

Did you forget to have a key returned from a former employee? Did you lose or have keys stolen? Did you purchase a new home? Looking to update the security of your business? It may be a good idea to have your locks rekeyed to insure the old keys will no longer work. Our lock rekeying service solution is popular for businesses and homeowners as it allows for enhanced security while staying cost-effective using the existing locking system. 

Do you need additional keys to your home or office? Instead of waiting for an emergency to duplicate keys, you can add this task to your list when you come in to visit the Strauss Security showroom. If you lose your keys, it is much more difficult to rekey your existing lock than it is to copy your keys in the first place. With a large selection of keys available, we can duplicate just about any type of key.

Safes

Safes are one of those things that many intend to purchase but never do. Take an inventory of where you are storing important papers, heirlooms, and expensive belongings. Then, come to our showroom to see all the options you have for safely storing your most important physical belongings.

You can protect your important documents in one of our UL Listed impact fire safes. These ultra durable safes can withstand up to two hours of fire exposure and up to a 30 foot drop. Fire safes are the best way to assure your possessions remain safe in case of an emergency.

Keep your mail and deliveries safe in a mailbox lock box. While keeping your mail safe and secure, your mail delivery person will not know the difference – they will still be to put your mail in the box. However, because it’s a lock box, it will be extremely challenging to retrieve your mail without the proper key.

Another option would be an electric lock box. Electronic lock boxes use programmable codes for access, so you don’t have to keep track of a key. This box runs on batteries but don’t worry – the box will notify you when the battery is getting low and needs to be changed, saving you the hassle of having to check on it.

Security Systems

Now is the best time to evaluate the security of your home or business. We have many options to allow you to customize your security solutions. Whether you utilize our remote monitoring services or choose to self-monitor, we have the system for you.

You can program your wireless system to notify you every time your security system is armed or disarmed, windows or doors are opened or glass breaks. Our remote web capabilities allow you to log in from anywhere to view live or pre-recorded video feeds and monitor your home anytime. Our wireless and hard-wired surveillance home alarm systems from the world’s leading brands provides a protective umbrella over you and your family for optimum security protection.

Safety Detectors

Beyond the fire and carbon monoxide detectors of the past, our monitored life safety systems provide greater safety for your family and home with earlier detection, automatic notifications and quicker response time.

Our Customer Care Center operates for 24 hours a day, year-round to detect the earliest signs of a danger in your home. If a sensor is triggered, a signal will alert our Monitoring Center, where you and first responders will be notified.

We have the supplies and services you need!

Check off your end of year assessment list at Strauss. Contact Strauss Security Solutions today to discuss how we can ensure you have all the tools you need.

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