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June 24, 2021

How To Protect Your Rental Property In Pittsburgh

Whether you’re renting out your parents' old condo or you have an array of investment properties, you understand that it can be challenging to protect a rental property in Pittsburgh. If it’s not occupied, your residence may be a prime target for burglars or intruders. And if you have guests, you also must keeping people safe.

From monitored security to smart security, here are several proven methods to assist in the protection of your Pittsburgh rental property.

Use 24-Hour Monitoring To Guard Your Vacation Or Rental Property

A proven method to discourage criminal activity at your rental is the installation of a home security system with monitoring. Your guests can sleep easy when they have protection against intruders, especially if Pittsburgh is unknown to them. In the event a robber tries to enter, your alarms will alert your 24/7 ADT monitoring team while the high-decibel alarm alerts all people within the home. You even have the ability to get mobile texts when a surveillance camera picks up a potential burglar.

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Smart Locks Add Security When You Have New Guests

When a renter moves out, sometimes it's tough to know if they will be gone forever. If they took or copied a key, then they have the ability to to regain entry. To combat this problem, you could install new locks every time a tenant leaves or install smart locks that integrate with your security system. By using smart locks, you can provide each occupant a custom code that can deactivate once they leave. In the event renters return and try an old key code, you will get an alert on your smartphone.

Automation Protects Your Rental Property In Pittsburgh -- Even If You’re Away

When you have a rental or vacation home in Pittsburgh, you need to protect the unit when it's vacant. a smart method to achieve this is to give an impression that there's someone home. By linking your home security system to automation devices like lighting, entertainment systems, and climate control, your place will always appear occupied. Preset your lighting to turn on at different times of the night and let some music play for a while, and a curious prowler will quickly reconsider their plans. By using home automation with your security system, you have the ability to schedule components through a convenient smartphone application.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Pittsburgh Starts With A Security System

The advantages of advanced home security for rental owners are many: integrated automation, 24-7 monitoring, and smart keypad door locks are only the beginning. Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems and our experts will help you customize an ADT package that makes sense for your rental. Dial (412) 230-3668 or submit our online form to request service.