Cincinnati RESIDENTIAL SMART LOCK INSTALLATION
Smart locks are the latest trend in home access, and We are the best choice to install smart lock technology for you. Our locksmiths are ready and waiting 24 hours a day to answer questions and schedule visits to discuss how smart locks could work for you. Give us a call to learn more about smart locks.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will a new smart lock function with the existing cylinder or deadbolt that I have?
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 many advantages to smart locks, such as the ability to unlock the front door when you are getting close to your home, or granting access to multiple family members, or giving guests the opportunity to come and go as they please. Homeowners are always in control of who can access a home using the 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.
Most of the smart locks available today also offer alternative keyed entry methods, allowing homeowners access to their homes at all times. In order to avoid any complications if the smart lock is malfunctioning in any way, this might be a feature for you to consider when choosing your new smart lock.
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 a lock you can open with your phone. While the majority of the smart lock models that are being purchased by business and homeowners work perfectly with smartphones, there could be some case in which they do not. This primarily is because customers' smartphones are not compatible with the smart lock they want to install.
Using your phone helps make the process of locking and unlocking your door so much simpler. And because they replace the traditional key locking systems, you avoid the downfalls of those systems – like broken or lost keys that can cause problems.
Are your locksmiths trained to install smart locks?
We're proud to say yes. Our locksmiths are highly trained in professional smart lock installation.
Career locksmiths like ours are continually updating their skills so they are highly capable with new and changing technology. Plus, manufacturers provide specific instructions, so our technicians can solve any problems that might arise. Our locksmiths perform smart lock installation services all the time, so they are prepared to handle any installation.
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.
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 does will the installation take?
While Our goal is to provide you the quickest service possible, the smart lock installation timeline depends on both the type of lock you currently have and the smart lock model you want to install.
The time is shorter if you have a Grade 1 deadbolt already installed on your door. That means the new smart lock simply has to be incorporated into the deadbolt. It will take a little bit longer if you do not have a deadbolt, as we will have to install one for the smart lock to operate.
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 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 were created as a way to make homes safer and home security more efficient to manage. With people increasingly using technology in their lives, the addition of smart locks is one more way to simplify your life and integrate your home security with the rest of your technological advances. They offer many perks to homeowners, like being able to unlock the front door when you are nearby, or allowing you to offer guests temporary access to your home. The homeowner always has control over who can use the smart lock to access the property.
Other positive things about a smart lock are that you can unlock your front door as you near your home, and you can give guests access to your home while they are staying with you.
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.