Why a Lack of Security Makes Your Property Vulnerable at Night

It is common for naive property owners to believe that their business is safe because it is located in a good neighbourhood. After all, it may be true that some neighbourhoods are more likely to suffer from vandalism and burglary related crimes, however recent statistics suggest that the criminal enterprise is going mobile with thieves staking out potential targets in every area. In fact, they are often looking for exposed properties with a lack of defences in place. Read on as we go over a few reasons why a lack of overnight security can make your property a vulnerable target…

Cover of Darkness

Criminals like to carry out their antic under the protection of darkness because it makes them hard to identify through regular CCTV. In fact, although we like to think otherwise, members of the public are less likely to intervene when somebody is trespassing on private property during the night because it is assumed that they have a right to be there. As a result, most thieves are able to ransack a property or vandalise a warehouse for some time before the authorities are notified.


Although industrial security is important, it is important to take other components into consideration too. After all, a high-quality CCTV system is an investment that every business should make in order to deter crime and catch those who are willing to try their luck. Luckily, most systems now come with a night vision setting which means that even the most confident thieves can be caught in the act; the footage can then be used as prosecution evidence in court.

Easier Target

Most thieves and vandals like to hunt for an easy target that will allow them to get in and out as quickly as possible. In fact, statistics suggest that properties without security in place are attractive because they don’t have many defences to infiltrate. On the other hand, a property with high-quality shutters, window grilles and CCTV systems in place tend to be avoided because they will attract too much attention and are deemed too high-risk. Here at ABC Industrial, we believe that the best way to assist our clients is to help them understand the fundamental importance of security and how it can benefit your property 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. After all, just because you have closed up shop for the day doesn’t mean that you can afford to let down your defences overnight! To kickstart the process, get in contact with the industrial experts at ABC Industrial and ask about our roller shutters, steel security doors and window grilles today!  

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