June 19, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

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It's officially summer, and for millions of people worldwide summer means self storage. 

Nearly 40 million people relocate in the U.S. each year, and the majority of these people move between May and September. 

It makes sense. Many people would prefer not to haul furniture and load up moving vans with a foot of snow on the ground. Plus, moving in summer gives kids time to settle in before the new school year begins. 

With so many people moving and looking for storage in ...

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June 7, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

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If you're a contractor in the process of having access control, video, and security devices installed at a self storage site, it's important to know whether you're ready for low installation.  Jason Bohman of SOS Systems in Hiram, GA outlined the following for access control and video system ...

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May 14, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

Which Camera System Is Best For Your Self Storage Facility: MPX or IP?

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Video surveillance is an extremely important part of your self storage security system.  But with so many systems and new cameras on the market today, you might not know which is right for you.

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May 2, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

Wrap-up of the 2017 ISS World Expo

 

The 2017 ISS World Expo in Las Vegas was the biggest yet!   If you missed the event, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Here’s a recap from some of the industry’s leading vendors.  If you’re new to self storage or want to keep up with industry trends and technology, look no further.

PTI Security Systems

At the 2017 ISS World Expo, the PTI team unveiled a new look, new product line, and the all new EasyCode Mobile App. 


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April 23, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

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Choosing a Gate for your Self-Storage facility

By:Robert Toy

Robert works for PTI Security Systems in the Engineering Department, and has worked in the self-storage security industry for over 25 years. 


Maybe you’re building a new facility, or perhaps you have an existing site and you’ve just discovered a dozen 55 gallon drums of who-knows-what behind one of your buildings; either way, you’ve reached the point where ...

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April 23, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

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The Seven Deadly Video Camera Surveillance System Sins 

 

Video may have killed the radio star, but it can breathe life back into your self storage facility. If you have outdated video surveillance equipment, poor camera placement and coverage, or worse yet, no cameras all at, you could be putting your customers and your business in jeopardy. But how do you know it's time to ...

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April 7, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

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Gate Operator Maintenance for Your Self-Storage Facility

By: Robert Toy

Robert works for PTI Security Systems in the Engineering Department, and has worked in the self-storage security industry for over 25 years. 


When it comes to security for your self-storage facility, your gate is an extremely important component.  You’re expecting it to work 24 / 365 to allow your customers in, and to keep dangerous people out.  If your gate is broken, then your security suffers.  To help keep your ...

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