It doesn’t matter if it is a school, a commercial business, or an apartment building, knowing who has access is a concern for everyone. Controlling who has access has a huge impact on your overall security. And that’s why hiring a Manhattan locksmith that has the experience to professionally install a system for access control means fewer break-ins and should be a key part of your overall security strategy.

Most burglars who target apartment buildings select the most obvious and simple way to break-in. In fact, the most common times for break-ins to occur is during the hours of 10am and 3pm. This is when most people are generally at work or school. In most instances, burglars are able to enter through the front door!

Access Control is Your First Line of Defense

Burglars often try your main access as their first point of entry to your property. Unfortunately, many residents unknowingly invite these individuals in because they do not lock the door or fix lock damage. Knowing who is requesting access allows you to determine who you allow in and who you deny access to.

Access Control Enhances Security

Controlling who has access ensures that only residents or individuals with authorization are able to enter your property. This provides residents with a sense of security. It also makes it easy for individuals with authorization to enter. Access control systems accept a code or other credentials. Once the appropriate code is put in, access is given. But, it is also important to have video surveillance. This will help you to ensure that others who should not have access, don’t enter in behind another individual.

Sense of Security

Access control systems also provide residents with a sense of living in a safe building. Resident safety should be important to property owners and managers. Investing in an access control system requires an investment—not only monetary but time as well. Having a reliable security system will not only leave your building more secure but will provide residents with a sense of security.

A locksmith with experience with access control systems can help you find the right system for your apartment building, business, or school to ensure that your property is safe and secure for everyone. Don’t risk the safety and security of your residents, students, or employees by relying on an out of date system or no system at all. Invest in a quality access control system from Purple Locksmith NYC today!