Keyless door locks are becoming more and more popular. No longer will you have to hunt for your key or fumble with a key in the middle of the night. As with all products, there are advantages and disadvantages of these kind of locks.
Keyless Door Locks: Advantages
You used to always have to worry about locking your keys in the house. With keyless door locks you don’t have to worry about that anymore. And you don’t have to worry about losing your key. You just enter your key code and your door unlocks. One of the best advantages is that you can let a repair man enter your home when you are not there. They enter your home, do what they need to do and leave. You get to change the code and they can’t copy a key when you don’t have one.
Keyless Door Locks: Disadvantages
There are two main disadvantages of these type of locks. One: somebody could guess your key code and get into your house. If you choose completely random numbers then this shouldn’t happen. Don’t choose your birthday or cell phone number. Two: If the power goes out, and your lock is purely run on electricity, you could be locked out of your house. But, if its run on a battery than you should be ok.
Keyless Door Locks: Remote Entry
There are remote entry locks. They have the disadvantages of losing it or forgetting it in the house. They cannot be copied like keys can be. If you lose the remote it will cost quite a bit to replace, seeing as they are quite expensive.