Smartphones, smart cars, and smart homes are all relatively recent technological innovations that have now become widely adopted in Australia and worldwide. Unfortunately, there are also many smart burglars.
While deadbolts and traditional lock and key mechanisms can help you to secure your home from unwanted entry, smart lock mechanisms allow you even greater security and peace of mind at home as well as other benefits.
ZS Locksmith in greater Sydney are experts in residential locksmith services and can help you identify your security needs as well as installing, replacing, and repairing locks of all sorts, including smart lock systems. Here are a few reasons why you should consider smart lock systems for your home:
Smart locks don’t use physical keys, which means that lost or misplaced keys won’t find their way into unwanted hands. Having control over your entry points by way of access codes on your smartphone or on a keypad means that you can monitor and control who enters your home at all times. If you feel that your access code has been compromised, you can simply reprogram the lock with a new access code.
Furthermore, lacking traditional mechanical lock components means that even the most persistent of burglars will have a much harder time breaking in. Smart lock systems are also typically equipped with integration to security cameras and intercom systems, meaning that you can see and communicate with visitors without opening your door.
Not having to carry around a physical set of keys means that you don’t ever have to worry about misplacing or losing your keys and being locked out of your home. Smart lock systems use mobile or keypad entry.
The former typically makes use of apps which also allow you to control and monitor entry and quite often you can remotely unlock doors to allow friends and family in when you’re not home and they’ve forgotten the access code.
Keypad entry systems also alert potential burglars that your home is modern and equipped with a more secure key and lock system, which can deter them from even trying to break in. If you’ve also got security cameras integrated into your smart lock system, you can also be alerted to people approaching your doors and monitor activity from your mobile phone.
Connectivity and Internet of Things
One of the best practical reasons to switch to smart lock systems is to increase connectivity with other home security devices. Setting up and maintaining the separate alarm, key and lock, and surveillance camera systems don’t need to be complicated. Smart lock systems can be easily integrated into a smart home, where all of these devices can be connected and provide a one-stop shop for your home security.
Programming and installing integrated smart home security systems is a worthwhile investment. The internet of things is here and it isn’t going away anytime soon, and as Australians adopt more and more these modern technologies for home application, it’s only a matter of time until smart lock systems become the primary means of locking your doors.
ZS Locksmith Residential Services
If you’ve got a keyless entry or smart lock system at home that’s in need of repair, don’t try fixing it yourself. Electronic smart lock systems lack many of the mechanical components commonly found in deadbolts and traditional lock and key systems, so you’ll need a qualified expert that has the knowledge and equipment to work with these modern technologies.
If you’re in greater Sydney and require a professional locksmith, contact ZS Locksmith today for your residential, commercial, and emergency locksmith needs.