Kansas City INSTALLING SMART LOCKS AT YOUR HOME
Homeowners who want the latest technology in home access should consider smart lock services provided by us. We have staff on call around the clock to answer questions about smart lock security at your home. Call us to find out about the benefits of smart locks for your home.
Will my existing cylinder or deadbolt work with a new smart lock?
Usually, major changes to the door will be not required. Most of the time, the existing door is compatible with a new smart lock. In fact, most of the smart locks available now are created to work with current deadbolts and cylinders.
There are a few exceptions to this rule, but most of the smart locks dominating the can use the deadbolts already in place. If you do not have an integrated lock, and you have separate deadbolts and handles, then the old lock you have in place can be retrofitted to work with your new smart lock.
While there are some doors and locks that require changes, the majority of smart locks most commonly used work with the deadbolts you already have on your door. As long as you do not have an integrated lock, and you have separate deadbolts and handles, We can retrofit the lock for your new smart lock.
Will I be able to get into my home in a different way than the smart lock?
Usually, the answer is yes. In fact, most of the smart locks available now are created to work with current deadbolts and cylinders. There are a few instances in which this is not true, but most of the most commonly sold smart locks will use the exiting deadbolts on a door.
There are rare instances when the battery in the smart lock might give out, and the homeowner could be locked out. To avoid that from happening, most of the smart locks available today also offer alternative keyed entry methods, allowing homeowners access to their homes at all times.
In most cases, our locksmiths have determined that the existing door will work with a new smart lock, and we didn't have to make any serious changes.
No matter what the current specifications, Our locksmiths work hard to implement the solution that works best for you. Our trustworthy locksmiths will let you know if we have to make any alterations in order for the smart lock to properly work on your home. We like to point out that smart locks function best with deadbolts, so homes that have integrated locks and handles, or have mortise and rim cylinder locks, will likely require some modifications.
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Can I operate the lock with my phone?
A smart lock is designed to allow you to operate your locks with your phone. A majority of the smart lock models that are being marketed to homeowners and commercial business owners are equipped to function with smartphones. There are some exceptions to this, and these are dependent on whether or not the homeowner's smartphone is compatible with the smart lock that they have in place.
The main purpose of smart locks is to make the repetitive act of locking and unlocking your doors more seamless and efficient than having multiple keys, while still maintaining your home safety. Because it does away with traditional keyed systems, implementing remote access from a smartphone through a smart lock eliminates many of the faults of regular key systems.
Are your locksmiths trained to install smart locks?
We're proud to say yes. Our locksmiths are highly trained in professional smart lock installation.
A majority of the smart locks that are populating the industry come with their own set of specific instructions, and our technicians have carried out many smart lock installation, so they know their way around your smart lock. They are trained to help you with your smart lock installation. The nature of the locksmith industry is gradually changing, and as a result, we have to make sure that our technicians are up to speed on all these changes.
Will the installation process damage my door?
No. Your door will maintain its integrity through the installation process. Most of the models available can be used with the deadbolts that homeowners already have on their doors. If a deadbolt is not installed already We can install one for you so the installation goes perfectly.
Our priority is your satisfaction, and we will not compromise your door during our installation. If you happen to have a separately installed deadbolt along with a separate handle/knob, we will likely h have to take out the knob set. Again, all this depends on your precise situations, as well as the type of smart lock you purchase.
How long will this installation take?
The installation time for smart locks varies depending upon the type of smart lock that the homeowner wishes to install, and also on the type of the lock that the homeowner already has in place. It's much quicker if you already have a Grade 1 deadbolt in place, because the new smart lock just has to be incorporated into the existing deadbolt.
How long the installation actually takes depends upon the kind of smart lock you wish to have, and the type of door and locking system you want to replace. It is much quicker to install a smart loc on a door that already has Grade 1 deadbolt. Our locksmiths can explain to you how long your installation will take.
Smart locks is an innovative technology, but they will not become outmoded in the near future. We feel confident they are right choice for many of our customers. It's good to know that while they highly efficient, the reason most people enjoy smart locks is for the connectivity and efficiency. (They do not necessarily make the lock more secure.)
Is a smart lock right for your home?
Before you purchase a smart lock that you want to be installed, be sure to talk to your locksmith so that they can properly advise you on the best lock to use. It is important that you understand the differences between smart locks and traditional locks.
The big pro for a smart lock is that it helps improve efficiency and connectivity. The main focus is not on implementing a more secure mechanism or increasing your home security. Still, many homeowners enjoy this new technology and the way in which it simplifies their lives. They are definitely a technological advance.
What are Smart Locks?
Smart locks use the Bluetooth frequency on your smartphone to send signals to the locks on your home and tell it to unlock the door. Along with this ease, you can feel secure knowing a smart lock puts you in control of who can go into your home – or who you want to keep out. It's true that smart locks are changing the world of home security.
Also, smart locks have a smart look. Homeowners who want the most modern looking accessories for their home will appreciate the way a smart lock installed by us look at the front of their house.
If you're interested in learning more about the benefits of smart locks for you home, contact us today. We are proud to serve homeowners. Schedule a visit from us today and learn how smart locks can make a difference to you.