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    How To Keep the Construction Site Secure?

    How often have you left your construction job site and wondered if your tools and equipment were safe? You risk having your site vandalized and your most valuable tools stolen when everyone is gone for the day. You can lose thousands of dollars worth of equipment because of poor security. 


    You can have a secured construction site by taking the right measures. Keep reading to learn how to discourage theft and vandalism on your construction site.


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    Why Do Apartment Buildings Need Security Patrol Services?

     In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, some interesting crime trends are occurring in Calgary. In 2020, homicides increased by 28%, while shootings spiked by 26%.


    At the same time, property crimes were down 16% over the same period. Also, violent crime decreased by 11%. Public officials are unsure why homicides are up so much, yet violent crime is trending down.


    The best course of action as a property manager during these uncertain times is to hire security patrol services to ensure residents' safety. Read on to learn how mobile security guards can deter crime and make your tenants feel safe.


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    The Benefits of Onsite Mobile Security Patrols

    If your business does not have security guards on the premises, you could be more vulnerable to theft. It's better to be safe than sorry and hire a security company to protect your property and business. 


    Onsite and mobile security service is a great option to protect your business's bottom line and prevent losses whenever possible. They can identify suspicious activities on your property and act swiftly to solve the issue. Continue reading to learn more about mobile security patrols and how they can be helpful to you. 


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    Signs Your Building Is Vulnerable to Crimes: A Building Security Guide

    When you hear about crime happening in your neighbourhood your first thoughts go out towards the victims, but the indirect effects of crime have broader impacts on communities and the wellbeing of residents. 


    For instance, research shows that locks and security systems at home can help people with feeling safe. In contrast, if there are security gates in public buildings, it can heighten fear and make people feel uncomfortable. 


    The question is, how can you improve the building security and reduce the risk of your property being a target for crime? 


    The most obvious answer is to hire a security service to keep an eye on your property. However, there are also other ways to protect your building and make residents or employees feel safe. 


    In this article, you will find out what makes buildings vulnerable to crime, how to protect your property, and where to find the best security services. 


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    Tips for Overnight Security at Your Construction Site

    It's been a long, scorching hot day in July. You've put in overtime working on your construction site to meet deadlines. Your crew is exhausted, and all you want to do is take a shower, eat a good meal, and go to bed. 

    The next day, when you come back to your job site, you find it vandalized and discover that your equipment has gone missing. Situations like this are not uncommon.

    That's why you need overnight security for your job site. Fortunately, we've provided you with a few tips on how to secure your job site below.

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    Benefits of Hiring Office Building Security

    In just the first quarter of 2020 alone, there were 286 instances of robbery in Calgary, Alberta. 

    In the midst of a global pandemic, the future of the economy is somewhat uncertain. As such, crime rates have the potential to increase. More robberies or vandalism may occur—and your business could be the next target.

    The US Department of State reports that the overwhelming number of crimes that do occur in Calgary tend to target property.

    To keep your workplace, employees, and assets safe, it is imperative to hire office building security. Most of all, they provide peace of mind so you can focus on what really matters.

    To learn more about how your office can benefit from hiring office building security, keep reading.

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    Security Guard Services That Can Benefit Any Business

    Better safe than sorry. 

    There were more than 22,000 robberies in 2018 in Canada. That's one every thirty minutes. 

    You need to remain vigilant at all hours. To do that, you're going to need help. Hire someone who can watch your business when you can't. 

    Security guard services are affordable and effective. Here is a quick guide to the benefits of having a security guard at your business. 

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    Mobile Patrol Security Services - How to Keep Your Business and Clients Safe During These Times

    Crime is on the rise. In the 3rd quarter of 2020, more than 200 robberies occurred in Calgary. More than 2,400 assaults occurred, a 16 percent increase over the five-year average. 

    You need to keep your business safe. You can lock your doors, turn off your lights, and hide your valuables. But you should also adopt stronger measures.

    Mobile patrol security services watch over your business when you can't. Yet many people remain unaware of what services can do. Here is a quick guide on them. 

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    Benefits of Security Guards for Construction Sites

    Construction sites are prone to burglars and vandals due to a lack of effective security measures. Replacing expensive stolen heavy equipment or destroyed raw materials at construction sites is expensive. Hiring uniformed security personnel will help you with your everyday security needs. Trained and professional security guards have experience and knowledge to protect your valuable equipment and raw materials. Count on Calgary Security Services for reliable security guard services to safeguard your property. We offer complete construction site security services to protect equipment for residential and commercial properties. We have been providing superior security services since 2000. 

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    Construction Site Security - What Are Your Available Options?

    Construction sites have a variety of expensive equipment that might be at risk if left unprotected after work hours. Therefore, it is essential to get construction site security services to ensure the safety of the equipment and machinery. Count on Calgary Security Services to provide affordable and specialized security services that can help create a safe environment for visitors and employees. The security services we provide include uniformed and mobile guard services, construction site security and location security audits.

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    Here's Why You Must Hire a Security Guard for Your Company

    As the crime rates have risen, security guards have become crucial as they provide the assurance of a safe environment. Be it a residential complex or a corporate establishment, you will surely spot a security guard there. They are hired to help prevent crime, provide security and assistance to people. A good security guard company can provide you with trained security guards who will make you and your employees feel safe.

    A few benefits of hiring security guard services for your company are:

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  • Construction site security
    How to Protect Against Fire Hazards on Construction Sites

    The construction industry has a variety of hazards to deal with and fire is a top concern among them. Buildings in all stages of construction are likely to be affected by fire and the effects can be very damaging. Natural or accidental, they are often difficult to control. 

    At Calgary Security Services, we provide expert security at construction sites, with our officers well trained for all kinds of emergencies. We can customize our services to your specific requirements, protecting your valued property and employees.

    This blog should help you learn what fire safety precautions you need to take before calling in our experts.

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    The Responsibilities of a Security Guard

    You may have seen portrayals of security guards on television or in the movies. What you may not know, however, is that real security guard work bears little resemblance to how it’s portrayed in the media. In Calgary, for instance, every security guard must be rigorously trained and be licensed by the government in order to work in the security and surveillance industry. At Calgary Security Services Ltd., we make sure that our guards are continuously kept up-to-date on the latest security technologies and techniques so our customers can have peace of mind that their lives and property are protected. Here are just a few of the typical responsibilities of a security guard in Calgary:

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  • 23/08/2017
    How to Tell if Your Property Needs Increased Security

    If you want to ensure the security of your business or property, then there's just no substitute for highly trained and experienced security guards in Calgary. Working with a trusted security company such as Calgary Security Services can help prevent break-ins, theft, and vandalism, creating a safer property for your tenants, employees, and visitors. Security guards who make their presence known by performing regular patrols or guarding the point of entry provide a strong visual deterrent for criminal behaviour.

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  • 04/04/2017
    How Security Companies in Calgary Ensure That You Have a Safe Event

    Regardless of the type of event you’re planning, your guests’ security and comfort should always be a top priority. Professional security companies in Calgary can help:

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  • 30/09/2016
    Your Go-To Guide for Hiring Security Guard Companies in Calgary

    Define your security needs

    Understanding your exact requirements is a great place to start. Consider the following before picking up the phone to contact a security guard company.

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  • 30/09/2016
    9 Tips for Improving Your Construction Site Security

    Your construction site security in Calgary needs to be topnotch. Vast amounts of your valuable resources are located onsite. Equipment, supplies and the work itself all need to be kept safe in order to protect your investment. Vandals and thieves are always on the lookout for new prospects. Are you sure you’re doing everything you can to keep your site secure? Here are nine ways that construction companies can safeguard their valuables.

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