What Smart Locks Work With ADT

What Smart Locks Work With ADT

If you have an ADT system and you want to install a smart lock, there are some things you need to know. ADT uses Kwikset locks in all of their home security packages, and therefore most Kwikset smart locks will work with ADT systems. The specific lock ADT uses is the Kwikset 914 Deadbolt. ADT … Read more

Can Smart Locks be Hacked?

can smart locks be hacked

Smart locks seem to be the new trend in home security, but are they any more secure than the traditional locks people have used to protect their homes for decades? Yes, like most other digital devices, smart locks can be hacked. In fact, most smart locks have more than one vulnerability that puts them at … Read more

Best Smart Lock for Renters

Best Smart Lock for Renters

You don’t have to own your home to want to keep it safe. A rented home is still a home, still the most important place in your life. If you’re searching for a way to increase the security of your home, digital smart locks are a great place to start. However, you can’t just go … Read more

Best Smart Lock for UPVC Door

Best Smart Lock for UPVC Door

If you have a UPVC door then you might be worried about smart lock compatibility. I am here to talk about why those fears exist as well as which smart lock works best with UPVC doors. The best smart locks for UPVC doors are: August Smart Lock Pro + Connect Yale Security YRD256-CBA-619 Smart Lock … Read more

How is August Smart Lock Powered?

How is August Smart Lock Powered

The August Smart Lock is unique for a number of reasons. August’s model connects to your existing deadbolt hardware and is very easy to install, and the mobile app that comes with it is easy to use. But one of the best things about it is its power source. August Smart Lock is powered by … Read more

Can Alexa Lock and Unlock Doors?

Can Alexa Lock and Unlock Doors

For those barely entering into the smart home space, the idea of unlocking your home is intoxicating. With the appropriate smart lock set up, Alexa can lock and unlock your door. Smart locks that have Alexa capabilities require connection to the internet via Wifi or the smart lock brands specific hub. Bluetooth only smart locks … Read more

Does Schlage Sense Need a Hub?

Does Schlage Sense Need a Hub?

Founded in 1920, Schlage knows a thing or two about keeping your house safe. And though they were founded nearly a hundred years ago, they haven’t lost touch with today’s innovations. Embracing the convenience that smart technology has to offer, Schlage has stayed relevant by producing a line of smart locks like the Schlage Sense. … Read more