The world is not getting safer because criminals are getting smarter. Your doors and locks may not be as secure as you think. Today’s more cunning and brazen burglars are able to jimmy your door and enter your home, wipe your home clean of valuables, and leave within minutes. The company Kwikset has stepped up to offer home owners the latest advancements and improvements in home security with the Kwikset Smart Code Lever. It’s a door handle system that allows you to unlock your door with a configurable electronic key code. This enhanced door entry system makes it many times more difficult for a burglar to break in and gain unlawful entry to your home.
your mobile phone. Therefore, a burglar who does not have your mobile phone and the pre-programmed security code. would not be able to break an entry.
The Kwikset SmartCode Entry Lever has six buttons. Five of those buttons are numbered and it surrounds the sixth button which is located in the center. The sixth button has an image of a padlock. The Smart Code can be purchased at almost any hard ware store but the purchase does not come with free installation. You will need to set up and install the door handle yourself. You can also easily hire a handy man to do the job for you.
The Kwikset SmartCode Entry Lever has many useful features. It blinks to inform you whether the door is locked or unlocked. At the press of each button, you will hear different tones. This is to cater for those who like audible feedback. The most brilliant feature is the auto lock system which automatically locks the door after thirty seconds. This feature is especially helpful for those who consistently forget to look their doors.
With enhanced versions of the Kwikset SmartCode Entry Lever, you can synchronize the lock with your smart phone which will allow you the check on your door status where ever you are. You can even lock and unlock the door remotely at any time via your wireless network. Now that’s cutting edge security with hi-tech convenience.
The Home Connect feature allows the device to communicate through your home network using either the Z-Wave or Zigbee wireless protocols. These protocols are not compatible so you need to make sure your purchasing the right Kwikset SmartCode Entry Lever version that comes with the wireless feature and matches the wireless security protocol that you support in your home (if you do). The nice thing about Kwikset is that they don’t charge any additional fees for this wireless capability, where Schlage actually charges a monthly fee for the same function.