Choose the best smart locks for your home or business
Smart locks have really come into their own in recent months. They’re the ideal way to let someone gain access to your home or business without them having to come into contact with another person.
You can control your smart lock from your smartphone and lock and unlock doors remotely. Alternatively, you can set up virtual keys such as passcodes. You have the option of setting these virtual keys to only operate during set hours. This is an ideal option for both businesses and homeowners who want to control when cleaners or carers have access to their property.
Let’s take a look at some of the best smart locks on the market.
Yale Lock with Nest Connect
This is a keyless home protection system that sends real-time alerts when someone enters your home. It has a one-touch feature that lets you lock your door at the touch of a button and unlock it using a voice assistant, the Nest app or a unique code.
A smart home control touchscreen keypad enables you to create custom codes for family and friends, so they have unique passwords to unlock your door.
Security features include a mobile notification that’s sent if the lock is changed and Auto Relock to lock the door behind you automatically. You can pair it with the Nest Secure alarm to automatically disable the alarm when the door is unlocked.
August Smart Lock
August Smart Lock has many customisations that include an auto-lock feature that locks the door after it’s closed and auto-unlock for when you’re near to the door.
You can be notified if the door is locked or open, and you have the option to lock it from your smartphone remotely.
This smart lock will pair with Bluetooth, Apple HomeKit, Z-Wave Plus and other smart home technology and has keyless entry access that you can control when you’re away from home using the August mobile app.
ADT Smart Lock
This option includes programmable locking, keyless entry and real-time alerts as people come and go.
ADT Smart Lock has a built-in backlit keypad that allows you to enter the keycode in the dark. A useful security feature is its bump guard technology that protects against intruders bumping the door, and it will deter burglars from tampering with the lock to break-in.
This is a smart lock with a built-in alarm. It emits a loud siren noise if someone tries to tamper with the lock and break-in, making it a great intruder deterrent.
It has all the usual features, including being able to lock and unlock your door remotely via your smartphone and creating customised key codes to give to family and friends.
You can use the Schlage Home app to check on whether the door is locked or unlocked and Schlage Encode works with voice assistants such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Many of the latest smart locks will connect with voice assistants and other home devices. So as well as asking your voice assistant to lock your door, you can also link it up to turn on your security lights, alarms, motion sensors or cameras.
Would you like expert advice on the latest smart security solutions?
To find out how the latest smart security products can protect your home or business, contact Stuart at Rocks Locks. Stuart will conduct a FREE security survey and provide advice on the best security solutions to meet your needs and budget.
Call Stuart on 07900 335525.