Keyless Entry: the key to convenience
Keyless door locks have never been more needed than in today’s society. With keyless cars, smartphone-enabled public transport and rideshare flourishing in our digital world, physical keys have never been more awkward. We have all felt the stress and panic of lost keys or being locked out of your home or office. Keyless door locks minimise related costs, you no longer need to worry about lockouts and lost or stolen keys.
What are keyless door locks?
The term keyless door lock can be very broad in its application. However, it essentially refers to door locks that can be locked/unlocked without requiring a physical key. Traditionally, keyless door locks are referred to as digital locks, which use springs and mechanisms to enable you to enter a 4-6 digit code to unlock the digital lock.
Since then, keyless door locks have come a long way including electronic or smart locks. Rather than relying on mechanics and mechanisms alone, these keyless locks use Bluetooth technology and power to operate and unlock. Most smart, keyless door locks today can be managed and controlled via a smartphone app to enhance convenience and security even further. Unlock options for keyless door locks vary across products and brands. However, many of the best offer a variety of entry options for your convenience, which can be tailored, whether that be is in commercial or residential environments.
These unlock options include fingerprints, smartphones, pin codes or even smartwatches. Whether you’re looking to enhance your security, convenience or both, keyless door locks provide a customisable solution that can be suited to your needs.
Why Choose Keyless Door Locks?
Sick of carrying keys with you at all times or worrying about losing them? Or maybe you worry that someone may steal your key or illegally gain access. Fingerprint keyless door locks are the way of the future. Secure your home or office and make life easier with keyless door locks.
Not only do keyless door locks enhance peace of mind and convenience, but there are also many economic benefits of keyless door locks. For businesses, standard locks require that everyone has a physical key. Key duplication can be costly and time-consuming depending on how many staff require access and how often keys get lost or staff leave. There are also potential security threats associated with physical keys. This is because keys can become lost or easily stolen. With smart locks, you can simply delete the user’s access from the comfort of your own phone!
Types of Keyless Door Locks
There’s a wide variety of smart keyless lever locks depending o
n your unique needs. Whether you’re installing your keyless door lock on pre-existing doors or
a fresh fit, there are different types of handles and sizes. This includes mortise keyless door locks, latch keyless door locks, slim keyless door locks as well as sliding door and gate keyless locks.
Deadbolt keyless door locks usually don’t have handles/levers attached.
Deadbolts can be great if you are looking for a sleek, aesthetic look or where you have a pre-existing pull handle on your door you intend to keep. Smart deadbolts often have auto-locking and auto-unlocking features because there is no handle. This can be convenient for users as it enables peace of mind knowing that their door auto locks.
Smart keypads are very broad as a category of keyless door locks. At Corporate Locksmiths, our CL603BF Fingerprint Keypad is very versatile in its application. This is because it can be wired into an existing or new system in a variety of environments. For instance, replacing an existing access control board in an office, or as a new standalone system. Some devices a Smart Keypad can integrate with include:
- Electric Strikes
- Swing/Sliding Automatic Door Controllers
- Garage Door Controllers
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