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The Benefits of Having Smart Locks on Your Home or Business!

As security alarm technology continues to advance, home and business owners alike are acquiring better, more effective ways of protecting themselves, their belongings, employees, and assets. One of the best, most advanced innovations that have taken place in security alarm protection, is the keyless entry system being installed in all kinds of structures. These products are affordable and actually simplify the entry procedure process in homes and offices all over North Florida. Also known as smart locks, keyless entry provides a level of convenience and customization that can’t be achieved with traditional locking mechanisms.

At ESI, Emergency Systems Inc. we have been a leader in providing security alarm services, for over 40 years.  We were one of the first alarm companies to install keyless entry systems in residential dwellings where a non-compromising security application was desired. Office complexes, multi-level and multi-tenant buildings have been utilizing these systems for a number of years, but until recently, only high-end residential homes were being equipped with these advanced products.

So, what are the distinct advantages of going keyless and installing smart locks on entry doors? 

#1. Implementing More Effective Security Technology

There are numerous ways to pick a lock and gain entry through almost any door. Experienced burglars are adept at cracking locks and gaining entry. When locks became compromised, the old solution was to hire a locksmith, install a new lock and receive a new set of keys. Then duplicates were made and distributed to those that needed to gain entry. Today, that can all change when you install an access control device or smart lock. This keyless entry device gives would-be robbers no way to access the deadbolt which is electronically controlled. Additionally, access-controlled devices not only offer remote monitoring and instant alerts, but can be integrated into a full-home or office security alarm system.

#2. Prevent Lockouts

Has this ever happened to you? You are in a hurry and leave your keys on the table. Exiting your home or office you then realize that you have been locked out and have no way to gain entry. How many of us actually leave a duplicate key hidden somewhere outside so that we can gain access in the event we lock ourselves out of our home?

Smart locks/keyless entry systems eliminate the chance of getting locked out. With a Smart lock installed by ESI, you can actually access an app on your smartphone to unlock your doors and control your locks. Having an internet connection and a smartphone will enable you to lock and unlock your doors from anywhere, at any time. 

#3. Never, Lose Keys Again

House keys and glasses stand among the most commonly misplaced and sometimes hard-to-find items. So, it is much more convenient having not to keep track of yet another set of lost keys or worrying about how to pass them off to someone else in the event they are needed.

The entire idea of installing access control/keyless entry or smart locks is to eliminate the hassle of keys and add convenience to your life. Being able to use features like remote access, voice control with products like Google Assistant, Apple HomeKit and even an Amazon Alexa, takes locking up your home or office to the next level. Dimming lights, adjusting the thermostat and locking your front door all accessed with one app not only saves time, energy and headaches but give you back complete control of your security apparatus. 

At ESI, we can show you how to control your smart locks remotely when it is connected to Wi-Fi. That might mean taking one extra step in acquiring a small, plug-in Wi-Fi bridge to connect the lock to your network. Once active you’ll be able to lock and unlock your doors from anywhere you have an internet connection. Even if you forgot to lock the door when you left for work this morning, a connected lock to the system will alert you when your door is left open or unlocked. 

#4. Having the Ability to Send E-keys Giving Others Access

Did an employee show up early and not able to access the office? Are you unavailable to let someone into your home because of a previous engagement?  Is there a vendor delivery that needs to have access to your business? With smart locks, you can actually send an E-key, give electronic access to those who need it anytime anywhere.

Why Choose ESI?

ESI, Emergency Systems Inc. is one of the top home and business security alarm companies in Florida. We have thousands of satisfied residential and commercial customers from Mobile to Jacksonville, south to Miami, and all points in between.

ESI designs and installs state-of-the-art technology security shields at truly affordable prices. We can even design an expandable security alarm system to fit any need.  Providing you with fully integrated security alarm solutions is what we do best. That shield can include a state-of-the-art keyless entry door lock giving you control and the confidence your dwelling is properly protected. Give us a call at 904-388-3975 for a free consultation provided by one of our highly experienced security technicians.

We also provide no-obligation in-home consultations at your request. Call us today.