Everything has two sides (at least) and whatever advantages one thing may have, it will always be paired up with disadvantages too. Let’s take a look at some of these.
Smart lock is a very expensive system. It’s no wonder that it’s only used by offices, commercial buildings and hospitality facilities. For most of us such lock would cost at least 2-3 times as much as a regular lock would do and this excludes the installation costs. In addition, the warranty is a double edged sword, as it’s two sided: one for the instalment and another for the equipment itself. The one for the equipment is oftentimes only a yearlong warranty. Overlooking this fact may result in quite expensive maintenance costs in the future
Every new technology takes time to be adapted and locksmith services in Bournemouth are no different. Today, it’s generally the larger locksmith services who do commercial jobs are up to date enough to deal and to know about these sorts of locks.
We do not yet know fully about all the possible vulnerabilities of these locks. There can be many, only they are different from fully mechanical locks. Let’s see a few examples to these possible issues:
This means it can in fact get in the wrong hands. Someone may watch over your shoulders as you type the code in or apply the good old baby powder method, which clearly reveals all the most frequently used buttons. However after how many attempts should the system shut down? How to unlock it? These questions largely depend on the lock’s brand itself but it should also be ensured that the future owner gets a proper full training on how to exactly use the lock.