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August 30, 2022

Security guard booths can be found all around the world. You can find them at stadiums, parking structures, facilities, theme parks, or anywhere a checkpoint is needed to gain entry. These booths come in varying shapes and sizes and can be as simple or elaborate as you need them to be. They can also be adjusted for however many people you want them to accommodate, whether it be one person or many. 

These guard booths typically come ready-made, making the setup process extremely easy. Some of them come completely assembled and just need to be placed in the proper area to be used. Others can be custom-made to suit your needs. Most of them are manufactured with anodized aluminum or steel with rust-retardant finishes.

Let’s talk about the benefits of choosing a pre-fabbed security guard booth.


Cost Savings

One of the biggest reasons why a security booth is so appealing is the cost savings. Because these booths are pre-fabbed into separate pieces, setup is extremely easy. You can reduce labor by an estimated 70% compared to traditional construction costs. 


Depending on the location of your facility, permitting modular offices and security booths is much smoother. Manufacturers have already been through the process to make sure their materials meet certain requirements and local codes. Faster permitting could potentially save you time and money, making it much easier to get you up and running.


This booth isn’t just a great way to house a guard. Sending the right message that your facility is guarded acts as an effective deterrent to keep most unwanted visitors away. It puts off a signal to others that your area secure and will have no issues keeping things in or out. Getting the right size, color, and features can show not only others but your employees that they are safe and secure from any threat.

Maintaining control of your entry points from unwanted visitors should be of utmost importance when needing to safeguard any items or people. With the latest pandemic of Covid-19, security measures have been heightened to keep everyone safe from getting into close contact with the virus. The rise in guard booths skyrocketed during this time. And rightly so.


Security guard booths are a great way to show a level of professionalism. It gives off the impression that you are serious about your protection against unwanted trouble. This truly matters, especially if you want to maintain and keep your facility operating at a high standard of excellence. A security guard booth is the first impression of your entire facility.

Centralized Control Point

Security booths also play a great role in making a centralized location for meetings, gatherings, and workspaces. Not only are they meant for security, but they are also perfect for bringing people together for a purpose. Even if it is for a video monitoring station, a security booth provides the infrastructure to complete collaborative work.

Flexible in Design

Security booths come in many shapes and sizes. There are an array of pre-fabbed options, but you can also customize your own in any way you like. Whether you need a second floor, a bathroom, a break area, or a simple meeting space, it’s all possible. There are many different types of doors to choose from, as well as the type of windows you need. Need a specific color? Most manufacturers & distributors will match your desired color.

In addition to custom designs, these booths are easily transportable. Because they are put together from several different pieces, disassembly and assembly are as easy as building blocks. Are you moving from one warehouse to the next? Easily take your security booth with you. 

What are the potential downsides to security booths?

By appearance alone, modular offices tend to look cheaper and not custom. They all have a similar look and feel and can generally feel “cold.” There are many things you can do to fix this by choosing warmer colors, decorations, etc. 


Security booths play a huge role in the logistics and the warehousing industry as a whole. There are several big manufacturers, so availability is generally good. Check on pricing and look at the different options they all provide. Coordinate with contractors, inspectors, and project managers to make sure you’re getting the right space for your needs. 

Reach out to us today for a free quote or talk to one of our representatives to find out what’s best for you.

Watch this video to see how simple it is to install a security shack


Chris Osmond
Chris Osmond

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