Choosing a site security company is an important decision that should not be taken lightly. There are a number of benefits to using this type of service which will ensure that your construction site remains safe throughout the construction process.
When the sun goes down, contractors and subcontractors go home, all the equipment, heavy machinery, and expensive materials are left behind. This makes construction sites a prime target for thieves who want to steal equipment and sell it easily.
The main benefit of hiring security guard companies for construction sites is that they can be sure that all expensive materials are handled while closed at night. For most home builders who charge certain building fees, the theft of any of these materials is a severe blow to your fortune.
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While most home builders are insured for these events, paying a construction site security company can reduce the stress and frustration associated with a burglary, not to mention unwanted time delays.
Another benefit is that you can control access to the site. When you have multiple contractors and subcontractors in one area, it is a sea of individuals, which means anyone can come at any time. Controlling and knowing access to the site also reduces the risk of accidents and saves money on liability claims you may face if children or the public enter the site and interfere with some heavy machinery operating in the area.
You can also rest assured that you have 24 hour protection. When building, you can't leave anything to chance. Leaving equipment, even behind fences, is a risk. Letting go of expensive materials when you have already spent money on shipping is a risk.