How does your facility stack up against a security threat? Your first line of defense should be an automatic security gate. Automatic gates are used to control access to a self-storage property by regulating customers entering and exiting the storage facility. Each customer must utilize the security gate in order to access their storage unit and exit the premises. There are several factors to take into account when selecting the right gate for your business. Here are a few suggestions to get you started.

This may seem like a no-brainer, but here are three great reasons to implement a security gate at your self-storage facility.

1. A security gate will protect your facility from intruders. A security gate helps keep out unwanted guests. The chances of having a break in are also less likely to occur if you have a security gate at your facility.

2. Protect your tenants’ valuables with a security gate. A security gate will deter burglars from your facility. This stops theft and keeps your tenants valuables safe.

3. A security gate will provide peace of mind. Having a gate at your self-storage facility shows your tenants that you are a secure location and their belongings will be safe at the facility. It shows that you are taking a proactive approach and care to keep their items safe.

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