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  • Understanding Access Control & Video Management Unification

    Scenes occur too often where operators without proper equipment frantically move from one screen to another while flipping switches and manipulating local access controls. Such chaotic security management practices result from a lack of unity between multiple systems. Operators should have the ability to investigate specific incidents while handling emergency or other threat. Unfortunately, many […]

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    How Charlotte Access Controls Can Help Keep Construction Sites Secure Day & Night

    It’s hard enough keeping a construction project under budget. When factoring in problems like delays, keeping a project under budget can be quite the challenge. Security issues like thefts, and the budget can become bloated when construction delays and replacement materials have to be ordered. Construction site security addresses can protect against theft and other […]

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    Maintain Security for Your Community with Custom Access Control Gates

    Security Gate Options Gated communities use their gates as the first line of defense. A proper access control gate contractor will keep everything running smoothly. Communities have multiple options with how they will secure their citizens and their possessions. The gated community access controls can have live guards, virtual guards, telephone entry boxes or a […]

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    Home Security Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

    It is estimated that 2.5 million burglaries occur each year. You deserve to feel safe in your home. A home security gate contractor recommends that you do the following to keep yourself safe. Make Sure That Your Property Is Well Lit Home break-ins are more likely to occur when you are not at home or […]

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    Tips for Preventing Employee Theft on Construction Sites

    A few weeks ago, we wrote about securing your construction site from vandalism and theft. But sadly, there is another major cause of loss on construction sites: the employees who work on them. Experts estimate that the construction industry loses about $1 billion each year to employee theft, and that’s not including indirect costs such […]

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    Theft Prevention Tips for Charlotte Landlords & Property Owners  

    If you rent out property in Charlotte, it’s important to make sure that it’s safe and secure. Surveillance cameras and other security measures will help keep trespassers off your property, make it easier to acquire tenants, and help you avoid litigation. Below are some tips on protecting your property, and your tenants, from theft.  Install […]

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    10 Surprising Crime Statistics You Wouldn’t Expect | James Access Controls 

    Ever heard of “availability bias?” To put it simply, it’s when something that happens very rarely is given a very big—and constant—spotlight, ultimately giving rise to the perception that the situation is much more prevalent than it actually is. In the case of crime, most statistics are actually decreasing every year, but since the headlines […]

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    Charlotte Access Control Installer Shares the 5 Worst Places to Hide Your Valuables

    Think you’ve got a hiding spot that’s guaranteed to fool professional thieves? Think again. These five bad hiding spots tend to be the first places burglars check when executing a robbery.  A Portable Safe  A portable safe might as well be marked with a bright red sign that says, “steal me!” Everyone knows that safes […]

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    Buying Items Off Craigslist? Stay Safe with These Tips from Our Charlotte Security Company

    Let’s be honest: No one gets everything they asked for during the holiday season. In fact, most of us receive a couple gifts that we didn’t ask for, usually from well-intentioned coworkers and acquaintances who don’t know us very well. If you’ve got a couple items you’d like to exchange for some quick cash, local […]

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    Top 5 Home Security Lessons from “Home Alone”, From Our Charlotte Access Control Installer

    No list of classic holiday movies is complete without “Home Alone,” the hilarious Christmas comedy in which protagonist Kevin McCallister cleverly outwits two house burglars. While we don’t recommend icing your doorsteps and swinging paint cans from the top of your stairs, the movie does teach some valuable real-world lessons about home security and access […]

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