3 Locks That May Change How You Open Doors Forever
Keyless Entry Systems
Anyone who has ever been frustrated by not being able to find their keys when they arrive home will be thrilled to know that they have one less thing to be frustrated about thanks to wireless entry systems. With keyless entry systems and access control systems, you will no longer need standard keys to open up doors or worry about your keys falling into the wrong hands.
What is a Smart Lock?
A smart lock is a keyless entry system that can link up with a smartphone the second you walk up to your door. You can either install the wireless entry system yourself or have a local entry access installer do it for you. Once the lock has been installed, all you have to do is download a special app and sync it up with your phone.
Multiple Locks to Choose From
You’ll have several different smart locks to choose from:
The Goji Smart Lock
The Goji Wireless entry system snaps an image of whoever is at your door and sends an alert to your phone, allowing you to know who dropped by and when. As long as you’re in close proximity to the lock, you’ll be able to gain access. Not only that, but you can also set up personalized access schedules so that you can control who has access to your home and when they have access. The Goji lock also comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technology.
Kevo Smart Lock
The Kevo, from Kwikset, allows you to gain access to a door when you tap on the circular deadbolt. If you don’t have a phone that’s compatible with the Kevo, you have the option of getting a key fob remote that has the exact same automatic unlock feature. Another unique feature of the Kevo is that you can send eKeys to others. If you throw a lot of parties or often have guests over, you no longer have to worry about walking back and forth to the door in order to let your friends and family inside. Disclaimer: Great Valley Lock shop is an authorized Kwikset Distributor.
With the Lockitron you’ll have the ability to control your front door from anywhere in the entire world. This Smart Lock slips right over your current deadbolt and sends you notifications whenever the door is unlocked. One of the best things about this specific wireless entry system is that it works with smartphones as well as older phones.
The Advantages of Wireless Entry Systems
Not only are wireless entry systems cool, they’re also safer than traditional keys. If you were to lose your keys, who’s to say that weren’t duplicated while you were looking for them. While you might think that this could never happen to you, you never really know. Not only that, but Smart Locks also let you know who has been inside of your home and how long they were there. Another great thing about Smart Locks is that they can learn according to your behavior and use patterns, much like a programmable thermostat.
With doors that require wires, wireless entry systems mean that there’s no longer any need for running wires through masonry or concrete. Not only that, but it takes a significant amount of time to wire and connect every door in a single building. Smart Locks and other wireless systems mean reduced labor and material costs as well.
Individuals who are concerned about their Smart Lock working during an internet or power outage will want to look into getting a system that is able to operate without a Wi-Fi connection. You will also still have the option of being able to use a regular key should you ever experience an electrical or Wi-Fi outage.Wireless E
The Truth About Wireless
While wireless entry systems and Smart Locks might not be an ideal fit for every access control system out there, they will most certainly prove useful on parking gates, remote elevators, interior doors and remote doors. Anyone who does decide to get a Smart Lock will want to first make sure that their smartphone is compatible with the specific system.
If you are a fan of technology, always find yourself losing your keys or if you’d just like to know who’s at your door, Great Valley Lockshop is here to help you find the perfect wireless entry system for your residence or commercial building. Great Valley Lockshop provides residential and commercial lock, key and security services to homes and businesses in Chester County PA as well as across Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. As access control installers, we have years of experience helping homeowners and companies secure their buildings in order to protect the people, data and other valuables located inside. From server rooms to laboratories and gymnasiums, we have experience installing entry access systems in any type of structure or environment. Give us a call at (610) 644-5334 or contact us to discuss how we can help you choose a smart lock that fits your needs.