16
JAN
2018
Electronic Key Card

3 Tips for Keeping Track of Employee and Tenant Electronic key cards

Electronic key cards are commonplace in office buildings, medical facilities, and college campuses. Building managers love them because it’s so simple, fast, and cost-effective to add, change, and remove key cards from an access control system. But anyone who manages a secure...
15
JAN
2018
Geron Helling

TAMS and IREM Volunteers at People Serving People-Emergency Shelter in Minneapolis

On Monday, January 8th Total Access Management & Security (TAMS) owners Geron & Jill Helling partnered with Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) to volunteer at People Serving People’s Emergency Shelter.  We served dinner and helped with the cleanup of the...
22
DEC
2017
Access Control

Take Access Control to a Whole New Level, Right from Your Phone

Let’s face it: electronic keys get lost, stolen, and passed around from employee to employee. And electronically guarded doors can be hacked if they are connected to WiFi. While electronic key solutions are often better options than old-school master key systems, a new security...
23
OCT
2017

3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Old Security Equipment to HD Security Cameras with Cloud Storage

When were your security cameras installed at your business? Ten years ago? Twenty? Are the cameras older than you are? If so, it’s time to consider upgrading your cameras to HD Cameras. Security camera technologies and storage have made leaps and bounds in the last few years....
18
MAY
2017

Door Maintenance Is Easy with a TAMS Door Services Maintenance Agreement

Whether they welcome customers into your store or separate suites in your office building, commercial doors work hard day in and day out. Keeping them in good working order is an ongoing need. Instead of paying a hefty fee for on-demand, emergency repairs, partner with TAMS to...
02
APR
2015

Property Crimes Are Down, But That’s No Reason to Scrimp on Security

The Bureau of Justice Statistics recently released crime data for 2014. The agency found property crimes declined between 2013 and 2014. But with millions of break-ins and thefts still happening each year, the good news is no reason to scrimp on the security of your commercial...
23
MAR
2015

Keep Your Automatic Doors Sliding and Swinging with Routine Maintenance

Automatic doors are great options for retailers, but without routine maintenance and inspection, it’s easy for automatic doors to start working improperly. A quick, daily inspection of your automatic doors will allow you spot issues and schedule maintenance before a minor...
10
MAR
2015

Don’t Rely on the Luck O’ the Irish for Your Commercial Property Security

With Friday the 13th and St. Patrick’s Day within a few days of each other this year, you may be feeling pretty lucky. But don’t leave the security of your Minneapolis commercial property up to luck. Without robust physical security measures and electronic security tools, you may...
18
FEB
2015

3 Powerful Ways to Protect Your Minnesota Bank Branch from Theft

Bank fraud and online attacks are becoming more common in the financial industry, but physical threats to bank branches still linger. Enhance the physical security of your bank branch with these three security tactics. Security Cameras Banks have used security cameras for years....
07
FEB
2015

Signing a New Lease? Keep Your New Commercial Space Safe and Secure

Whether you’re a new company just starting up or an established business, shopping for a new location is a big decision. Signing a commercial lease often requires the help of an attorney to make sure the terms are legal and in your best interest. But often, another major factor...