Seattle 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
Our installation experts might need to make a few small changes to your current lock for your new smart lock to work properly. Many of the smart lock models are designed to work solely with deadbolts, so they might not work with some integrated locks and handles or some mortise and rim cylinder locks.
Usually, we will not have to make any major changes to your door. In fact, most of the time, we find the existing door can accommodate the new smart lock. Most of the smart locks are manufactured to function with current deadbolts and cylinders.
Will the smart lock have an alternative form of access?
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.
Many of the most best-selling smart locks allow homeowners an alternative way to get into their homes in the event that the smart lock becomes disabled for any reason.
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Does my phone operate the smart lock?
Yes. There are many models that offer another form of access just in case the smart locks stop working for any reason. Sometimes the batteries fail, and we don't want you to be locked out of your home.
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?
Yes! Our locksmiths know how to properly and professionally carry out a smart lock installation.
In addition to knowing how to properly install smart locks, our technicians are well-versed in the specific instructions that come with their the many makes and models of smart locks, so they can troubleshoot any problems. Our technicians have carried out many smart lock installations, so you know you're in good hands.
Will my door be damaged in the process of a smart lock installation?
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.
If your door has a deadbolt that is separately installed or a separately installed handle and knob set, our locksmiths might have to remove them for you. The exact process depends upon your individual situation and the particular smart lock you decide on for the doors in your home.
How long will this installation take?
we aim to provide the fastest service to residents.
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.
No matter what, we aim to provide fast service to residents.
Is a smart lock right my home?
Before you purchase the smart lock that you want to be installed, we advise you to talk through the benefits with your locksmith so you make the choice that best meets your needs. Our goal is your satisfaction, so we feel it's important you understand the differences between smart locks and traditional key locks. Together, we will decide on the best course of action for you.
Most of the customers who choose smart locks appreciate the ease with which they work and the flexibility they provide to homeowners and families.
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.
Smart locks use Bluetooth frequencies from your phone to communicate with the locks on your home to send a signal to unlock the door. That means you are always in control of who can – and cannot – access your home. No doubt, smart locks are reinventing the world of home security.
To learn more about the how a smart locks would work for you, call us today. We serve homeowners throughout the greater metro area. Schedule a visit from one of our outstanding locksmiths today.