Empty Property Security
Empty premises such as redundant residential or commercial buildings, storage yards or remote vehicle parks are particularly vulnerable to theft or damage by intruders.
Protecting your property from unwanted visitors
securing a property utilising simple deterrents
When properties become vacant, they become an easy target for unwanted trespassers like squatters and vandals. Even seemingly innocent visits from those with less malicious intentions such as urban explorers can cause damage to a property and leave the owner with an unwanted repair bill. We believe it’s the owners of a vacant property and the owners alone that should have access to a property.
Why secure empty property?
Well secured, protected and maintained vacant properties will be less damaging to the local community, attract less vandalism, arson and theft, and be better prepared for re-occupancy or resale. Well maintained and secure empty properties promote better neighbourhoods and maintain their value. Well maintained and secure empty properties are lower insurance risks. Shield Security can ensure that the proper procedures are in place to meet current regulations governing the insurance of vacant property.
Vacant Property Security
Our team of highly trained mobile patrol officers can make the regular inspections necessary to satisfy all the insurance requirements relating to such properties. By maintaining a regular presence at a property, patrol officers can also ensure a regular reporting process is in place to enable a proactive response to a variety of problems, including:
Frequently Asked Questions
More information on Shield Security UK LTD empty property security.
There are many risks that are associated with vacant properties, including but not limited to:
- Illegal/suspicious activity
These risks are significantly heightened the longer a property remains unoccupied for, but there are other indirect risks that are associated with vacant properties, including the impact it has on the local economy and property/house prices in the area.
A high number of vacant properties and houses can make a location appear undesirable, either because they’re indicative of a failing economy or because empty properties can attract opportunist criminals like thieves which puts people off. This might not directly impact your property, but should you wish to occupy the property once more or sell it in the future, you stand the risk of losing money on your investment.
There are a number of ways you can secure a vacant property depending on the premises type and how long it’s going to be vacant for. If you’re looking to secure a vacant residential property, you can install fencing/gates, security alarms, CCTV cameras or extra lighting.
One of the best way of securing a vacant property is hiring a specialist security team such as Shield Security to ensure the property is safe and secure.
Get in touch with us using the details below
Request a call back
Please leave your details and we’ll call you.
Read some kind words from our clients