With technology getting more smarter day by day, the next obvious question would be the Security aspect. And why not! Here, I am talking about home safety solutions. Just like we keep the data safe with passwords, similarly, we can protect our homes with smart lock door options. But, yeah there’s a but there.
But I felt a dilemma while searching a smart lock for my home. There are digital smart locks and there are other locks that come with a passcode. You have to set the code on the lock, which will unlock the door. No two smart locks have the same working style, so how will you know which is the right one for your home?
The Types and Functions ~ Smart Lock Buying Guide
So, before getting into the smart lock buying guide, what is a Smart Lock?
It is one kind of locking system that makes use of Bluetooth, Internet or an Smartphone application for the unlocking purpose. Internet availability is something inevitable for this type of security.
Types of Smart Locks
For those who are totally new to the concept, make sure you don’t skip this. The 2 major categories of locks include the TouchScreen and secondly the Keypad. Smart Lock variants that you can opt for include:
Fingerprint or the Sensor Lock
It will first save the fingerprint Biometrics on the device so that the unlocking is done when the right fingerprint is matched.
It comes with a dial of 0 to 9, you can set a code and change it after one week. This way even the code gets stolen, you could keep it safe and secure from misuse.
Master Code and the Passcode model
These locks would accept one master code and the passcodes that are assigned to the users. The person with the master code could set up all the passcodes while keeping your home safe from unwelcome people.
Door locks that are key-based could be easily intruded, but it’s not that simple when it comes to keyless doors! With the auto-locking feature, the doors would get locked on its own even if you forgot doing it. Something which is impossible with the traditional locking setups.
Based on the type and purpose, you can choose the suitable Smart Lock for your home. Having any doubts? Hit me up in the comments, see you 🙂