A digital door lock is a technologically advanced device that functions digitally to be able to unlock and lock the door, replacing the traditional mechanical key. It typically uses a combination of sensors, electronics, and authentication methods to grant access. These locks can be operated through various access modes such as keypads or entering a pin code, using fingerprint (biometric) recognition, Bluetooth to your smartphone, and RFID cards.
There is a wide range of digital locks: Wooden Door Digital Locks, Glass Door Digital Locks, and Metal Gate Digital Locks. They come in various lockset types: Push-pull and Lever Mortise locks, Deadbolt locks, and Rim Locks.
A digital lock is essential for enhanced home security and convenience and access control. It eliminates the risk of lost keys, allows keyless entry and easy management of access permissions, and prevents unauthorised key duplication. Overall, its smart features give you peace of mind and improve the quality of life of every Singaporean.
Using a smart door lock in Singapore is generally safe. They often have additional layers of protection against potential hacks such as encryption, multi-factor authentication, and tamper detection. This latest technology offers a higher level of security than manual key locks.
If you have concerns about security and hacking, opt for digital and smart locks from an authorised dealer and follow recommended security practices. One example to enhance safety is to cover your hands to be able to unlock your door using a unique code – choose a strong, non-guessable password.
Usually, most door lock model made is suitable for all door types – metal, wooden, and glass. You don’t need to replace your entire door to install a digital lock. These locks are designed to be retrofitted and can be installed on both new and existing doors without significant modifications. However, it’s essential to check the specifications of the lock with your supplier and ensure it is suitable for your specific door type.
The lifespan of a digital lock can vary depending on various factors. Generally, a well-maintained digital lock can last for several years. However, it is important to note that the durability of the lock can be influenced by factors such as the quality of the lock, the brand, the usage frequency, and proper maintenance. Regularly replacing batteries and conducting routine maintenance can help prolong the lifespan of a digital lock.
For most brands and models of Digital Locks, you will be notified by its alert. If you hear a warning ring or you see the indicator light blinking in red, it only shows the smart lock is running low on battery life.