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June 24, 2021

How To Protect Your Rental Property In Waco

Whether you rent a single property or you are a real estate investor with an array of investment properties, you are aware that it can be challenging to protect a rental property in Waco. When empty, your residence might be appealing for burglars or intruders. Additionally, if you are currently leasing, you also must keeping people safe.

From 24/7 monitoring to home automation, here are several proven methods to help you protect your Waco rental property.

Get Consistent Protection With 24/7 Security Monitoring

A proven method to discourage rental or vacation property damage is security monitoring. Your renters will enjoy more peace of mind if they feel secure against prowlers, particularly if Waco is unfamiliar territory. If a intruder tries to sneak in, your security system will contact your ADT monitoring center while the warning siren alerts everyone inside. You even have the ability to receive phone alerts when connected security camera spots a lurker.

 
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Smart Locks Simplify Security With New Renters

If a tenant moves out, sometimes it's a guess to know if they will be absent forever. If you use traditional keys and they have a copy, then they could potentially come back later. To combat this problem, you might switch out your locks each time a lease ends or install smart locks with your security system. By using keypad locks, you can allocate each renter a custom code that can deactivate when the lease ends. And if they ever do come back and try an old key code, you will receive a notification on your phone.

Automated Devices Protect Your Rental Property In Waco -- Even When Your Property is Vacant

When you have a rental or vacation property in Waco, you you still have to protect the unit when there’s nobody there. An effective way to do that is to make it look like there’s always activity within the home. By linking your home security system to automation devices like lighting, entertainment systems, and climate control, your place will always appear occupied. Set certain light bulbs to turn on at regular intervals throughout the day and engage your sound system for a couple hours or more, and a potential burglar will quickly reconsider their plans. When you have home automation with your security system, you are able to program devices with a simple smartphone interface.

Protecting Your Rental Property In Waco Begins With A Security System

The benefits of an ADT system for real estate investors are many: 24-hour monitoring, convenient automation, and smart locks with key codes are only the beginning. Reach out to Secure24 Alarm Systems and our knowledgeable team will assist you in creating an ADT home security plan that fits your needs. Dial (254) 236-5604 or fill out the form below to get started.