Security for Businesses – Electrical Access Control, CCTV, Alarms etc..

Security for businesses

Security is vital for businesses. To keep your business both safe and secure a locksmith may be able to offer you Electrical access control, Alarms, Security Bars/Grilles and CCTV.  Not only does it keep the property safe but employees too.

Don’t forget, a lot of MLA professional locksmiths do more than just locks and keys, with a large number offering services in other areas of security such as:

Electronic Access Control

  • Electronic access control systems can monitor and control who has access to various areas of your business. They can also be used as a safety feature to establish who is in what area of a building, as well as offering the potential to be linked to HR systems to monitor absence etc.

Master Key Systems

  • Master key systems mean you don’t have to carry around large bunches of keys for all your businesses locks. You can specify that certain keys will open certain locks meaning that somebody in accounts can only open the front door and accounts office door, whilst a director or the business owner can open all locks with their key.

Security Grilles

  • Your local MLA member locksmith may well have the correct skills to install, repair any Security Bar or Grill.  Security Grilles can be fitted to any Door or Window for the home or business.  There can be various types of Grilles, there can be Bar Grilles, Mesh Grilles and Collapsible Grilles these can all be used on the inside or outside of any business/home.

Security Gates

  • If your wanting to improve your home or business security, Security Gates are a great deterrent of keeping out unwanted visitors.    A MLA Locksmith may be able to install or repair any type of Security Gate for you, whether you have a automatic or manual gate.They will also be able to recommend, specify and instal locks for your gates.

Security Shutters

  • Installing Security shutters on any business are the perfect way to keep out any burglar and a Locksmith will be able to install any shutter on a window or door.


  • Supply and Installation of any CCTV Cameras can be provided by some MLA Licensed Locksmiths.

Fire Doors

  • With the legal requirement now for businesses to conduct fire risk assessments the importance of fire doors, and having the correct door furniture on them is more and more important. Fire safety and security are often at loggerheads but an MLA locksmith will be able to help you find the best solution for your fire door requirements.

Door Closers/Openers

  • Door Closers and openers are often a great way of ensuring the security of your business property. They can not only ensure that doors close properly and are therefore secure, but are often also vital to the correct functioning of fire doors. Whilst a lot of door closers are mechanical, they can often need maintenance and repair work. Electronic door openers/closers are another area where an MLA locksmith can help you out.


  • Burglar Alarms are a significant deterrent when it comes to Business security especially when your not at the premises 24/7.  Some MLA Locksmiths will be able to supply,install and maintain your alarm system for you in your bid to keep your business secure.

But what about the security levels of some of these systems – are they adequate? Contact your local MLA Licensed Locksmith company to get expert advice and keep your business secure and safe

Steffan George

Hi there - I'm director of business development here at the Master Locksmiths Association. Feel free to add me to your circles on Google + by visiting my Steffan George profile. I'm also on Twitter @Steffan_MLA
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