A Guide To The SMART HOME

Connected Locks and Doors

Access to your home is one of the most useful things to be able to remote control and automate. Smart access includes smart locks and garage doors which you can control from home or away, giving you both security and convenience.


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Smart Access Control

Smart Locks

Gone are the days of leaving your key under the doormat. Now you can connect a smart lock that lets you set up customer access codes for your family, neighbors or anyone who you want to let into your home.

REMOTE CONTROL

A smart lock should have an easy mobile app that allows you to see whether the door is locked or unlocked, and lets you control it remotely. This can come in handy if you left and forgot to lock the door, or need to let someone in while you aren’t home.

MANAGED ACCESS

A smart lock should allow you to set unique codes for the different people you want to provide with individual access. You can always turn a code on or off, and even set codes that only work at certain times, or expire after a set time.

NOTIFICATIONS AND HISTORY

A smart lock should be able to alert you whenever it is opened. You’ll always know when people are coming into your home, with custom codes to know exactly who unlocked the door. Advanced systems will show you a history of access and allow you to review activity anytime.

Connected Garage Doors

The garage door is the most common way for people to enter the home. It can also be a big security risk if you leave it open. Now you can easily connect your garage door to your smart home system and stay in control.

Your garage door can be controlled through a mobile app. This allows you to easily see if you left it open, and open or close it from anywhere. Most garage doors made after 1998 can be retrofitted to enable smart control. Make sure it is safe for unattended control with features like an audible alert before it closes, and an auto stop feature if something, or someone, is in the way.


Automated Smart Home Access

Smart locks and garage doors are even more useful when integrated into a complete smart home solution. You can fully automate these devices to make sure your home is safe. For example, when you arm your security system, your locks can automatically lock and the garage door can automatically close. You can even get smart alerts based on your location, so if you leave home in a hurry and forget to secure the door, you’ll receive an alert, and you can lock up right from your mobile app.

Smart locks and connected garage doors are great additions to the smart home. The most advanced options can be fully integrated with a wide range of connected devices.

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