Top Five Things to Consider When Hiring a Security Systems Designer and Installer

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Turn on the news and chances are you’re sure to hear about a burglary or robbery. The situation is bound to cause distress for any homeowner or entrepreneur. Luckily in today’s world, there are abundant ways to boost your security requirements.

Security system installations such as access control, intrusion alarms, camera surveillance, and builder pre-wire solutions can make your home or office feel as secure as Fort Knox. A security systems designer could implement a robust integrated security solution that is specific for your needs, by combining these services.

However, with so many options to consider, finding a security systems expert that matches your requirements can be a challenging process. To help simplify the search, here are five things to consider when hiring a security systems designer and installer.

1. Insured- liability, WSIB.

A security system workplace should be compliant with the Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA), to be eligible for benefits from the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB). So make sure to double check that your security partner is following the appropriate standards.

2. Knowledge – verifiable work experience.

When choosing a security professional, experience counts, so take a look at the track record of the firm. The number of years that they have been in business will indicate their capabilities. It would be best if you asked the firm to provide previous case studies to showcase their work and knowledge.

3. Reputation.

The reputation of a company is significant. You can check their credentials by reading online reviews and testimonials. You could also find out the caliber of clients that they have worked with and contact some of them to get a thorough understanding of their quality and professionalism.

4. 24/7 Service.

Do not settle for less than round the clock security. So make sure that your security partner provides a service that works twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week. Especially on important holidays where establishments need stocks and expensive equipment to be kept safe.  

5. Competitive pricing.

When it comes to safety, we would all love to have the best security systems. Finding an affordable security partner that provides value for money is the key. You may need to pay a little extra to get excellent security, but the quality may be comparable with a first class system. So weigh up the options carefully.

With over twenty years in the industry, CMT Security Systems offers professional commercial and residential security system installation across Barrie, ON. As we are based in Ontario, we are happy to serve clients in Barrie, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Markham, Brampton, Orillia, Gravenhurst, and Oro. Our primary services include access control, intrusion alarm, camera surveillance, and builder pre-wire solutions.

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