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Open Sesame: 5 Smart Locks to Keep Burglars at Bay

25 September 2017 | Reymart Jan Sarigumba

Locks provide security for our homes, keeping our families safe and important belongings secure. If you want the added convenience of keyless entry, you might want to consider upgrading it to a smart lock, making it easier for you to pick than a regular lock.

A decent smart lock should not only offer security but also convenience, so you can easily install and use it. Today, some smart locks can work with smart home products which you can operate with ease using your smartphone. If you are in the market for one, here are some of the best smart locks on the market, upgrading your security into the 21st century.

Samsung Ezon SHS-3321 Digital Door Lock

Although Samsung is a household name when it comes to smartphones and other electronic devices, they are also associated with locks or home security. The Ezon SHS-3321 comes with a sleek look and a nice feel, both of which say a lot about the product’s quality. Its advantage over regular deadbolts is that it is keyless, saving you the hassle of picking a door with a key. On top of that, it is bump-proof, meaning it doesn’t have a keyhole that intruders can pick. With that, the Ezon SHS-3321 proves that Samsung can also be a maker of impressive locks.

Samsung Smart Locks

Kwikset Kevo Touch-to-Open Smart Lock

This smart lock uses a cutting-edge Bluetooth wireless technology to connect with your Android or iOS device. Available in three stunning finishes (Venetian Bronze, Satin Nickel, and Polished Brass), the Kwikset Kevo has an interior and exterior assembly, a mounting plate, hardware, and a SmartKey tool that lets you re-key the lock. Another great thing about it is that it comes equipped with a SmartKey Security Technology that shields your room or house against lock bumping and picking.

Kwikset Smart Locks

Kwikset Z-Wave Deadbolt Lock
From HK$ 1,333.00 The Future of Deadbolt Locks Has Arrived The Z-Wave Deadbolt Lock from Kwikset makes home access control a snap, whether you're at home or away. This motorized lock operates wirelessly through the use of AA batteries, and can be accessed and operated remotely via web-capable devices such as PCs and smartphones, or conveniently integrated into your MORzA Z-Wave automation system for simple one-button or on-screen control. Key Features: Simple Retro-fit Installation in Existing Deadbolt Enclosures Compatible with Z-Wave Automation Systems for Single-Button and Remote Control Custom Access Codes This Kwikset lock, which is also operable through a resettable pair of traditional keys, simplifies access at the door with the use of up to 30 individual Smart Codes on the 5-button,10-number interface. Email notifications of access according to entry method and code allow an accurate record of who has entered and when. The turn-key is resettable onsite in case of a lost key, eliminating expensive locksmith fees. Kwikset installation and maintenance is incredibly user friendly. Retrofit installation is easily accomplished with a single screwdriver, and replacement of the 4 AA batteries is required only once a year. Choose the color and finish that's right for you from the dropdown menu above. MORzA: Wireless Security and So Much More MORzA by BrickHouse Security is a fully customizable home security, alarm and automation system that can be set up according to your individual needs. Contact one of our security experts and save; don't pay for anything you don't need, and receive discounts when you bundle certain products and services. Call (800) 654-7966 today for a personal consultation.

Schlage Connect BE469NX

Like the Kwikset Kevo, the Schlage Connect is an impressive smart lock that works with home automation systems, although it doesn’t have its own mobile app. One of the most noteworthy features of this product is that it has a tamper alert that rings anytime if an intruder disturbs the lock, preventing forced entries and other common burglar tactics. Also, the Schlage Connect doesn’t fall behind in terms of design as it comes in two visually appealing styles: the modern Century or traditional Camelot.

Schlage Smart Locks

Yale Keyless Connected Smart Lock

This smart lock provides you with many options: a choice of PIN, smartphone entry, or key fob. For this reason, you won’t have to worry about getting locked out. Also, many users like its futuristic-looking keypad that lives up to it being a “smart” lock. So, if you want to get into your home easier and make it more secure, then the Yale Keyless Connected gets the job done.

Yale Smart Locks

Lockey 2835 Lever Handle Keyless Lock

If you are looking for a quality deadbolt, then this is all you could ever want. It is tough and comes with a range of visually appealing color options. Not only is it heavy-duty on the outside but also will give crooks a hard time as they can’t get past it with traditional lockpicking tools.

Lockey Smart Locks

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